Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Raptors vs. Spurs odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 4 prediction from proven computer model

The Toronto Raptors will take on the San Antonio Spurs at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena. Toronto is 16-17 overall and 9-10 at home, while San Antonio is 14-21 overall and 7-11 on the road. The Sours have lost three consecutive games, while the Raptors are aiming for a third consecutive win.

The teams have split their meetings in each of the past three seasons. Toronto is favored by 6.5 points in the latest Raptors vs. Spurs odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 224. Before entering any Spurs vs. Raptors picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 12 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 50-27 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Raptors vs. Spurs. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Spurs vs. Raptors:

  • Raptors vs. Spurs spread: Raptors -6.5
  • Raptors vs. Spurs over-under: 224 points

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What you need to know about the Raptors

The Raptors beat the New York Knicks on Sunday, 120-105 at home. Fred VanVleet shot 7-for-13 from downtown and finished with 35 points, five assists, and five rebounds. He scored 19 points in the third quarter alone as Toronto won consecutive games for the first time since Dec. 10 and 13. 

Isaac Bonga (conditioning) is questionable for Tuesday’s game, while David Johnson (calf), Yuta Watanabe (protocols) and Svi Mykhailiuk (protocols) are out. Toronto will need to shore up its defense if it wants to get its third win in a row as the Raptors have shown they can’t compete when allowing opponents to reach a certain threshold. Toronto is just 1-11 when allowing an opponent to score at least 110 points, but it is 15-6 when keeping an opponent under 110 points. 

What you need to know about the Spurs

San Antonio lost to the Detroit Pistons in overtime on Saturday, 117-116. The Pistons hit a game-winning three-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in overtime, courtesy of Saddiq Bey. Keldon Johnson then missed a jumper at the buzzer that would have won the game for San Antonio. Bryn Forbes scored 27 points off the bench and was one of six players in double-figures.

Dejounte Murray (conditioning) is out for Tuesday’s game and that’s a big blow for the Spurs as he leads the team in total points, rebounds, assists and steals. Doug McDermott and Lonnie Walker IV are in the league’s health and safety protocols, and those three players being unavailable takes away over 40 points per game for San Antonio. The Spurs will have to rely on their exceptional ball movement for easy buckets as the team leads the NBA with 28.5 assists per game.

How to make Raptors vs. Spurs picks

The model has simulated Spurs vs. Raptors 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Raptors vs. Spurs? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Spurs vs. Raptors spread you need to jump on Tuesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

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