Written and authored by National Basketball Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Monday January 12, 2015. At 7:30 PM EST.
The (13-24) Detroit Pistons of the Eastern Conference Central Division makes the trip from the Motor City to the province across their border. Detroit will play the (25-11) Toronto Raptors of the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. This Sports Handicapper believes the Detroit Pistons are one of the most talented teams in the East. Toronto is going to win the Atlantic going away and are going to be a tough out in the playoffs. The betting line has Detroit as a six-point road underdog Against The Point Spread, the betting odds total is at 208′ for Monday Night’s game.
The 2015 Detroit Pistons has won eight of their last nine straight up, they beat Brooklyn Saturday at the Palace. Detroit’s seven-game winning streak is over; they lost to Atlanta on Friday the ninth. Detroit is healthy; no injuries to players are being reported. Detroit is 0-4 Against The Spread their last four away from the Wolverine State. Detroit is 0-4 ATS their last four against the Raptors. Detroit is 7-3 their last ten Free NBA Handicappers Point Spread Picks going over the betting odds total four times and staying under six. Detroit is getting great guard play from starter Brandon Jenning and his backup D.J. Augustin. The Pistons have two of the strongest young post players in basketball. Andre Drummond is a glass eater who is coming around on offense. Greg Monroe has a strong mid-range game but has to work on defense. The key to a Detroit win is to play man to man defense on Toronto fast pace high powered offense. Head coach Stan Van Gundy has his team playing with passion and focus, a win at Toronto is huge moving forward.
The 2015 Toronto Raptors beat Boston 109-96 on January 10th after dropping four in a row. Toronto has plenty of rest after they struggled the last three of their recent West Coast road trip. Toronto scores with the best teams in the NBA, averaging over 107 points per game. Toronto is getting their best player back; DeMar DeRozan is questionable for Monday’s game. Toronto is 1-5-2 Against The Spread their last eight on Monday’s. The betting odds over the total is 9-2 the last eleven between the teams in Toronto. The Toronto Raptors are 4-6 Against The Point Spread their last ten, going over the betting odds total seven times and staying under three. The key to a Toronto win is to run and gun, play their style of basketball. Toronto is going to be even better when De Rozan is fully healthy.
Free Pick: Detroit+6.