Raptors Knicks Betting Preview
|New York Knicks||Toronto Raptors|
|9-20||December 28, 2013, 07:00 | Air Canada Centre||12-15|
Air Canada Centre features an NBA battle between the host Toronto Raptors and the visiting New York Knicks in betting action on Saturday.
The Knicks will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 10-19 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Raptors are 13-14 ATS. New York is 16-13 against the total, while Toronto is 16-11 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-rated Raptors and the No. 13-rated Knicks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 91-87 win for the Raptors on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 99.11 PPG, against a Knicks defense that ranks No. 9 at 98.69 PPG. The Raptors field goal percentage has averaged 43.34% so far, more than the Knicks shooters have achieved on the year, 42.81% per game.
A few Knicks at Raptors trends to consider:
New York is 6-15-1 SU in its last 22 games
New York is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
New York is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
Toronto is 4-8-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing New York
New York at San Antonio, Thursday, January 2nd
Toronto at Chicago, Tuesday, December 31st