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NBA Betting Prediction: Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Game 5 5/14/2024

Indiana Pacers (47-35) vs. New York Knicks (57-25)

Indiana Pacers take on New York Knicks for Game 5 at Madison Square Garden’s iconic arena in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday May 14th 2024 at 8 PM ET. So far the Knicks lead this series 2-1; their dominant performance during regular season with 57-25 record has them leading while Pacers stand strong with 47-35 record. As fans prepare for this pivotal matchup they may turn to live betting websites in anticipation of this action-packed matchup on tuesday broadcast by TNT!

The Pacers have proven themselves an intimidating foe in this postseason, scoring 114.1 points on average per game and shooting 48.7% from the field (36% three-point accuracy). Their offensive firepower can be measured against their 28 assists per game to highlight their cohesive team dynamic while on defense their performance has shown some discrepancies as evidenced by 41.2 rebounds per game and 4.6 blocks averages per contest – two key metrics in playoff scenarios.

On the flipside, New York stands as an all-around contender. Averaging 111.9 points per game on 46.9% shooting accuracy and boasting higher rebound numbers per game (44.2), as well as 40.4% from three point range – which could prove key at crucial moments during close games – they offer solid competition against Indiana Pacers in this series. They excelled at free throw line shooting converting at 75.2% rate which added another layer to their strength in close games.


Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Game Info

When: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden
Stream: NBA League Pass


Pascal Siakam (PF) vs. Jalen Brunson (PG)

Pascal Siakam has been one of the highlights of these playoffs for Indiana Pacers, averaging 21.4 points and 8.3 rebounds per game while providing offensive rebound and crucial blocks during close games. Additionally, Siakam facilitates play with an average of 3.7 assists per game while testing his defensive skills against New York Knicks’ sharpshooters.

Brunson has been nothing but spectacular for the Knicks this year, leading them with 34.6 points per game while providing 7.9 assists on average. His ability to control game pace and make key plays have been critical factors in their success; combined with his scoring prowess and playmaking talents he makes Brunson an intimidating opponent on any given night.

As these key players clash on the court, their dynamic will ultimately decide the flow and outcome. Siakam could play a decisive role in stopping Brunson, while Brunson’s scoring spree could clinch this matchup’s outcome. As these key players compete head on against one another, their strengths against weaknesses could play an instrumental role in whether either team emerges as winners or losers in this contest.


NBA Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD

Betting odds have yet to be set; however, due to New York Knicks home advantage and their current lead in the series, they seem likely to be favorites. Bettors should closely track both spread and moneyline updates given both teams’ adaptable natures as well as track records in home performance versus away performance.


Indiana Pacers Betting Trends

The Pacers have had great success exceeding total point lines over their last five games, going over in each. When combined with their 22-19 road record against spread betting (goals scored over total point line), this suggests they might cover in this pivotal Game 5.


New York Knicks Betting Trends

Similar to their Pacers counterparts, the Knicks have witnessed totals go OVER in five consecutive games as their road record (23-17 against the spread) shows this consistency while home court advantage allows them to increase the chance of covering and exceeding spread totals as well.


Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks 5/14/2024 Betting Picks

Given both teams’ recent performances and stakes involved in this playoff contest, expect an intense battle. Although New York may enjoy home court advantage and current form to help edge ahead, don’t count out Indiana yet; their victory won’t come easily!

Predictions for NBA east semifinals picks should center around total points as both teams have enjoyed high scoring performances this year. Knicks could provide better value on moneyline due to both home court advantage and recent form.


Free Pick and Prediction: New York Knicks 112, Indiana Pacers 108.

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