NBA Betting Preview: Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors
Favorite: Toronto Raptors (53-19)
Underdog: Brooklyn Nets (35-37)
When does the game start? Sunday at 6:30 PM ET
Broadcast: TNT, YES, TSN
Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets will cross paths with Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.
Line: Toronto -12.5
Over/Under: 217Movement Analysis: The over/under is static at its original figure, indicating no major change. Toronto has a record of 30-21 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Brooklyn is 20-17 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Siakam is a major contributor, responsible for 20.1% of the Raptors total offense, while taking an average of 18.3 field goal attempts. Ibaka is a force down low, he averages 2.1 offensive boards a contest and records 18% of his team's rebounds. The Raptors offense is conducted by Lowry, who is responsible for 29.6% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a contest.
Toronto can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 18-17 when they fail to reach their 113 scoring average. Brooklyn allows 112.6 a game. The Raptors don't have to necessarily shoot well to win, when they shoot below their season average of 38%, they have a decent record of 25-16. The Nets allow 46.1 rebounds a game. Toronto stands to benefit, going 30-7 when they collect over their average of 45.5.
LeVert is a major contributor, accounting for 16.8% of the Nets total offense, while taking an average of 16.3 shots per game. Allen is a player to watch, he averages 3.1 offensive rebounds a game and grabs 20.1% of his team's rebounds. The Nets offense is run by LeVert, who is responsible for 17.9% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.6 times a contest.
Brooklyn is just 13-27 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Toronto allows 106.3 per game. The Nets will have to take care of the ball, as they are 17-20 when they turnover the ball more than their season average of 14.5, Toronto opponent's average 15.9 turnovers a game.
Toronto : 115
Brooklyn : 107
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