At 7:00 ET, the Orlando Magic (-150) will host the New York Knicks (+124) in a conference matchup. The Knicks are currently on a three game losing streak and are 4th in the Eastern Conference, while the Magic are 8th in the East.

This game will be played at the Kia Center in Orlando and can be seen on BSF. The Magic are favored by 3 points and the over/under line is set at 213.


The Pick: Orlando Magic -3

This game will be played at Kia Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 137-100 in favor of the Magic.
  • Our projections have Paolo Banchero finishing with Paolo Banchero points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Magic finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.2% and knocking down 14 threes.

Can the Knicks Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Today, the Knicks are looking to snap a three-game losing streak both straight up and against the spread. They are currently 8-14 as the underdog this season and are 10-12 ATS as the underdog, with an average scoring differential of -2.5 points per game.

In the Eastern Conference, the Knicks are currently in 4th place with a record of 33-21. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 22-11 compared to 11-10 in non-conference games.

New York’s O/U record for the season is 21-32-1, and the under has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line of 213 is lower than their season average of 224.6 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Knicks lost to the Rockets by a score of 105-103. They were 1-point underdogs in that game, giving them an ATS loss as well. The combined scoring in the game was 208, and the O/U line was 224.5.

When it comes to scoring, the Knicks are 16th in the NBA at 114.8 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 115.3 points per game compared to 114.2 at home. So far this season, the Knicks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 48.1% of their games.

Overall, the Knicks are 21st in field goal percentage at 46%. From two-point range, they are 23rd in the league at 53%. In terms of three-point shooting, the Knicks are 15th in three-point percentage at 36%.

When it comes to pace, the Knicks are 29th in the NBA at 96.1 possessions per game. In terms of assists, the Knicks are 29th in the league at 23.8 per game. In terms of offensive rebounding, the Knicks are 3rd in the NBA at 12.7 per game.

So far this season, the Knicks defense has been performing well, ranking 3rd in the NBA at 109.8 points allowed per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Knicks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.1% while allowing 36.5% from downtown.

Can the Magic Pull Off a Home Win?

Orlando is looking to bounce back from a 127-113 loss to the Thunder. The combined scoring total of 240 points was well above the O/U line of 223.5. The Magic were 3-point underdogs in that game.

This season, Orlando has an O/U record of 27-27, and their games have averaged 222.7 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 213, and the Magic have gone over the line in their last four games.

In the Eastern Conference, Orlando is currently in 8th place with a record of 29-25. In the Southeast Division, they are in 2nd place. At home, the Magic are 17-8 compared to 12-17 on the road.

Against the spread, Orlando is 35-19 for the season and 18-11 on the road. As the favorite, they are 13-4 ATS and have covered the spread in four straight games. As the favorite, their record is 14-3.

The Magic are favored by 3 points today and have been the favorite in 17 of their 54 games this season. In non-conference games, they are 10-11 compared to 19-14 against the East.

At home, the Magic are averaging 114.5 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 111.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Orlando is 20th in the league at 47%.

One area where the Magic have excelled is getting to the free-throw line. They are 2nd in the NBA in free-throw attempts and 5th in made free throws at 19.6 per game. In terms of three-point shooting, Orlando is 29th in three-point percentage at 34%.

When looking at their pace, the Magic are 22nd in the league with 98 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 25th in the NBA at 24.9 per game.

Currently, the Magic’s defense holds the 7th rank in the NBA, allowing 111.1 points per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Magic are forcing 13.9 per game, which is 22nd in the league. They also come into the game sitting 16th in blocked shots at 5.2 per game.