Friday, January 13, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Friday, January 13, 2017. The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 8-29. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.0 as they are averaging 105.1 points per game while giving up 114.1 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 25-13. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 110.7 points per game and surrendering 104.4, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Sean Kilpatrick comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Brook Lopez averages 20.1 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 28.2 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kyle Lowry averages 22.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Brooklyn averages 105.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 17.3 per game. The Nets allow 114.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.6 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Toronto averages 110.7 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 3rd with 12.2 per game. The Raptors allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 102.7 and a defensive rating of 111.5. In terms of pace they average 101.8 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 38% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Raptors rating on offense is 115.4 and they have a defensive rating of 108.9. They get 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 11.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 18-17-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 21-16-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 23-14-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 25-13-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/28/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto
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