Atlanta Hawks (4-2) vs. Toronto Raptors (3-3)
October 31, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Toronto Raptors -4; Over/Under: 222
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The Atlanta Hawks and Toronto Raptors meet Monday in NBA action at the Scotiabank Arena. The Atlanta Hawks look to build on their 4-2 record. The Toronto Raptors look to get a game above a .500 record.
The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 117.2 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 113.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 31.5 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Dejounte Murray is averaging 20 points and 6.5 rebounds. De’Andre Hunter is the third double-digit scorer, and John Collins is grabbing 9.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.
The Toronto Raptors are averaging 104.8 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 106.2 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 25.3 points and 9.2 rebounds, while Gary Trent Jr. is averaging 19.2 points and 2 rebounds. Scottie Barnes is the third double-digit scorer and O.G. Anunoby is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.
The Hawks are 8-19 ATS in their last 27 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Monday games. The Raptors are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 19-8 ATS in their last 27 games following a straight up loss. The over is 4-0 in Hawks last 4 overall. The under is 8-3 in Raptors last 11 overall. The Hawks are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Toronto.
The Atlanta Hawks are talented, but they have yet to beat quality teams this season, and they’ve had issues covering numbers on the road dating back to last season. The Toronto Raptors are always a tough out at home, their defense is going to get better, and they’ve won 6 of the last 10 meetings against the Hawks. We’re not being asked to lay anything crazy. Give me the Raptors and the reasonable number.