Knicks vs. Pacers Odds & Sharp Betting Picks: How Pros Bet Wednesday NBA Opener (Dec. 23)
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Knicks vs. Pacers Odds
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Following Tuesday’s two-game return of the NBA, the rest of the league will get into the Games Played column this evening. And with 13 games to choose from, it’s certainly no surprise to see sharp bettors finding at least of bit of value on the slate.
One of the games they’ve hit is Knicks vs. Pacers, in which Indiana is an 8-point home favorite. That wasn’t always the case, however, as our PRO Report makes clear.
Note: Odds, data as of 9:45 a.m. ET Wednesday.
Knicks vs. Pacers Pick
The Pacers opened at -8.5 at the earlier books to market, a number deemed too high by sharp bettors.
Indiana has landed 60% of the bets as of Wednesday morning, and it’s probably safe to assume that majority will remain throughout the day, as the Knicks aren’t exactly the public’s dream bet.
However, despite their 40% backing, the Knicks have been the ones seeing this line move in their favor, which should tell you something about the type of bettors they’re attracting.
Sure enough, Sports Insights Bet Signals have been triggered three times on the Knicks, revealing three separate instances of market responses specifically to sharp action.
Sharp action edge: Knicks
And while the Knicks may be the recipients of only 40% of the bets, they’ve generated 66% of the actual money as of writing. That means they’re taking in bigger bets, which, since professional bettors are more likely to be making bigger bets, serves as another hint toward the sharp side.
Big Money edge: Knicks