Knicks vs. 76ers Game 6 NBA Preview (5/2/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on May 2, 2024
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Knicks vs. 76ers Playoff Preview

The New York Knicks are set to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, May 2, at 9:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, and will be broadcast on TNT. This Eastern Conference matchup features a point spread of -3.5 in favor of the 76ers and an over/under set at 200.0. For NBA bettors looking at moneyline options, the Knicks are at +131 while the 76ers are at -156.

Knicks vs. 76ers pregame odds for Game 6

The matchup between the Knicks and the 76ers is shaping up to be a closely contested game, according to pregame NBA betting odds. DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM all list the 76ers as slight favorites on the moneyline and point spread. The over/under totals vary slightly across Ohio sportsbooks, offering bettors different options for wagering on the game’s total points.

  • Bet365: Knicks +3.5, over/under 200.0
  • BetMGM: Knicks +3.5, over/under 200.5
  • Caesars: Knicks +3.0, over/under 200.0
  • BetRivers: Knicks +3.5, over/under 200.0

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

Knicks projected Game 6 starting lineup

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

76ers projected Game 6 starting lineup

  • PG: Tyrese Maxey
  • SG: Kyle Lowry
  • SF: Kelly Oubre Jr.
  • PF: Tobias Harris
  • C: Joel Embiid (game-time decision)

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Knicks vs. 76ers injuries for Game 6

New York Knicks: Bojan Bogdanovic (SF) is out with an ankle injury since April 28, and Julius Randle (PF) has been out with a shoulder injury since January 27. Mitchell Robinson (100) is questionable for the upcoming game due to an ankle injury that started on May 1.

Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid (C) is questionable with a knee injury as of May 1, and Robert Covington (SF) is out with a knee injury since January 16.

Team standings & stats for Knicks vs. 76ers

As the Knicks and 76ers prepare for their upcoming match, both teams bring forward players with significant contributions that could influence NBA betting odds. Key stats from each team’s season highlight important factors that could influence the game’s outcome.

New York Knicks team stats & standings

The New York Knicks have secured a strong position this season with 50-32, ranking them second in the Eastern Conference and also second in the Atlantic Division. Their performance highlights their competitive edge, especially noted in their recent Game 5 loss against the 76ers where they scored 106 points. For NBA bettors, understanding their season-long consistency is key:

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

Philadelphia 76ers team stats & standings

With 47-35, the Philadelphia 76ers hold the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference and third in the Atlantic Division. Their recent victory over the Knicks, scoring 112 points, showcases their offensive capabilities. For those interested in NBA betting, the 76ers’ stats provide insight into their performance odds:

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

Player Stats for Knicks vs. 76ers Game 6

As NBA fans and bettors look ahead to the Knicks vs. 76ers game, player performances from recent matches and season averages provide key insights into potential game dynamics and outcomes, influencing betting odds and strategies.

Knicks leaders ahead of Game 6

Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart are pivotal for the Knicks, showcasing their ability to score and assist, impacting the NBA odds for the upcoming game. Here are New York’s top performers from Tuesday’s Game 6 loss to the 76ers.

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 40 PTS, 3 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Josh Hart (SF): 18 PTS, 9 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • OG Anunoby (SF): 17 PTS, 6 RBS
  • Miles McBride (PG): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 6 PTS, 7 RBS, 4 ASTS

Here are the season leaders for the Knicks:

  • 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

76ers leaders ahead of Game 6

Tyrese Maxey and Joel Embiid stand out for the 76ers, significantly affecting the team’s performance and the betting landscape for their next NBA game. Here are the top players from Philadelphia’s Tuesday overtime win against the Knicks.

  • Tyrese Maxey (PG): 46 PTS, 5 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Joel Embiid (C): 19 PTS, 16 RBS, 10 ASTS
  • Tobias Harris (SF): 19 PTS, 8 RBS, 1 ASTS
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. (SF): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Nicolas Batum (PF): 8 PTS, 8 RBS, 1 ASTS

Here are the season leaders for the 76ers:

  • Tyrese Maxey (PG): 25.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 6.2 APG
  • Joel Embiid (C): 34.7 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 5.6 APG
  • Tobias Harris (PF): 17.2 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.1 APG
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. (SF): 15.4 PPG, 5.0 RPG
  • Paul Reed (SF): 7.3 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 1.3 APG
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