Raptors Down New Jersey 94-73 - Match Report
The battle between the Raptors and Nets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Jersey was handed a 94-73 defeat on Sunday at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Raptors were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 183.5.
Toronto got 27 points from DeMar DeRozan and another 17 points from Jerryd Bayless. Jose Calderon contributed 9 assists, while Ed Davis cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
New Jersey got 24 points from Deron Williams in a losing cause and another 14 points from Anthony Morrow. Deron Williams contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Shelden Williams had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 44-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Jersey as they grabbed 39 boards, while Toronto only had 38.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Hawks. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.