Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks & Predictions 1/11/2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors on Friday, January 11, 2019. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 9.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 21-22. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.4 as they average 110.9 points per contest while giving up 111.3 per game. The Raptors have an overall mark of 31-12. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 113.2 points per contest and give up 107.9, which is a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 22-20-0 against the spread this season
The Brooklyn Nets are 21-20-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 19-23-1 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 25-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/31/18 SF Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Groin is out indefinitely
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
01/02/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/14/18 C Jonas Valanciunas Thumb is out 4-6 weeks
01/09/19 SF CJ Miles Hip is questionable Friday vs Brooklyn
D'Angelo Russell averages 18.2 points per contest in 29.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.3 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Spencer Dinwiddie comes into this game averaging 17.1 points per contest while playing 28.6 minutes per night. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Serge Ibaka averages 16.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Kawhi Leonard scores 27.3 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 111.3 points per contest which is 19th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.3 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 22.7 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Brooklyn averages 110.9 points per contest, which is 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 45.2 boards per contest and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 8th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors give up 107.9 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 24.4 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 44.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest. Toronto is 7th in the NBA with 113.2 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.8 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 24.0. The Raptors are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 13.3.
The Nets are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 111.7, and their offensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 21st. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA.
Toronto is 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league. The Raptors are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 108 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Brooklyn +9.5 and over 223 total points
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