New York, Indiana tied 2-2 heading to game 5

Mon, May 13, 2024
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New York, Indiana tied 2-2 heading to game 5

Indiana Pacers (47-35, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (50-32, second in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Knicks -2; over/under is 216.5

EASTERN CONFERENCE SECOND ROUND: Series tied 2-2

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers are in a 2-2 series tie in the Eastern Conference second round. The Pacers beat the Knicks 121-89 in the last matchup. Tyrese Haliburton led the Pacers with 20 points, and Alec Burks led the Knicks with 20 points.

The Knicks are 35-17 in Eastern Conference games. New York is 22-26 against opponents over .500.

The Pacers are 32-20 in conference games. Indiana currently has the league's highest scoring offense averaging 123.3 points while shooting 50.7%.

The Knicks are shooting 46.5% from the field this season, 3.1 percentage points lower than the 49.6% the Pacers allow to opponents. The Pacers average 13.2 made 3-pointers per game this season, 0.7 more makes per game than the Knicks allow.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jalen Brunson is averaging 28.7 points and 6.7 assists for the Knicks. Donte DiVincenzo is averaging 16.7 points over the last 10 games.

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Haliburton is scoring 20.1 points per game and averaging 3.9 rebounds for the Pacers. Myles Turner is averaging 2.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Knicks: 6-4, averaging 109.6 points, 44.1 rebounds, 22.5 assists, 5.6 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 45.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.9 points per game.

Pacers: 6-4, averaging 114.8 points, 42.3 rebounds, 29.9 assists, 5.6 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 49.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.7 points.

INJURIES: Knicks: OG Anunoby: out (hamstring), Julius Randle: out for season (shoulder), Mitchell Robinson: out (ankle), Bojan Bogdanovic: out for season (foot).

Pacers: Bennedict Mathurin: out for season (shoulder).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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