8* Sunday NBA BRK/TOR
Brooklyn vs. Toronto,
04/14/2013 15:30 EDT,
Score: 87 - 93
Point Spread: -3½/-105 Brooklyn
The Toronto Raptors host the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon. Toronto is coming off a 97-88 win over Chicago, while Brooklyn beat Indiana their last time out. 117-109.
The Nets have enjoyed an offensive resurgence of late, scoring 104.9 points per game over their last 13 contests, and 106.8 points per game over their last four contests.
The Nets have quietly won seven of their last 10 games overall, including each of their last four contests. They have also won seven of their last 10 road games, including each of their last three.
Deron Williams has been playing his best basketball of the season this month, averaging 26.5 points and 9.0 assists in the month of April. Brook Lopez has chipped in an average of 22.5 points and 3.0 blocks this month.
A win over the Pacers on Friday leaves room for the Nets to surpass the Pacers for the third seed in the Eastern Conference, but they would pretty well have to win out, placing added importance on their remaining games.
As for the Raptors, they’ve dropped each of their three meetings with the Nets this season. They are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 games versus Eastern Conference opponents, and 1-4 ATS in their last five Sunday games.
The Nets are 4-1 ATS in their last five road games versus opponents with a losing home record. Take Brooklyn.
Good Luck, Razor Ray
8* Play on Brooklyn Nets -3.5