Toronto Raptors (14-4) at Atlanta Hawks (3-14)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm (State Farm Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks +6.5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Toronto Raptors and Atlanta Hawks meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Philips Arena.
The Toronto Raptors look for another victory after splitting their last eight games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 116.8 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 108.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 24.8 points and 8.4 rebounds while Serge Ibaka is averaging 17.5 points and 7.8 rebounds. Kyle Lowry is the third double-digit scorer and Pascal Siakam is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.9 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won five of their last six road games.
The Atlanta Hawks could use a victory here in order to snap an eight-game losing streak. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 107.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 118.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 16.8 points and 8.3 assists while Taurean Prince is averaging 16.2 points and 4.9 rebounds. John Collins is the third double-digit scorer and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 38.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost five of their last six home games.
The Raptors are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Southeast and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Hawks are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games, 3-9 ATS in their last 12 vs. NBA Atlantic and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The Raptors are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Atlanta, 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the favorite is 16-5 ATS in the last 21 meetings.
The Atlanta Hawks aren't much of a threat to anybody right now, as they're shooting just 40.7 percent from the field and are being outscored by 13.8 points in their last five games. The Toronto Raptors are on the end of a back to back, but they've been pretty much the same team all year long and have provided value in spots like this against the number. Fading the Hawks has become rather easy these days.