One of the last two games of the night pits the Toronto Raptors vs the Phoenix Suns who will be at home. BetDSI Sportsbook current Live NBA Betting Lines display the Suns as a -240 favorite giving up -5 ½ points to the traveling Raptors.
The Suns after winning two in a row dropped one the yesterday 93-87 to the Dallas Mavericks. Phoenix shot a season worst 37.3% from the floor going 31-83 and hitting only 6-20 three point attempts. Also turning the ball over 19 times to the Mavericks 12 spelled doom for Phoenix, they did however outrebound Dallas by 10 boards on the night.
Veteran Greg Hill put up 19 points with 8 rebounds and 2 assists for the Suns, however led the game with 8 turnovers. Marcin Gortat had a great game with 19 points, game leading 17 rebounds, 2 assists , and 3 blocked shots. Shannon Brown led the bench in scoring with 14 points, he also had 2 assists.
The Toronto Raptors have lost 8 straight losing their last game on the road 103-91 to the Los Angeles Clippers. They had actually outplayed the LA for much of the game , but had dug too big of a hole for themselves in the 1st getting outscored 27-11. They shot a terrible 29-81 from the floor but did hit 8-19 three point attempts.
The bench provided most of the scoring for Toronto AsLeandro Barboza led the Raptors in scoring with 19 points, and Linas Kleiza behind him with 16. James Johnson defensive effort shouldnt go unnoticed as he had 3 blocked shots to go with his 7 points and 2 assists. Guard DeMar DeRozan had 15 points and 8 rebounds, but had a total of 5 of his shots blocked.
NBA Betting Prediction: The Raptors looking to avoid losing their ninth straight will play the Toronoto Raptors a team they have lost the last 15 consecutive games to. The Suns have a league low 19.3 over the first 12 minutes of the game and if they are to beat Phoenix at home will have to overcome this. I look for the Phoenix Suns to easily notch their 16th straight in this series.
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