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Betting Line Favors the New York Knicks in NBA Battle with Orlando Magic

The New York Knicks will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when the Orlando Magic tip off at Madison Square Garden on Friday in NBA play.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

New York Knicks opened as -1.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 206.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 110-99 result in favor of the Magic. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Knicks bring a 24-35 record (31-27-1 ATS) to the battle against the 25-31 Orlando Magic, who are 32-24 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen New York Knicks go 30-28-1 so far and the Orlando Magic go 29-27. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Orlando injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the New York Knicks at No. 25 and the Orlando Magic at No. 19 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New York's No. 23-ranked offense (99.22 PPG) against a Orlando Magic defense that ranks No. 12 at 101.73 PPG. The New York Knicks have averaged 43.97% from the field per game, less than the Orlando Magic have managed so far this NBA season (44.87% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Orlando was scored on early and very often on Thursday, falling behind early and watching the score soar past the 130-point plateau with a 130-114 loss at the hands of Golden State.

New York got 22 points from Kristaps Porzingis but lost anyway 108-105 against the Pacers on Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Orlando is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Orlando is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando's last 6 games
  • Orlando is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • New York is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games
  • New York is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games
  • New York is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Orlando home to Philadelphia, Sunday, February 28th
New York home to Miami, Sunday, February 28th