BetNow Online Sportsbook

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 1/4/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 1-4-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 1/4/2020 – The Brooklyn Nets are on a four-game losing streak and hope things will change as they host the injury-depleted Toronto Raptors at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York this Saturday, January 4 at 6 pm Eastern Time. Television rights are given to YES Network while live streaming of the match can be seen on NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The defending champions Raptors are a tough customer to handle with them winning more of their road games than losing at 9-7. NBA Game Odds see the Raptors bouncing back while the Nets are going to continue struggling to find a win.

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 1/4/2020

When: January 4, 2020 6:00 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: YES
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 1/4/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Toronto Raptors +1 (-110) 218 o (-110) -103

Brooklyn Nets
-1 (-110) 218 u (-110) -117
Bet Now on this Game

Toronto Raptors Betting

In their loss against Miami, Serge Ibaka was their highest scorer with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocks. OG Anunoby also had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet were limited in their production as the two combined for 7-of-32 from the field. Patrick McCaw also had a bad game doing 1-of-8 from the field. The silver lining was Rondae Hollis-Jefferson who had 13 points and seven rebounds from the bench as he is showing a good upside to his potential. They hope to bounce back against the Nets who they can and most probably rebound with their big men inside.

Players to watch: K. Lowry PG 24 GP 24 GS 38.1 MIN 20.7 PTS 0.5 OR 4.2 DR 4.8 REB 7.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 3 PF 2.4 AST/TO 17.81 PER

F. VanVleet SG 30 GP 30 GS 36.3 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.3 OR 3.6 DR 3.9 REB 6.9 AST 2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 2.2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 15.97 PER

S. Ibaka PF 25 GP 8 GS 25.5 MIN 14.3 PTS 2.2 OR 5.9 DR 8.1 REB 1.2 AST 0.5 STL 1 BLK 2 TO 2.7 PF 0.6 AST/TO 17.13 PER.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets faced the Mavericks with no Kyrie Irving yet and they relied on Spencer Dinwiddie to give them some scoring as he provided with 19 points. Getting extra from the bench was Dzanan Musa with 14 points and four players had 11 points each for the Nets. These are the rare times that we see DeAndre Jordan in the starting role and he did 10 points and 10 rebounds in 22 minutes. It is still a puzzle why the Nets are playing him limited minutes with his talent. Nets came up short but they need more from Joe Harris who shot 5-of-17 from the field. Against the Raptors, DeAndre Jordan should get more minutes if they want to have a chance of winning the rebounds.

Players to Watch: S. Dinwiddie G 33 GP 22 GS 30.7 MIN 22.8 PTS 0.3 OR 2.8 DR 3 REB 6.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 3.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 19.61 PER

C. LeVert G 9 GP 9 GS 31.6 MIN 16.8 PTS 1.1 OR 3.9 DR 5 REB 4 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 3.4 TO 2.2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 10.88 PER

J. Harris G 33 GP 33 GS 31.8 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.9 OR 3.2 DR 4.1 REB 2.2 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.3 TO 2.2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 13.24 PER.

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 1/4/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Toronto Raptors

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games.
Toronto are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Raptors are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games against Brooklyn.
Toronto are 16-1 SU in their last 17 games against Brooklyn.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games on the road.
Toronto are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games this season.
Toronto are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Toronto are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 6 games.
Brooklyn are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Brooklyn are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games at home.
Nets are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Toronto.
Brooklyn are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Brooklyn’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.
Brooklyn are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games played in January.

Injuries

Toronto Raptors

Marc Gasol C Hamstring is out indefinitely
Norman Powell SF Shoulder is out indefinitely
Pascal Siakam PF Groin is out indefinitely
Matt Thomas SG Finger is out indefinitely

Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant SF Achilles is out indefinitely
Garrett Temple SG Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Toronto
Kyrie Irving PG Shoulder is out indefinitely
Caris LeVert SF Thumb is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Toronto

Head-to-Head
Toronto Raptors Brooklyn Nets
19-16 Against the Spread 16-16-1
17-18 Straight Up 15-16-2
110 Points per Game 110
105 Points Allowed per Game 111
44.86 Offensive FG% 44.09
80.45 Offensive FT% 74.62
36.7 Offensive 3PT% 33.25
42.18 Defensive FG% 43.32
75.75 Defensive FT% 77.25
32.99 Defensive 3PT% 35.51

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

Injury depleted but they still have players from that championship culture and they are seen as the team with the upper hand in this game according to Top Online Sportsbook. With all the guards and shooting expected from this game, the team that will win the boards will win the game. Aside from DeAndre Jordan who is no expected to play more than 25 minutes, the Nets don’t have a true polarizing presence inside.

Moneyline: The Nets are at -103 if they get a victory over the Raptors. Meanwhile, the much-favored Nets are given a -117 in the ML.

ATS: The spread between the Nets and Raptors are a thinnest at 1-point with Brooklyn owning the upper hand since they are at home with -1.

TOTALs: It is the Nets that is expected to go over the 218 totals while the Raptors are going under.

Score Prediction: 112 – 108 Nets