Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors - 10/25/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors - 10/25/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Toronto Raptors (2-1) at Golden State Warriors (2-2)

NBA Basketball: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)

The Line: Golden State Warriors -12.5 -- Over/Under: 224.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Oracle Arena.

The Toronto Raptors look for their first road victory of the season to build on their 2-1 start. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 114 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 98.3 points on 41.8 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 23 points and four assists while Serge Ibaka is averaging 14 points and 4.3 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and CJ Miles is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 85.4 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 30.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won six of their last eight road games.

The Golden State Warriors look for their first home win of the season to get a game above a .500 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 120.8 points on 50.1 percent shooting and allowing 114 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29 points and 5.8 assists while Kevin Durant is averaging 24 points and 8.5 rebounds. Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Nick Young is grabbing one rebound. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 41.5 percent from beyond the arc and 85.1 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.5 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have won 10 of their last 12 home games.

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The Raptors are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss, 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The Warriors are 14-3-1 ATS in their last 18 games playing on 1 days rest, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Raptors are 1-11 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Golden State, 6-19-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings and the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.

After a sluggish start to the season, the Golden State Warriors are due for a breakout performance, and it might as well come at home. The Raptors are expected to be without Valanciunas and DeRozan is questionable with an injured thigh. If neither of those guys play, this thing could get very ugly for a Raptors squad that will be without two of their top players. Have to like the Warriors to win this game by double digits.

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Randy’s Pick Golden State Warriors -12.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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