The Toronto Raptors (23-30) visit the Houston Rockets (13-38) at Toyota Center on Friday, February 3, 2023. The contest starts at 8:00 PM ET and airs on TSN. The Rockets are 7.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 223.5 points.
How to bet Raptors vs. Rockets
Toronto Raptors vs. Houston Rockets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Raptors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -326 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +258 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 223.5 points.
Raptors vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, February 3, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TSN
- Location: Houston, Texas
- Arena: Toyota Center
Raptors vs. Rockets Betting Trends
The Raptors have 25 wins against the spread in 53 games this year. Toronto has been the favorite in 29 games this season and has come away with the win 15 times (51.7%) in those contests. Raptors games this year have hit the over on 28 of 51 set point totals.
The Rockets have 19 wins against the spread in 51 games this year. Houston has compiled a 13-36 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 26.5% of those games). Rockets games this year have hit the over on 23 of 51 set point totals (45.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Gary Trent Jr.||46||18.7||2.5||1.6||1.7||0.3||2.7|
|Jabari Smith Jr.||48||11.8||7||1||0.5||1||1.6|
|Kenyon Martin Jr.||51||11.4||5.5||1.5||0.4||0.3||0.9|
Raptors: OG Anunoby: Out (Wrist), Otto Porter: Out (Foot)
Rockets: Jalen Green: Out (Calf), Kevin Porter: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
Toronto ranks 19th in the NBA with 113.1 points per game so far this season. At the other end, it ranks 11th with 112.6 points allowed per contest. The Raptors are scoring 113 points per game this season at home, which is 0.1 fewer points than they’re averaging in away games (113.1). The Raptors have seen an increase in scoring recently, putting up 118.7 points per game in their last 10 contests, 5.6 points more than the 113.1 they’ve scored this year.
Toronto ranks 24th in the NBA by making 10.8 three-pointers per game, but it owns a 33.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks third-worst in the league. In terms of shot breakdown, the Raptors have taken 64.4% two-pointers (accounting for 73.7% of the team’s buckets) and 35.6% three-pointers (26.3%).
What you need to know about the Houston Rockets
Houston is the second-worst squad in the NBA in points scored (109.6 per game) and 24th in points conceded (116.9). At home, the Rockets score 108.6 points per game. Away, they score 110.7. While the Rockets are scoring 109.6 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark over their last 10 games, tallying 111.3 a contest.
Beyond the arc, Houston is 22nd in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.1). It is second-worst in 3-point percentage at 32.7%. In 2022-23, the Rockets have attempted 38.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 61.6% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 27.9% of the Rockets’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 72.1% have been 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the Raptors, and we project that Rockets will cover the spread (Raptors -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 223.5 points.
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