Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Prediction, 4/10/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
The Toronto Raptors (48-33) are headed to Madison Square Garden on Sunday where they will take on the New York Knicks (36-45).
The Raptors played the Rockets and went home with a win by a final score of 117-115 in their last game. With respect to personal fouls, the Raptors finished with 18 and the Rockets racked up 18 personal fouls. They also buried 10 of their 29 attempts from beyond the arc. Houston finished the contest at 79.2% at the charity stripe by burying 19 of 24 shots. Furthermore, Houston had 34 rebounds (7 offensive, 27 defensive) and added 4 rejections. Houston recorded 41 dimes and had 24 steals for the game. In the matter of defending, Toronto allowed the other team to shoot 53.1% from the field on 43 out of 81 shooting. They also doled out 20 dimes for the game in addition to creating 3 turnovers and earning 13 steals. In relation to pulling down boards, they collected 41 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. At the charity stripe, the Raptors buried 22 of their 23 attempts for a rate of 95.7%. Toronto finished having earned a 45.8% FG percentage (44 of 96) and knocked down 7 out of their 29 3-point shots.
Pascal Siakam is a player who had an impact in this game. Siakam finished the game at 50.0% from the field and totaled 7 dimes. He saw the court for 40 minutes played and grabbed 12 rebounds. He was able to score 29 points on 12 of 24 shooting.
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Toronto enters this game with a mark of 48-33 for the year. They turn the ball over 12.4 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 19.6 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Toronto is pulling in 45.4 boards per contest and is sitting with 1,782 dimes this year, which has them ranked 29th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Raptors are shooting 35.0% on shots from beyond the arc (967 of 2,766) and 75.8% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 109.6 points per contest (19th in basketball) while hitting 44.6% from the field.
Defensively, the Raptors are forcing their opponents into 15.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.1 fouls. They are currently ranked 21st in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 2,044 relinquished so far this season. The Raptors are giving up a FG percentage of 46.2% (3,157 of 6,832) and they surrender 44.0 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are conceding 35.5% on three-point shots and they rank 7th in the league in PPG from their opponents (107.1).
When they last played, the Knicks walked away with a victory by a final of 114-92 when they played the Wizards. When discussing how they rebounded, New York permitted Washington to pull down 35 in all (2 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 32.1% from beyond the perimeter by going 9 of 28 and ended up shooting 13 out of 17 from the free throw line (76.5%). The Knicks allowed the Wizards to knock down 35 of 69 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.7% in the matchup. When the game finished, the Knicks shot 41 for 88 from the field which gave them a percentage of 46.6%. With regard to 3-point attempts, New York knocked down 16 out of their 39 tries (41.0%). They were able to convert 16 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. The Wizards earned 22 fouls for this contest which took the Knicks to the charity stripe for 20 shots. They also turned the ball over 10 times, while earning 13 steals in this contest. The Knicks snagged 32 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 42 for this game.
Obi Toppin ended up being a factor for the Knicks in this contest. Toppin tallied 35 points in his 38 mins on the court and had 1 assist for the game. He converted 14 of 22 for the game giving him a rate of 63.6%, and totaled 4 rebounds.
New York has a record of 36-45 on the season. The Knicks are committing 20.4 fouls every game and they hit 74.3% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 21.7 times per contest (30th in the NBA) and they are turning it over 13.2 times per contest. New York has scored 8,626 points this year (106.5 per contest) and they pull in 46.1 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Knicks are hitting on 43.7% from the field, which is ranked 27th in the NBA.
The New York defense gives up 34.3% on three-point shots (1,026 of 2,990) and their opposition makes 76.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 24.1 assists and 43.6 rebounds every game, which is 12th and 10th in the NBA. The Knicks on defense are ranked 6th in basketball in points given up per game with 106.8. They have forced 12.7 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 44.8% from the floor (5th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York
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