76ers vs. Knicks NBA Game 5 Preview (4/30/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 30, 2024
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Knicks vs. 76ers Playoff Preview

The Philadelphia 76ers are scheduled to play against the New York Knicks on April 30, at 7:00 PM ET. The game will take place at Madison Square Garden, New York, and will be broadcast on TNT. NBA betting odds have the Knicks as -4.0 point favorites with an over/under of 203.5. New York has a chance to close out the series, leading 3-1, and now back at home. Get odds, stats, and projected starting lineups for Game 5.

76ers vs. Knicks Game 5 pregame odds

The NBA betting odds for the upcoming match between the 76ers and the Knicks indicate another close game with a four-point spread. DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM are all in somewhat of an agreement with a -3.5 point spread and -4 in some cases at Ohio Sportsbooks. A low-scoring game is projected, with the two defenses carrying a 203.5 over/under.

  • Bet365: Knicks -4.0, over/under 203.5
  • BetMGM: Knicks -4.0, over/under 203.5
  • Caesars: Knicks -4.0, over/under 203.5
  • BetRivers: Knicks -3.5, over/under 203.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the 76ers vs. Knicks.

76ers vs. Knicks projected starting lineups

76ers starting lineup tonight

PG: Tyrese Maxey
SG: Kyle Lowry
SF: Kelly Oubre Jr.
PF: Tobias Harris
C: Joel Embiid

Knicks starting lineup tonight

PG: Jalen Brunson
SG: Donte DiVincenzo
SF: Josh Hart
PF: OG Anunoby
C: Isaiah Hartenstein

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

76ers vs. Knicks injuries tonight

For the 76ers, Joel Embiid is questionable with a knee issue, and Robert Covington is out due to a knee injury. The Knicks will miss Bojan Bogdanovic (ankle) and Julius Randle (shoulder), both listed as out. Mitchell Robinson is questionable with an ankle injury, while Jalen Brunson and Jericho Sims are probable, dealing with knee and shoulder injuries respectively.

Team stats & standings ahead of tonight’s game

New York looks to close out tonight’s game with a win and that would push them to the next round. Defensively, these two teams have provided an exciting low-scoring series.

Philadelphia 76ers team stats and standings

The Philadelphia 76ers finished with a season record of 47-35, ranking 7th in the Eastern Conference and 3rd in the Atlantic Division. Down 3-1 in the series, Philly has been within most games but offensively has relied heavily on Tyrese Maxey and Joel Embiid. Season averages for the 76ers are as follows:

  • Points per game: 114.6
  • Points allowed per game: 111.5
  • FG%: 46.4
  • 3PT%: 36.3
  • Assists per game: 24.9
  • Rebounds per game: 43.0

New York Knicks team stats and standings

The New York Knicks finished with a record of 50-32, placing them 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Atlantic Division. Jalen Brunson has been carrying the Knicks offense, but defensively, they have been one of the best in the playoffs. Knicks’ season stats are noteworthy:

  • Points per game: 112.8
  • Points allowed per game: 108.2
  • FG%: 46.5
  • 3PT%: 36.9
  • Assists per game: 24.4
  • Rebounds per game: 45.2

Player Stats for 76ers vs. Knicks

Joel Embiid and Jalen Brunson stand out as potential game-changers for their respective teams.

76ers leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey have been vital for the 76ers, showcasing impressive stats in their recent game.

  • Joel Embiid (C): 27 PTS, 10 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Tyrese Maxey (PG): 23 PTS, 6 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. (SF): 19 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Tobias Harris (SF): 10 PTS, 8 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Kyle Lowry (PG): 7 PTS, 5 RBS, 7 ASTS

Season stats highlight the consistency of these players, which we have seen in this series given Maxey and Embiid continue to do the heavy lifting:

  • Joel Embiid (C): 34.7 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 5.6 APG
  • Tyrese Maxey (PG): 25.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 6.2 APG
  • Tobias Harris (SF): 17.2 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.1 APG
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. (SF): 15.4 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Kyle Lowry (PG): 8.1 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 4.2 APG

Knicks leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Jalen Brunson’s explosive scoring and Josh Hart’s rebounding prowess are key for the Knicks, reflecting their potential impact.

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 47 PTS, 4 RBS, 10 ASTS
  • OG Anunoby (SF): 16 PTS, 14 RBS, 0 AST
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 8 PTS, 4 RBS, 2 AST
  • Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 8 PTS, 2 RBS, 0 AST
  • Josh Hart (SF): 4 PTS, 17 RBS, 5 ASTS

Season leaders for the Knicks also show strong performances:

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 28.7 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 6.7 APG
  • Josh Hart (SF): 9.4 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 4.1 APG
  • Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 15.5 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Julius Randle (PF): 23.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 7.8 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 2.5 APG
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