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Raptors vs Warriors NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors
  • Where: San Francisco at Chase Center
  • Date: Friday, January 27th
  • Betting Odds GS -5.5, TOR +184 | GS -226 O/U OFF

The Raptors come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 22-27. So far, the team has gone 25-24-0 against the spread. Against the Warriors, the Raptors are looking to add to their current 2 game winning streak. Team has an average scoring margin of 13.5 in these matchups.

Toronto is going for yet another win, as they previously defeated the Kings. With the 113-95 victory, they also covered the spread as 3 point underdogs. Not only did the team win the game, but they also outscored the Kings in every quarter. Leading the team in scoring was Pascal Siakam, as he contributed 26 points while hitting 45.8% of his shots.

So far, the Warriors have put together an overall record of 24-24, while going 22-25-1 vs the spread. In the teams past 3 games, their overall mark sits at 2-1. Golden State is 1-2 vs the spread in these matchups.

Golden State is going for another win in today’s game, as they previously took down the Grizzlies. Going into the game, they were 2 point favorites against the spread. Their 122-120 victory was not enough to cover. Golden State needed a strong 4th quarter effort in this game, as Grizzlies held a 6 point lead heading into the 4th. Leading the team in scoring was Stephen Curry, as he contributed 34 points while hitting 52.6% of his shots.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

I Similar to their season-long average, the Raptors averaged 111.5 points per game vs the Warriors. Just like the Raptors, the Warriors maintained their usual level of scoring in head-to-head matchups, averaging 109.5 points per game vs Toronto. When looking at how these teams have performed vs the spread in recent matchups, the Warriors have an ATS mark of 3-2. Yet, the Raptors have averaged more points per game in these contests, at 113 compared to Golden State at 113. Toronto and Golden State averaged a combined 218 points per game in these games, leading to an over-under mark of 3-2.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

Through 49 games, Toronto is averaging 112.6 points per game (24th). Coming into today’s game, the Raptors will be looking to improve their 3-point shooting numbers, as they are averaging just 10.9 made 3’s per game. If Toronto continues to struggle with their outside shot, they may look to start playing with more pace, as they are currently 26th in the league in possessions per game.

Defensively, the Raptors are one of the top performing units in the league, giving up 107.1 points per contest (7th).

This season, the Raptors offense has primarily worked through Pascal Siakam and Gary Trent Jr. who are 1st and 2nd on the team in scoring. In his 39 games, Siakam is 19th in the NBA at 25.2 points per game. So far, him and Trent Jr. have accounted for 37% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 43.8 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Gary Trent Jr. is grabbing 2.5 rebounds for Toronto to go along with 1.5 assists.

Coming into today’s action, Golden State is averaging 117.7 points per contest. This figure places them 2nd in the league. The Warriors come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 16.4 made 3’s per game. One thing that could take the team’s offense to the next level is if they can begin to generate more opportunites at the free-throw line. So far, they are averaging just 16.3 made free-throws per game.

On the defensive end of the floor, the Warriors are giving up an average of 105.46 points per game, good for 3rd in the NBA.

This season, the Warriors offense has primarily worked through Jordan Poole and Stephen Curry who are 1st and 2nd on the team in scoring. In his 48 games, Poole is 43rd in the NBA at 21.2 points per game. So far, him and Curry have accounted for 40% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 50.5 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Stephen Curry is grabbing 6.2 rebounds for Golden State to go along with 6.2 assists.

Raptors vs Warriors Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Raptors +5.5
  • Free Total Prediction: Over OFF