Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
Brooklyn will look to improve on its 22-15 record on Tuesday when they host Toronto in NBA odds action at Barclays Center.
This season the Nets are 22-15 overall and 18-18-1 ATS against the number, while the Raptors are 14-23 and 19-18 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Brooklyn is 16-21 on the OU, and Toronto is 18-19.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Nets and the No. 23-ranked Raptors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 99-95 result in favor of the Nets.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Brooklyn's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 96.3 PPG, against a Raptors defense that ranks No. 18 at 98.4 PPG. The Nets field goal percentage has averaged 44.3% so far, more than the Raptors shooters have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.
Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 25-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.5 points per game. Brooklyn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
The Raptors were a 107-96 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bucks. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score (203) made winners of OVER bettors. Toronto got 23 points from DeMar DeRozan but lost anyway 107-96 against the Bucks on Sunday at Air Canada Centre.
Brooklyn was a 97-86 winner in its last match at home against the Pacers. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 183 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Brooklyn got 22 points from Deron Williams en route to a 97-86 victory over Indiana on Sunday at Barclays Center.
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 2-8
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Atlanta are 1-9
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Raptors at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Toronto's last 25 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
Toronto is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
Brooklyn is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Brooklyn is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Toronto home to Chicago, Wednesday, January 16
Brooklyn at Atlanta, Wednesday, January 16