Knicks at Pacers - 4/12/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (32-49) at Indiana Pacers (43-37)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -9 -- Over/Under: 196.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, FSMW
The New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers clash Tuesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The New York Knicks could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The New York Knicks are averaging 98.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.1 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 21.8 points and 4.2 assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds. Arron Afflalo is dishing two assists and Robin Lopez is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.4 percent from the free throw line. The Knicks are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost four of their last six road games.
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The Indiana Pacers look for another win after winning five of their last eight games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 100.7 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.2 points and seven rebounds while George Hill is averaging 12 points and 3.5 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing 4.8 assists and Myles Turner is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won five of their last seven home games.
The Knicks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games. The Pacers are 5-16-1 ATS in their last 22 games following a straight up win and 6-13 ATS in their last 19 Tuesday games. The Knicks are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Indiana.
The Knicks continue to fall apart and are counting the days to the offseason. Meanwhile, the Pacers are playing decent ball down the stretch and are fighting in the traffic jam East to improve playoff seeding. Indiana by double digits is the play here.