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Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 8/23/2020 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 8-23-2020 Spread Picks and Prediction

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 8/23/2020 – The defending champion Toronto Raptors are coming in Game 4 with a dominating 3-0 lead and they look to finish the job early against the Brooklyn Nets to advance to the second round. This match is set to happen on Sunday, August 23 at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. Broadcast rights for this match are granted to TNT and live coverage will start at 6:30 PM Eastern Time. For those who want to watch through online live streaming, it will be available through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Nets are coming in this game as the huge underdogs according to NBA Game Odds against the Raptors.

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 8/23/2020

When: August 23, 2020 6:30 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 8/23/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Toronto Raptors -13 (-110) 217 o (-110) -1165

Brooklyn Nets
+13 (-110) 217 u (-110) +750
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Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors have been dominating the Brooklyn Nets all series long and in Game 3, they won by 25 points. Pascal Siakam has been flexing his NBA All-Star status as he finished with 26 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Fred VanVleet has been the series most consistent scorer and the pint-sized guard had 22 points with 6-of-10 three-point shooting. Serge Ibaka came off the bench with a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds while Kyle Lowry contributed with a double-double of his own with 11 points and ten rebounds along with seven assists, three steals and a block.

Players to Watch: F. VanVleet SG GP 3 GS 3 MIN 38 PTS 25.3 OR 0 DR 4 REB 4 AST 8.7 STL 1 BLK 0.7 TO 1.3 PF 2 AST/TO 6.5 PER 26.82

P. Siakam PF GP 3 GS 3 MIN 33.7 PTS 21 OR 1.7 DR 6.7 REB 8.3 AST 3 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 1.8 PER 17.19

S. Ibaka C GP 3 GS 0 MIN 24.7 PTS 16.7 OR 2.7 DR 6 REB 8.7 AST 2 STL 0.3 BLK 0.7 TO 1 PF 3 AST/TO 2 PER 25.82.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets have been missing their star power in this series and help has been coming from all corners but it doesn’t even dent the Raptors’ confidence. Tyler Johnson was the best scorer for the team during their last game with 23 points with 5-of-9 shooting from the three-point arc. Caris LeVert contributed 15 points, six rebounds and two steals while Chris Chiozza had 14 points. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot had a horrible shooting night with 3-of-18 from the field to end up with 10 points. Jarret Allen did not even put up a shot but managed to grab 17 boards for the Nets.

Players to watch: T. Luwawu-Cabarrot SG GP 3 GS 2 MIN 34.7 PTS 17.7 OR 0 DR 4 REB 4 AST 1.7 STL 0.3 BLK 0 TO 1.3 PF 3.7 AST/TO 1.3 PER 8.27

J. Harris SF GP 2 GS 2 MIN 36 PTS 16.5 OR 1 DR 9 REB 10 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 1.5 PF 4.5 AST/TO 0.7 PER 12.75

C. LeVert SG GP 3 GS 3 MIN 36.3 PTS 15.3 OR 1.7 DR 4.3 REB 6 AST 10.7 STL 1 BLK 0.3 TO 3.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 3.2 PER 11.74.

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets 8/23/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto’s last 12 games.
Toronto are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Toronto are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games against Brooklyn.
Raptors are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn.
Toronto are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Toronto are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Nets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Brooklyn’s last 12 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn’s last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto.
Brooklyn are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games this season.
Brooklyn are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Nets are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Brooklyn are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games played in August.

Injuries

Toronto Raptors

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson PF Knee is “?” Sunday vs Brooklyn
Patrick McCaw SG Knee is out indefinitely
Oshae Brissett PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets

Jamal Crawford SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Toronto
Kevin Durant SF Achilles is out indefinitely
Wilson Chandler SF COVID-19 is out for season
Michael Beasley SF COVID-19 is out for season
DeAndre Jordan C COVID-19 is out for season
Kyrie Irving PG Shoulder is out for season
Spencer Dinwiddie PG COVID-19 is out for season
Joe Harris SG Personal is out indefinitely
Taurean Prince SF COVID-19 is out for season
Nicolas Claxton C Undisclosed is out for season

Head-to-Head
Toronto Raptors Brooklyn Nets
43-31-1 Against the Spread 38-37-0
37-37-1 Straight Up 37-37-1
118 Points per Game 100
100 Points Allowed per Game 118
45.76 Offensive FG% 44.71
79.72 Offensive FT% 74.42
37.42 Offensive 3PT% 34.22
42.79 Defensive FG% 44.58
76.71 Defensive FT% 77.16
33.67 Defensive 3PT% 35.13

Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

It looks like the end of the road for the Brooklyn Nets as they are the huge underdogs by Top Online Sportsbook heading on to Game 4 against the Toronto Raptors. This has just been a mismatch from the beginning and the Raptors have been dominating throughout the series. It is just hard to see an upset happening after watching the Nets for the first three games.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Raptors for this game is a wide -1165 while the Nets are at +750.

ATS: A huge 13-point spread separating both teams for Game 4. The Raptors own the -13 while the Nets are on the far side with +13.

TOTALs: The given total for this match is at 217 points with the Nets going under and the Raptors are over.

Score Prediction: 115 – 99 Raptors