The San Antonio Spurs (10-43) travel to face off against the Toronto Raptors (19-34) on Monday, February 12th. This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and televised on TSN. Both the Spurs and Raptors will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 ET.
Spurs vs Raptors
The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
In the Spurs’ most recent game against the Nets, Victor Wembanyama led the Spurs with 21 points while going 7/16 from the field. Keldon Johnson added 19 points, but unfortunately, San Antonio was defeated in the game with a score of 123-103.
Heading into today’s game vs. the Raptors, the Spurs are 10-43 on the season. In the Western Conference, the Spurs are 15th and 5th in the Southwest division.
San Antonio has an ATS record of 24-29 for this season, which includes their current four game losing streak against the spread. On the road, the Spurs have an ATS record of 12-15, as opposed to a 12-14 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Raptors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
In their most recent matchup, the Raptors conveyed a message to the Cavaliers with a score of 119-95. Despite being behind at halftime 67-47, the Raptors picked up the win.
Coming into today’s game vs. the Spurs, the Raptors have a 19-34 record which is below .500. They are currently in 12th place in the Eastern Conference and are 5th in the Atlantic division.
So far, Toronto is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 25-28. As the favorite this season, Toronto is 8-10 vs. the spread while going 17-18 as the underdog.
Spurs Offense Breakdown
Through 53 games games, San Antonio is averaging 112 points per game (24th).
So far this season, the Spurs have been a below-average offensive team, averaging just 112 points per game (24th). On the road, they have scored 109.6 points per contest.
In terms of pace, San Antonio is one of the faster teams in the league, ranking 5th with 101.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 27th at 46%.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Spurs are 11th in attempts but are 30th in three-point shooting percentage at just 34%. Overall, they are 19th in two-point shooting percentage (54%).
Raptors Offense Breakdown
Through 53 games the Raptors are averaging 113.9 points per contest, placing them 19th in the NBA.
At home, the Raptors are scoring 110.9 points per game, which is 27th in the NBA. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 113.9 points per game. In terms of pace, Toronto is 14th in the league at 98.7 possessions per game.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Raptors are 23rd in three-point percentage at 35%. They are 21st in three-point attempts, averaging 32.8 per game. In terms of free throws, Toronto is 15th in attempts and 20th in makes.
So far this season, the Raptors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.3% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, Toronto is 14th in the league at 47%. When it comes to assists, the Raptors are 2nd in the NBA at 29.2 per game.
Spurs Team Defense
Currently, the Spurs’ defense holds the 26th rank in the NBA, allowing 120.9 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Spurs’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.0% and allowing 38.7% from beyond the arc.
Raptors Team Defense
Coming into today’s game, the Raptors’ defense is giving up an average of 117.5 points per contest. In their previous matchup vs. the Cavaliers, the Raptors’ defense struggled, giving up a field goal percentage of 52% leading to 119 points.
Key Players For The Spurs And Raptors
Our game forecasts for today suggest that Devin Vassell is set to be the main scorer for the Spurs, recording 19 points and shooting 7/15 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 18.9 points per game, along with 3.7 rebounds.
On the flip side, our predictions place Scottie Barnes as the leading scorer for the Raptors. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 19 while also collecting 7 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 47.6% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 20.1 points per game.
Spurs vs Raptors Trends
- In their last ten games away from home, the Spurs have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 113 points per game in this stretch.
- Across their ten previous home games, Toronto has an ATS mark of 5-5. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-8 while averaging 116 points per game.
- Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, San Antonio has an ATS mark of 1-4 while going 0-5 straight up.
- Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Toronto has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 6-4 straight up.
For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Raptors to secure the win, with an expected final score of 125-117. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -6.
Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 234, and our model predicts the Spurs and Raptors to score a combined 242 points. We recommend betting on the over.
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