Recap - Raptors Defeat New Orleans 102-89
Toronto earned a 102-89 victory over New Orleans on Sunday, getting 20 points from Rudy Gay at Air Canada Centre.
Bettors who backed the Raptors were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 192.5.
Toronto got 19 points from John Lucas and another 14 points from Kyle Lowry. Kyle Lowry contributed 10 assists, while Jonas Valanciunas cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
New Orleans got 19 points from Robin Lopez in a losing cause and another 17 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez contributed 6 assists for the Hornets, while Greivis Vasquez had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 50-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 39 boards, while New Orleans only had 33.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Hornets will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.