New York was victimized by Dwight Howard for 30 points as the Magic defeated the Knicks 116-110 in NBA action on Tuesday.
Orlando did not, however, defeat the Knicks against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 212.5.
Orlando got 26 points from Jameer Nelson and another 16 points from Ryan Anderson. Chris Duhon contributed 5 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Knicks got a 30-point performance from Chauncey Billups, who was supported by 30 points from Amar'e Stoudemire. Chauncey Billups had 6 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Landry Fields grabbed 11 rebounds.
Orlando trailed at halftime, 58-47.
The rebound battle favored Orlando as they grabbed 45 boards, while New York only had 38.
Orlando looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Orleans.