Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Air Canada Centre
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
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The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 18-4 and a road record of 7-4. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.9 as they are averaging 100.2 points per game while giving up 88.3 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 5-4. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 96.9, good for a point differential of 3.8.
LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Kawhi Leonard averages 21.6 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.1 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kyle Lowry averages 22.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
San Antonio averages 100.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 53 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 14 per game. The Spurs allow 88.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.5 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Toronto averages 100.7 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 5th with 14 per game. The Raptors allow 96.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.6 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 14-8-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 7-15-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 13-8-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 9-12-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
12/08/15 F Kawhi Leonard Illness missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Toronto
Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/08/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out another 3 weeks
12/07/15 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
12/07/15 C Lucas Nogueira Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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