San Antonio Spurs (32-18) at Toronto Raptors (34-17)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -1.5 -- Over/Under: 201.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Toronto Raptors and the San Antonio Spurs face off on Sunday at the Air Canada Centre in NBA action.
The Toronto Raptors are 34-17 this season and coming of a blowout win over the Clippers to end a two game losing skid. The Raptors are averaging 106.2 points and they are shooting 45.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 101.3 points and their opponents are shooting 46.1 percent. Kyle Lowy leads the Raptors averaging 18.9 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Demar DeRozan is averaging 18.2 points, Louis Williams is averaging 15.2 points, and Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 12.2 points. The Raptors are 19-9 at home and 7-3 in their last 10 games.
The San Antonio Spurs are 32-18 this season and they have won their last two games. The Spurs are averaging 101.1 points and they are shooting 45.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 97.2 points and their opponents are shooting 46.1 percent. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 15.9 points and 7.7 rebounds to lead the Spurs. Tim Duncan is averaging 14.6 points and 10.1 rebounds, Tony Parker is averaging 14.4 points, and Manu Ginobili is averaging 12.1 points. The Spurs are 12-11 on the road and 8-2 in their last 10 games.
Toronto is 6-13-1 against the spread in their last 20 games, 2-7 against the spread in their last nine home games, and 1-4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Toronto is 23-11 against the spread playing on one days rest, 1-4 against the spread against the Eastern Conference, and 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven games. The home team is 3-1-1 against the spread in te last five meetings of these two.
With the total set at 202 I see this one going over that number and that is my free pick.