Toronto Raptors vs Portland Blazers NBA Point Spread Picks 11/13/2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers (4-6, 4th in the Northwest Division) play the Toronto Raptors (7-3, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) at Moda Center on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. The spread on this contest has Portland as 5 point favorites. The over/under opens at 219.5.
The Raptors are covering 60.0% of the time, having gone 6-4-0 ATS. Portland is covering 55.6% of the time, going 5-4-1 against the spread.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/11/2019 OG Anunoby SF Eye Game Time Decision
11/11/2019 Serge Ibaka PF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 18
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 Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/11/2019 Rodney Hood SF Back Game Time Decision
11/11/2019 Pau Gasol PF Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 13
11/11/2019 Hassan Whiteside C Foot Game Time Decision
11/5/2019 Zach Collins PF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Mar 6
7/6/2019 Jusuf Nurkic C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
Pascal Siakam averages 26.3 points per game in 36.2 minutes per contest. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Fred VanVleet comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 38.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is at 90%.
CJ McCollum averages 19.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 37.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Damian Lillard averages 33.0 points per game while playing 38.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 6.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 106.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they give up 25.1 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league. Toronto averages 112.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 46.1 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 16th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 17.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers surrender 114.6 points per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 23.1 assists allowed per contest, and 27th with 48.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blazers are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game. Portland is 8th in the league with 114.1 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 47.4 boards per game and 30th in assists per contest with 17.2. The Blazers are 23rd in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Raptors are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 6th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 4th. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Toronto is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Portland is 25th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the league. The Blazers are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 21st. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Blazers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Portland -5
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