New York Knicks vs. Orlando Magic Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [12/29/2023]

New York Knicks vs. Orlando Magic Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks  [12/29/2023]

The Orlando Magic will square off with the New York Knicks in NBA action at Kia Center on Friday, beginning at 7:00PM ET.'s full betting preview for Friday's Knicks vs. Magic matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Knicks vs. Magic Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used innovative machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Friday's NBA game between the Knicks and Magic 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Magic a 57% chance of beating the Knicks, and our predicted final score has the Magic winning 114-112.

According to our model, the Magic (-1.5) have a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the 226.5-point Over/Under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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Knicks vs. Magic Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Knicks Magic
Spread +1.5 (-110) -1.5 (-110)
Moneyline +105 -120
Total o226.5 (-110) u226.5 (-110)
  • The Magic are currently -1.5 favorites versus the Knicks, with -110 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Knicks (+1.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on offer at -110.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Magic at -120. That means you can risk $120 to win $100 for a total payout of $220 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Knicks at +105, where you can bet $100 to profit $105, earning a total payout of $205 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 226.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, as well as the best odds for the Under at -110.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out all of the online sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

Knicks vs. Magic Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have determined the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Magic -1.5 -110
Moneyline Magic -120
Total Under 226.5 -110


Our NBA best bets are based on complex modeling and gambling expertise to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Knicks vs. Magic Player Props

NBA player props are an enjoyable way to wager on the New York vs. Orlando matchup without necessarily betting on the outcome.

We uss the best information available to project key individual stats for each team, such as points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers.

Jalen Brunson is expected to lead the Knicks with 28 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists, while Paolo Banchero is projected to have 21 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the Magic.

Knicks Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Knicks:

Jalen Brunson 28 4 6 3
Julius Randle 24 9 5 2
RJ Barrett 19 4 3 2
Immanuel Quickley 16 3 3 2
Donte DiVincenzo 10 4 3 2

Magic Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Magic:

Paolo Banchero 21 6 5 1
Franz Wagner 21 6 5 1
Cole Anthony 13 4 3 1
Jalen Suggs 13 3 2 2
Wendell Carter 9 5 1 1

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out the best NBA trends for today's games.

Don't forget, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this page for the latest betting insights before the Knicks vs. Magic on Friday December 29, 2023.

Knicks vs. Magic Game Information

Friday's action between the Magic and Knicks at Kia Center is scheduled to begin at 7:00PM ET.


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