Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors Prediction, 11/23/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
The Brooklyn Nets are traveling to Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday where they will take on the Toronto Raptors.
The Nets faced the Grizzlies and earned the victory with a final of 127-115 in their last game. In relation to personal fouls, the Nets ended up finishing with 25 and the Grizzlies racked up 12 personal fouls. They buried 12 out of their 37 attempts from 3-point range. Memphis finished the game shooting 54.8% at the charity stripe by making 17 of their 31 attempts. Furthermore, Memphis pulled down 44 rebounds (13 offensive, 31 defensive) and had 5 rejections. Memphis doled out 28 dimes and had 13 steals in the matchup. In reference to the defense, Brooklyn allowed the other team to shoot 43.4% from the field on 43 out of 99 shooting. They also doled out 33 dimes in this contest while forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and having 5 steals. When it comes to pulling down rebounds, they collected 45 with 5 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Nets made 11 of 15 attempts for a rate of 73.3%. Brooklyn finished having earned a 60.2% FG percentage (50 out of 83) and buried 16 of 34 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Seth Curry is one guy who came through for this contest. He was able to score 10 points on 5 of 10 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 25 mins and collected 5 boards. Curry ended up going 50.0% from the field and earned 5 assists.
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Brooklyn will play this contest with a win-loss mark of 8-9 on the year. They average 111.6 points per game (16th in the league) while shooting 48.5% from the field. The Nets are hitting 36.9% on three-point attempts (199 of 540) and 80.3% from the free throw line. As a team, Brooklyn is pulling in 40.7 boards per game and has tallied 446 dimes this season, which is 10th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 14.4 times per contest and as a unit are committing 22.0 personal fouls every game.
When they are on defense, the Nets are able to force 14.6 turnovers per game and they draw 20.1 fouls. They rank 13th in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 412 conceded so far this season. The Nets defense is giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 44.6% (673 of 1,509) and they surrender 44.6 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They give up 38.1% on shots from downtown while they are 13th in the NBA in points per game allowed (111.6).
In their last game, the Raptors went home defeated by a final of 124-122 when they faced the Hawks. The Raptors snagged 34 defensive boards and 17 offensive boards for a total of 51 for the game. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while getting 11 steals for the matchup. The Hawks had 20 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Raptors to the charity stripe for 22 shots. They were able to make 18 of those for a rate of 81.8%. Pertaining to 3-pointers, Toronto converted 8 out of 37 tries (21.6%). When the final whistle blew, the Raptors went 48 out of 108 from the field which had them shooting 44.4%. The Raptors allowed the Hawks to knock down 46 of 92 attempts from the floor which left them shooting 50.0% in the game. They went 28.0% from 3-point land by going 7 out of 25 and finished the game at 25 of 32 at the free throw line (78.1%). When talking about rebounds, Toronto permitted Atlanta to snag 50 overall (11 offensive).
OG Anunoby was important for the Raptors in this matchup. Anunoby racked up 27 points in his 42 minutes on the court and earned 5 dimes in this contest. He converted 10 of 24 for this game for a field goal rate of 41.7%, and had 3 rebounds.
Toronto has a record of 9-8 on the year. As an offensive unit, the Raptors are shooting 45.1% from the field, which has them ranked 24th in the NBA. Toronto has scored 1,913 points for the campaign (112.5 per game) and they grab 43.7 boards per game. They are getting an assist 23.5 times per game (22nd in the league) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.9 times per game. The Raptors commit 21.1 fouls per game and they connect on 78.4% from the free throw line.
The Toronto defense gives up 35.8% on 3-point attempts (206 of 576) and their opposition knocks down 80.4% of their free throw shots. They concede 26.3 dimes and 41.9 total boards per game, which ranks them 22nd and 7th in basketball. The Raptors on defense are ranked 10th in the NBA in points allowed per contest with 110.0. They are forcing their opponents into 17.5 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 48.1% from the floor (26th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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