Toronto Raptors vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Game Picks 11/11/2019
Monday, November 11, 2019
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Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors (6-2, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) head to Staples Center on Monday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Clippers (6-3, 2nd in the Pacific Division). The odds on this matchup have Los Angeles as 2 point favorites. The O/U is set at 218.
The Raptors are covering 62.5% of the time, having gone 5-3-0 ATS. Los Angeles is covering 66.7% of the time, going 6-3-0 against the spread.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/9/2019 Serge Ibaka PF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 11
11/9/2019 Kyle Lowry PG Thumb Expected to be out until at least Nov 23
11/6/2019 Patrick McCaw SF Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 14
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/9/2019 Paul George SF Shoulder Game Time Decision
Fred VanVleet comes into this game averaging 15.1 points per contest while playing 37.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is 94%. Pascal Siakam averages 27.9 points per contest in 34.6 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 9.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Kawhi Leonard scores 29.0 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 5.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Lou Williams averages 22.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 115.5 points per contest, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 47.5 boards per contest and 25.0 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 8th with 17.6 per game. The Raptors allow 108.1 points per contest, which is 11th in the NBA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 24.4 assists per game which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 9th in the NBA with 113.4 points per contest this season. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.44. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.3 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 21.2. The Clippers are 17th in turnovers per contest with 16.1. The Clippers give up 109.0 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.4 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 44.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 18th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per contest this year.
The Raptors are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 103, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 9th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Toronto is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 27th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 15th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 19th in the NBA. The Clippers are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 106.4, and their offensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 13th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 102.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 11th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto +2
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