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Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans 11/08/2019 NBA Odds and Prediction

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Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans 11-08-2019 NBA Odds and Prediction

Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans 11/08/2019 – Just weeks after their opening night thriller North of the Border, the Toronto Raptors (5-2) and the New Orleans Pelicans (1-6) will meet again on Friday for the last time this season at the Smoothie King Center. Find the best NBA odds today at Betnow.

Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans 11/08/2019

When: November 8, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Where: Smoothie King Center
TV: FSNO
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans 11/08/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Toronto Raptors -4 (-110) 231 o (-110) -135

New Orleans Pelicans
+4 (-110) 231 u (-110) +115
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Toronto Raptors Betting

After suffering a beat-down at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks, the Raptors secured a 124-120 home win against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry led the way with 23 and 24 points respectively, while OG Anunoby added 18 markers. The Raptors shot 55 percent from the field and 48.3 percent from beyond the arc.

Players to Watch: Pascal Siakam (25.6 PPG, 9.1 RPG, 3.6 APG), Kyle Lowry (24.0 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 6.7 APG), Fred VanVleet (15.6 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 6.9 APG)

New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The optimism surrounding this year’s New Orleans Pelicans has fizzled down following a series of setbacks these last three weeks. New Orleans was supposed to be one of the dark horse picks for the playoffs, but losing Zion Williamson proved to be too much for this upstart squad. The lone bright spot for the Pelicans so far is the outstanding play of Brandon Ingram, who just dropped a career-high 40 points in a 135-125 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday.

Players to Watch: Brandon Ingram (25.9 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 4.3 APG), Jrue Holiday (14.2 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 6.0 APG), Josh Hart (13.6 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.1 APG)

Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans 11/08/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games.
Raptors  are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Toronto are 14-5-1 ATS in their last 20 games against New Orleans.
Toronto are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games against New Orleans.
Raptors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.
Toronto are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games when playing on the road against New Orleans.
Toronto are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games this season.
Raptors are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 7 games.
New Orleans are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 5 games against Toronto.
New Orleans are 2-13 SU in their last 15 games at home.
New Orleans are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games when playing at home against Toronto.
Pelicans  are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games this season.
New Orleans are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Orleans’ last 8 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Toronto Raptors

Patrick McCaw SG Knee is out indefinitely

New Orleans Pelicans

JJ Redick SG Knee is “?” Friday vs Toronto
Zion Williamson PF Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Toronto Raptors New Orleans Pelicans
52-52-2 Against the Spread 38-43-1
54-49-3 Straight Up 44-37-1
112 Points per Game 115
106 Points Allowed per Game 116
45.37 Offensive FG% 46.35
87.86 Offensive FT% 72.3
38.64 Offensive 3PT% 37.86
40.07 Defensive FG% 47.22
79.53 Defensive FT% 80.54
35.56 Defensive 3PT% 35.23

Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks

The Raptors just barely survived the Pelicans in their season-opener, gutting out a 130-122 win in overtime. However, things have dramatically changed for New Orleans three weeks into the season. Ingram might be playing his best basketball ever, but the performance of Lonzo Ball and the rest of the Pels have been subpar.

Moneyline: The Raptors will take a 2-0 regular-season series clincher on Friday. Pascal Siakam, who scored 34 points in his match-up with the Pelicans, is expected to put up big numbers once again.

ATS: The Raptors, despite a 2.5 point handicap, will hold off the Pelicans and take their fifth win against the spread this season.

TOTALs: This game will go over the projected NBA over/under totals of 231 points. The Raptors’ defense has been sloppy the past two games, allowing 115 points against the Bucks and then 120 points against the Kings.

Score Prediction: 123-112 Raptors