Raptors vs Spurs predictions 1/26/20 NBA Picks & Betting Tips
Game: Toronto Raptors vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto -2
Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (31-14, 1st in the Atlantic Division) are headed to AT&T Center on Sunday where they'll meet the San Antonio Spurs (20-24, 4th in the Southwest Division). The odds on this game have Toronto as 2 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 223.5.
The Raptors are covering the spread 55.6% of the time, having gone 25-20-0 ATS. San Antonio is covering 41.9% of the time, going 18-25-1 against the spread.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/24/20 SG Patrick McCaw Nose is questionable Sunday vs San Antonio
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Pascal Siakam comes into this game averaging 23.5 points per contest while playing 35.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Kyle Lowry averages 20.1 points per contest in 37.0 minutes per game. He averages 7.4 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
LaMarcus Aldridge scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. DeMar DeRozan averages 22.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.6 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 112.0 points per contest, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 45.7 boards per contest and 25.5 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.6 per game. The Raptors allow 106.0 points per contest, which is 6th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 25.3 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 8th in the NBA with 113.6 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -0.91. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.0 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 24.6. The Spurs are 28th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Spurs give up 114.5 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 25.4 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 45.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Spurs are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year.
The Raptors are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 104.7, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 2nd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 12th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA. Toronto is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 29th in the NBA.
San Antonio is 28th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA. The Spurs are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 112.6, and their offensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 22nd. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 16th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio +2
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