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Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets meet at Barclays Center.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 126-118 loser as they battled the Clippers at home. The Raptors failed to cover in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 244 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Nets were an 85-79 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Celtics. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (164) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Toronto:
Team record: 22-21 SU, 25-18 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of last 25 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games when playing Brooklyn

When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Orlando are 3-7
After playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Brooklyn:
Team record: 20-22 SU, 21-21 ATS
Current streak: won 5 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of last 25 games when playing at home against Toronto

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Oklahoma City are 2-8
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Next up:
Toronto home to Orlando, Wednesday, January 29
Brooklyn home to Oklahoma City, Friday, January 31