Knicks vs. 76ers: NBA Playoffs Game 5 Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – April 30, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 28, 2024

The New York Knicks lead 3-1 going into a deciding Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Knicks are 4.5-point favorites for the game, which goes live on TNT at 7:00 PM ET. The over/under is 204 points for this matchup.

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Knicks vs. 76ers Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Knicks -4.5 204

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Injury Report as of April 30

Knicks: Julius Randle: Out (Shoulder), Bojan Bogdanovic: Out (Ankle), Mitchell Robinson: Questionable (Ankle), Jalen Brunson: Probable (Knee), Jericho Sims: Probable (Shoulder)

76ers: Danuel House: Out (Foot), Montrezl Harrell: Out (Knee), Robert Covington: Out (Knee), Kai Jones: Out (Hamstring), Joel Embiid: Questionable (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Knicks (-4.5)
Total Pick Over (204)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Knicks vs. 76ers Stat Rankings

Knicks Avg. (Rank) 76ers Avg. (Rank)
112.8 (19th) Points Scored 114.6 (15th)
108.2 (2nd) Points Allowed 111.5 (9th)
45.2 (5th) Rebounds 43.0 (19th)
12.7 (1st) Off. Rebounds 11.0 (9th)
13.2 (10th) 3pt Made 12.1 (22nd)
24.4 (29th) Assists 24.9 (24th)
12.2 (8th) Turnovers 11.3 (1st)

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Knicks Key Players

Jalen Brunson 77 28.7 3.6 6.7 0.9 0.2 2.7
Donte DiVincenzo 81 15.5 3.7 2.7 1.3 0.4 3.5
OG Anunoby 50 14.7 4.2 2.1 1.4 0.7 2.0
Alec Burks 66 10.4 2.3 1.3 0.4 0.2 1.9
Josh Hart 81 9.4 8.3 4.1 0.9 0.3 1.0

76ers Key Players

Joel Embiid 39 34.7 11.0 5.6 1.2 1.7 1.4
Tyrese Maxey 70 25.9 3.7 6.2 1.0 0.5 3.0
Tobias Harris 70 17.2 6.5 3.1 1.0 0.7 1.3
Kelly Oubre Jr. 68 15.4 5.0 1.5 1.1 0.7 1.5
Buddy Hield 84 12.1 3.2 2.8 0.8 0.5 2.6

Betting Trends

  • The Knicks have beaten the spread 43 times in 82 games.
  • Against the spread as 4.5-point favorites or more, New York is 18-14-1.
  • There have been 37 Knicks games (out of 82) that hit the over this season.
  • A total of 68 times so far this year, New York and its opponent have combined for more than 204 points.
  • The average total for Knicks games this season has been 221.0, which is 17.0 points higher than the total for this game.
  • The 76ers’ record against the spread is 48-34-0.
  • Philadelphia’s ATS record as a 4.5-point underdog or greater is 11-8.
  • Out of 82 76ers games so far this season, 43 have gone over the total.
  • There have been 73 Philadelphia’s games this season with more than 204 points scored.
  • This season, 76ers games have resulted in an average scoring total of 226.1, which is 22.1 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

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