Knicks vs. Pacers Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | Game 5

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 13, 2024

The New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers meet in Game 5 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs. The Knicks are listed as favorites by 1.5 points for the game, which will be broadcast on TNT at 8:00 PM ET. The over/under is 217 in the matchup.

Our computer predictions for Tuesday’s game will help you place an informed wager by picking the best bets available.

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Spread: Knicks (-1.5) to Cover

  • The model projects the Knicks to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by a small margin more (3.4 to 1.5).
  • New York’s ATS record is 43-36-3 this season.
  • The Knicks have covered the spread 25 times this season (25-18-1 ATS) when playing as at least 1.5-point favorites.
  • Indiana has a 44-35-3 record against the spread this year.
  • The Pacers have covered the spread 21 times this year (21-14-2 ATS) when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs.

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Total: Over 217

  • In this game, the model projects a total (231.3 points) substantially higher than the DraftKings over/under (217 points). Bet on the over.
  • A total of 49 times so far this year, New York and its opponent have combined to score more than 217 points.
  • There have been 75 Indiana’s games this season with more than 217 points scored.
  • The Knicks and their opponents have combined to go over the point total 37 out of 82 times this season.
  • In the Pacers’ 82 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 42 times.

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Moneyline Winner: Knicks (-122)

  • Prediction: Knicks 117, Pacers 114
  • New York has won 36, or 76.6%, of the 47 games it has played as the favorite this season.
  • Indiana has come away with 20 wins in the 38 contests it has been listed as the underdog this season.

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Jalen Brunson Points Prop: Over 32.5

  • Jalen Brunson averages 28.7 points, 6.7 assists and 3.6 boards per game.
  • Brunson has put up 28.7 points per game during the 2023-24 season, 3.8 points fewer than Tuesday’s over/under.
  • In 82 games this season with a points prop total, Brunson has gone over the total 40 times.
  • The Pacers are the best team in the NBA in points scored (123.3 per game) but fourth-worst in points conceded (120.2).

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All stats in this article refer to the 2023-24 regular season.

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