Looking to win big? The Raptors and Spurs face off at 3:30 ET on BSSW. The Spurs are hosting the game at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, TX. The Raptors are favored in this non-conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 223.5 points.
TORONTO RAPTORS VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Toronto Raptors -3
This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 3:30 ET on Sunday, November 5th.
WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-101 in favor of the Raptors.
- Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 11 threes.
Will the Raptors Win on the Road?
The Raptors, with a record of 2-4 so far this season, aim to reach the .500 mark as they face the Spurs. Against Eastern Conference opponents, they have a 1-3 record in six games, while in non-conference matchups, they have gone 1-1.
Toronto has a .500 record against the spread this season, going 3-3 ATS. On the road, the Raptors hold a 1-1 ATS record, while at home, they have a 2-2 record vs. the spread.
So far, the Raptors’ leading scorer is Scottie Barnes, who has an effective field goal percentage of 57.7%, 5.8 assists per game, and 21.3 points per game this season (2023-2024).
On offense, Toronto is currently ranked 29th in the NBA for points per game, 27th in the league for possessions per game, and 27th in the NBA for field goal percentage in the 2023-2024 season. They have averaged 104.5 points per game, 98 possessions per game, and a 45% field goal percentage. Additionally, they have averaged 27.3 assists per game, ranked 23rd in the NBA, and 18 free throw attempts per game, ranked 18th in the league.
Toronto’s defense comes into the game ranked 25th in the NBA, allowing 24.8 free throw attempts per game. They also rank 3rd in opponent shooting percentage at 43% and 6th in points allowed per game with 106.
Will San Antonio Win at Home?
With a current record of 3-2 over five games, the Spurs are aiming to avoid falling to .500 as they enter today’s matchup. Presently, the team holds the 7th position in the Western Conference and the 3rd position in the Southwest division.
San Antonio has a season ATS record of 3-2 up to this point, with a road ATS record of 2-1 and a home record of 1-1 vs. the spread.
San Antonio Spurs heads into the game with Victor Wembanyama, who has played 5 games this season (2023-2024), as their top scorer. He maintains an average of 20.6 points per game, achieving 2 double-doubles and a 50% field goal percentage.
This year’s San Antonio offense is defined by their field goal percentage, points per game, and free throw attempts per game. The team currently possesses the lowest field goal percentage in the NBA at 51.1% and gives up an average of 121.2 points per game, ranking 28th in the league. Furthermore, they allow 21 free throw attempts per game, placing them 12th in the NBA.
This season, the Spurs’ defense ranks 28th in the NBA, allowing an average of 121.2 points per game. Furthermore, they are 22nd in steals per game, allowing 9 steals, and have a three-point shooting percentage of 38.2%, ranking 23rd.