Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Raptors and Warriors. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco, CA. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 237.5 points, and the Warriors are favored to win at home vs. the Raptors.


The Pick: Toronto Raptors +2.5

This game will be played at Chase Center at 8:30 ET on Sunday, January 7th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-111 in favor of the Raptors.
  • Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.9% and knocking down 11 threes.

Can Toronto Pull Off a Road Win?

Heading into today’s game against the Warriors, the Raptors are 5-point underdogs. If they are able to pull off the upset, they will also move to 15-21 on the season.

When looking at the Eastern Conference standings, Toronto is currently in 12th place and sit 5th in the Atlantic Division. On the road, the Raptors have gone 5-12 for the season.

So far, Toronto has been the underdog in 20 of their 35 games and have gone 10-10 against the spread in those games. The average scoring margin as the underdog this season is -4.2 points.

Out of Toronto’s 35 games, 30 of them have had lower over/under lines than today’s line of 237.5. The Raptors have an average over/under line of 225.5 this season and a record of 19-15-1.

In their last game, the Raptors put up 130 points vs. the Kings. In total, they shot 54% from the field and made 13 three-pointers. On the season, the Raptors have struggled from beyond the arc, shooting just 35%. They average 33 three-point attempts per game and are making 17 free-throws per game.

Currently, the Raptors’ defense holds the 17th rank in the NBA, allowing 115.6 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Raptors defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.6% while allowing 38.4% from downtown.

Will Golden State Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

With an overall record of 17-18, the Warriors will look to pick up a win today as 2.5-point favorites at home. If they are able to come through, they will also snap a two-game losing streak (straight up).

Against the spread, Golden State is 16-18 for the season. When playing at home, they have gone 11-9 straight up and 7-12 vs. the spread at home.

Against Western Conference teams, the Warriors are 11-15 compared to going 6-3 in non-conference matchups. Coming into today’s game, they are in 10th place in the West.

When looking at the over/under results for the season, Golden State has gone 19-15-1 with their games having average OU lines of 230.5. Today’s line of 237.5 is slightly higher than the average OU line for their games.

In their last game, the Warriors put up 113 points, which is right in line with their season average of 117.1 points per game. When it comes to shooting, the Warriors are 23rd in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 46%. Looking specifically at three-pointers, the Warriors rank 14th in percentage and 4th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 20th in the league at 116.5 points per contest. Golden State’s defense is currently forcing 14.3 turnovers per game, which is 24th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 28th in blocked shots, with an average of 3.5 rejections per game.