Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors Odds
Toronto will look to improve on its 4-18 record on Wednesday when they host Brooklyn in NBA odds action at Air Canada Centre.
The Raptors sport records of 4-18 and 9-13 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Nets sit at 11-9 and 11-8-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-10 for the Raptors and 8-12 for the Nets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Raptors rated this week at No. 28 and the Nets sitting at No. 15. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 99-90 result in favor of the Nets today.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Toronto's No. 22-rated squad against Brooklyn's No. 14-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Toronto rates No. 12 in the league with 7.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 7.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, giving up 91.1 points per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Brooklyn was a 100-97 loser at home against the Knicks. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (197) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Andray Blatche scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Nets to victory (they lost 100-97 to New York at Barclays Center on Tuesday).
Toronto was a 92-74 loser in its last match on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 166 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Toronto got 20 points from DeMar DeRozan but lost anyway 92-74 against the Trail Blazers on Monday at Rose Garden.
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing New York are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 3-7
After playing Portland are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9
A few Nets at Raptors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Brooklyn's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Brooklyn's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 6 games when playing Toronto
Brooklyn is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Brooklyn
Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Brooklyn home to Detroit, Friday, December 14
Toronto home to Dallas, Friday, December 14