Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Toronto Raptors travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 23-10. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 111.2 points per game while giving up 103.2 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 27-7. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 105.4 points per game and surrendering 98.3, good for a point differential of 7.1.
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Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 22.7 points per game while playing 37.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. DeMar DeRozan averages 27.5 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 24 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Toronto averages 111.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 12 per game. The Raptors allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
San Antonio averages 105.4 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 11th with 13.5 per game. The Spurs allow 98.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.6 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 116.2 and a defensive rating of 107.9. In terms of pace they average 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 112 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 93.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 21-11-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 22-11-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 20-14-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 20-14-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
01/02/17 F Patrick Patterson Knee doubtful Tuesday vs. San Antonio
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio
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