Brooklyn went down to a fourth straight loss (for the first time this season) as they were defeated 123-111 on the road at the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie led the Nets with 19 points, Dzanan Musa scored a career-high 14 points and there were 11 points apiece for Taurean Prince, Joe Harris, Wilson Chandler and Theo Pinson.
The problem for Brooklyn was that they only shot 33% and were outscored 30-18 in the fourth quarter.
Brooklyn are averaging 110.6 Points per Game (PPG), while they are allowing 111.7 (PA). They are 9-6 on home-court this season.
Toronto lost in 84-74 at the Miami Heat on Thursday night in a low-scoring game in which defenses were on top. It was the Raptors’ lowest scoring total in more than four years and the second-lowest by any team in the NBA this season. The Raptors shot only 31.5% and were 6 for 42 from 3-point range.
Serge Ibaka scored 19 points and 10 rebounds for Toronto, Kyle Lowry scored 15 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 13 and OG Anunoby had 12 points and 12 rebounds. The injured duo of Marc Gasol and Pascal Siakam both made the trip, but didn’t feature.
Toronto are averaging 110.5 PPG, while they are allowing 105.3 (PA). They are 9-7 on the road this season.
Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors Betting Lines & Prediction
In terms of Nets v Raptors predictions, we’ll go with Toronto as the tips in what could be a tight game.