Hawks vs Raptors predictions 1/28/20 NBA Picks & Betting Tips
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto -12.5
Scotiabank Arena is the site where Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (32-14, 1st in the Atlantic Division) will take on the Atlanta Hawks (12-35, 5th in the Southeast Division) on Tuesday. The line on this game has Toronto as 12.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 231.5.
The Hawks are covering the spread 46.8% of the time, having gone 22-25-0 ATS. Toronto is covering 56.5% of the time, going 26-20-0 against the spread.
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
01/27/20 PF Bruno Fernando Calf is questionable Tuesday vs Toronto
01/26/20 SG DeAndre' Bembry Hand is questionable Tuesday vs Toronto
01/26/20 C Alex Len Hip is questionable Tuesday vs Toronto
01/07/20 PF Jabari Parker Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/26/20 SG Patrick McCaw Nose is questionable Tuesday vs Atlanta
Trae Young comes into this contest averaging 29.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. De'Andre Hunter averages 12.2 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Pascal Siakam averages 23.8 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Kyle Lowry averages 20.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 7.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 108.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 16.7 per game. The Hawks allow 117.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.9 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 24.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 14th in the league with 112.0 points per game this year. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.8 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 25.7. The Raptors are 20th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Raptors surrender 106.0 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 25.3 assists allowed per contest and 25th with 46.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 29th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per game.
The Hawks are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.5, and their defensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 24th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Atlanta is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 8th in the league.
Toronto is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 29th in the league. The Raptors are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.6, and their defensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta +12.5
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