Raptors at Thunder - 11/4/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (4-0) at Oklahoma City Thunder (3-1)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -9 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
TV: TSN, FSOK
The Toronto Raptors and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Wednesday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Toronto Raptors look to remain unbeaten after a solid 4-0 start to the season. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 106.8 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 95 points on 38.7 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 21 points and 4.3 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 17.3 points and 7.3 assists. DeMarre Carroll is dishing 2.3 assists and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 11 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are coming off a Tuesday win over the Mavericks in which they allowed 38.4 percent shooting and forced 15 turnovers. The Raptors have won 15 of their last 18 regular season games when allowing less than 100 points.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder look to build on their 3-1 start by remaining unbeaten at home. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 118.2 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 111.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Russell Westbrook is averaging 30.3 points and 9.3 assists while Kevin Durant is averaging 29.8 points six rebounds. Enes Kanter is grabbing 11 rebounds and D.J. Augustin is dishing three assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 40.4 percent from deep and getting 82.3 points from their starters. The 1-2 punch of Westbrook and Durant has taken off in these first four games, and the OKC Thunder have won 10 of their last 14 regular season games when scoring 100 or more points.
The Raptors are 13-4 ATS in their last 17 vs. NBA Northwest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest. The Thunder are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The Raptors are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Even with the Raptors playing Tuesday and having to travel again, Toronto is too talented of a team to lay this many points. The Thunder should win at home, but the Raptors are good enough to hang around.