The Toronto Raptors (20-27) host the New York Knicks (25-22) at Scotiabank Arena, beginning at 6:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 22, 2023. The Raptors are just 1.5-point favorites in the game, the fourth matchup between the squads this season. The over/under in this contest is set at 223.5.
How to bet Raptors vs. Knicks
Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Raptors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -121 odds to pick up the win, while the Knicks are listed at +101 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 223.5 points.
Raptors vs. Knicks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, January 22, 2023
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TSN
- Location: Toronto, Ontario
- Arena: Scotiabank Arena
Raptors vs. Knicks Betting Trends
The Raptors have played 47 games, with 22 wins against the spread. Toronto has come away with 14 wins in the 28 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. The Raptors have hit the over in 53.2% of their opportunities this year (25 times over 47 games with a set point total).
The Knicks have played 47 games, with 24 wins against the spread. New York has gone 9-13 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40.9% of those games). Knicks games this year have hit the over 51.1% of the time (24 out of 47 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Raptors vs. Knicks Injury Report
Knicks: Mitchell Robinson: Out (Thumb)
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
Offensively, Toronto is scoring 112.4 points per game (23rd-ranked in league). It is giving up 112.3 points per contest on defense (12th-ranked). Offensively the Raptors have fared better in home games this season, posting 112.6 points per game, compared to 112.1 per game in road games. The Raptors have been scoring 116 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 112.4 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
When it comes to threes, Toronto is struggling, as it ranks fifth-worst in the league in treys made (10.8 per game) and third-worst in three-point percentage (33.2%). The Raptors have taken 64.1% two-pointers and 35.9% from beyond the arc this season. Of the team’s baskets, 73.5% are two-pointers and 26.5% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
In 2022-23, New York is 14th in the league offensively (114.3 points scored per game) and eighth defensively (112 points conceded). At home, the Knicks score 115.1 points per game. Away, they score 113.4. The Knicks are scoring 113.6 points per contest over their previous 10 games, which is 0.7 fewer points than their average for the season (114.3).
In 2022-23, New York is 16th in the league in 3-point makes (11.8 per game) and 25th in 3-point percentage (33.9%). In 2022-23, the Knicks have taken 38.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 61.6% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 28.5% of the Knicks’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 71.5% have been 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this game is the Raptors, and we project that Knicks will cover the spread (Raptors -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 223.5 points.
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