76ers vs. Knicks Game 2 NBA Preview (4/22/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 22, 2024
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The Philadelphia 76ers are scheduled to play against the New York Knicks on April 22, at 7:30 p.m. for game 2 of the NBA Playoffs. The game will take place at Madison Square Garden, New York, and will be broadcast on TNT. The Knicks have a point spread of -5.0 and an over/under of 207.5.

76ers vs. Knicks pre game odds 4/22/24

NBA betting odds have the Knicks as five-point favorites at most Massachusetts sportsbooks, with an over/under of 207.5. You can get -4.5 currently at BetMGM. New York was favored in Game 1 and is projected to win the series based on betting odds. A lot of this depends on the health of Joel Embiid if Philadelphia was to make a comeback. 

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

76ers vs. Knicks projected starting lineups tonight

76ers projected starting lineup

PG: Tyrese Maxey
SG: Buddy Hield
SF: Kelly Oubre Jr.
PF: Tobias Harris
C: Joel Embiid

Knicks projected starting lineup

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

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

76ers vs. Knicks injuries tonight

Joel Embiid is projected to play tonight but is a game-time decision and likely will be for most of the playoff games remaining for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is questionable with an illness. Robert Covington and De’Andre Melton remain out for Philadelphia as well. 

Philadelphia 76ers team stats and standings

The Philadelphia 76ers finished the regular season with a record of 47-35, ranking them 7th in the Eastern Conference and 3rd in the Atlantic Division. Their performance in the last ten regular season games was 8-2, with a current winning streak of 9 games before their postseason loss to the Knicks. Season averages for the 76ers include:

  • 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

New York Knicks team stats and standings

The New York Knicks finished with 50-32 record, securing the 2nd rank in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Atlantic Division. Their form over the last ten regular season games includes 6-4, alongside a winning streak of 5 games. Knicks’ season statistics feature:

  • 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

Player stats for 76ers vs. Knicks

Game 1 went to the Knicks, by a score of 111-104. New York had three players with 20+ points, while the 76ers were led by just Embiid and Maxey. 

76ers leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The 76ers have shown strong performances from players like Tyrese Maxey and Joel Embiid, making them key players to watch in the upcoming game.

  • Tyrese Maxey (PG): 33 PTS, 2 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Joel Embiid (C): 29 PTS, 8 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Kyle Lowry (PG): 18 PTS, 4 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. (SF): 10 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 ASTS
  • Tobias Harris (SF): 7 PTS, 9 RBS, 2 ASTS

Season leaders for the 76ers are demonstrating contributions from:

  • Joel Embiid (C): 34.7 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 5.6 APG
  • Tyrese Maxey (PG): 25.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 6.2 APG
  • Tobias Harris (SF): 17.2 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.1 APG
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. (SF): 15.4 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Buddy Hield (SG): 12.1 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 2.8 APG

Knicks leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Knicks are coming into this game with strong performances from Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart, with their 111-104 win over the 76ers. 

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 22 PTS, 7 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Josh Hart (SF): 22 PTS, 13 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Miles McBride (PG): 21 PTS, 3 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • OG Anunoby (SF): 8 PTS, 13 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (SF): 13 PTS, 2 RBS, 1 AST

Season leaders for the Knicks have been making notable impacts:

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 28.7 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 6.7 APG
  • Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 15.5 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (SF): 15.2 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 1.7 APG
  • Josh Hart (SG): 9.4 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 4.1 APG
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 7.8 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 2.5 APG
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