Toronto Raptors at Atlanta Hawks Basketball Betting Tips 2/7/2019
Thursday, February 7, 2019
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday, February 7, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 12 point favorites.
The Raptors have a record of 39-16. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 5.4 as they average 113.9 points per game while giving up 108.5 per contest. The Hawks have an overall mark of 18-35. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They total 110.9 points per contest and give up 118.2, which is a point differential of -7.2.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 24-29-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 30-24-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 24-29-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 30-22-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
02/05/19 C Jonas Valanciunas Thumb is questionable Thursday vs Atlanta
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
02/05/19 F John Collins Facial is questionable Thursday vs Toronto
Kawhi Leonard averages 27.3 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Serge Ibaka comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Trae Young averages 16.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%. John Collins averages 19.6 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 10.0 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 108.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league. Toronto averages 113.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 24.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 17th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks surrender 118.2 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 27.5 assists allowed per contest, and 18th with 44.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 24th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game. Atlanta is 19th in the league with 110.9 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -7.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.5 boards per game and 10th in assists per contest with 25.5. The Hawks are 1st in turnovers per game with 18.5.
The Raptors are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 107.4, and their offensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 8th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Toronto is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Atlanta is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Hawks are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 104.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto -12
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