Nets Vs Raptors: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – April 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 27, 2021

Kyrie Irving leads the Brooklyn Nets (41-20) into a matchup against the Toronto Raptors (26-35) after putting up 34 points in a 128-119 win over the Suns. The Raptors are 6.5-point underdogs in the game on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, which tips off at 7:30 PM ET on YES. The matchup has a point total of 231.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of April 27, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Raptors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 27

Nets:
Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand),
James Harden: Out (Hamstring),
Bruce Brown: Out (Knee),
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Alize Johnson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Raptors:
Gary Trent Jr.: Out (Leg),
Paul Watson: Out (Knee),
Chris Boucher: Out (Knee),
Jalen Harris: Out (Hip)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Raptors (+6.5)
Total Pick Under (231.5)
Prediction Nets 115, Raptors 113

The model favors the Nets by 2.3 points, a much smaller margin than the 6.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Raptors to cover.

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 3.4 points highter than the model projection.

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Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 25 27.5 6.7 5.1 0.6 1.3 2.5
Kyrie Irving 45 27.3 5.0 6.5 1.3 0.6 2.7
James Harden 42 25.2 8.0 10.9 1.2 0.7 2.8
Joe Harris 61 14.4 3.6 1.9 0.7 0.2 3.1
Blake Griffin 35 11.0 4.9 3.3 0.8 0.3 1.5

Nets Player Props

  • James Harden’s PRA prop total for the contest is listed at 43.5 combined points, rebounds, and assists, 0.6 lower than his season average of 44.1.
  • Kevin Durant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 46.5, 7.2 greater than his season average of 39.3.
  • Joe Harris’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.6 shots lower than his season average of 3.1.
  • Irving’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals higher than his season average of 1.3.

Raptors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 49 21.1 7.2 4.7 1.1 0.7 1.3
Fred VanVleet 48 19.4 4.2 6.2 1.7 0.8 3.3
Kyle Lowry 43 16.5 5.5 7.3 1.0 0.3 2.6
OG Anunoby 40 15.5 5.6 2.0 1.6 0.7 2.4
Gary Trent Jr. 55 15.2 2.5 1.4 1.0 0.2 2.9

Raptors Player Props

  • Pascal Siakam’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is posted at 7.5 rebounds, 0.3 rebounds greater than his season average of 7.2.
  • Kyle Lowry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 22.5, 6.8 lower than his season average of 29.3.
  • Fred VanVleet’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.8 shots less than his season average of 3.3.
  • Chris Boucher’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.

Shooting Trends

  • The Nets are shooting 49.4% from the field this season, 3.7 percentage points higher than the 45.7% the Raptors allow to opponents.
  • Brooklyn has a 26-20 record against the spread and a 36-11 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 45.7% from the field.
  • Toronto’s record is 24-23-1 against the spread and 25-23 overall when its opponents make more than 49.4% of their shots from the field.
  • The Raptors are shooting 45% from the field, 1.3% lower than the 46.3% the Nets’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Toronto has put together an 18-6 record against the spread and a 17-7 straight up record in games it shoots higher than 46.3% from the field.
  • When Brooklyn’s opponents shoot over 45% from the field, it is 12-8 against the spread and 16-5 overall.
  • The Nets’ 38.9% three-point shooting percentage this season is only 1.3 percentage points higher than opponents of the Raptors have shot from deep (37.6%).
  • Brooklyn has collected a 23-11 record against the spread and a 29-6 straight-up record in games this season when the team knocks down more than 37.6% of its three-point attempts.
  • Toronto is 21-10 against the spread and 19-12 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 38.9% from deep.
  • The Raptors’ three-point shooting percentage this season (37%) is only 0.3 percentage points higher than opponents of the Nets are averaging (36.7%).
  • Toronto is 20-9-1 ATS and 19-11 overall when the team hits more than 36.7% of its three-point attempts.
  • Brooklyn has an 18-15 ATS record and a 27-7 straight-up record this season when it makes more than 37% of its three-point shots.
  • The Nets hit 14 three-pointers per game this season, only 0.8 fewer made shots on average than the 14.8 per game the Raptors give up.
  • Toronto is 21-12-1 against the spread and 20-14 overall when it hit more three-pointers than its opponents, while Brooklyn is 8-13 ATS and 12-9 straight up in games when it is out-shot from distance.
  • The Raptors make the third-most three-pointers in the league, while the Nets give up the 21st-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Nets vs Raptors Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Raptors AVG Raptors Rank
2nd 118.8 Points Scored 111.9 17th
23rd 114.3 Points Allowed 111.1 12th
15th 44.3 Rebounds 41.4 30th
26th 9.1 Off. Rebounds 9.1 25th
7th 14 3pt Made 14.8 3rd
7th 26.8 Assists 24.4 18th
14th 13.4 Turnovers 12.6 8th

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