Toronto Raptors (10-12) at Atlanta Hawks (10-12)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 8:00 pm (State Farm Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks +6 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Toronto Raptors and Atlanta Hawks meet Saturday in NBA action at the State Farm Arena.
The Toronto Raptors look for a win after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 111.8 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 110.1 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Fred VanVleet is averaging 20.4 points and 4.3 rebounds while Pascal Siakam is averaging 19.2 points and 4.6 assists. Kyle Lowry is the third double-digit scorer and Norman Powell is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 82 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game.
The Atlanta Hawks need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 111.7 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 26.6 points and 4.2 rebounds while John Collins is averaging 17.8 points and 7.8 rebounds. De’Andre Hunter is the third double-digit scorer and Clint Capela is grabbing 14.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 81.6 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.3 rebounds per game.
The Raptors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest. The Hawks are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The over is 4-1 in Raptors last 5 overall. The under is 14-4 in Hawks last 18 overall. The Raptors are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Toronto Raptors are finally starting to put things together and will be a team to watch the next couple of weeks to see if this is real. However, the Raptors are on the end of a back to back and are running into a desperate Hawks team that can score. The Hawks don't win much, but the talent is there and they're competing despite the lack of results. With the rest advantage, the Hawks can surprise in this contest. I'll take a shot with the points.