Pacers vs. Knicks: Eastern Semifinals Game 4 Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – May 12, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2024

The Indiana Pacers enter Game 4 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the New York Knicks as 5.5-point favorites. The playoff matchup on Sunday tips at 3:30 PM ET on ABC from Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Knicks are ahead in the series 2-1. The over/under for the matchup is set at 218.5 points.

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Pacers vs. Knicks Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Pacers -5.5 218.5

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Injury Report as of May 12

Pacers: Bennedict Mathurin: Out (Shoulder), Tyrese Haliburton: Questionable (Ankle), Aaron Nesmith: Questionable (Shoulder)

Knicks: Bojan Bogdanovic: Out (Ankle), Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle), Julius Randle: Out (Shoulder), OG Anunoby: Out (Hamstring)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Knicks (+5.5)
Total Pick Over (218.5)

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.

Pacers vs. Knicks Stat Rankings

Pacers Avg. (Rank) Knicks Avg. (Rank)
123.3 (1st) Points Scored 112.8 (19th)
120.2 (27th) Points Allowed 108.2 (2nd)
41.5 (28th) Rebounds 45.2 (5th)
10.1 (19th) Off. Rebounds 12.7 (1st)
13.2 (10th) 3pt Made 13.2 (10th)
30.8 (1st) Assists 24.4 (29th)
12.3 (11th) Turnovers 12.2 (8th)

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Pacers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 80 21.7 7.1 4.3 0.8 0.3 1.1
Tyrese Haliburton 69 20.1 3.9 10.9 1.2 0.7 2.8
Myles Turner 77 17.1 6.9 1.3 0.5 1.9 1.5
Aaron Nesmith 72 12.2 3.8 1.5 0.9 0.7 1.9
Obi Toppin 82 10.3 3.9 1.6 0.6 0.5 1.2

Knicks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
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
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
Miles McBride 67 8.4 1.5 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.6

Betting Trends

  • The Pacers are 44-35-3 against the spread this season.
  • Against the spread as 5.5-point favorites or more, Indiana is 13-11-1.
  • There have been 42 Pacers games (out of 82) that hit the over this year.
  • In 74 games this year, Indiana and its opponent have combined for more than 218.5 points.
  • The point total average for Pacers games this season is 243.5, 25.0 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Knicks have 43 wins in 82 games against the spread this year.
  • New York is 3-7 as a 5.5-point underdog or more.
  • There have been 37 Knicks games (out of 82) that went over the total this year.
  • New York’s games have gone over 218.5 points on 43 occasions this year.
  • The average total points scored in Knicks games this year (218.5) is 2.5 points higher than the total for this matchup.

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