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New York Knicks at Indiana Pacers Betting Preview

Game 6 of the best of 7 series in the Eastern Conference will take place on Friday. The New York Knicks are on the road at the Indiana Pacers. The Knicks lead the series 3-2, and are looking to finish it off and head to the Eastern Conference Finals. The winner of this series will take on the Boston Celtics.

The New York Knicks are 7-4 in the postseason. New York needed six games to eliminate Philadelphia in the first round, and are now looking to do the same to Indiana. The Knicks went 50-32 in the regular season, which was good enough for the second seed. New York came into the postseason red-hot, as they won their final five games of the regular season.

For the Indiana Pacers, they are 6-5 so far in the postseason. Indiana upset the three seed Milwaukee Bucks in the first round in six games. Now, the Pacers are looking to grab a home win and stay alive for a winner take all game 7. Indiana went 47-35 during the regular season.

The Indiana Pacers are the favorites in this game. Indiana is -5.5. The total is listed at 215.5 points.

Knicks Looking to Close Out

The Knicks are coming off a Game 5 blowout win at home. In that game, Jalen Brunson once again took over the game. The former Villanova guard scored a game high 44 points, and dished out 7 assists. He was one of four Knicks scoring double digits in the game.

Josh Hart, Miles McBride and Alec Burks were the other guys to add double digits in the win. The Knicks are scoring 122.5 points per game during their three wins in this series. In the two losses so far, the Knicks are scoring 97.5 per game. During the regular season, New York scored 112.8 per game.

Brunson was the top scorer for the team all season long. He played in 77 games this season, and scored more than 28 per game. He also averaged nearly 7 assists. Donte DiVincenzo, another former Villanova guard, was next on the team with 15.5 per game.

Pacers with Backs to Wall

Game 5 was not pretty for Indiana. After scoring 32 in the first quarter, the Pacers added just 59 the rest of the game, and lost by 30. The Pacers could not get anything going offensively. Pascal Siakam was the leading scorer, with 22 points, while Myles Turner added 16.

Siakam has been up and down for the Pacers. He started the postseason with 36.5 points per game in his first two. Since has fizzled off, scoring less than 20 in 7 of his last 9 games. Tyrese Hailiburton scored 13 in 33 minutes, while adding 5 assists. Hailburton is averaing over 21 points per game in this series.

Indiana was the top scoring team in the league with 123.3 in the regular season. In their losses in this series, they are averaging 109.6 per game, while in their two wins the Pacers are scoring 116 per game.

Pacers Stay Alive

The New York Knicks would love to end this now, and not have to play a Game 7. The fans of everyone except for the Knicks would love to see a game 7. The Pacers are going to play desperately.

In the end, we like the Pacers to win this game at home. Indiana scores enough to win this one by 6 points. Our final bet for this Game 6 on Friday is the Indiana Pacers -5.5 over the New York Knicks. Get ready for a big game at Madison Square Garden to determine who takes on the Celtics in the conference Finals.

Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NBA betting!

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