New Jersey Nets vs Toronto Raptors Odds
Air Canada Centre will feature Raptors vs. Nets action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.
The Raptors currently sports a record of 22-43, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 36-28-1 ATS. The Nets are 22-43 and 27-37-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Raptors post a 26-37-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Nets have gone 33-31-1 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with the Raptors in this one will find them as 6-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 185.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Raptors - Nets odds would favor the Raptors if the lines were set according to power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 21 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Nets sit at No. 28. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 91-89 win for the Raptors.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Toronto's No. 19-rated squad against New Jersey's No. 26-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Toronto rates No. 21 in the league with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 6 with 7.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 97.4 points per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 in the league in scoring at home.
New Jersey was a 105-87 loser in its last match at home against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 192 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. New Jersey suffered a 105-87 loss against Philadelphia on Monday, getting 18 points from MarShon Brooks in a losing effort at Prudential Center.
The Raptors were a 92-86 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bucks. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (178) made winners of UNDER bettors. Toronto got 22 points and 13 rebounds from James Johnson in a losing cause in a 92-86 loss to Milwaukee on Monday at Bradley Center.
New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Nets at Raptors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Jersey's last 9 games
New Jersey is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 9 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 13 games
Toronto is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing New Jersey