Charlotte Hornets at Toronto Raptors Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 1/7/2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Air Canada Centre in Toronto
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The Charlotte Hornets will Travel to the Air Canada Centre in Toronto to take on the Raptors on Thursday night. The Hornets are coming off a 104-95 win at the Boston Celtics while the Raptors are coming off their third straight loss. This one coming by way of the Phoenix Suns, 109-125.
The Hornets are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 road games and 21-9 ATS in their last 30 games versus the Atlantic Division. They are 23-48 ATS in their last 71 games playing back to back games. The over is 6-1 in Hornets last 7 Thursday games and 4-1 in Hornets last 5 games playing back to back games.
The Raptors are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a losing straight up record and 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Thursday games. Toronto is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The over is 6-0 in Raptors last 6 home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of less than .400 and 14-4 in Raptors last 18 home games versus a team with a losing road record.
In head-to-head matchups, the home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The Hornets are 9-2 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Toronto and 17-5 ATS in the last 22 meetings.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
Charlotte Hornets are 15-20-1 Against the Spread
Charlotte Hornets are 20-16-0 against the Over/Under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
Toronto Raptors are 19-15-0 Against the Spread
Toronto Raptors are 21-13-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/30/14 C Al Jefferson Groin expected to miss 3-4 weeks
12/30/14 G Lance Stephenson Groin out indefinitely
01/06/15 G Jannero Pargo Back doubtful Wednesday vs. New Orleans
01/07/15 G DeMar DeRozan Groin "?" Thursday vs. Charlotte
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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