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Knicks vs Pacers Betting Matchup Report

Indiana PacersNew York Knicks
9-1November 20, 2013, 07:00 | Madison Square Garden3-7



New York looks to cover the Knicks-Pacers pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 3-7 mark when they host Indiana in NBA action.

The Knicks bring a 3-7 record (3-7 ATS) to the battle against the 9-1 Pacers, who are 7-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 5-5 so far and the Pacers go 2-8. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Knicks installed as 4.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 187.

This game matches up the No. 3 (Knicks) and the No. 8 (Pacers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 95-82 result in favor of the Pacers is predicted by handicapping models.

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The Pacers were a 110-94 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bulls. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (204) made winners of OVER bettors. The Pacers endured a 110-94 loss at the hands of the Bulls on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Roy Hibbert at United Center.

The Knicks were a 92-86 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (178) made winners of UNDER bettors. New York got 25 points from Carmelo Anthony en route to a 92-86 loss against Detroit on Tuesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 93.5 PPG, against a Pacers defense that ranks No. 1 at 86.3 PPG. The Knicks field goal percentage has averaged 42.45% so far, less than the Pacers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.68% per game.

A few Pacers at Knicks trends to consider:
Indiana is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Indiana is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Indiana's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games on the road
New York is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
New York is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
New York is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
New York is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Indiana at Boston, Friday, November 22nd
New York at Washington, Saturday, November 23rd

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