New York Knicks vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Betting Preview, Analysis

January 28th, 2016 by Leave a reply »
No other team is flying under the radar more than the Toronto Raptors (30-15) right now heading into their Atlantic Division matchup with the New York Knicks (22-25) on Thursday night.

With all the hype surrounding the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers, the Raptors have quietly won nine games in a row straight up and covered the spread in eight of them on the NBA betting lines at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark.

Toronto continues a seven-game homestand against New York and has won and covered each of the first five so far after routing the Washington Wizards 106-89 as an eight-point favorite on Tuesday.

All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry scored a game-high 29 points for the victors but left with about four minutes remaining due to a wrist injury. Lowry’s X-rays came back negative, though, and he is listed as questionable to play versus the Knicks, who have covered six of the past seven meetings with the Raptors, according to the Odds Shark NBA Database.

New York won the only game between the teams earlier this season back on November 10, defeating Toronto 111-109 as a 7.5-point road underdog. The ...

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