The Toronto Raptors will visit Texas to play the San Antonio Spurs this afternoon in Spurs VS Raptors. Toronto is 2-4 on the season and is adjusting to a new coach and changing roster. San Antonio is 3-2 after taking consecutive games from Phoenix this week.
Predictions and Betting Preview for San Antonio Spurs VS Toronto Raptors 2023 NBA Regular Season
- Venue: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.
- When: Sunday, November 5th, 2023
- Time: 21:30
- Teams to play: Spurs and Raptors.
- NBA Expert Picks: SPREAD -3.5.
Odds by BetMGM and 1XBet.
Betting On The San Antonio Spurs
- 1XBet Spread: +3.5
- 1XBet Moneyline: 2.692
- 1XBet Over/Under: Over 221.5
- BetMGM Spread: +3.5
- BetMGM Moneyline: 2.40
- BetMGM Over/Under: Under 221.5
San Antonio Spurs and their fans should be happy with the early returns from Victor Wembanyama and his teammates. They are 3-2 on the season and are off two consecutive wins with the Phoenix Suns. After winning in the first game due to a six-point outburst in the final minute, The Spurs almost blew a 27-point lead on Thursday night before regrouping for a 132-121 win.
The Spurs are in 10th place in shooting percentage so far, thanks to Wembanyama’s fourth-quarter heroics. He is shooting almost 80% in the fourth quarter, hitting on 15-of-19 shots. They are also 12th in 3-point shooting so far. San Antonio struggled to stop the opponent’s shot, making the 29th in opponent’s shooting percentage, but made up for it in steals and blocks. Spurs are 8th in steals and 9th in blocked shots so far.
Betting On Toronto Raptors
- 1XBet Spread: -3.5
- 1XBet Moneyline: 1.707
- 1XBet Over/Under: Under 221.5
- BetMGM Spread: -3.5
- BetMGM Moneyline: 1.60
- BetMGM Over/Under: Over 221.5
The Toronto Raptors are 2-4 on the season plus losses in three of their previous four matches entering today’s game with San Antonio. On Thursday, they played the Philadelphia 76ers for the second time in a week and dropped a 114-99 scoreline. Scottie Barnes led Toronto with 24 points in the defeat.
Shockingly, Toronto has done better offensively than they did last season. They are 23rd in points per game after ending 27th last season. The Raptors ranked 19th in shooting percentage compared with 27th last season. Toronto is 3rd in the NBA in opponent’s shooting percentage so far, compared with 28th last year and is fourth in opponent’s 3-point field goal percentage.
MatchPlug Prediction On San Antonio Spurs VS Toronto Raptors
San Antonio Spurs are 10th in the league in pace of play this season while the Toronto Raptors are last in the NBA in pace of play. A faster match will favour the Spurs.
Final Prediction: Toronto Raptors spread.