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NBA odds preview - Raptors vs. Knicks

Toronto Raptors New York Knicks
11-15 December 27, 2013, 07:30 | Madison Square Garden 9-19



Toronto travels to New York on Friday, hoping to boost its 11-15 mark with a victory over the Knicks.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Knicks currently sport a record of 9-19, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-18 ATS. The Raptors are 11-15 and 12-14 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Knicks post a 16-12 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Raptors have gone 16-10 against the number.

View Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Odds and Stats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 14-rated Raptors taking on the No. 13-rated Knicks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 91-87 win for the Raptors on Friday.

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Last time out for Toronto, they were a 112-99 loser as they battled the Spurs on the road. The Raptors failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point underdog, while 211 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Kyle Lowry scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Raptors to victory (they lost 112-99 to San Antonio at AT&T Center on Monday).

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New York's No. 29-rated squad against Toronto's No. 16-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New York rates No. 7 in the league with 8.82 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 with 7.38 per outing.

Next up:
Toronto home to New York, Saturday, December 28th