Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks 4/24/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks 4/24/2021 – The New York Knicks are now the hottest team in the NBA right now and will hope to bring that momentum swing in their next game. They will be hosting the Toronto Raptors at the mecca of basketball inside the Madison Square Garden in New York. ESPN will be putting the game live on television and this will be the first game this Saturday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed will be made available in NBA League Pass for those who prefer to watch via online live stream. The New York Knicks are expected by NBA odds to prolong their winning streak after this match against the Toronto Raptors.
Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks 4/24/2021
Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks 4/24/2021 Betting Odds
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors are also starting to get their steam having their four-game winning streak of their own. Their record is now tied with the Chicago Bulls at 24-34 and both teams are trying to chase the last spot in the NBA Eastern Conference play-in tournament which is now held by the Washington Wizards. This team was able to pull an upset victory over the mighty Brooklyn Nets by 11 points, 114-103. Pascal Siakam led the charge with 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists while OG Anunoby tallied 25 points and four three-pointers. Fred VanVleet had 17 points, five assists and three rebounds.
Players to watch: P. Siakam PF 47 GP 47 GS 35.6 MIN 20.9 PTS 1.7 OR 5.6 DR 7.2 REB 4.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.1 TO 3.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.16 PER
F. VanVleet SG 46 GP 46 GS 36.1 MIN 19.4 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 6.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 1.9 TO 2.4 PF 3.2 AST/TO 17 PER
K. Lowry PG 41 GP 41 GS 34.6 MIN 17 PTS 0.8 OR 4.7 DR 5.5 REB 7.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.9 TO 3.1 PF 2.5 AST/TO 16.2 PER.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks own the league’s longest active winning streak with 8 games. That huge run placed them at fourth in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record now at 33-27. They are still tied with the Atlanta Hawks but trail the Milwaukee Bucks by four games. Their most recent game was with the Hawks and prevailed in overtime by ten points, 137-127. Julius Randle continues his stellar performance throughout the season doing 40 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Derrick Rose and rookie Immanuel Quickley each had 20 points to help Randle seal the win over the surging Hawks.
Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 59 GP 59 GS 37.5 MIN 23.9 PTS 1.3 OR 9.2 DR 10.5 REB 6.1 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.5 TO 3.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.11 PER
R. Barrett SG 60 GP 60 GS 34.3 MIN 17.4 PTS 1.1 OR 4.6 DR 5.6 REB 2.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.59 PER
D. Rose PG 24 GP 3 GS 25.5 MIN 13.3 PTS 0.3 OR 2.1 DR 2.4 REB 3.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 1.2 PF 3 AST/TO 16.77 PER.
Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks 4/24/2021 Betting Numbers
Toronto are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
New York Knicks
New York are 10-0 ATS in their last 10 games.
Rodney Hood SG Knee is “?” Saturday vs New York
New York Knicks
Taj Gibson PF Laceration is probable Saturday vs Toronto
Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
Both teams own a winning streak and one will end after this match. The Toronto Raptors being the visiting team are picked in online betting as the underdogs against the rising New York Knicks.
Moneyline: The Knicks at their home court are given an ML of -143 while the Raptors are at +120 if they pull an upset.
ATS: It is just two points between both teams across the spread with the Knicks getting the -2 and the Raptors are +2.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is set at 217 points with the Raptors going over and the Knicks are under.
Score Prediction: 112 – 108, Knicks