Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.
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The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 54-26 and a road record of 23-17. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 102.5 points per game while giving up 98.2 per contest. Toronto is 12-2 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 37-13. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Nets have an overall record of 21-60 and a home record of 14-26. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 98.7 points per game and surrendering 106, good for a point differential of -7.4. Brooklyn has a division record of 6-9 and a conference record of 12-39. In their last 10 games they are 1-9.
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 23.6 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 21.4 points per game in 37.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.4 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 11 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Wayne Ellington averages 7.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Toronto averages 102.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.1 per game. The Raptors allow 98.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Brooklyn averages 98.7 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 21st with 14.9 per game. The Nets allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Nets force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Raptors average 100.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 97 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Raptors have an offensive rating of 109.8 and a defensive rating of 105.3. In terms of pace they average 92.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Nets score 99 ppg at home and they have averaged 105 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -15.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -5 points per game. The Nets rating on offense is 103.2 and they have a defensive rating of 110.9. They get 95.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 42-37-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 42-36-2 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 37-42-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 41-39-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
04/12/16 PG Delon Wright Hip "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
04/06/16 F Willie Reed Personal out for season
04/03/16 C Brook Lopez None out for season
04/03/16 F Thaddeus Young None out for season
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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