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Indiana Pacers at New York Knicks Betting Preview – Feb 1, 2024

The Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks are slated to tip off on Thursday in the National Basketball Association. The Indiana Pacers are 27-21 on the season, which is 6th in the Eastern Conference. The Pacers are coming off a tough road loss at Boston on Tuesday. The loss snapped the three game winning streak for Indiana.

For the Knicks, they have now won eight straight games. The last time the Knicks lost was at home on January 15th to Orlando. The win on Tuesday was a 118-103 win. New York is now 31-17, which is in a battle with Philadelphia and Cleveland for third in the Eastern Conference.

New York is -4.5 in this game over Indiana. The total is set at 242.

Pacers Seeking to Get Back to Winning

The Indiana Pacers fell by five in their last affair to the Celtics. In that game, Boston used 26 points and 12 rebounds from Aaon Nesmith. Tyrese Hailiburton scored 13 points and dished out 10 assists, but was just 5 for 16 frome the field in the game.

Pascal Siakam was traded from the Raptors to the Celtics earlier this month, and has played in 7 games since coming over. Siakam is scoring 21.6 points per game, ripping down more than 7 rebounds per game, and dishing out 5.1 assists. Indiana ranks as the top scoring team in all of the National Basketball Association, with 124.8 per game.

Indiana will head back home for a game on Friday, as they take on the Sacramento Kings. After that, they end the week with a trip to Charlotte. Next week, the Pacers are at home against the Rockets and Warriors.

Red Hot Knicks

The New York Knicks come into this game as one of the hottest teams in the National Basketball Association. The Knicks have won eight straight games, and are 9-1 in their last 10 games. The Knicks used 33 points from point guard Donte DiVincenzo in their latest win.

Jalen Brunson continues to shine bright for New York, with nearly 27 points per game. Julius Randle is second on the team, but continues to miss time with a shoulder injury. The Knicks also grabbed some Raptors players, as O.G. Anunoby was part of the deal that sent RJ Barrett and Immanuel Quickley to Toronto. Anunoby is third on the team with 15.1 points per game.

The Knicks will remain at home for the next four games. After this, New York will host the Lakers, Grizzlies, Mavericks and Pacers. The next road game for the Knicks will be on February 12th at Houston.

Knicks Win 9th Straight

Until proven otherwise, the New York Knicks are a big time contender in the Eastern Conference. There is a ton of talk about Boston, Milwaukee, Philadelphia and even Cleveland, but not the Knicks. New York is going to stay hot and win their ninth straight here. Take the New York Knicks -4.5 over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday!

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