Knicks vs. Magic NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

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Knicks vs. Magic NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

Knicks vs. Magic Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Venue: Madison Square Garden -- New York City, New York
  • Coverage: MSG and BSFL

The Orlando Magic (37-26) are favored (-1.5) to extend a five-game win streak when they visit the New York Knicks (35-27) at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, March 8, 2024 at Madison Square Garden. The contest airs on MSG and BSFL. The over/under for the matchup is set at 205.5.

Knicks vs. Magic Odds & Spread

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Knicks vs. Magic Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Knicks win (69.3%)

Knicks vs. Magic Betting Trends

  • The Magic are 42-21-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Knicks are 32-28-1 against the spread this season.
  • Magic games have gone over the total 29 times out of 61 chances this season.
  • The Knicks have hit the over 39.3% of the time this year (24 of 61 games with a set point total).
  • Orlando sports a better record against the spread in home games (21-8-0) than it does on the road (21-13-0).
  • When it comes to over/unders, the Magic hit the over less consistently at home, as they've gone over the total 13 times in 29 opportunities this season (44.8%). On the road, they have hit the over 16 times in 34 opportunities (47.1%).
  • New York's winning percentage against the spread at home is .484 (15-15-1). Away, it is .567 (17-13-0).
  • Knicks games have gone above the over/under less often at home (11 times out of 31) than away (13 of 30) this year.

Magic Leaders

  • Paolo Banchero's numbers on the season are 22.9 points, 6.8 boards and 5.2 assists per game, shooting 46.2% from the field and 36.2% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.5 made treys.
  • Franz Wagner averages 20.4 points, 5.5 boards and 4 assists.
  • Cole Anthony's numbers on the season are 11.8 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists per contest, shooting 43.2% from the floor and 31.9% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1 made treys.
  • Jalen Suggs is averaging 12.2 points, 3.3 boards and 2.6 assists.
  • Moritz Wagner is averaging 11.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.

Knicks Leaders

  • Jalen Brunson averages 27.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 6.5 assists. He is also draining 47.8% of his shots from the floor and 41.1% from beyond the arc, with 2.6 triples per game.
  • Per game, Donte DiVincenzo gets the Knicks 14.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists. He also averages 1.2 steals and 0.4 blocks.
  • The Knicks receive 8.5 points per game from Josh Hart, plus 7.6 boards and 3.5 assists.
  • Per game, Isaiah Hartenstein gives the Knicks 6.9 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists, plus 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocks.
  • Alec Burks averages 12.4 points, 2.5 boards and 1.6 assists. He is sinking 39.3% of his shots from the field and 40% from beyond the arc, with 2.3 treys per contest.

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