Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Boston Celtics travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.5.
The Celtics come into this game with an overall record of 22-20 and a road record of 11-10. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 103.6 points per game while giving up 100.4 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 26-15 and a home record of 12-6. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 100.6 points per game and surrendering 96.9, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Isaiah Thomas comes into this contest averaging 21.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Celtics. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Avery Bradley averages 14.5 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Boston. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 22.8 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kyle Lowry averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Boston averages 103.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.6 per game. The Celtics allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Toronto averages 100.6 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 6th with 13.7 per game. The Raptors allow 96.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 22-19-1 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 20-21-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 22-18-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 21-19-1 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Injuries
01/19/16 G Evan Turner Knee is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Toronto
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/06/16 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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