The 2013 NBA playoffs continue on Thursday, May 16th with the Game 5 clash between the Indiana Pacers and the New York Knicks. Our Knicks vs. Pacers predictions are as good as you’ll find on the internet, and we have the right play that you need to make in this game to win money betting the NBA.
Free NBA Picks: Indiana Pacers @ New York Knicks
Date: Thursday, May 16th, 8:00 ET
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
NBA Betting Odds: Knicks -5
Pacers @ Knicks On TV Live: TNT
Say goodnight to the Knicks. We just don’t see how they are ultimately going to be able to get the job done against a team that has dominated and has figured out how to put down the clamps defensively. The Knicks just aren’t adjusting, and they aren’t figuring out how to counter Indiana’s adjustments. As a result, it’s just the same old New York team. It doesn’t move the basketball all that well, it settles for a ton of bad shots, and it doesn’t hit the boards the same way that the Pacers do from one to five. Take Game 4 for example. New York took 11 more shots from the field than Indiana did, and the two teams hit the same number of shots and the same number of three-point field goals? The difference? The Pacers were +11 from the foul line. They got to the stripe 30 times as opposed to 14 for New York, and they won the rebounding battle 54-36. That’s how the Pacers went up 3-1 in this series, and that’s how they are going to close it out on Thursday night at MSG.
Pacers @ Knicks Game 5 Pick: Indiana Pacers +5
Pacers @ Knicks Game 5 Score Prediction: Pacers 95 – Knicks 91