Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors Prediction 3/25/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (26-45) travel to face off against the Toronto Raptors (23-48) on Monday, March 25th. This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and televised on SN. Both the Nets and Raptors will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 ET.

Nets vs Raptors

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The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their latest game against the Knicks, Cam Thomas was the top scorer for the Nets’ offense, scoring 19 points and shooting 6/14 from the field. While Mikal Bridges was 2nd on the team with 18 points, Brooklyn fell short in the game with a final score of 105-93.

Coming into their matchup with the Raptors, the Nets are 26-45 overall and are looking to snap their six game losing streak. In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are 11th while holding the 4th spot in the Atlantic division.

Brooklyn’s ATS record sits below .500 (30-38). When playing on the road, the Nets hold an ATS record of 12-24 in contrast to a 18-14 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Raptors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Gary Trent Jr. scored 31 for Toronto against the Wizards which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 42.6%. Gradey Dick added 17 points, but unfortunately, Toronto was defeated in the game with a score of 112-109.

Heading into their matchup against the Nets, the Raptors have a 23-48 overall record and are looking to end their 10 game losing streak. Currently, they are in 12th place in the Eastern Conference and sit 5th in the Atlantic division.

Toronto currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 32-39 at this point. Toronto has failed to cover the spread in seven straight home games and are 13-22 ATS at home compared to 19-17 on the road.

Nets Offense Breakdown

Through 71 games the Nets are averaging 111.1 points per contest, placing them 25th in the NBA.

The Nets’ offense has been below average this season, ranking 25th in both points per game (111.1) and pace (96.9). So far, they have scored below the NBA scoring average in 60.6% of their games.

When playing on the road, Brooklyn is averaging 109.1 points per game, which is 25th in the league. Overall, they are 28th in field goal percentage at 45%.

One area where the Nets have excelled is three-point shooting. They are 7th in three-pointers made per game (13.5) and 14th in three-point shooting percentage (36%).

Raptors Offense Breakdown

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In 71 games games, Toronto has an average of 113.1 points per game (19th).

At home, the Raptors are scoring 110.1 points per game, which is 27th in the NBA. On the season, they are 19th in the league with 113.1 points per game. In terms of pace, Toronto is 13th in the NBA at 99.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Raptors have outscored the NBA average in 43.7% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, Toronto is 15th in the league at 47%. From beyond the arc, they are 26th in three-point shooting at 35%.

So far this season, the Raptors have been one of the top teams in terms of two-point shooting. They are 5th in the NBA in two-pointers made per game and 6th in two-point attempts. In terms of free throw shooting, Toronto is 23rd in both free throws made and attempted per game.

Nets Team Defense

On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 113.8 points per game. The Brooklyn defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.3% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.3% of their field goal attempts vs. Brooklyn.

Raptors Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Raptors will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 118.1 points per game (24th). Opponents are hitting 56.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.2% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Nets And Raptors

In today’s game, we anticipate Cam Thomas leading the scoring for the Nets, contributing 21 points while shooting 8/17 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 21.5 points per game, along with 3.2 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Gary Trent Jr. as the leading scorer for the Raptors. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 13 while also collecting 3 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 42.2% and is averaging 13.1 points per contest.

Nets vs Raptors Trends

  • Through their last three road games, Brooklyn has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 105 points per game.
  • Through their last three home games, Toronto has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 103 points per game.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Raptors have a straight up record of 0-10. But, their mark vs the spread was just 3-7.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting favorite, the Nets have gone 0-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.

Nets vs Raptors Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +6, we have the Raptors as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 215.5 and our model has the Nets and Raptors finishing with a combined 211 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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