Raptors vs. Nets - 1/18/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Brooklyn Nets (11-30) at Toronto Raptors (25-15)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -12 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, Sportsnet One
The Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors meet Monday night at the Air Canada Centre.
The Brooklyn Nets could use a nice win after losing five of their last six games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 95.6 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 19.6 points and 8.3 rebounds while Joe Johnson is averaging 11.4 points and 3.6 assists. Thaddeus Young is grabbing 9.2 rebounds and Shane Larkin is dishing 3.6 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost seven of their last 10 road games. Willie Reed is questionable.
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The Toronto Raptors look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 100.3 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 96.8 points on 43.5 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 22.6 points and 4.6 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 20.8 points and 6.4 assists. Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 8.9 rebounds and Cory Joseph is dishing three assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 79.6 percent from the free throw line. The Raptors are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won seven of their last 10 home games.
The Nets are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 road games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Raptors are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Atlantic and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Nets are 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Toronto and 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Nets may be trash and not win much, but they have covered 11 of their last 15 road games. That's what it's all about in this buisness. Give me the points.