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Pointspread favors Knicks in battle with Magic

New York KnicksOrlando Magic
Nov 13, 7:00 PM | Amway Center

New York Knicks vs Orlando Magic Odds

4-0TEAM RECORD2-4

The Magic will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Knicks tip off at Amway Center on Tuesday in NBA play.

The Magic sit at 2-4 (4-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Knicks are currently 4-0 (4-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Orlando is 2-4 OU, and New York is 1-3 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Magic as 5-point underdogs in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 188 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Magic and the No. 1-ranked Knicks, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 110-88 result in favor of the Knicks.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Orlando's No. 30-ranked offense (87.8 PPG) against a Knicks defense that ranks No. 1 at 87.5 PPG. The Magic have averaged 42.5% from the field per game, less than the Knicks have managed so far this season (45.3% on average).

Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, giving up 88 points per game. Orlando, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, New York was a 104-94 winner at home against the Mavericks. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (198) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Carmelo Anthony went off for 31 points and added 7 rebounds leading New York to a 104-94 win over Dallas on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

The Magic were an 82-74 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nets. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (156) made winners of UNDER bettors. Glen Davis scored 19 points in a failed effort to lead the Magic to victory (they lost 82-74 to Brooklyn at Barclays Center on Sunday).

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Knicks at Magic trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New York's last 10 games when playing Orlando
New York is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games
New York is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Orlando's last 10 games when playing New York
Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing at home against New York
Orlando is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games when playing New York

Next up:
New York at San Antonio, Thursday, November 15
Orlando at Detroit, Friday, November 16

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