The New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers are going to square off in Game 3 of their playoff series in a crucial NBA betting affair on May 11th. Join us here at Cappers Info, as we make our predictions for basketball for what should be a great game on Saturday.
NBA Predictions: New York Knicks @ Indiana Pacers
Date: Saturday, May 11th, 8:00 ET
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
NBA Betting Odds: Indiana -4
Knicks vs. Pacers NBA TV Schedule: ABC
We know that it’s tough to say, “If you take out that 30-2 run…” The Pacers really weren’t as bad as a 105-79 final score suggests in Game 2 at Madison Square Garden, but they really were that pathetic down the stretch. Still, we know that this team isn’t going to let the Knicks knock down 44 shots from the field once again, as hardly anyone ever hits that many shots against the Pacers nowadays. The theoretical offense for New York still stinks. G JR Smith would be taking a ton of heat for only hitting 3-of-15 if not for the fact that F Carmelo Anthony hit half of his shots and scored 32 points. These two are still shooting the ball far too much and aren’t willing to dish it out to open shooters who have a tremendously higher success rate than they do. Indiana is back at home, where it has gone 3-0 SU and ATS here in these playoffs. New York was beaten badly in the most recent meeting of these teams in Indianapolis, a 125-91 blasting, and the team hasn’t won a game in this building since last March. The Knicks are going to get crushed in Game 3 as we see it, and the better team will take the 2-1 series edge.
Knicks @ Pacers Game 3 Pick: Indiana Pacers -4
Knicks @ Pacers Score Prediction: Pacers 99 – Knicks 86