Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks 2/27/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks 2/27/2021 – The Indiana Pacers are on back-to-back losses and are hoping to avoid entering a losing streak. Their next game will be against 90’s league rival New York Knicks and both teams are set to clash this Saturday, February 27. The basketball mecca at the Madison Square Garden in New York City will be the battleground for this game and it tips off at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. FOX Sports Indiana and MSG will be the official broadcast partners while the same feed can be seen through online live streaming in NBA League Pass. This is going to be close as seen in NBA Game Odds but the edge is given to the Indiana Pacers than the New York Knicks.
Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks 2/27/2021
Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks 2/27/2021 Betting Odds
Indiana Pacers Betting
The Indiana Pacers are coming in this game from back-to-back losses against the Golden State Warriors and the most recent were with the Boston Celtics. Their record is now at 15-16 and just barely making it into the playoff picture at 8th place. Domantas Sabonis has been inserted to the NBA Eastern Conference All-Star roster to replace Kevin Durant. He gave his team 24 points, nine assists and six rebounds against the Celtics. Justin Holiday followed his efforts with 19 points and five three-pointers while Myles Turner dominated the paint with 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks.
Players to watch: D. Sabonis PF 31 GP 31 GS 36.5 MIN 21.6 PTS 2.7 OR 8.8 DR 11.5 REB 5.8 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 3.4 TO 3.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.79 PER
M. Brogdon PG 31 GP 31 GS 35.9 MIN 21.4 PTS 0.8 OR 4 DR 4.8 REB 6.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.9 PF 3.1 AST/TO 17.82 PER
M. Turner C 29 GP 29 GS 31.4 MIN 13.4 PTS 1.3 OR 5.4 DR 6.7 REB 1 AST 1.1 STL 3.4 BLK 1.3 TO 3.7 PF 0.8 AST/TO 16.82 PER.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks are just above the Indiana Pacers right now in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with 16-17 and they are currently tied with the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. This team is coming off from a blowout victory over the Sacramento Kings on a high-scoring affair, 140-121. Immanuel Quickley is the top scorer for the team and he came off the bench with 25 points. Alec Burks was not far behind with 24 points along with five three pointers. Julius Randle has been the anchor for this team and he gave the Knicks 21 points, 14 rebounds and four assists in 30 minutes of playing time.
Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 33 GP 33 GS 36.5 MIN 23.2 PTS 1.5 OR 9.5 DR 11 REB 5.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 3.3 TO 3.2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.71 PER
R. Barrett SG 33 GP 33 GS 33.3 MIN 16.1 PTS 1.3 OR 4.8 DR 6.2 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.68 PER
E. Payton PG 32 GP 32 GS 28 MIN 12.4 PTS 1.3 OR 2.4 DR 3.7 REB 3.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 12.15 PER.
Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks 2/27/2021 Betting Numbers
Indiana are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
New York Knicks
New York are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
T.J. Warren PF Foot is out indefinitely
New York Knicks
Elfrid Payton PG Hamstring is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Indiana
Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The New York Knicks may be short-handed with Elfrid Payton out with an injury but this team is loaded with guards with the addition of Derrick Rose. Even if Online Sportsbook puts them as the underdog against the Indiana Pacers, the New York Knicks are a good risk to take.
Moneyline: The Knicks at their home court is given the ML of -105 while the visiting Pacers are at -111.
ATS: It is just a point in between both teams across the spread. The Knicks have +1 while the Pacers are -1.
TOTALs: 216.5 points is the given total for this matchup. Pacers are the team over and the Knicks are under.
Score Prediction: 111 – 108, Pacers