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Magic visit Knicks in NBA clash

Orlando MagicNew York Knicks
March 23, 8:00 PM | Madison Square Garden

Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks Odds

45-26TEAM RECORD35-35

Madison Square Garden features an NBA battle between the host New York Knicks and the visiting Orlando Magic in betting action on Wednesday.

The Knicks sit at 35-35 (40-28-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Magic are currently 45-26 (29-40-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? New York is 34-35-1 OU, and Orlando is 27-40-4 OU.

View Orlando vs New York Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Knicks in this one, they're listed as 1-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 202.5 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 4-rated Magic taking on the No. 16-rated Knicks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 107-102 win for the Magic on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 106.2 PPG, against a Magic defense that ranks No. 5 at 94.2 PPG. The Knicks field goal percentage has averaged 45.9% so far, less than the Magic shooters have achieved on the year, 46.2% per game.

Defensively, the Magic feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 97.3 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.

Orlando won its last outing, a 97-86 result against the Cavaliers on March 21. The Magic failed to cover in that game as a 12.5-point favorite, while the 183 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Dwight Howard scored 28 points and chipped in with 18 rebounds for Orlando on Monday, leading the Magic to a 97-86 victory over Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena.

New York lost its last outing, a 96-86 result against the Celtics on March 21. The Knicks failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 182 combined points took the game UNDER the total. New York got 22 points from Carmelo Anthony but lost anyway 96-86 against the Celtics on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Magic at Knicks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing New York
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New York
Orlando is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against New York
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 5 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 6 games when playing at home against Orlando
New York is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing at home against Orlando

Next up:
Orlando home to New Jersey, Friday, March 25
New York home to Milwaukee, Friday, March 25

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