Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors - 12/12/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors - 12/12/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Toronto Raptors (22-7) at Golden State Warriors (19-9)

NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)

The Line: Golden State Warriors -6.5 -- Over/Under: 228 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 another victory after splitting their last six games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 115.4 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 107.8 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 26.1 points and 8.3 rebounds while Serge Ibaka is averaging 16.4 points and 7.3 rebounds. Pascal Siakam is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Lowry is dishing 10 assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 80.6 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won six of their last seven road games.

The Golden State Warriors look to stay hot after winning seven of their last nine games. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 116.4 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 110.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 30.1 points and 5.8 assists while Kevin Durant is averaging 28.8 points and 7.1 rebounds. Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Quinn Cook is dishing two assists. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and 82.9 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have won their last four home games.

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The Raptors are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest, 4-10 ATS in their last 14 vs. Western Conference and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Warriors are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games, 47-23-3 ATS in their last 73 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Raptors are 2-11 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Golden State and 7-18-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings. The over is 5-2 in Warriors last 7 games playing on 1 days rest. The under is 5-0 in Raptors last 5 overall.

The Golden State Warriors took the Raptors to overtime on the road in the last meeting, and that was without Draymond and Curry. The Warriors are a lot more healthy this time around, while the Raptors will be without Kawhi Leonard due to a hip injury. While the Warriors have been a bit shaky up to this point, they usually put together their best games against teams they respect. At home, this feels like a game the Warriors can run away with, especially with the Raptors without their best player. 

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Randy’s Pick Golden State Warriors -6.5

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

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