New York Knicks at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The New York Knicks head to Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 13.5 point favorites.
The Knicks have a record of 4-8. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -2.6 as they average 107.3 points per game while giving up 109.9 per contest. The Raptors have an overall mark of 11-1. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 117.1 points per contest and give up 107.8, which is a point differential of 9.3.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 7-4-1 against the spread this season
The New York Knicks are 5-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 7-5-0 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 8-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/07/18 SF Lance Thomas Knee is out indefinitely
11/02/18 G Courtney Lee Neck is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/09/18 SF CJ Miles Hip is questionable Saturday vs New York
11/06/18 SF Norman Powell Shoulder is out indefinitely
Tim Hardaway comes into this game averaging 24.3 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Enes Kanter averages 15.4 points per contest in 27.3 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 11.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kawhi Leonard scores 26.0 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Kyle Lowry averages 17.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 11.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 107.3 points per contest, which is 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 45.4 boards per contest and 19.7 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 14.1 per game. The Knicks allow 109.9 points per contest, which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 22.4 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 7th in the NBA with 117.1 points per contest this season. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 9.33. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.8 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 25.3. The Raptors are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Raptors give up 107.8 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.0 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 43.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest this year.
The Knicks are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 110 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 28th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league. New York is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league.
Toronto is 22nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 25th in the league. The Raptors are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.4, and their defensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New York +13.5
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