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Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Game 7 5/19/24 NBA Betting Picks

Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Game 7 5/19/24As the NBA Eastern Semifinals betting picks heat up, the high-stakes drama unfolds with the Indiana Pacers (47-3) facing off against the New York Knicks (50-32) in a decisive Game 7. This series tiebreaker is set for Sunday, May 19, 2024, promising an electrifying showdown at Madison Square Garden. With a starting time of 3:30 PM ET, fans can catch the action live on ABC or stream it via NBA League Pass.

When:Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 3:30 PM ET
Where:Madison Square Garden
Stream:NBA League Pass


Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Game 7 5/19/24
Pacers+2.5 (-110)208.5 over (-110)+111
Knicks-2.5 (-110)208.5 under (-110)-135
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The Pacers enter this game as underdogs, a rarity given their stellar season record. However, with the Knicks’ home advantage and recent performances, bookmakers are giving the edge to New York. The betting lines suggest a closely contested matchup, with the total points set at 208.5, reflecting both teams’ high-scoring nature.

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

Pascal Siakam has become unrivaled for the Pacers, recording 21.3 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. His impact on both ends of the spectrum is that he cannot be done without in this high-stake match. Despite some inconsistency maybe, use a show off rather than a case, Siakam versatility to play and defense are the X-factor to a rhythm disruption of the Knicks.

On the contrary, Jalen Brunson has been simply awesome for the Knicks. With average 28.7 points and 6.7ssists, Brunson’s unit leadership and scoring efficiency are important. Arguably, his quick decision making and nerve under pressure were the most essential things for the team to win this match.

A tight match is in the balance as the two playmakers go head to head, and the positioning of Siakam guarding Brunson. Siakam’s height and quickness become a big headache for multiple guards. In case these guards try to defend him, Brunson sometimes misses his shots or is forced to take difficult ones. This crossover itself might determine the pace and the kindness of the fight.

Pacers’ Strategic Execution

This year’s Indiana Pacers have worn the crown of the best offensive team with an average of 123.3 points per game. Besides their shooting efficiency and their ability to hit targets at a rate of 50.7% they also display a great offensive machine that can successfully cut big gaps in their performances. Thus their execution in crucial moments, especially in the visiting game, will be pushed to the test by the Knicks home defense that is very stiff.

Knicks’ Defensive Cohesion

Despite the New York Knicks’ trailing offensive power (112.8 points per game) with a strong playing style, they are developing on defense. Their capability to recover and regulate tempo has prevented many top league offenses from haunting the scoreboards. This match will be their test defense since shooters, specifically from the three point line, are one of the usual targets of the Pacers.


Indiana Pacers Betting Trends

Pacers are 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Indiana Pacers are 3-2 in their last 5 games against the spread
Pacers are 22-19 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 5 of Pacers’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 25 of Pacers’ 41 last games at home

New York Knicks Betting Trends

Knicks are 5-0 in their last 5 games.
New York Knicks are 3-2 in their last 5 games against the spread
Knicks are 23-17 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 5 of Knicks’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 15 of Knicks’ 41 last games at home


Indiana Pacers

Bennedict Mathurin SF Is out for season, Shoulder

New York Knicks

Julius Randle PF Is out for season, Shoulder
Bojan Bogdanovic SF Is out for season, Foot
Josh Hart SG Left last game, is “?” Sunday vs Indiana, Abdominal
OG Anunoby SF Is doubtful Sunday vs Indiana, Hamstring
Mitchell Robinson C Is out for season, Ankle

Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Betting Picks

Considering the analysis and recent performances, this game promises to be a nail-biter. The slight edge might go to the Knicks, given their home-court advantage and defensive capabilities, making them a safe pick at a top-tier sportsbook. However, the Pacers’ offensive might and resilience should not be underestimated, particularly with the points spread offering a cushion.

For bettors, the over on the total points seems enticing, given both teams’ trends. Prop bets on key players like Brunson for points scored or Siakam for rebounds could offer additional value.

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Score Prediction: Knicks 110, Pacers 106.