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The Orlando Magic and the New York Knicks will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Madison Square Garden.
The Magic were a 126-125 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the 76ers. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (251) made winners of OVER bettors.
In their last action, New York was a 113-83 winner on the road against the Nets. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 6-12 SU, 9-9 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing on the road against New York
The total has gone OVER in 12 of last 14 games when playing New York
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games
is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Team record: 4-13 SU, 5-12 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against Orlando
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 12 of last 14 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games at home
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Brooklyn are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
Orlando at Houston, Sunday, December 8
New York home to Boston, Sunday, December 8