Pacers vs. Knicks - 2/24/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (24-34) at Indiana Pacers (30-26)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -8 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, FSMW
The New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers meet Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The New York Knicks could use a win after losing 12 of their last 14 games. The New York Knicks are averaging 99.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.7 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 21.6 points and 4.2 assists while Arron Afflalo is averaging 14.1 points and two assists. Kristaps Porzingis is grabbing 7.5 rebounds and Jose Calderon is dishing four assists. The New York Knicks are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Knicks are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost seven of their last eight road games.
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The Indiana Pacers look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 11 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.4 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.3 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.4 points and 4.1 assists while Monta Ellis is averaging 14.1 points and three rebounds. George Hill is dishing 3.4 assists and Myles Turner is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won 10 of their last 16 home games. C.J. Miles is questionable with a calf injury.
The Knicks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Pacers are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Knicks are 0-7 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Indiana and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Knicks are starting to look a lot like last year's team, as the struggles are real. The Pacers are capable of shooting you out of the gym and the Knicks don't have enough horses to keep up if those shots are falling. Give me Indiana in a blowout.