Knicks vs. Pacers Game 2 prediction, how to watch, TV channel, odds - May 8

Knicks vs. Pacers Game 2 prediction, how to watch, TV channel, odds - May 8

Updated May. 8, 2024 3:22 p.m. ET

The New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers are playing in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, with Game 2 next to come. New York is a 4.5-point favorite against Indiana when the Knicks take on the Pacers on Wednesday. The game's point total is 218.5.

Take a look at everything you need to know to know about the Knicks-Pacers game, from the point spread, moneyline, total Over/Under and expert picks, as well as TV channel and streaming information.

Knicks vs. Pacers Game Information, TV Channel & Odds

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  • When: Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York
  • TV: TNT and truTV
Knicks vs Pacers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Knicks -4.5 -120 -110 218.5 -110 -110 -192 +160

Knicks vs. Pacers Prediction

ATS Pick: Pacers (+ 4.5)
O/U Pick: Over (218.5)
Score Prediction: Knicks 118 - Pacers 114

Knicks vs. Pacers Betting Insights

  • The Knicks have played 43 games with over 218.5 points scored, their current matchup's over/under, this year.
  • The Pacers have played in 74 games this season (90.2% of opportunities) in which the teams combined to score more than 218.5 points.
  • These teams average 236.1 points per game combined, 17.6 more than the over/under of 218.5.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 9.9 more points per game, 228.4, than this game's total of 218.5 points.
  • New York has come away with 36 wins in the 47 contests it has been listed as the favorite this season.
  • Indiana has been victorious in 21, or 53.8%, of the 39 contests it has been chosen as an underdog in this season.
  • New York and Indiana have each won two of their last four head-to-head matchups.
  • The Pacers have a 3-1 advantage against the spread when squaring off against the Knicks.
FINAL
IND 121 · NYK 130
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SPREAD
TO WIN
TOTAL
Indiana Pacers
IND
New York Knicks
NYK

Knicks Recent Trends

  • The Knicks have a 4-6 record against the spread while going 8-2 overall over their last 10 contests.
  • New York has averaged a total of 190.2 combined points over its last 10 games, 28.3 less than this game's total of 218.5.
  • Against the spread, the Knicks are 43-36-3 this year.
  • New York has been favored by 4.5 points or more 33 times this season and are 18-14-1 ATS in those contests.
  • The Knicks have gone over the point total in 46.3% of their opportunities this year (38 times in 82 games with a set point total).
  • The Knicks average 112.8 points per game, 7.4 fewer points than the 120.2 the Pacers give up.
  • New York has a 17-7 record against the spread and an 18-6 record overall when scoring more than 120.2 points.
  • This season, the Knicks have a 46.5% shooting percentage from the field, which is 3.1% lower than the 49.6% of shots the Pacers' opponents have hit.
  • Against the spread, the Knicks have fared worse when playing at home, covering 21 times in 41 home games, and 22 times in 41 road games.
  • New York has exceeded the total less consistently at home, hitting the over in 16 of 41 home matchups (39%). On the road, it has hit the over in 22 of 41 games (53.7%).
  • As a moneyline favorite, the Knicks have won a higher percentage of their games when playing at home (.800) compared to road games (.706).

Knicks Recent Stats

Stat Average Rank
Points Scored 112.8 19
Points Allowed 108.2 2
Rebounds 45.2 5
Assists 24.4 29
Steals 7.5 15
Blocks 4.1 29

Knicks Leaders

  • Jalen Brunson posts 28.7 points, 6.7 assists and 3.6 boards per game.
  • Josh Hart averages 9.4 points, 8.3 boards and 4.1 assists per game, shooting 43.4% from the floor and 31.0% from beyond the arc with 1.0 made treys per contest.
  • Donte DiVincenzo averages 15.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. At the other end, he averages 1.3 steals and 0.4 blocks.
  • Julius Randle averages 24.0 points, 9.2 boards and 5.0 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.3 blocks.
  • Isaiah Hartenstein averages 7.8 points, 2.5 assists and 8.3 rebounds.

Knicks Player Props

Points O/U Points Over Odds PPG (Reg. Season)
Jalen Brunson 36.5 -120 28.7
Donte DiVincenzo 17.5 -118 15.5
OG Anunoby 16.5 +100 14.7
Josh Hart 16.5 -102 9.4
Isaiah Hartenstein 11.5 -112 7.8

Pacers Recent Trends

  • The Pacers are 6-4 against the spread and 6-4 overall in their past 10 games.
  • Indiana has averaged a total of 226.0 combined points over its last 10 games, 7.5 greater than this matchup's over/under of 218.5.
  • The Pacers have 44 wins against the spread in 82 games this year.
  • Indiana has an ATS record of 15-8-1 in its 24 games when underdogs by 4.5 points or more this season.
  • The Pacers have gone over the point total 52.4% of the time this season (43 of 82 games with a set point total).
  • The Pacers score 15.1 more points per game (123.3) than the Knicks give up (108.2).
  • Indiana has put together a 44-26-1 ATS record and a 47-24 overall record in games it scores more than 108.2 points.
  • The Pacers' 50.7% shooting percentage from the field this season is 3.7 percentage points higher than the Knicks have given up to their opponents (47.0%).
  • The Pacers have the same winning percentage against the spread (.537) at home (22-18-1 record) and on the road (22-19-0) this season.
  • Indiana's games have finished above the over/under 61% of the time at home (25 of 41), and 43.9% of the time away (18 of 41).
  • This season the Pacers are 18-11 at home as moneyline favorites (.621 winning percentage). Away they are 8-6 (.571).

Pacers Recent Stats

Stat Average Rank
Points Scored 123.3 1
Points Allowed 120.2 27
Rebounds 41.5 28
Assists 30.8 1
Steals 7.7 10
Blocks 5.9 8

Pacers Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam generates 21.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game for the Pacers.
  • Tyrese Haliburton is putting up 20.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 10.9 assists per contest. He's sinking 47.7% of his shots from the floor and 36.4% from beyond the arc, with 2.8 triples per contest.
  • The Pacers are receiving 17.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game from Myles Turner this season.
  • T.J. McConnell gets the Pacers 10.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 5.5 assists per contest while delivering 1.0 steal and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Aaron Nesmith gives the Pacers 12.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game while putting up 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.

Pacers Player Props

Points O/U Points Over Odds PPG (Reg. Season)
Pascal Siakam 19.5 -122 21.7
Myles Turner 17.5 -110 17.1
Tyrese Haliburton 16.5 -122 20.1
Andrew Nembhard 11.5 +114 9.2
Aaron Nesmith 11.5 -112 12.2

FOX Sports created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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