The Toronto Raptors will host the Brooklyn Nets at Scotiabank Arena in a divisional matchup. The Raptors have lost 10 straight games and are 12th in the Eastern Conference, while the Nets have dropped six in a row and are 11th in the East. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET and the game will be shown on SN.

Oddsmakers have made the Nets 6-point favorites (-234) with the over/under line at 215.5 points.

BROOKLYN NETS VS TORONTO RAPTORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Toronto Raptors +6

This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena at 7:30 ET on Monday, March 25th.

WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-102 in favor of the Raptors.
  • Our projections have Gary Trent Jr. finishing with Gary Trent Jr. points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.7% and knocking down 7 threes.

Can The Nets Secure a Win at Toronto?

Brooklyn is favored by 6 points today against the Raptors. As the favorite, the Nets are 14-8 on the season, and they have gone 12-10 ATS. In their last three games as the favorite, they have not covered the spread.

The Nets are 26-45 this season, which is 11th in the Eastern Conference. In the Atlantic Division, they are 4th. On the road, Brooklyn is 10-26 compared to 16-19 at home.

Brooklyn has lost six straight games, with their most recent loss coming against the Knicks (105-93). In that game, the O/U line was 204.5, and the Nets were 7.5-point underdogs.

This season, the Nets have an O/U record of 35-36, and their games have averaged 224.9 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 215.5, and their games have averaged 225.4 points.

In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are 18-25 against other teams in the East and 8-20 against non-conference opponents.

When it comes to scoring, the Nets are 25th in the league at 111.1 points per game. However, they have been slightly better on the road, averaging 109.1 points compared to 113.2 at home (20th).

So far this season, the Nets have scored below the NBA scoring average in 60.6% of their games. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 25th in the league at 96.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Nets are 28th in the league at 45%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 26th in the league at 52%.

Currently, the Nets’ defense holds the 14th rank in the NBA, allowing 113.8 points per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Nets are forcing 12.2 per game, which is 9th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 15th in blocked shots at 5 per game.

Does Toronto Have What it Takes at Home?

Toronto has lost 10 straight games and is 23-48 on the season. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently in 12th place and 5th in the Atlantic Division.

As the underdog this season, the Raptors are 11-38 and are 9-13 ATS as the underdog. Today, they are getting 6 points against the Nets and have gone 23-26 ATS as the underdog.

In terms of their O/U record, the Raptors are 35-35-1 for the season. In their last six games, the under has hit and today’s O/U line is 215.5, which is lower than their season average of 231.2.

In their last game, the Raptors lost to the Wizards by a score of 112-109. They were 6-point underdogs going into the game, giving them an ATS win. The O/U line for that game was 232.5.

Toronto’s games have averaged a combined scoring total of 231.2 points per game this season. Today’s over/under line is 215.5, and their games have averaged an O/U line of 229.5.

The Raptors are 32-39 ATS this season, including a 13-22 ATS record at home. Today, they will be looking to cover the spread at home for the first time in seven games.

At home, the Raptors are averaging 110.1 points per game, which is 27th in the NBA. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 113.1 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 13th at 99.4 possessions per game.

So far this season, Toronto has outscored the league average in 43.7% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 15th in the NBA at 47%. From three-point range, the Raptors are 26th in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to assists, Toronto is 5th in the league at 29.1 per game. In terms of free throw attempts, they are 16th in the NBA.

So far, the Raptors’ defense is ranked 24th in the league at 118.1 points per contest. The Raptors defense is coming off a game in which they held the Wizards offense to just 42.6% shooting. Overall, they gave up 112 points to Washington.