Magic, to stop losing streak vs Knicks

Magic, to stop losing streak vs Knicks

The Orlando Magic and the New York Knicks comes into this match with a goal to win but for a different purpose. The Knicks welcome the Magic in their home turf as they meet on October 25, 2022, at 7:35 AM (GMT+8). The hosts wants to add win for their second consecutive win. On the other hand, the visitors wants to snatch a win as they are already on a three-game losing streak. They can no longer afford losses as they will drop to the standings if it happens.

Although the visitors have not yet scored a victory, they are a very entertaining squad. Their rookie, Paolo Banchero have been impressive during their previous matches. After all, for someone who became the number one overall pick, what can you expect? Moreover, as for the hosts, they are one of the teams who have yet to lose this season. Although it is too early to say, they are one of the exciting teams to watch this season. For their first two games, they have seven players averaging double digits. With that, it is no longer surprising they are experiencing early success this season.

Orlando Magic

NBA: Orlando Magic
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This squad will try to finally end their losing streak as they already lost to their first three matches of the season. This squad started this season poorly, the reason of their current situation. However, they want to win against the Knicks as they want to earn their first win of the season. This season, this squad is averaging 109 points per game, 47.4 percent on the field and 44.1 percent beyond the arc. Defense have been their problem as they are giving up 115.7 points per game, which is not a good sight to see. In fact, on their last game, they gave up 126 points, so they really need to improve their defense. Terrence Ross leads the Magic, scoring 29 points on their last match. On the other hand, their rookie, Paolo Banchero is making a name for himself as he scored 23 points last game. If these two will be consistent, their squad has a chance this match.

New York Knicks

NBA: New York Knicks
Photo courtesy of USA TODAY Sports

This team has the opposite fortune compared to their opponent as they came from a victory before this match. Coming into this match, they are hoping to get their second consecutive win to keep their momentum going. This squad is averaging 121 points per game, along with 52.6 percent in the shaded lane. The Knicks is also doing well beyond the arc as they are making 42.1 percent in the three-point line. This squad is doing pretty well defensively as they give up only 110.5 points per game. In order to get the same result, they need a similar effort, or best if they will still improve. It was Immanuel Quickley, RJ Barret, and Jalen Brunson who is leading the Knicks. These three happens to be an all-around players as they contribute both defensively and offensively.

Prediction:

New York Knicks
Total Under: 113.5
Odds: 0.87

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