Phoenix Suns vs. Toronto Raptors - 2/2/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (32-15) at Phoenix Suns (14-35)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +9.5 -- Over/Under: 200.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Raptors travel to the Talking Stick Resort Arena to battle the Phoenix Suns tonight.
The Raptors will be looking to extend their current 11-game win streak tonight after sneaking past the Pistons in a 111-107 win on Saturday. DeMar DeRozan continued his hot form with a game-high 29 points, Kyle Lowry added 18 points while Cory Joseph had 16 off the bench as the Raptors held off a late rally from the Pistons to sweep a seven-game homestand for the first time in franchise history. With the win, Toronto also improves to 32-15 on the season which is good enough for second place in the Eastern Conference standings, just 2.5 games behind the Cavaliers.
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Meanwhile, the Suns have lost 10 of their last 11 games and their last four straight after Sunday's 91-78 loss at Dallas. Devin Booker led the team in scoring with 19 points, Mirza Teletovic added 14 points while Markieff Morris had 13 but just when the Suns looked like they were about to pull off the upset, they went ice-cold in a 23-9 fourth quarter dominated by the Mavericks. Witht he loss, Phoenix falls to 14-35 on the season and 4-22 on the road.
In ATS trends, the Raptors are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall and 5-1 ATS in their last six games against a team with a losing record, while the Suns are 7-20 ATS in their last 27 games overall and 1-5 ATS in their last six games against a team above .600.
Head to head, the Raptors are 0-5 ATS in the last five meetings and the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Phoenix.
There's just no backing this struggling Suns outfit, especially against one of the hottest teams in the league right now. Take the Raptors to continue their winning streak with a double digit victory tonight.