The Indiana Pacers welcome the New York Knicks on Tuesday as the Knicks try and get closer to the Celtics and 76ers who lead their division. For complete and up to the minute odds information on this game and all the other games visit Bovada sportsbook.
The Pacers have had a solid season thus far and have a record of 32-21 and are in solid position for a playoff berth. As far as the division goes, it is bad luck for the Pacers that they are in the same one as the Chicago Bulls who lead Indiana by 9.5 games in the Central Division. In their last game the Pacers defeated the Rockets 104-102 in overtime on Sunday. Danny Granger led the Pacers with 32 points having an outstanding game vs. the Rockets.
The New York Knicks come into tonight’s game looking to keep pace in a division that sees them currently trailing the Celtics by 3.5 games in the division. The Knicks are also chasing the Sixers as well in the division. The Knicks currently rank 13th in the league in scoring and have the 12th ranked scoring defense. In their last game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers the Knicks beat the Cavs by a score of 91-75 on Saturday. JR Smith led the Knicks in scoring with 20 points off the bench in the game.
The over has come in during the Pacers last five of seven games. The Pacers are just 6-12 ATS at home recently at home in their last 18 home games. The Knicks are just 3-8 overall in their last 11 road games as well.
Both teams come into this game playing very well and both are jockeying for playoff position which should make this a good game. Indiana has played well at home overall lately which is why we lean towards the Pacers on this one especially given how bad the Knicks have been on the road lately. Before betting check the current sports odds.