Magic vs. Knicks - 2/11/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (10-42) at Orlando Magic (16-39)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, FSFL
The New York Knicks and Orlando Magic meet Wednesday night at the Amway Center.
The New York Knicks have lost four straight games and end a two-game road trip. On the season, the Knicks are averaging 92.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting and are allowing 100.5 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Amar'e Stoudemire is averaging 12.2 points and 6.9 rebounds while Langston Galloway is averaging 11.3 points and three assists. Tim Hardaway Jr. is shooting 38.8 percent from the field and Jose Calderon is dishing 4.6 assists. The New York Knicks are shooting just 42.9 percent from the field in their last five games and have scored 97 or less points in six straight games. The Knicks have not won a road game since January 21st. Carmelo Anthony is doubtful for this game with a knee injury.
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The Orlando Magic are also fallen apart with losses in four of their last five games. On the season, the Magic are averaging 95.8 points on 45.6 percent shooting and are allowing 102 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 19.4 points and 11.2 rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.5 points and 3.8 assists. Evan Fournier is shooting 43.8 percent from the field and Elfrid Payton is dishing 5.7 assists. The Orlando Magic are allowing teams to shoot 46.3 percent from the field and 38.4 percent from deep in their last five games. The Magic are just 6-18 SU on their home court this season. Tobias Harris is doubtful and Luke Ridnour is questionable for this game with injuries.
The Knicks are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 vs. NBA Southeast and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Magic are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Knicks are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Orlando and 9-2 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
No Carmelo, I like the Magic to get the job done here and finally win and cover a game on their home court.