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The New York Knicks (25-25) will be playing without at least two starters on Wednesday night when hosting the Orlando Magic (32-18) inside Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Las Vegas oddsmakers have established the Knicks as two-point home underdogs, while the total has settled in at 189.

Knicks starting point guard Jeremy Lin (knee) and power forward Amar'e Stoudemire (back) are both listed as out, while leading scorer Carmelo Anthony is probable with a nagging groin injury.

The All-Star forward is definitely needed against tonight's opponent, as he scored 33 points in a 102-93 loss as 1.5-point home underdogs in the first series meeting on Jan. 16.

New York will need to bring its recent defensive intensity to pull off a slight upset, allowing just 86.0 points in winning seven of its las...

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