Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Prediction, Odds, Lines, Team Props – NBA, Jan. 16

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Jan 16, 2023, 4:30 PM
  • The Knicks (25-19) are -2.5 favorites vs. the Raptors (19-24)
  • Total (Over/Under): 218.5 points
  • Monday, January 16, 2023 at 3:00pm EST
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The Toronto Raptors visit Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Monday. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:00pm EST in New York.

The Knicks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -1.5 (-110).

The Raptors vs Knicks Over/Under is 218.5 total points for the game.

So far this NBA season, the Raptors are 21-22 against the spread, while the Knicks are 24-18 against the spread.


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Raptors vs. Knicks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Toronto Raptors+1.5 -110O 218.5 -110+105
New York Knicks -1.5 -110U 218.5 -110-125

Knicks vs Raptors Prediction for Tonight’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts the Knicks will win Monday‘s game with 54.8% confidence.

Based on recent against-the-spread (ATS) trends, the model predicts the Raptors will cover the spread for Monday‘s game with 53.7% confidence.

These predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Raptors and Knicks, plus recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups over the last several NBA games.


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  • The Toronto Raptors have covered the 4Q Spread in 51 of their last 81 games (+17.94 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have hit the 4Q Moneyline in 49 of their last 81 games (+11.84 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 29 of their last 45 away games (+11.36 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have covered the 2Q Spread in 37 of their last 61 games (+10.59 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 33 away games (+9.44 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 1H Spread in 55 of their last 80 games (+28.90 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 1H Moneyline in 45 of their last 70 games (+24.60 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 1Q Moneyline in 44 of their last 71 games (+18.90 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the Moneyline in 37 of their last 63 games (+16.60 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 34 games at home (+14.55 Units / 38% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Raptors have gone 21-22 (-3.2 Units / -6.77% ROI).

  • 19-24 against the Moneyline (-17 Units / -20.92% ROI)
  • 22-20 against the Over for game total points (+0 Units / 0% ROI)
  • 20-22 against the Under for game total points (-4.2 Units / -8.88% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Knicks have gone 24-18 (+4.25 Units / 8.78% ROI).

  • 25-19 against the Moneyline (+3.55 Units / 5.07% ROI)
  • 21-21 against the Over for game total points (-2.1 Units / -4.34% ROI)
  • 21-21 against the Under for game total points (-2.1 Units / -4.34% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 10 of their last 36 games at home (-24.79 Units / -50% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 33 of their last 83 games (-23.86 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 4Q Moneyline in 29 of their last 73 games (-20.00 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the Team Total Under in 32 of their last 77 games (-19.10 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 72 games (-17.69 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only hit the 3Q Moneyline in 31 of their last 76 games (-28.47 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only hit the Moneyline in 12 of their last 31 games (-18.80 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 75 games (-18.75 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only covered the 3Q Spread in 31 of their last 76 games (-18.41 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 16 of their last 45 away games (-16.71 Units / -33% ROI)

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Toronto Raptors: Keys to the Game vs. the New York Knicks

The Raptors are 22-4 (.846) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 9th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .744

The Raptors are 23-10 (.697) when shooting 80% or better from the free throw line since the start of the 2021-22 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .564

The Raptors are 13-19 (.406) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2021-22 season — 10th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .452

The Raptors are 26-43 (.371) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2020-21 season — 7th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .455

New York Knicks: Keys to the Game vs. the Toronto Raptors

The New York Knicks are 7-30 (.189) when losing the rebounding margin since the start of the 2021-22 season — sixth-worst among NBA teams. The Utah Jazz have averaged 46.1 rebounds per game (4,472 rebounds/97 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — fourth-highest among NBA teams.

The Knicks are 1-18 (.053) when allowing their opponent to shoot 40% or better from three since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .255

The Knicks are 6-41 (.128) when allowing 110 or more points since the start of the 2021-22 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .296

The Knicks are 15-29 (.341) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .419

Injury Report: Knicks vs. RaptorsMonday‘s Game, Jan. 16

  • New York Knicks – No Injuries Reported
  • Otto Porter Jr. (Raptors): The Raptors announced that Porter Jr. underwent season-ending surgery on his left foot.
  • Fred VanVleet (Raptors): VanVleet is questionable for Monday’s (Jan. 16) game against New York.

Toronto Raptors Offensive Stats & Trends

The Raptors have averaged 20.7 fast break points per game (290 points/14 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.9

The Raptors have averaged 10.8 fast break points per game (151 points/14 games) in the first half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.3

The Raptors have averaged 13.1 offensive rebounds per game (1,260 rebounds/96 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Raptors have averaged 9.9 fast break points per game (139 points/14 games) in the second half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.5

New York Knicks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks are shooting 42% (1,698/4,008) in the second half since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

The Knicks have averaged 50.9 points per game (8,498 points/167 games) in the second half since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.5

The Knicks are shooting 27% from three (55/206) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34%

The Knicks have averaged 1.18 points per shot (661 points/559 shots) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.28

Toronto Raptors Defensive Stats & Trends

The Raptors have averaged 11.0 steals per game (154 steals/14 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.4

The Raptors have 154 steals this season — most among NBA teams

The Raptors have averaged 31.7 defensive rebounds per game (5,333 rebounds/168 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.1

The Raptors have averaged 8.9 steals per game (1,499 steals/168 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

New York Knicks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks have averaged 34.5 defensive rebounds per game (3,282 rebounds/95 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 10th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.8

The Knicks have averaged 7.0 steals per game (1,163 steals/167 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Knicks have averaged 34.5 defensive rebounds per game (449 rebounds/13 games) this season — 6th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.2

The Knicks have averaged 7.1 steals per game (589 steals/83 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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