Toronto Raptors at New York Knicks NBA Parlay 3/28/2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Toronto Raptors head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 11.5 point favorites.
The Raptors have a record of 52-23. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 5.4 as they average 114.1 points per game while giving up 108.7 per contest. The Knicks have an overall mark of 14-60. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They total 105.2 points per contest and give up 114.4, which is a point differential of -9.2.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 32-41-2 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 42-32-0 against the over/under this year
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 30-42-2 against the spread this season
The New York Knicks are 34-40-0 against the over/under this year
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/26/19 SF OG Anunoby Head left last game, is questionable Thursday vs New York
Key New York Knicks Injuries
03/24/19 PG Frank Ntilikina Groin left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Toronto
03/24/19 SF Kevin Knox Ankle left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Toronto
03/23/19 F Noah Vonleh Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Toronto
03/22/19 G Allonzo Trier Groin is out indefinitely
03/20/19 PG Dennis Smith Jr. Back is out indefinitely
Kyle Lowry averages 14.7 points per contest in 34.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 8.9 assists per game and 4.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Kawhi Leonard comes into this game averaging 27.0 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Kevin Knox averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Emmanuel Mudiay scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 26.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 108.7 points per contest which is 10th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 10th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they allow 24.5 assists per game which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Toronto averages 114.1 points per contest, which is 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 45.1 boards per contest and 25.1 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 13th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks give up 114.4 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 25.7 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 47.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest. New York is 28th in the NBA with 105.2 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 44.6 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 20.0. The Knicks are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Raptors are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.8, and their defensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Toronto is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league.
New York is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 6th in the NBA. The Knicks are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 114, and their offensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 28th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto -11.5 and over 215 total points
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