Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks 3/18/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks 3/18/2021 – The Orlando Magic are now on an eight-game losing streak and hopes to stop the bleeding soon. The New York Knicks are going to be their next opponent as they go on the road to visit the mecca of basketball in the Madison Square Garden in New York City. MSG and FOX Sports Florida are the official broadcast partners for this game and they will start the telecast at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. Even with the back-to-back losses, the New York Knicks are given the edge by NBA odds to win over the Orlando Magic.
Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks 3/18/2021
Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks 3/18/2021 Betting Odds
Orlando Magic Betting
The Orlando Magic are far from the team that they were starting the season with their eight-game losing streak. They are now second to the worst team in the NBA Eastern Conference and are just 2.5 games above the Detroit Pistons. Their most recent game was against the Miami Heat which they lost by five points, 97-102. Nikola Vucevic tried whatever he could to lift the team with his 38-point performance along with 10 rebounds, six assists, two steals and six three-pointers. Terrence Ross followed it up with 31 points off the bench and he also had eight triples.
Players to watch: N. Vucevic C 39 GP 39 GS 33.9 MIN 25 PTS 1.9 OR 9.7 DR 11.6 REB 3.7 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.9 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 24.49 PER
E. Fournier SG 21 GP 21 GS 29.2 MIN 18.5 PTS 0.2 OR 2.9 DR 3.1 REB 3.8 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 17.93 PER
T. Ross SG 36 GP 2 GS 29.6 MIN 16 PTS 0.3 OR 3.2 DR 3.5 REB 2.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 13.43 PER.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks are on back-to-back losses but it came from the top two teams in the NBA Eastern Conference. Their record slipped to 20-21 to be placed eight in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. The most recent match against the Philadelphia 76ers was indeed a close one, 96-99. Julius Randle led the team with 19 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists while Alec Burks came off the bench with 19. RJ Barrett also had a good night with 17 points, eight rebounds and four assists. It was a loss but looking at the positive is that they held on with one of the top teams in the league.
Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 41 GP 41 GS 36.8 MIN 23 PTS 1.5 OR 9.6 DR 11.1 REB 5.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 3.3 TO 3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.69 PER
R. Barrett SG 41 GP 41 GS 33.4 MIN 17.2 PTS 1.2 OR 4.8 DR 6 REB 3 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.26 PER
I. Quickley SG 37 GP 2 GS 19.9 MIN 12.8 PTS 0.5 OR 1.8 DR 2.3 REB 2.4 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 17.76 PER.
Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks 3/18/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando’s last 6 games.
New York Knicks
New York are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Evan Fournier SG Groin is “?” Thursday vs New York
New York Knicks
Derrick Rose PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Orlando
Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The New York Knicks has been a very scary team to contend with because of their defense. The top online sportsbook sees the Orlando Magic struggling in this game against the Knicks and extends their losing streak to nine.
Moneyline: The ML for the Knicks as the home team in this game is at -263 while the Magic are +210.
ATS: It is six points across the spread for this matchup with the Magic going over and the Knicks are under.
TOTALs: 209.5 points is the total for both teams to reach as the Knicks go under while the Magic is over.
Score Prediction: 111 – 103, Knicks