Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors 2/4/2022 NBA Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors 2/4/2022 – The Toronto Raptors are on the rise in the NBA Eastern Conference standings and they have no intention of stopping just yet. They will have a chance to extend the streak even further when the Atlanta Hawks fly north in Canada to battle with them this Friday, February 4. The venue of the game will be the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario and the game will start at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can watch the game through an online live stream. It is forecasted in NBA betting sites that the Toronto Raptors will prevail in this matchup with the Atlanta Hawks.
Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors 2/4/2022
Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors 2/4/2022 Betting Odds
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The Atlanta Hawks are starting to rise again in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 25-26 and they are currently placed at 10th place. They have a lot of ground to cover as the Boston Celtics have a two-game lead over them. This team is coming off from a confidence-boosting victory ending the winning streak of the Phoenix Suns, 124-115. Trae Young played a fantastic game outplaying Chris Paul scoring 44 points and five assists. He got help from John Collins chipping in with a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds while Kevin Huerter also had 19 points of his own.
Players to watch: T. Young PG 45 GP 45 GS 34.5 MIN 27.7 PTS 0.6 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 9.3 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 4.2 TO 1.6 PF 2.2 AST/TO 24.93 PER
J. Collins PF 45 GP 45 GS 31.6 MIN 16.7 PTS 1.8 OR 6.2 DR 7.9 REB 2 AST 0.7 STL 1.2 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 19.99 PER
D. Hunter SF 22 GP 21 GS 28.7 MIN 12.8 PTS 0.4 OR 3 DR 3.4 REB 1 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 1.5 TO 2.7 PF 0.7 AST/TO 10.59 PER.
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors are now the 7th best team in the NBA Eastern Conference and they are just 1.5 games behind the slumping Brooklyn Nets. This team is on a four-game winning streak and they were able to beat the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat twice in that run. Fred VanVleet has been recognized for his efforts as he just got named an NBA All-Star for the first time. This team is back and running and their injuries have healed up. Rookie Scottie Barnes is doing pretty well in his first year in the league while OG Anunoby also stepped up this season.
Players to Watch: F. VanVleet SG 44 GP 44 GS 38.6 MIN 21.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3.9 DR 4.7 REB 7 AST 1.7 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 2.5 PF 2.7 AST/TO 19.18 PER
P. Siakam PF 36 GP 36 GS 37.5 MIN 21 PTS 2.1 OR 6.4 DR 8.5 REB 5.1 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 2.7 TO 3.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.31 PER
O. Anunoby SF 34 GP 34 GS 37.1 MIN 18.7 PTS 1.6 OR 4 DR 5.6 REB 2.6 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 15.80 PER.
Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors 2/4/2022 Betting Numbers
Atlanta are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
Toronto are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Lou Williams SG Back is “?” Friday vs Toronto
Goran Dragic PG Personal is out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks
The Toronto Raptors having the home crowd rooting for them to win has weight in the best online sportsbook as they carry the edge over the visiting Atlanta Hawks. It will be an interesting matchup between Trae Young and Fred VanVleet for this game.
Moneyline: The ML given the visiting Hawks is at +105 while the Raptors as the favored team is -120.
ATS: It is just 1.5 points between both teams on the ATS with the Raptors owning the -1.5 while the Hawks are +1.5.
TOTALs: The total for both teams to reach is set at 214.5 points with the Hawks going over and the Raptors are under.
Score Prediction: 116 – 114, Raptors