Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors 8/19/2020 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors 8/19/2020 – The Toronto Raptors blew out the Brooklyn Nets during their first game in blowout fashion and they seek to do a repeat performance to own a commanding lead in their playoff matchup. Game 2 is set to happen at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida this August 19 and it will be shown live on NBATV at 1:30 PM Eastern Time. The game is also shown through online live streaming and fans can catch it by owning an NBA League Pass subscription or at SofaScore. With the way the Toronto Raptors performed in their last game, NBA Game Odds see the Brooklyn Nets as the huge underdogs once again in Game 2.
Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors 8/19/2020
Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors 8/19/2020 Betting Odds
Brooklyn Nets Betting
The Brooklyn Nets didn’t have much of an answer in Game 1 as they lost by 24 points against the Toronto Raptors. It was Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot that came off the bench and led the team in scoring with 26 points along with seven rebounds and six triples. Joe Harris also had a good night with 19 points, six rebounds and three rainbow connections. Jarrett Allen and Caris LeVert each did a double-double. LeVert had 14 points and 14 assists while Allen had 15 points and 12 rebounds. Garrett Temple shot only 33% of his 15 shots and he was still able to contribute 15 points.
Players to Watch: K. Irving PG GP 20 GS 20 MIN 32.9 PTS 27.4 OR 1.1 DR 4.1 REB 5.2 AST 6.4 STL 1.4 BLK 0.5 TO 2.6 PF 2.7 AST/TO 2.5 PER 26.24
S. Dinwiddie PG GP 64 GS 49 MIN 31.2 PTS 20.6 OR 0.5 DR 3 REB 3.5 AST 6.8 STL 0.6 BLK 0.3 TO 2.7 PF 2.8 AST/TO 2.5 PER 17.9
C. LeVert SG GP 45 GS 31 MIN 29.6 PTS 18.7 OR 1.1 DR 3.1 REB 4.2 AST 4.4 STL 1.2 BLK 0.2 TO 2.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.7 PER 16.13.
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors immediately showcased their championship pedigree in their blowout victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Pint-sized guard Fred VanVleet let the team with a double-double of 30 points and 11 assists while sinking 8 triples. Serge Ibaka had 25 minutes off the bench and did seven rebounds and three assists while Pascal Siakam did 18 points and 11 rebounds. Kyle Lowry had a tough night shooting 3-of-14 from the field but still finished with 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists. Marc Gasol, OG Anunoby and Terence Davis all scored double-figures for the team.
Players to watch: P. Siakam PF GP 60 GS 60 MIN 35.2 PTS 22.9 OR 1.1 DR 6.3 REB 7.3 AST 3.5 STL 1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 1.4 PER 17.96
K. Lowry PG GP 58 GS 58 MIN 36.2 PTS 19.4 OR 0.6 DR 4.5 REB 5 AST 7.5 STL 1.4 BLK 0.4 TO 3.1 PF 3.3 AST/TO 2.4 PER 17.75
F. VanVleet SG GP 54 GS 54 MIN 35.7 PTS 17.6 OR 0.3 DR 3.4 REB 3.8 AST 6.6 STL 1.9 BLK 0.3 TO 2.2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 3 PER 16.32.
Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors 8/19/2020 Betting Numbers
Brooklyn are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Toronto are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.
Jamal Crawford SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Wednesday & Friday vs Toronto
Patrick McCaw SG Knee is out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks
After seeing that blowout loss, it is hard to see the Brooklyn Nets to bounce back from that game and win against the Toronto Raptors. This is why Top Online Sportsbook sees another blowout victory happening as the Nets are sorely missing their top players in this playoff matchup.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Nets is a huge +600 if they win. Meanwhile, the favorites Raptors are at -900.
ATS: It is a wide 10.5 points between both teams for Game 2 with the Raptors at -10.5 and the Nets are on the far side with +10.5.
TOTALs: A total of 226.5 points is expected for both teams to reach with the Raptors going under and the Nets are over.
Score Prediction: 122 – 108 Raptors