Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 2/28/2022 Picks Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 2/28/2022 – The Toronto Raptors are looking to prevent getting into a losing streak after dropping their last two games. This team is set to go on the road and test the retooled Brooklyn Nets this coming Monday, February 28. The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York will serve as the battleground for both teams and the game starts at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. YES Network has been given the television broadcast rights and the online live stream can be seen through an NBA League Pass subscription. Having the home court advantage gives the Brooklyn Nets the edge in NBA game odds over the Toronto Raptors.
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 2/28/2022
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 2/28/2022 Betting Odds
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors have lost four of their last five games and their record has slipped to 32-27. They trail the Boston Celtics by two games while their upcoming opponents, the Brooklyn Nets, are just below them by just one game. This team is coming off from back-to-back losses against the Charlotte Hornets and the most recent was a 27-point blowout against the Atlanta Hawks, 100-127. Fred VanVleet was the team’s best scoring option during the loss with the Hawks while Precious Achiuwa came off the bench with a near double-double of 21 points and nine boards.
Players to watch: P. Siakam PF 46 GP 46 GS 37.6 MIN 21.4 PTS 2 OR 6.5 DR 8.6 REB 5.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.7 BLK 2.7 TO 3.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.59 PER
F. VanVleet SG 52 GP 52 GS 38.2 MIN 21.4 PTS 0.8 OR 3.8 DR 4.5 REB 6.9 AST 1.6 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2.4 PF 2.6 AST/TO 18.82 PER
G. Trent Jr. SG 50 GP 49 GS 34.7 MIN 18.2 PTS 0.3 OR 2.4 DR 2.7 REB 1.9 AST 1.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.28 PER.
Brooklyn Nets Betting
The Brooklyn Nets were able to avoid getting into a losing streak with a convincing win over the defending champions, Milwaukee Bucks, with the final score settling at 126-123. They need to win this game to overtake the Toronto Raptors but the main scorer from the last game, Kyrie Irving, won’t be playing in this matchup. Kevin Durant and Ben Simmons are still on the inactive list and Seth Curry is expected once again to step up his game. Andre Drummond has been playing great for the Nets providing the team a double-double every game while Bruce Brown has been doing his best filling up for Durant.
Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 36 GP 36 GS 36.5 MIN 29.3 PTS 0.6 OR 6.9 DR 7.4 REB 5.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.9 BLK 3 TO 1.9 PF 1.9 AST/TO 26.15 PER
K. Irving PG 15 GP 15 GS 36.4 MIN 25.1 PTS 0.5 OR 4.3 DR 4.8 REB 5.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 19.90 PER
S. Curry SG 5 GP 5 GS 32 MIN 19.2 PTS 0.2 OR 3.8 DR 4 REB 3.8 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.43 PER.
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 2/28/2022 Betting Numbers
Toronto are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Brooklyn are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Fred VanVleet PG Knee is “?” Monday vs Brooklyn
Kevin Durant SF Knee is out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks
Even with the home court advantage, the Brooklyn Nets are seen in the top online sportsbook as the riskier pick to make as compared to the visiting Toronto Raptors. Having none of the Nets’ big three has a lot of weight in this game with the Raptors hungry to get a win.
Moneyline: The Raptors on the road are having an ML of -135 while the Nets are +2 in their home court.
ATS: It is just two points separating both teams across the spread with the Raptors getting the -2 while the Nets are +2.
TOTALs: The total set for this matchup is at 225.5 points with the Nets going under and the Raptors are over.
Score Prediction: 112 – 109, Raptors