Defending NBA champions, the Toronto Raptors (25-13) welcome the San Antonio Spurs (16-21) to the Scotiabank Arena on Sunday night.
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The Raptors are coming into this game on the back of a 112-110 OT win on the road at the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.
Terence Davis and Serge Ibaka both finished with 23 points and 11 rebounds, with Ibaka making two free throws with 5.1 seconds left in overtime. OG Anunoby added a further 19 points and Kyle Lowry had 15 points and nine assists.
It was a great show of resilience by the depleted Raptors, who were behind by 10 points in the fourth quarter with 5:25 remaining.
The Raptors were again without Fred VanVleet, Pascal Siakam, Marc Gasol, Dewan Hernandez and Norman Powell due to injuries. Powell could return against the Spurs.
Toronto are averaging 110.5 Points per Game (PPG), while they are allowing 105.2 (PA). Siakam is averaging 25.1 PPG for the Raptors, who are 14-6 with home-court advantage this season.
San Antonio Spurs Form
The Spurs went down to a 134-121 loss on the road at the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.
DeMar DeRozan matched his season-high with 36 points, with nine assists and nine rebounds. LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes each scored 21 points.
San Antonio are averaging 114.2 PPG, while they are allowing 115.3 (PA). DeRozan is averaging 22.4 PPG for the Spurs, who are 5-12 on the road this season.
Toronto Raptors vs San Antonio Spurs Betting Lines & Pick
Toronto continue to find a way to win games, despite missing several key starters and, with home-court advantage, they are our picks to win in predictions for this game.
NBA Pick: Money Line – Toronto Raptors to Win @ -154 (1.65) with 888Sport