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Indiana Pacers at New York Knicks Betting Preview

In the National Basketball Association; the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks will play Game 2 of the best of 7 series on Wednesday. This is the second round of the postseason, with the Knicks leading the series 1-0 following their win on Monday. The Pacers will look to even up the series before heading back home following this game.

The Indiana Pacers are the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference following their 47-35 record in the regular season. Indiana eliminated the Milwaukee Bucks in six games in the first round of the postseason. The Pacers held a five point lead heading into the fourth quarter of Game 1, but fell by 4.

For New York, they are the second seed in the East. The Knicks went 50-32 during the regular season, and won their final five games. New York eliminated the 7th seeded Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the playoffs. The winner of this series will take on the winner of the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals.

The New York Knicks are -5.5 at home over the Indiana Pacers in this game. The total for this game is set at 219.5.

Pacers Let One Slip Away

Indiana is kicking themselves for letting that Game 1 get away. The Pacers used six guys to score double digits, but lost the game late. Myles Turner was the top scorer for Indiana with 23 points. Pascal Siakam scored 19 points in the game, and also ripped down 6 rebounds and dished out 5 assists.

Siakam started the postseason strongĀ  with 36.5 points over their first two games. Since then, he is down to around 16 per game. Tyrese Haliburton scored just six points in the loss, and was 2 for 6 from the field. Hailburton did dish out 8 assists in the game.

Indiana finished the regular season as the top scoring team in the National Basketball Association. The Pacers scored 123.3 points per game. In the postseason, Indiana has scored 120+ in each of their four wins, while less than 120 in their three losses.

Brunson Dominating Postseason

Jalen Brunson is putting together a postseason to never forget. In the win on Monday, the former Villanova star scored 43 points on 14 of 26 shooting. Brunson has now gone four straight games with 40+ points in a game. The fifth was 39 points. During the regular season, Brunson scored 28.7 per game.

The Knicks also got 25 from Donte DiVincenzo and 24 from Josh Hart. All five Knicks starters scored double digits in the game. Hart also ripped down 13 rebounds, and dished out 8 assists in the win.

New York is up to nearly 113 points per game on the offensive side. New York prides itself on the way they rebound the basketball as well. The Knicks averaged 45.2 rebounds per game during the regular season.

Knicks Top Pacers in Game 2

The Indiana Pacers are going to give the New York Knicks all they can handle in this game, and in the series. But, in the end, the crowd and the magic of Madison Square Garden is going to win out here.

The New York Knicks are going to go up 2-0 in the series with a win. The Knicks win this game by 6 points. Our final bet for this game is the New York Knicks -5.5 over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.

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