Toronto Raptors at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Picks & Parlay 10/27/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
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The Toronto Raptors head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, October 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 6.5 point favorites.
The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 2-2. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 10.5 as they are averaging 113.5 points per game while giving up 103.0 per contest. The Lakers have an overall mark of 2-2. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 109.5 points per contest and giving up 114.0, which is a point differential of -4.5.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/26/17 C Jonas Valanciunas Ankle is doubtful Friday vs. LA Lakers
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kyle Lowry averages 12.8 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.5 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. DeMar DeRozan comes into this game averaging 23.3 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Jordan Clarkson averages 16.8 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 20.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.3 rebounds per game and 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Lonzo Ball has scored 11.5 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per game this season for the Lakers. He hauls in 9 rebounds per contest and has 9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 32% and his free throw percentage is at 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 103 points per contest which is 13th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they allow 22.8 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 19 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Toronto averages 113.5 points per contest this year, which is 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 44 boards per contest and 24 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 16th with 15.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers give up 114 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 21.5 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 49 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17 per contest this year. Los Angeles is 9th in the NBA with 109.5 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -4.5. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 8th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.3 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 24.3. The Lakers are 1st in turnovers per contest with 19.5.
The Raptors are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 10th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league. Toronto is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 21st in the league.
Los Angeles is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA. The Lakers are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 21st. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 107.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 16th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +6.5 and under 226 total points
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