Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks - 11/12/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (3-5) at Toronto Raptors (6-2)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors meet Saturday night in NBA action at the Air Canada Centre.
The New York Knicks could use a bounce back victory after losing four of their last six games. The New York Knicks are averaging 103.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 107.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 22.7 points and 6.1 rebounds while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 19.1 points and 6.7 rebounds. Derrick Rose is the third double-digit scorer and Courtney Lee is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.1 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.3 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost four of their last five road games.
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The Toronto Raptors look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 102.4 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 96.4 points on 43.5 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 34.1 points and 4.7 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 17.3 points and seven assists. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and Terrence Ross is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 28.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Knicks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic. The Raptors are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games. The Knicks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Toronto and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Raptors continue to play impressive basketball and are at their best when at home. Even after playing yesterday, you still have to like the Raptors here. The Knicks have yet to prove they can win on the road and haven't even been competitive for much of the season to this point. Give me the home team by double digits.