Toronto Raptors at Atlanta Hawks
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM (State Farm Arena)
The Toronto Raptors hit the road for a matchup with the Atlanta Hawks. The Raptors are (10-4), after beating the Orlando Magic 113-97. The Hawks are (4-10) on the year, coming off a 135-127 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
In the Raptors win over the Magic, Toronto was led on offense by Fred VanVleet. VanVleet connected on 10 of his 19 attempts from the floor, while making 3 of 4 from the foul line, totaling 24 points. Psacal Siakam added a double-double in the game, netting 18 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. The Raptors shot 52% from the floor and 33% from distance. The Raptors finished with 26 assists and 13 turnovers in the win.
In the Hawks loss to the Bucks, Atlanta was guided by De'Andre Hunter. Hunter registered a double-double, notching 27 points and 11 rebounds in the game. The Hawks made almost 46% of their attempts from the floor, while making 45% of their shots from deep. The Hawks were out rebounded 54 to 53 in the loss. Both teams scored an equal 50 points in the paint. Atlanta trailed by as many as 19 points in the game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Raptors are 17-6-1 ATS in their last 24 games overall.
Raptors are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. the Eastern Conference.
The under is 5-2 in Raptors last 7 road games.
Hawks are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Hawks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games.
The under is 5-2 in Hawks last 7 home games.
The Raptors are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 matchups against the Hawks. The road team is also 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The Raptors are 4-4 away from Toronto, while the Hawks are 2-5 at home. The Hawks have been in a bad stretch here lately, having lost 4 in a row and 7 of 8. The Hawks only win in that stretch was against Denver. This game comes down to the two defenses, the Raptors are allowing 105 per game, the Hawks are allowing almost 117 per contest. Final score prediction, Raptors win and cover.