Toronto beate Charlotte twice this season. On February 29, the teams will play their third game. Will Raptors be able to win another game? – Read in our prediction.
Hornets vs Raptors Score Prediction: 101 : 108
|MoneyLine Pick||Against the Spread Pick||Over Under Pick|
|Toronto Will Win||Charlotte +14 Point Spread||Under 215.5 Game Total|
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The guests of this confrontation after two long series of eight and five losses in a row last month managed to win three wins, after that they lost again. And something like this we’ve been watching all season, thanks to which the team has twice as many defeats as victories, and in their last games this advantage in favor of the former is noticeably increasing.
Charlotte interrupted their series, which consisted of two losses. After two losses, the Hornets got a home victory, thus, Borrego’s players are back in the play-offs. Now Hornets are the tenth in the East and they need 6 points to reach the passing eighth place.
The Hornets are not the weakest team in the NBA, but neither is it a contender for the playoffs. They managed to win only 20 out of 58 games of the season. These numbers are only enough to take 10th place in the East. Charlotte Hornets is the weakest team with the slowest offense. On average, they score only 102.3 points per game. And they concede 110 points per match. Charlotte are not doing their best on the road. They lost 7 out of 10 last matches, so it will be difficult for them to count on success.
Toronto lost their last match. But Raptors played against the leader. Nick Nurse’s players could not cope with them. As a result, the Raptors lost with a score of 97-108. Pascal Siacam was the best on the home team, but his 22 points didn’t help the team win.
It should be noted that Toronto is doing quite well in their home country. Before the last defeat, the last season’s champion won nine games at the Skotiabank Arena. This is one of the best performances in the East.
The team is among the top three teams of the conference this season and has almost three times more victories than defeats having 42 wins and 16 losses. The team plays approximately equally at home and away. On their home court, the Canadians played 31 games and won 23 wins with their rivals. And if Toronto has lost twice in the last four games, it does not mean that they are doing badly now. These are the only two defeats in the last 15 games.
Raptors scored on average 113 points per game. The team also shows a great game in defense. Opponents at their ring Toronto are allowed to score only 106.1 points.
Betting Tips Statistic
- Toronto have won 3 of their last 5 face-to-face meetings.
- On average, 116.5 points are gained per game at home.
- On average, 109.5 points are missed for a Charlotte away match.
- Charlotte Hornets: M. Monk
- Toronto Raptors: M. Gasol, S. Ibaka (?), N. Powell (?), P. McCaw (?)
Hornets vs Raptors Prediction
Toronto is a clear favorite of the upcoming meeting. The team is in optimal shape, the game will be held on their court, where fans are always cheering up their team. And the whole season Raptors show a top-class game. And taking into account the fact that they lost the last meeting, we can assume that the team will come to the game with the right attitude, because two losses in a row is not very good for the reigning champion.
“arlotte has a very small chance for a positive result in this game. With such a weak offense, you can only count on success with a monolithic performance in defense. And that’s not exactly what Hornets is doing. In addition, the opponents’ offense is quite decent. And almost all the main players are healthy and ready to play.
- Our prediction: Toronto Raptors will win
At what time do the teams play?
The game time is February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM ET
Where to watch the game?
What are the teams’ positions in the standings?
Charlotte is the 10th team of the Eastern Conference and Toronto is the 2nd team in the Eastern Conference
How many wins and losses do the teams have?
The Hornets have 42 wins and 16 losses. The Raptors have 20 wins and 38 losses