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Fred VanVleet leads the Toronto Raptors (9-12) into a matchup with the Brooklyn Nets (14-9) after piling up 54 points in a 123-108 win over the Magic. The Raptors are underdogs in the game on Friday, February 5, 2021, which tips off at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of February 5, 2021, 1:07 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Raptors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 5

Nets:
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

Raptors:
OG Anunoby: Out (Calf),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Nets (-5)
Total Pick Under (242.5)
Prediction Nets 119, Raptors 112

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Nets to walk away with the victory, but the model spread (6.5) is 1.5 points further in their direction.

The model predicts a total (231.0 points) much lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup (242.5 points). Take the under.

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Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 17 30.8 7.5 5.2 0.8 1.4 2.8
Kyrie Irving 15 28.3 4.8 5.7 1.0 0.8 3.1
James Harden 17 24.4 6.7 11.2 1.0 0.6 2.9
Joe Harris 23 14.9 3.7 2.1 0.6 0.3 3.3
Jeff Green 23 8.9 3.8 1.4 0.7 0.2 1.5

Nets Player Props

  • Kevin Durant’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 29.5, 1.3 points less than his season average of 30.8.
  • James Harden’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 44.5, 2.1 higher than his season average of 42.4.
  • Joe Harris’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 3.3.
  • DeAndre Jordan’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks higher than his season average of 1.4.

Raptors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Fred VanVleet 21 20.4 4.3 6.2 1.8 0.7 3.4
Pascal Siakam 18 19.2 7.9 4.6 0.9 0.5 0.9
Kyle Lowry 18 17.4 6.2 7.1 1.1 0.2 2.8
Norman Powell 19 14.7 2.4 1.4 1.2 0.2 2.3
OG Anunoby 17 14.6 5.8 1.6 2.1 0.5 2.5

Raptors Player Props

  • VanVleet’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 18.5, 1.9 points less than his season average of 20.4.
  • Kyle Lowry’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 31.5, 0.8 higher than his season average of 30.7.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 3.4.
  • Chris Boucher’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.5 blocks higher than his season average of 2.0.

Shooting Trends

  • The Nets make 50.1% of their shots from the field this season, which is 4.8 percentage points higher than the Raptors have allowed to their opponents (45.3%).
  • Brooklyn has a 9-10 record against the spread and a 13-6 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 45.3% from the field.
  • Toronto has a 7-10 record against the spread and an 8-9 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 50.1% of their shots from the field.
  • The Raptors are shooting 44.2% from the field, 1.5% lower than the 45.7% the Nets’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Toronto is 4-3 against the spread and 4-3 overall when it shoots better than 45.7% from the field.
  • Brooklyn is 5-2 against the spread and 5-2 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot over 44.2% from the field.
  • The Nets are knocking down 40.1% of their three-point shots this season, 3.3% higher than the 36.8% the Raptors allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Brooklyn is 9-6 against the spread and 12-3 overall when it shoots better than 36.8% from distance.
  • Toronto is 7-4 against the spread while putting up a 6-5 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 40.1% from three-point distance.
  • The Raptors shoot 37.8% from beyond the arc this season. That’s only 1.9 percentage points higher than the Nets have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (35.9%).
  • Toronto has a 6-8 ATS record and is 7-7 straight-up when the team hits more than 35.9% of its three-point attempts.
  • Brooklyn has a 6-7 ATS record and an 8-5 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 37.8% from three-point distance.
  • The Nets knock down 14.7 three-pointers per game this season, 1.4 fewer makes per game than the Raptors allow (16.1).
  • Toronto is 7-6 against the spread and 8-5 overall when it hit more three-pointers than its opponents, while Brooklyn is 2-4 ATS and 3-3 straight up in games when it is out-shot from the three-point line.
  • The Nets rank sixth in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Raptors give up the 24th-fewest made threes in the league.

Nets vs Raptors Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Raptors AVG Raptors Rank
1st 122.3 Points Scored 111.8 14th
28th 117.8 Points Allowed 110.1 12th
17th 45.4 Rebounds 42.9 25th
26th 8.5 Off. Rebounds 10 17th
6th 14.7 3pt Made 16.1 2nd
5th 27 Assists 24.9 14th
25th 14.7 Turnovers 13.6 12th

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