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Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Prediction & Betting Tips 3/27/2024

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Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks 3/27/24
  • We like the Raptors on the moneyline (+627)
  • The Raptors are also our pick on the spread at +13
  • Projecting a combined 216 points, we like the over

Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Preview

At 7:30 ET, the 23-49 Raptors will host the 43-28 Knicks at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. This Eastern Atlantic division matchup will be broadcast on TSN.

New York is currently favored by 13, and they come into this game on a two-game win streak. Toronto, on the other hand, has lost 11 straight and is 12th in the Eastern Conference.

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Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Knicks and Raptors did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Knicks have a record of 3-0. The Knicks also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 239 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • New York has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 105 points per game while allowing 101. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-1-1.
  • Through their last ten home games, Toronto has an ATS record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 3-7 while averaging 113 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Toronto has an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Knicks have a straight up record of 7-3 and an ATS mark of 4-5-1.

Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Prediction

The Knicks have a record of 26-44-1 on the over/under this season, and their games have averaged 219.6 points. Today’s O/U line is set at 210, and 62 of their games have had higher O/U lines than that.

New York has an ATS record of 39-31 this season, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. On the road, they are 19-14 ATS compared to 20-17 ATS at home.

In their last game, the Knicks defeated the Pistons by a score of 124-99. The O/U line for that game was 211.5, and New York covered the spread as 17-point favorites.

Looking at their overall record, the Knicks are 43-28, which is good for 4th place in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 29-15 and 9-5 against division opponents.

The Knicks are favored by 13 points in today’s game, and they have a record of 31-9 as the favorite. This is their 4th straight game as the favorite, and they are 25-14 ATS as the favorite.

When it comes to scoring, the Knicks are 22nd in the league at 111.9 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually been better on the road this season, averaging 113.3 points compared to 110.7 at home.

So far, the Knicks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 40.8% of their games this season. In terms of pace, they are the slowest team in the league at 94.8 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Knicks are 24th in the league at 46%. They are also 23rd in two-point shooting at 52%. From beyond the arc, the Knicks are 16th in three-point shooting at 36%.

At this time, the Knicks’ defense is positioned 2nd in the NBA, permitting 107.6 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Knicks are causing 12.3 turnovers per game, ranking 12th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 29th in rejections, averaging 4.2 blocked shots each game.

Toronto’s games have gone under the O/U line in their last seven games, and today’s line is set at 210. This season, their games have averaged 230.5 points compared to an average O/U line of 229.3.

In their most recent game, the Raptors lost to the Nets by a score of 96-88. The O/U line for that game was 218.5, and Toronto was getting 6.5 points as the underdog.

As the underdog, the Raptors have gone 11-39 this season and are 8-12 ATS at home. On average, they have been outscored by 8.1 points per game as the underdog.

Toronto is currently 12th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 23-49. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 16-28 and 1-12 against Atlantic Division opponents.

At home this season, the Raptors are averaging 109.4 points per game, which is 27th in the NBA. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 112.8 points per game. Toronto has outscored the league average in just 43.1% of their games.

When it comes to pace, the Raptors are 13th in the league at 99.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 16th at 47%. From beyond the arc, Toronto is 27th in three-point shooting at 35%.

So far this season, the Raptors have made an average of 11.6 three-pointers per game, which is 25th in the NBA. In terms of free throws, Toronto is 23rd in makes at 16.1 per game. As for assists, they are 5th in the league at 29 per game.

Currently, the Raptors’ defense holds the 24th rank in the NBA, allowing 117.8 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Raptors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.4% and allowing 37.0% from beyond the arc.

Even though they are considered 13-point underdogs, our projection points to a 110-106 win for the Raptors.

Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Betting Tips

  • We like the Raptors on the moneyline (+627)
  • The Raptors are also our pick on the spread at +13
  • Projecting a combined 216 points, we like the over

Toronto Raptors Injury Report

  • Jakob Poeltl – Finger – Out
  • Chris Boucher – Knee – Out
  • RJ Barrett – Conditioning – Out
  • Jontay Porter – Personal – Out
  • Immanuel Quickley – Conditioning – Out
  • Scottie Barnes – Hand – Out
  • D.J. Carton – Ankle – Out

New York Knicks Injury Report

  • Julius Randle – Shoulder – Out
  • Alec Burks – Shoulder – Questionable
  • OG Anunoby – Elbow – Out
  • Mitchell Robinson – Ankle – Out

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