The Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards meet Saturday in NBA action at the Capital One Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Toronto Raptors are averaging 112.5 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 49 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 25 points and 7.8 rebounds, while Fred VanVleet is averaging 19.3 points and 4.3 rebounds. Gary Trent Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and O.G. Anunoby is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game.
The Washington Wizards are averaging 113.2 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 113.1 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 22.9 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 22.8 points and 2.5 assists. Kyle Kuzma is the third double-digit scorer, and Monte Morris is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.
The Raptors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Wizards are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a ATS win. The under is 4-1 in Raptors last 5 overall. The over is 11-5-1 in Wizards last 17 home games. The Raptors are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Washington.
The Washington Wizards just beat up on the Raptors a couple of days ago, and they're at home here again, playing the better ball. The Toronto Raptors have been inconsistent as all hell, and they're losing their last 5 games by an average of 4.2 points. The Wizards are playing the better ball right now. Give me the home team.