Knicks vs. Pacers Eastern Semifinals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 8

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Knicks vs. Pacers Eastern Semifinals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 8

Knicks vs. Pacers Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Madison Square Garden -- New York City, New York
  • Coverage: TNT and truTV

The New York Knicks bring a 1-0 series record into Game 2 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs. The Knicks are favored by 4.5 points in the contest, which airs on TNT and truTV at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 219 points.

Knicks vs. Pacers Odds & Spread

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Knicks vs. Pacers Prediction & Pick

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Knicks vs. Pacers Betting Trends

  • The Knicks have covered the spread 44 times in 82 games with a set spread.
  • In the Pacers' 82 games this season, they have 45 wins against the spread.
  • This season, 37 of the Knicks' games have gone over the point total.
  • Pacers games this year have gone over the point total 43 times in 82 opportunities (52.4%).
  • New York has done a better job covering the spread in away games (23-17-1) than it has at home (21-19-1).
  • The Knicks have eclipsed the over/under in a lower percentage of home games (39%) than road games (51.2%).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, Indiana has a better winning percentage at home (.561, 23-18-0 record) than on the road (.537, 22-19-0).
  • Looking at the over/under, Pacers games have gone over 25 of 41 times at home (61%), and 18 of 41 on the road (43.9%).

Knicks Leaders

  • Jalen Brunson's numbers on the season are 28.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 6.7 assists per contest, shooting 47.9% from the field and 40.1% from downtown, with an average of 2.7 made treys.
  • Josh Hart is averaging 9.4 points, 4.1 assists and 8.3 boards.
  • Donte DiVincenzo is averaging 15.5 points, 3.7 boards and 2.7 assists. At the other end, he averages 1.3 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Julius Randle is averaging 24.0 points, 9.2 boards and 5.0 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Isaiah Hartenstein is averaging 7.8 points, 8.3 boards and 2.5 assists.

Pacers Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam averages 21.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists. He is also draining 53.6% of his shots from the field and 34.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.1 triples per game.
  • Tyrese Haliburton's numbers on the season are 20.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 10.9 assists per contest. He is making 47.7% of his shots from the field and 36.4% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.8 treys.
  • Per game, Myles Turner provides the Pacers 17.1 points, 6.9 boards and 1.3 assists, plus 0.5 steals and 1.9 blocks (ninth in league).
  • Per game, T.J. McConnell gets the Pacers 10.2 points, 2.7 boards and 5.5 assists, plus 1.0 steal and 0.1 blocks.
  • Aaron Nesmith averages 12.2 points, 3.8 boards and 1.5 assists. He is making 49.6% of his shots from the floor and 41.9% from beyond the arc, with 1.9 triples per contest.

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