Sunday, November 20, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 8-4. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 108.3 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 4-9. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of -4.1.
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Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 38.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. DeMar DeRozan averages 33 points per game in 36.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 27.5 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Rudy Gay averages 20.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Toronto averages 108.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 11.4 per game. The Raptors allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Sacramento averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 18th with 14.5 per game. The Kings allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.2 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Kings force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 112.2 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 95.6 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 27% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 10.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings rating on offense is 106.5 and they have a defensive rating of 110.8. They get 93.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 7-4-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 9-3-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento +5.5
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