Friday, October 30, 2015
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The Toronto Raptors travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Friday, October 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Boston as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.
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DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 25 points per game while playing 36 minutes so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Kyle Lowry averages 23 points per game in 39 minutes played this season. He also averages 6 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 27 points per game while playing 29 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Avery Bradley averages 4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 1 rebound per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and he hasn't attempted any free throws.
Toronto averages 106 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 67 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 21 per game. The Raptors allow 99 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Boston averages 112 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 17 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 49 rebounds per game and 31 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 20th with 17 per game. The Celtics allow 95 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Celtics force 24 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/29/15 F DeMarre Carroll Elbow injured last game, probable Friday vs. Boston
Boston Celtics Injuries
10/29/15 C Kelly Olynyk Suspension Served probable Friday vs. Toronto
10/29/15 G R.J. Hunter Illness probable Friday vs. Toronto
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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