Raptors vs Warriors Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Sunday, December 18, 2022

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The Toronto Raptors (13-16) take on the Golden State Warriors (14-16) as 6-point favorites on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 6:00 PM ET on NBCS. The matchup’s over/under is set at 223.5.

How to bet Raptors vs. Warriors

Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with bookmakers listing the Raptors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -233 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +192 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 223.5 points.

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Raptors vs. Warriors Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Arena: Scotiabank Arena

Raptors vs. Warriors Betting Trends

The Raptors are 14-15-0 against the spread this year. Toronto has been chosen as the favorite in 17 games this year and has walked away with the win 10 times (58.8%) in those games. Raptors games this year have eclipsed the over/under 14 times in 30 opportunities (46.7%).

The Warriors are 13-17-0 against the spread this season. Golden State has been the moneyline underdog nine total times this season. Golden State has finished 1-8 in those games. Warriors games this season have gone over the total in 17 of 30 opportunities (56.7%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Raptors

Raptors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 19 24.2 8.4 6.9 1 0.5 1.3
Fred VanVleet 23 19 3.8 6.3 1.7 0.5 2.7
Gary Trent Jr. 25 16.9 2 1.4 1.6 0.1 2.3
Scottie Barnes 26 14.9 6.8 4.7 0.8 0.8 1.2
Chris Boucher 25 10.9 5.9 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.8

Warriors

Warriors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Klay Thompson 24 18.4 3.4 2.3 0.8 0.5 3.8
Jordan Poole 30 18.2 2.2 4.5 0.8 0.3 2.4
Draymond Green 26 8.1 6 6.7 0.8 0.8 0.4
Jonathan Kuminga 26 7.3 3.1 1.3 0.4 0.5 0.6
James Wiseman 13 6.5 3.7 0.8 0.1 0.3 0
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Raptors vs. Warriors Injury Report

Warriors: Klay Thompson: Probable (Knee), Draymond Green: Probable (Quadricep), Stephen Curry: Out (Shoulder), Andrew Wiggins: Out (Adductor), Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

So far this season, Toronto is posting 111.5 points per game (19th-ranked in NBA) and allowing 110.8 points per contest (seventh-ranked). The Raptors post 113.1 points per game in home games, compared to 109.8 points per game away from home, a difference of 3.3 points per contest. The Raptors have been racking up 111.7 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 111.5 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Toronto has been missing the mark in terms of three-pointers this season, ranking third-worst in the NBA in threes made per game (10.3) and third-worst in three-point percentage (32.4%). Of the shots taken by the Raptors in 2022-23, 64.7% of them have been two-pointers (74.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.3% have been from beyond the arc (25.3%).

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What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors

In 2022-23, Golden State is fifth-best in the league on offense (117 points scored per game) but fifth-worst defensively (116.8 points allowed). At home the Warriors are putting up 120.2 points per game, 5.9 more than they are averaging on the road (114.3). In their past 10 games, the Warriors are averaging 117.5 points per game, 0.5 more than their season average (117).

In 2022-23 Golden State is best in the league in 3-point makes (16.4 per game), and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (37.9%). The Warriors take 48.1% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 38.3% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 51.9% of their shots, with 61.7% of their makes coming from there.

Raptors vs. Warriors Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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