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    Orlando Magic versus New York Knicks Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 1-5-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 22-10 New York Knicks will travel to play the 12-20 Orlando Magic in an NBA pro basketball game on Saturday night. Tip off time from Orlando is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

    The NBA odds from this pro basketball game has the road club New York Knicks favored by -6 point with an over under line of 194 ½ points. When the odds opened up a few hours ago the Knicks were favored by -6 ½ points with the over under lined at 194 ½ points. We have seen a ½ point move on the Magic and no movement on the total.

    The teams met back on November 13th with the Knicks posting the 99-89 road win as a -7 point betting favorite. The game ended right at the closing total of 188 points.

    The Knicks have a 9-7 road record on the season. The team broke a two game losing streak by defeating San Antonio on Thursday night 100-83 as a +1 point underdog. The Knicks caught the Spurs in a good spot as San Antonio was on the back end of a back to back and playing their fourth game in five nights. Carmelo Anthony had 23 points and eight boards on 9 of 20 shooting. Amar Stoudemire came off the bench with 10 points in 21 minutes in his second game back in the lineup. New York is the sixth best scoring offense in the league by averaging 102 points a game.

    The Magic are 7-11 at home. They are in the midst of a seven game losing streak. They drop a 96-94 home game to the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday as a +3 point underdog. The game went over 184 points. With no Dwight Howard in the middle for the Magic the team has struggled for offense. They have been held under 100 points in seven of their past eight games. The Magic are 25th in the NBA in scoring offense with just 93 points a game.