Pacers vs Knicks Prediction NBA Picks Free 12/30

Pacers vs Knicks Prediction NBA Picks Free 12/30

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New York Knicks vs. Indiana Pacers Preview and Prediction - KingPin Pro

Indianapolis, IN; December 30, 2023, 5:00 p.m. EST

Spread: IND -3.5
Over/Under: 245.5

Introduction

The New York Knicks (17-14) take on the Indiana Pacers (16-14) at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 30, 2023. This preview analyzes the matchup, recent performances, injuries, and predicts why the over of 245.5 points is the pick for this game.

 

Team Analysis

New York Knicks

The New York Knicks, currently seventh in the Eastern Conference with a 17-14 record, are led by point guard Jalen Brunson, averaging an impressive 25.8 points per game.

Player Spotlight: Jalen Brunson

Jalen Brunson is a key player for the Knicks, contributing 25.8 points per game with a high shooting percentage.

 

Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers, currently eighth in the Eastern Conference with a 16-14 record, feature point guard Tyrese Haliburton, averaging 24.7 points per game.

Player Spotlight: Tyrese Haliburton

Tyrese Haliburton is a key player for the Pacers, contributing 24.7 points per game with a high shooting percentage.

 

Injuries

The Pacers have uncertainty with Isaiah Jackson listed as game-time decision. Bruce Brown is out until January 1.

 

Recent Performances

The Knicks are coming off a 129-120 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder on December 27, 2023. The Pacers secured a 120-104 victory against the Chicago Bulls on December 28, 2023.

 

Prediction

With both teams featuring high-scoring leaders and recent performances suggesting offensive firepower, the over of 245.5 points is the pick for this game. Jalen Brunson and Tyrese Haliburton's scoring capabilities make this matchup likely to be a high-scoring affair.

Pick: Over 245.5 Points

 

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