Toronto Raptors vs Golden State Warriors Predictions, NBA Parlay Picks 3/5/2020
Game: Toronto Raptors vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto -10.5
Andrew Wiggins and the Golden State Warriors (14-48, 5th in the Pacific Division) play the Toronto Raptors (43-18, 1st in the Atlantic Division) at Chase Center on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The line on this game has Toronto as 10.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 225.
The Raptors cover the spread 55.7% of the time, having gone 34-27-0 ATS. Golden State is covering 46.8% of the time, going 29-33-0 against the spread.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/03/20 SF Dewan Hernandez Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Golden State
03/03/20 PG Fred VanVleet Shoulder is questionable Thursday vs Golden State
03/03/20 C Serge Ibaka Knee is questionable Thursday vs Golden State
02/20/20 C Marc Gasol Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/30/19 PG Stephen Curry Hand is out indefinitely
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out for season
03/03/20 C Kevon Looney Hip is questionable Thursday vs Toronto
03/03/20 PF Draymond Green Knee is questionable Thursday vs Toronto
03/02/20 PF Alen Smailagic Quad is out indefinitely
02/27/20 PG Ky Bowman Ankle is out indefinitely
Pascal Siakam averages 23.7 points per contest in 35.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 7.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kyle Lowry comes into this game averaging 19.4 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per night. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Eric Paschall averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Andrew Wiggins scores 22.0 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 106.6 points per contest which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they allow 25.5 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Toronto averages 113.0 points per contest, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 45.3 boards per contest and 25.4 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors give up 114.7 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 26.0 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 46.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest. Golden State is 27th in the NBA with 106.0 points per contest this season. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -8.7. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 43.0 boards per contest and 11th in assists per game with 25.4. The Warriors are 11th in turnovers per contest with 15.1.
The Raptors are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.5, and their defensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 8th. 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 6th in the league. Toronto is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 29th in the league.
Golden State is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the league. The Warriors are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.7, and their defensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 30th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State +10.5 and over 225 total points
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