NBA Playoffs Picks Against the Spread, Tips and Predictions for Today, May 2

Thursday’s NBA playoff card has two exciting matchups on the docket. Among them is the New York Knicks versus the Philadelphia 76ers, and to find our ATS pick for each of those games, scroll down.

Check out our betting preview below for analysis of all the big matchups in the NBA on Thursday.

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NBA Picks Against The Spread – May 2

The Philadelphia 76ers face the New York Knicks

The Knicks take to the home court off the 76ers on Thursday at 9:00 PM ET.

Against the Spread Preview

  • Matchup: New York Knicks at Philadelphia 76ers
  • Spread: 76ers -3.5
  • Computer Pick: New York by 0.1 points
  • PHI Odds to Win: -159
  • NY Odds to Win: +135
  • Total: 201.5 points

Records and Stats

  • PHI Record: 47-35
  • NY Record: 50-32
  • PHI Stats: 114.6 PPG (15th in NBA), 111.5 Opp. PPG (ninth)
  • NY Stats: 112.8 PPG (19th in NBA), 108.2 Opp. PPG (second)

Players to Watch

  • PHI Key Player: Tyrese Maxey (25.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 6.2 APG)
  • NY Key Player: Jalen Brunson (28.7 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 6.7 APG)

How to Watch

The Indiana Pacers play the Milwaukee Bucks

The Bucks take to the home court off the Pacers on Thursday at 6:30 PM ET.

Against the Spread Preview

  • Matchup: Milwaukee Bucks at Indiana Pacers
  • Spread: Pacers -5.5
  • Computer Pick: Indiana by 4.3 points
  • IND Odds to Win: -250
  • MIL Odds to Win: +195
  • Total: 217.5 points

Records and Stats

  • IND Record: 47-35
  • MIL Record: 49-33
  • IND Stats: 123.3 PPG (first in NBA), 120.2 Opp. PPG (27th)
  • MIL Stats: 119.0 PPG (fourth in NBA), 116.4 Opp. PPG (21st)

Players to Watch

  • IND Key Player: Pascal Siakam (21.7 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 4.3 APG)
  • MIL Key Player: Damian Lillard (24.3 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 7.0 APG)

How to Watch

  • TV Channel: Bally Sports
  • Stream Live: Fubo (regional restrictions may apply)
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET

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