State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors Prediction 3/1/2024

The Golden State Warriors (31-27) travel to face off against the Toronto Raptors (22-37) on Friday, March 1st. This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and televised on NBCS. The Warriors are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Raptors are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Knicks. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Warriors vs Raptors

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The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

In their most recent game, the Warriors took down the Knicks by a score of 110-99. In addition to their straight-up win, the Warriors also covered the spread as -3.5-point favorites. Concerning the over/under, the total of 209 points remained below the established over/under line of 223.

So far this season, the Warriors are 31-27 overall and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. In Western Conference play, the Warriors are 16-21 and are 15-6 in non-conference games.

Presently, Golden State boasts an ATS record of 32-25, which is above .500 against the spread. The Warriors are in the midst of a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they come in with a 18-19 record against the spread as favorites.

The Raptors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Immanuel Quickley led Toronto with 28 points against the Mavericks, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 46.9% in the game. While RJ Barrett was 2nd on the team with 26 points, Toronto fell short in the game with a final score of 136-125.

In the Raptors’ last ten games, they are 5-5 and come into today’s game vs. the Warriors with a record of 22-37. In the Eastern Conference standings, the Raptors are in 12th place and are 5th in the Atlantic division.

Toronto comes in with an overall ATS record of 29-30 so far this season. This season, Toronto has a 9-11 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 20-19 when playing as underdogs.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

The Warriors step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 119.1 points per game (6th).

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors are one of the top teams in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in points per game at 119.1, but on the road, they are even better, averaging 120.9 points per contest (2nd in the NBA).

Golden State’s offense is heavily reliant on the three-point shot. They are 2nd in the league in three-point makes per game (15.1) and 3rd in three-point attempts (39.9). Overall, the Warriors are 6th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%.

When it comes to pace, the Warriors are 9th in the NBA at 100.2 possessions per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, Golden State is 17th in the league at 47%.

Raptors Offense Breakdown

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This season, the Toronto offense is ranked 16th in the NBA in scoring at 114.6 points per game.

At home, the Raptors are scoring 111.8 points per game, which is 26th in the league. Overall, they are 16th in the NBA at 114.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Toronto is 14th in the league at 99.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Raptors are 14th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 22nd in the NBA at 35%. Toronto is also 15th in free throw attempts per game and 21st in both three-point attempts and makes.

So far, the Raptors have outscored the league scoring average in 49.2% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 3rd in the league at 29.4 per game. When it comes to offensive rebounding, Toronto is 9th in the NBA.

Warriors Team Defense

On defense, Warriors is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 117.0 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Warriors squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.4% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.5% from downtown.

Raptors Team Defense

Facing Golden State, the Raptors aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 117.8 points allowed per game (22nd). On two point field goal attempts, the Raptors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.2% and allowing 37.2% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Warriors And Raptors

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Stephen Curry is set to be the main scorer for the Warriors, recording 27 points and shooting 9/20 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 27.6 points per game, along with 4.3 rebounds.

As for Toronto, Scottie Barnes is projected to be the primary scorer for the Raptors. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 19, and adding 8 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 47.4% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 20 points per game.

Warriors vs Raptors Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Golden State has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 124 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Raptors offense has averaged 116 points per game while allowing an average of 127. Toronto posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 5-5 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Raptors have gone 3-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.
  • As the betting favorite, the Warriors have an ATS record of 4-1 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 4-1.

Warriors vs Raptors Prediction

Our bet is on the Warriors for a win, and we project the score to be 124-119. Additionally, we expect them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to wager on the Warriors with the spread at -2.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 237.5 and our model has the Warriors and Raptors finishing with a combined 243 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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