Orlando Magic at New York Knicks Matchup 3/8/2024

In a contest featuring a pair of the best defensive squads in the league, the New York Knicks (36-26) are two-point favorites against the Orlando Magic (37-26) at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 2024. The Knicks are fourth in points allowed per game (109.8), and the Magic are second (109.5). The matchup has an over/under of 206.5 points.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Orlando Magic Magic
80
+1.5 (-110)
+2.5 (-110)
208.5 pts
207.5 pts
+100
+120
line-movement
New York Knicks Knicks
74
-1.5 (-110)
-2.5 (-110)
-120
-142

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
29-35-0 13-16-0 16-19-0
23-39-0 10-23-0 13-16-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 13-9-0 7-3-0 6-6-0 7-10-0 2-8-0 5-2-0
220.5 to 225 8-6-0 4-3-0 4-3-0 12-8-0 9-4-0 3-4-0
225.5 to 229 10-5-0 7-1-0 3-4-0 3-3-0 1-2-0 2-1-0
229.5 to 235 5-2-0 2-0-0 3-2-0 8-4-0 3-1-0 5-3-0
235.5 to 240 4-1-0 1-1-0 3-0-0 2-1-0 0-1-0 2-0-0
240.5 and over 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-3-0 1-1-0 0-2-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
41-23-0 21-8-0 20-15-0
33-30-0 16-17-0 17-13-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 3-1-0 3-0-0 0-1-0 3-4-0 3-4-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 4-2-0 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0 4-0-0 0-2-0
-3.5 to -6.5 13-6-0 5-2-0 8-4-0 7-9-0 2-4-0 5-5-0
-0.5 to -3 6-8-0 3-1-0 3-7-0 7-4-0 3-2-0 4-2-0
0 to 3 7-2-0 5-2-0 2-0-0 4-4-0 3-3-0 1-1-0
+3.5 to +6.5 4-3-0 3-2-0 1-1-0 4-7-0 1-4-0 3-3-0
+7 to +10 4-1-0 0-0-0 4-1-0 3-0-0 0-0-0 3-0-0
+10.5 or more 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 16-18 47.1% 58.8 109
Underdog 15-22 40.5% 56.8 109.5
After Win 18-13 58.1% 67.7 112
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 20-12 62.5% 46.9 112.2
Favorite 24-9 72.7% 57.6 113.8
After Losses 12-11 52.2% 56.5 112.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.2 28.1 28.1 27.1 25.9
110.1 28.4 27.9 27.5 26.3
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
111.7 28.4 27.9 28.2 27.2
111.4 28.4 28.1 28.5 26.4
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
105.5 26.1 26.4 26.1 26.9
106.4 26.2 26.1 26.9 27.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
107.4 28.2 26.9 26.5 25.8
108.1 26.8 27.4 27.6 26.3

Orlando Magic Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 ORL 101 @ CHA 89 +8.5 208 54.1% 15 8 37.1% 17 45.8% 11 3 36.4% 19
2/28/24 ORL 108 vs BKN 81 -6.5 210 52.7% 25 5 36% 17 39.2% 14 9 25.8% 20
2/14/24 ORL 113 vs OKC 127 +3 223 45.1% 25 14 30.6% 16 54.8% 24 4 40.6% 11
2/11/24 ORL 114 vs CHI 108 -5 218 46.6% 26 13 33.3% 15 43.4% 14 18 32.4% 8
2/9/24 ORL 127 vs SA 111 -10.5 224.5 59.8% 20 8 59.3% 16 51.9% 17 4 31.4% 14

New York Knicks Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 NY 100 vs ATL 116 -1.5 213.5 38.4% 11 17 30.8% 11 50.6% 23 13 32.3% 14
2/28/24 NY 92 vs NO 115 +6.5 214 37.3% 23 13 30.4% 11 50.6% 23 10 52.9% 14
2/11/24 NY 111 vs IND 125 +2.5 237.5 47.6% 23 5 31.2% 9 61% 19 6 48.3% 15
2/9/24 NY 108 vs DAL 122 +6 228 44.7% 11 14 37.8% 14 52.4% 23 6 42.9% 8
2/2/24 NY 109 vs IND 105 -2 235 39.8% 25 24 21.1% 10 45.2% 13 9 39.4% 13

Magic vs. Knicks Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: MSG
  • Favorite: Knicks (-2)
  • Total: 206.5

Magic vs. Knicks Matchup Statistics

  • The Knicks put up 113.2 points per game, only 3.7 more points than the 109.5 the Magic give up.
  • The Knicks' +211 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.4 points per game) is a result of scoring 113.2 points per game (20th in the NBA) while allowing 109.8 per contest (fourth in the league).
  • The Magic have a +120 scoring differential, topping opponents by 1.9 points per game. They're putting up 111.4 points per game, 26th in the league, and are allowing 109.5 per outing to rank second in the NBA.
  • On offense, New York averages 112.2 points per game in home games, compared to 114.3 points per game away from home.
  • Orlando averages 114.3 points per game at home, and 109 on the road.
  • The Knicks' offense has been much less effective over their last 10 games, racking up 103.7 points a contest compared to the 113.2 they've averaged this season.
  • While the Magic are scoring 111.4 points per game in 2023-24, they have fallen short of that in their previous 10 games, tallying 110.7 points per contest.

Magic vs. Knicks Previous Meetings

Knicks vs Magic (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/14/2024 Magic -3.5 210.5 -162 +136 118-100 ORL
1/15/2024 Knicks -5.5 218 -218 +180 98-94 ORL
12/29/2023 Knicks -1.5 226.5 -120 +100 117-108 ORL
3/23/2023 Knicks -2.5 226 -150 +130 111-106 ORL
2/7/2023 Knicks -1.5 224.5 -120 +100 102-98 NY
10/24/2022 Knicks -7.5 223 -295 +245 115-102 NY

Knicks Leaders

  • Jalen Brunson averages 27.2 points, 3.7 boards and 6.6 assists.
  • Josh Hart averages 8.8 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists.
  • Donte DiVincenzo averages 14.3 points, 3.4 boards and 2.5 assists, shooting 44.6% from the field and 40.6% from beyond the arc, with 3.2 made 3-pointers per contest (eighth in league).
  • Isaiah Hartenstein is averaging 6.9 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists. Defensively, he averages 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocked shots.
  • Alec Burks' numbers on the season are 12.6 points, 2.6 boards and 1.6 assists per contest, shooting 39.4% from the floor and 40.1% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.3 made 3-pointers.

Magic Leaders

  • Paolo Banchero is averaging 22.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists for the Magic.
  • The Magic get 20.4 points per game from Franz Wagner, plus 5.5 boards and 4 assists.
  • Cole Anthony averages 11.8 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. He is making 43.3% of his shots from the floor and 31.9% from beyond the arc, with 1 triples per contest.
  • The Magic get 12.2 points per game from Jalen Suggs, plus 3.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists.
  • Moritz Wagner averages 11.3 points, 4.6 boards and 1.2 assists. He is making 59.8% of his shots from the field (ninth in league).

Magic vs. Knicks Injury Report

  • Knicks Injuries: Jalen Brunson: Questionable (Knee), Julius Randle: Out (Shoulder), Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle), OG Anunoby: Out (Elbow), OG Anunoby: Out (Elbow)
  • Magic Injuries: Wendell Carter Jr.: Questionable (Knee)