new york knicks 100 vs orlando magic 118

ANALYSIS

The Knicks take on the Magic in Orlando on Tuesday as Paolo Banchero tests his skills against one of the NBA’s premier power forwards, Julius Randle.

The Knicks have been solid this season after a disappointing campaign last year. They are on a slight skid however, dropping seven of their last eleven games, bringing their record to 29-26 on the season, standing at seventh in the East. All-Star Julius Randle has been looking like himself again this year, averaging 24.7 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. First year Knick Jalen Brunson is having a successful season as well, putting up 23.2 points and 6.2 assists per game, while shooting 40.4% from the three point line. 

As expected, the Magic have a poor record this season, coming into Tuesday at 22-32, but have won three out of their last four and are 9-8 since January 1. Number one overall pick Paolo Banchero has shown all year that he can be a star, even as a rookie. He is currently the heavy favorite to win Rookie of the Year at -800 on Fanduel. Banchero is averaging 20.3 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. 

WHY BET ON THE new york knicks

In their last game on October 24, New York won 115-102, covering the 7.5 point spread. The under has hit in the last three times the Knicks faced the Magic.

WHY BET ON THE orlando magic

Despite their subpar record, the Magic are 31-20-3 ATS this year, and 16-10 ATS at home.

VS PAST MATCHUPS

Mar-8th
ORL
under
74
:
98
NYK
Jan-14th
ORL
over
98
:
94
NYK
Dec-29th
NYK
under
108
:
117
ORL
Mar-22nd
NYK
under
106
:
111
ORL
Feb-7th
NYK
over
102
:
98
ORL
Oct-23rd
ORL
under
102
:
115
NYK

NYK GAMES

IND
over
130
:
109
NYK
NYK
under
103
:
116
IND
IND
under
91
:
121
NYK
NYK
under
89
:
121
IND
NYK
under
106
:
111
IND

ORL GAMES

ORL
under
94
:
106
CLE
CLE
under
96
:
103
ORL
ORL
under
103
:
104
CLE
CLE
under
89
:
112
ORL
CLE
under
83
:
121
ORL

STATISTICS & RECORDS

AVG. per Game

team stats

AVG. per Game
Games
82
Total Games Played
82
Fouls
47
Tech Fouls
76
Minutes
240.6
AVG Minutes
241.2
Assists
24.4
AVG Assists
24.7
Points
112.8
Points
110.5
Rebounds
32.5
Avd Defensive Rebounds
31.8
Games
13
Total Games Played
7
Fouls
5
Tech Fouls
2
Minutes
241.9
AVG Minutes
240
Assists
22.5
AVG Assists
19.3
Points
109.9
Points
100.3
Rebounds
29.4
Avd Defensive Rebounds
33