The San Antonio Spurs (14-40) take to the road for a matchup against the Toronto Raptors (25-30) at the Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday. The Toronto Raptors go into the game with the 11th seed in the Eastern Conference, while the San Antonio Spurs rank 14th in the Western Conference. This will be the second and final regular season matchup between these teams, with the Toronto Raptors leading the series 1-0.
Form Toronto Raptors
The Toronto Raptors made it two straight wins in their last match. They beat the Memphis Grizzlies 103-106, improving their run of form for the past 10 games to 5-5. Their home record is 15-12 this season.
Going into Wednesday’s game, the Toronto Raptors have been fairly average in terms of their offensive output, averaging 113.0 points per contest. On the other end of the court, the home team brings a middle-of-the-pack defense, ranking 13th in the league after allowing 112.4 points per game.
After 55 regular season games, the Toronto Raptors are in serious danger of failing to return to the playoffs. Last year’s first-round contestants have only gone 25-30 this season. They rank 11th in the Eastern Conference, outside the postseason berths in the second half of the year.
The Toronto Raptors have 2 players injured for the upcoming match in Otto Porter Jr. and OG Anunoby.
Form San Antonio Spurs
The Chicago Bulls handed the San Antonio Spurs a second straight defeat in a 128-104 beating last time out, leaving the visitors 1-9 from their past ten games. They have gone 0-10 on the road recently.
The San Antonio Spurs average 112.6 points per contest, putting them near the middle of the pack among NBA teams for most points. Defensively, they continue to struggle, giving up 127.8 points in their last five matches and 122.6 points this year alone.
It appears unlikely that the San Antonio Spurs will even qualify for the Play-In Tournament. After not making it past the preliminary playoffs last year, they have had a dismal season, with a record of 14-40 and placing them 14th in the Western Conference and fourth in the Southwest Division.
Romeo Langford, Devin Vassell, Tre Jones, and Jeremy Sochan are all carrying injuries going into the latest San Antonio Spurs game.
In their last matchup, the Toronto Raptors emerged victorious with a score of 100-143 against the San Antonio Spurs. The game took place at the AT&T Center on November 2022. Based on the past 10-game record of this series, it’s no surprise the Toronto Raptors are favorites. The hosts are on a 6-4 run against the San Antonio Spurs, winning three out of five times at home.
The Toronto Raptors tallied 115.3 points on average per game from their ten most recent head-to-head games against the San Antonio Spurs. The latter managed an average of 108.5 points in comparison.
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- Moneyline (ML): San Antonio Spurs (+400) | Toronto Raptors (-526)
- Against the spread (ATS): San Antonio Spurs +10.5 (-110) | Toronto Raptors -10.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 234.0 (-110) | (-110)
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Go for the Toronto Raptors to win (1.19) on the moneyline.
The Toronto Raptors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 100-143 in their only regular season matchup thus far. As they head to Scotiabank Arena for the rematch, they are favored to win again according to the -526 moneyline odds. This implies an 84% chance of a home win for the hosts, who have gone 5-5 in their last ten games. It’s difficult to disagree with the San Antonio Spurs being given +400 moneyline odds to win this game. Lately, they have struggled away from home, losing their last 10 road games, and fell to a 128-104 defeat to the Chicago Bulls in their previous outing.
The Toronto Raptors have recorded two successive victories and are therefore expected to be the victors in this game. The San Antonio Spurs have had difficulty on defense, giving up an average of 122.6 points a game, which could explain why the spread is as high as -10.5 points.
Against the Spread
Take the Toronto Raptors -10.5 (1.91) to cover the spread.
The oddsmakers have made the Toronto Raptors 10.5-point favorites over the San Antonio Spurs. Should the hosts beat the spread, they could be in line for one of the biggest victories on Wednesday. Based on their last ten matchups, the average points margin between the two teams was 12.2 points.
The Toronto Raptors have gone 27-28 ATS this season and 15-12 ATS at Scotiabank Arena. Against teams from the Southwest Division, the Toronto Raptors have gone 18-17 ATS lately, averaging 102.2 points scored and 100.3 points allowed.
Siding with the San Antonio Spurs seems to be a red flag at the moment. They’ve failed to cover the spread in their last eight matches. The visitors are 3-7 ATS from their ten most recent road trips, as well as 2-8 ATS in their last ten games overall.
Take Total over 234.0 (1.91) on the total.
The total may have passed the 222-point mark, but it didn’t quite go above 226 points, as the last ten games between the Toronto Raptors and the San Antonio Spurs produced an average of 223.8 points.
The total line for the Toronto Raptors and the San Antonio Spurs’ last ten matchups is set at 234.0. In eight of those matches, the combined points total did not exceed that line. Those who wager Under on the Total market could reap odds of -110.
The total has averaged 230.3 points in the last ten Toronto Raptors games. Against the total, the Toronto Raptors have gone over in their past three home games and are 5-4-1 in the last ten overall.
As for the San Antonio Spurs, the average total has been 239.1 points in the away team’s past ten matches and 245.0 points in the last five on the road. Over was a winning bet in three of the past five road games for the San Antonio Spurs, who are 5-5 against the total in their last 10 home and away games combined.