Knicks vs Magic Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Thursday, March 23, 2023

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The New York Knicks (42-32) visit the Orlando Magic (30-43) at Amway Center, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 23, 2023. The Magic are just 2.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set as 227.5 points for the contest.

How to bet Knicks vs. Magic

New York Knicks vs. Orlando Magic Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Knicks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -142 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +120 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 227.5 points.

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Knicks vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 23, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBA
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Amway Center

Knicks vs. Magic Betting Trends

The Knicks have played 74 games, with 41 wins against the spread. New York has come away with 23 wins in the 35 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Knicks games this year have hit the over on 39 of 73 set point totals.

The Magic are 39-31-3 against the spread this year. Orlando has put together a 23-34 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40.4% of those games). Magic games this year have gone over the total in 37 of 73 opportunities (50.7%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Knicks Leaders
Julius Randle 74 25.5 10.1 4.2 0.6 0.3 2.9
Jalen Brunson 65 23.8 3.6 6.2 0.9 0.2 1.9
RJ Barrett 67 19.9 5.1 2.7 0.4 0.2 1.7
Immanuel Quickley 73 13.6 4.1 3.2 0.9 0.2 1.9
Josh Hart 68 10 7.8 3.9 1.1 0.2 0.8


Magic Leaders
Paolo Banchero 66 20 6.7 3.7 0.9 0.5 1.1
Franz Wagner 72 18.8 4 3.5 0.9 0.2 1.7
Wendell Carter Jr. 50 15.6 8.9 2.4 0.5 0.6 1.3
Markelle Fultz 52 14.1 4.1 5.7 1.5 0.4 0.4
Cole Anthony 53 12.6 4.6 3.9 0.6 0.5 1.2
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Knicks vs. Magic Injury Report

Magic: Patrick Beverley: Out (Trade Pending), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Injury Management), Jalen Suggs: Out (Concussion)

What you need to know about the New York Knicks

Offensively, New York is scoring 115.4 points per game (13th-ranked in league). It is surrendering 112.8 points per contest at the other end (11th-ranked). The Knicks are averaging 116.6 points per game when playing at home. In road games, they are averaging 114.2 points per contest. The Knicks’ offense has been improved over their last 10 games, racking up 117.5 points per contest compared to the 115.4 they’ve averaged this season.

New York is making 12.4 treys per game (12th-ranked in league). It owns a 35% shooting percentage (22nd-ranked) from three-point land. The Knicks have taken 60.3% two-pointers and 39.7% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s baskets, 70.2% are two-pointers and 29.8% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Orlando Magic

Orlando is the fifth-worst team in the NBA in points scored (111.7 per game) and 17th in points conceded (114.4). The Magic score 114.5 points per game at home, and 108.9 away. While the Magic are posting 111.7 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark over their previous 10 games, tallying 117.6 a contest.

Orlando is the fourth-worst team in the league in 3-pointers made (10.6 per game) and 23rd in 3-point percentage (34.6%). The Magic attempt 35.7% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 64.3% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.2% of the Magic’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 73.8% are 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this matchup is the Knicks, and we expect that Knicks will cover the spread (Knicks -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 227.5 points.

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Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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