Toronto Raptors vs Los Angeles Lakers Expert NBA Picks 11/10/2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019
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Staples Center is the venue where Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers (7-1, 1st in the Pacific Division) will play the Toronto Raptors (6-2, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) on Sunday. Toronto opens this contest as 11 point dogs. The over/under has been set at 216.5.
The Raptors are covering the spread 62.5% of the time, having gone 5-3-0 ATS. Los Angeles is covering 75.0% of the time, going 6-2-0 against the spread.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/8/2019 Kyle Lowry PG Thumb Game Time Decision
11/8/2019 Serge Ibaka PF Ankle Game Time Decision
11/6/2019 Patrick McCaw SF Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 14
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/9/2019 Rajon Rondo PG Calf Game Time Decision
11/7/2019 Talen Horton-Tucker SG Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
8/15/2019 DeMarcus Cousins C Knee Expected to be out until at least May 15
Pascal Siakam comes into this contest averaging 27.9 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 95%. Kyle Lowry averages 21.8 points per game in 36.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Anthony Davis averages 26.5 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. LeBron James averages 26.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 10.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 115.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 47.5 rebounds per game and 25.0 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 17.6 per game. The Raptors allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 18th in the league with 109.0 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.5. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 15th in the league in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 24.4. The Lakers are 20th in turnovers per game with 15.5. The Lakers surrender 98.5 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 21.0 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 45.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lakers are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 18.0 per game.
The Raptors are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110, and their defensive rating of 103 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. 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 the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 27th in the league.
Los Angeles is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 29th in the league. The Lakers are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 96.5 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Lakers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto -11
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