Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction 4/10/2024

The Toronto Raptors (25-54) travel to face off against the Brooklyn Nets (31-48) on Wednesday, April 10th. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on YES. Both the Raptors and Nets will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 ET.

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The Raptors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their latest game against the Pacers, RJ Barrett was the top scorer for the Raptors’ offense, scoring 23 points and shooting 10/19 from the field. Kelly Olynyk put up 22 points which was 2nd on the team, but it wasn’t enough as Toronto ended up losing the game with a final score of 140-123.

As we get ready for today’s game, the Raptors are 25-54 overall and will have to play their best basketball if they want to come out with a victory. Despite being +10 point underdogs, the Raptors are 11-27 on the road this season, while going 14-27 at home.

Toronto currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 34-45 at this point. As the favorite this season, Toronto is 10-13 vs. the spread while going 24-32 as the underdog.

The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Nets were defeated by the Kings in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 107-77. Alongside their straight-up loss, the Nets couldn’t cover as +11 point underdogs. Considering the over/under, the total of 184 points fell short of the set over/under line of 216.

In their most recent five games, the Nets have gone 2-3 and have an overall record of 31-48. In Eastern Conference matchups, the Nets are 23-26 compared to a 8-22 record against non-conference opponents. Overall, the Nets have played 79 games this season.

So far, Brooklyn is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 33-43. During this season, Brooklyn has a 13-12 record against the spread as favorites and 20-31 as underdogs.

Raptors Offense Breakdown

In 79 games games, Toronto has an average of 112.7 points per game (19th).

When it comes to scoring, the Raptors are 19th in the league at 112.7 points per game. However, they have been better on the road, averaging 115.3 points compared to 110.4 at home (27th).

In terms of pace, Toronto is 11th in the NBA at 99.5 possessions per game. This has led to them being 5th in two-pointers made, but just 27th in three-pointers made.

Overall, the Raptors are 16th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of free throws, they are 19th in makes and 16th in attempts.

Nets Offense Breakdown

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In 79 games games, Brooklyn has an average of 110.8 points per game (24th).

At home, the Nets are averaging 112.4 points per game, which is 21st in the NBA. Overall, they are 24th in scoring at 110.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Brooklyn is 28th at 45%. When it comes to pace, the Nets are 23rd at 96.9 possessions per game.

So far this season, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in 39.2% of their games. However, they have been below the league average in 60.8% of their contests. In terms of free throw shooting, the Nets are 20th in attempts and 23rd in makes.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 8th in made threes per game at 13.4. However, they are just 17th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. In terms of assists, Brooklyn is 19th in the league.

Raptors Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Raptors is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 118.9 points per game (25th). When it comes to forced turnovers, the Raptors are forcing 13.4 per game, which is 21st in the league. They also come into the game sitting 19th in blocked shots at 4.8 per game.

Nets Team Defense

On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 113.5 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.1% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.9% from downtown.

Key Players For The Raptors And Nets

In today’s game, we anticipate RJ Barrett leading the scoring for the Raptors, contributing 20 points while shooting 7/15 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 19.9 points per game, in addition to 5.3 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Cam Thomas as the leading scorer for the Nets. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 22 while also collecting 3 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 44.2% and is averaging 22.2 points per contest.

Raptors vs Nets Trends

  • Across the Raptors last ten road games, the team averaged 111 points per game while allowing 119. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 3-7 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Brooklyn has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 109 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Raptors have an ATS mark of just 1-4 in their last five games. Toronto posted a straight up mark of 1-4 in these matchups.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Nets have a straight up record of 7-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-6.

Raptors vs Nets Prediction

The Raptors come in as the underdog at +10, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 220.5, and our model predicts the Raptors and Nets to score a combined 219 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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

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