New York Knicks vs. Indiana Pacers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 8


By Lester Mackay | December 7, 2021, 11:37 pm

The Indiana Pacers (10-16) play the New York Knicks (12-12) as 4.5-point favorites on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 212.5.

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Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks in which the Knicks are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Indiana Vs. New York Moneyline Betting Action

Pacers vs Knicks Moneyline Action
Pacers Knicks
Bet % 21% 79%
Stake % 18% 82%

Pacers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Indiana

  • Indiana is 13-13-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Pacers are 3-3 against the spread when favored by 4.5 points or more this season.
  • Indiana has hit the over in 12 of its 26 games with a set total (46.2%).
  • Indiana and its opponents have combined to outscore Wednesday’s total (212.5 points) 13 times this season.
  • The Pacers have seen a 216.1 average over/under in their games this season, 3.6 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Pacers have been the moneyline favorite 14 total times this season. They’ve finished 5-9 in those games.
  • Indiana has a 3-3 record (winning 50% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -190 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Pacers’ implied win probability is 65.5%.

Key players for Indiana

  • Domantas Sabonis: 17.8 PTS, 12 REB, 1.2 STL, 57.2 FG%, 27.9 3PT% (19-for-68)
  • Malcolm Brogdon: 20.5 PTS, 6.2 AST, 45.3 FG%, 31 3PT% (39-for-126)
  • Myles Turner: 12.6 PTS, 7.5 REB, 2.8 BLK, 52.3 FG%, 39.1 3PT% (45-for-115)
  • Chris Duarte: 13.1 PTS, 1.1 STL, 41.9 FG%, 34.6 3PT% (45-for-130)
  • T.J. McConnell: 8.4 PTS, 50.3 FG%, 28 3PT% (7-for-25)

Pacers Injuries: T.J. McConnell: Out (Wrist), Justin Holiday: Out (Health Protocols), T.J. Warren: Out (Foot)

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Knicks stats and betting info

Betting trends for New York

  • So far this season, Indiana has compiled a 13-13-0 record against the spread.
  • The Pacers are 3-3 against the spread when favored by 4.5 points or more this season.
  • A total of 12 of Indiana’s 26 games with a set total have hit the over (46.2%).
  • There have been 10 New York games that have ended with a combined score over 212.5 points this season.
  • A difference of 1.3 points separates the average total points bet in Knicks’ games (213.8 points) and this matchup’s over/under (212.5 points).
  • This season, the Knicks have been the underdog seven times and won three of those games.
  • This season, New York has won one of its three games when they’re the underdog by at least +155 on the moneyline.
  • The Knicks have a 39.2% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.

Key players for New York

  • Julius Randle: 19.9 PTS, 9.9 REB, 5.4 AST, 43.4 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (42-for-126)
  • RJ Barrett: 14.8 PTS, 40.7 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (42-for-121)
  • Alec Burks: 11.6 PTS, 1.2 STL, 41.5 FG%, 43.6 3PT% (51-for-117)
  • Evan Fournier: 13 PTS, 41.5 FG%, 38.5 3PT% (62-for-161)
  • Derrick Rose: 12.3 PTS, 45.5 FG%, 40.8 3PT% (31-for-76)

Knicks Injuries: None

Pick for Pacers vs. Knicks

Our in-depth games analysis combined with the betting split data from regulated betting sites favors the Knicks to win over the Pacers.

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