Wednesday, December 2, 2015
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.
The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 7-5. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 100.2 points per game while giving up 96.4 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 7-3. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.3 points per game and surrendering 100.3, good for a point differential of 2.1.
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 21.2 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Kyle Lowry averages 20.7 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Jeff Teague averages 17.1 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Paul Millsap averages 18.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.6 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Toronto averages 100.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.3 per game. The Raptors allow 96.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.1 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Atlanta averages 102.3 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 15th with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 11-6-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 7-10-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 9-10-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/21/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/30/15 F Tiago Splitter Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Toronto
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto
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