The Golden State Warriors (24-24) square off against the Toronto Raptors (22-27) as 5.5-point favorites on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS. A 235-point over/under is set for this matchup.
How to bet Warriors vs. Raptors
Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -199 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +166 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 235 points.
Warriors vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, January 27, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: San Francisco, California
- Arena: Chase Center
Warriors vs. Raptors Betting Trends
The Warriors have 22 wins against the spread in 48 games this year. Golden State has come away with 18 wins in the 31 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. The Warriors have gone over the point total in 55.1% of their opportunities this year (27 times over 49 games with a set point total).
The Raptors are 24-24-1 against the spread this year. Toronto has won seven of the 20 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (35%). Raptors games this season have gone over the total in 26 of 49 opportunities (53.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Warriors: Andrew Wiggins: Questionable (Illness), Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)
Raptors: Dalano Banton: Questionable (Right Hip), Otto Porter: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Because of Golden State’s defensive struggles this season, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA with 118 points allowed per game, it has had to count on its offense, which ranks second-best in the league averaging 117.7 points per game. The Warriors average 119.2 points per game at home, compared to 116.2 points per game in away games, a difference of three points per contest. The Warriors have seen an increase in scoring lately, racking up 119.8 points per game in their last 10 contests, 2.1 points more than the 117.7 they’ve scored this year.
Golden State sports a 37.8% three-point percentage this year (sixth-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived by sinking 16.4 three-pointers per game (best). The Warriors are attempting 46.8 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 51.9% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 61.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 43.3 treys per contest, which are 48.1% of their shots (and 38.6% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
On offense Toronto is the 21st-ranked squad in the league (112.6 points per game). On defense it is eighth (112.1 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Raptors are scoring 0.9 more points per game at home (113) than away (112.1). While the Raptors are averaging 112.6 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark in their previous 10 games, producing 118.9 a contest.
In 2022-23 Toronto is 25th in the league in 3-point makes (10.9 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (33.4%). The Raptors attempt 63.9% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.4% of the Raptors’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 26.6% are 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Warriors, and we expect that Raptors will cover the spread (Warriors -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 235 points.
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