Pacers vs. Knicks Game 5 NBA Preview (5/14/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on May 14, 2024 - Last Updated on May 15, 2024
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The Indiana Pacers are set to play against the New York Knicks on May 14, at 8:00 PM ET. The game is scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden in New York and will be broadcast on TNT. NBA betting odds have the Knicks at a -2.5 point spread with an over/under of 216.5. The series is tied 2-2, and the winner tonight would take a pivotal lead to move on to the next round.

Pacers vs. Knicks Game 5 pregame odds

The NBA game between the Pacers and the Knicks is expected to be competitive, with Ohio sportsbooks all pointing to just a few point spreads. DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM all provide similar spreads tonight and an over/under around 217.

  • Bet365: Knicks -2.5, over/under 216.5
  • BetMGM: Knicks -2.0, over/under 217.0
  • Caesars: Knicks -2.0, over/under 217.0
  • BetRivers: Knicks -1.5, over/under 217.5

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

Pacers projected starting lineup

PG: Tyrese Haliburton
SG: Andrew Nembhard
SF: Aaron Nesmith
PF: Pascal Siakam
C: Myles Turner

Knicks projected starting lineup

PG: Jalen Brunson
SG: Donte DiVincenzo
SF: Josh Hart
PF: Precious Achiuwa
C: Isaiah Hartenstein

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Pacers vs. Knicks injuries for Game 5

Pacers: Tyrese Haliburton is questionable with back/ankle issues, but is expected to play. Bennedict Mathurin is out with a shoulder injury.

Knicks: Bojan Bogdanovic, Julius Randle, OG Anunoby, and Mitchell Robinson are out due to injuries affecting the ankle, shoulder, hamstring, and ankle, respectively.

Team stats & standings ahead of tonight’s game

Indiana Pacers team stats & standings

The Indiana Pacers held a record of 47-35, positioning them 6th in the Eastern Conference and 3rd in the Central Division. Their offensive game is strong, with a points-per-game average of 123.3 and a field goal percentage of 50.7%. The Pacers also excel in assists, averaging 30.8 per game. Their last game against the Knicks saw them achieve a victory with notable stats:

  • Points per game: 123.3
  • Points allowed per game: 120.2
  • FG%: 50.7
  • 3PT%: 37.4
  • Assists per game: 30.8
  • Rebounds per game: 41.5

New York Knicks team stats & standings

The New York Knicks have secured 50-32, placing them 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They show a balanced play with a points-per-game average of 112.8 and a solid defense, allowing 108.2 points per game. The Knicks have shown resilience, but injuries continue to deplete this squad.

  • 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 Pacers vs. Knicks

It will once again be Jalen Brunson’s turn to answer the call after the Knicks struggled with their trip to Indiana. Tyrese Haliburton looked fresh in the past two games after struggling early.

Pacers leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Pacers have shown strong performances, with Tyrese Haliburton and Myles Turner leading the charge. Their recent game stats reflect their potential to dominate in the upcoming game.

  • Tyrese Haliburton (PG): 20 PTS, 6 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • T.J. McConnell (PG): 15 PTS, 4 RBS, 10 ASTS
  • Pascal Siakam (PF): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Myles Turner (C): 13 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Andrew Nembhard (PG): 9 PTS, 1 RBS, 5 ASTS

Season leaders for the Pacers show impressive averages:

  • Pascal Siakam (PF): 21.7 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 4.3 APG
  • Tyrese Haliburton (PG): 20.1 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 10.9 APG
  • Myles Turner (C): 17.1 PPG, 6.9 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Aaron Nesmith (SF): 12.2 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • T.J. McConnell (PG): 10.2 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 5.5 APG

Knicks leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Knicks are preparing to counter with key players like Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart stepping up. Their performance in the recent game highlights their capabilities.

  • Alec Burks (SG): 20 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 18 PTS, 3 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Miles McBride (PG): 16 PTS, 5 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Precious Achiuwa (PF): 8 PTS, 6 RBS, 0 AST
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 4 PTS, 5 RBS, 0 AST

Knicks season leaders bring solid averages to the table:

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 28.7 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 6.7 APG
  • Julius Randle (PF): 23.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 15.5 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Josh Hart (SF): 9.4 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 4.1 APG
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 7.8 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 1.1 APG
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