Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors: Prediction & Odds, Betting Tips 31/01/2023 | Team News & Preview
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #1 – Handicap (-1) for Suns – 1.785.
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #2 – Total Points Over 223 – 1.652.
Match Predict – Handicap (-1) for Suns
Both teams need a win in this encounter. This is the kind of match-up that will decide the play-off places. In addition, both clubs have been looking very good lately and are coming off wins. In this encounter, however, the deciding factor will be Phoenix’s solid play at home and Toronto’s poor results on the road.
Total Points Over 223
Both Phoenix and Toronto have improved in recent games. The Raptors, for example, have scored more than 120 points in five of the eight meetings. The Suns have scored over 110 points in five of six games.
Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors: Key Numbers & Markets
Preliminary review and match prediction for Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors
The Phoenix Suns are playing a decent game without their leaders because Monty Williams has figured out how to play without them. However, in the last game against the San Antonio Spurs, the game went into overtime (118-128).
Chris Paul led all scorers in that victorious match, scoring 31 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists. Mikal Bridges followed with 25 points.
The Phoenix Suns are already seventh in their conference, with 26 wins against 25 losses. The game against the Raptors will not be easy as the Canadian club has two wins in the last two head-to-head encounters between these teams.
The Suns are averaging 112.9 points per game this season.
The Phoenix Suns have won four of their previous six head-to-head encounters.
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) January 29, 2023
The Toronto Raptors don’t give up and fight to the end. Although Nurse’s squad has limited resources, they have played a mature game in recent games that could be expected to win.
The Raptors won their last three games against the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers. In the game against the Blazers, Precious Achiuwa was unexpectedly the best scorer with 27 points and 13 rebounds.
The Raptors are trying not to get bogged down in the Eastern Conference, but are still only in 12th place with a negative balance of wins and losses, which is 23 wins and 28 losses.
The Raptors are averaging 112.9 points per game this season.
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— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 29, 2023
Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors Probable Lineups
In our opinion, the teams will take to the field with the following line-ups:
Phoenix Suns: Chris Paul – Mikal Bridges – Cameron Johnson – Torrey Craig – Deandre Ayton.
Toronto Raptors: Fred VanVleet – Gary Trent Jr. – Pascal Siakam – Scottie Barnes – Precious Achiuwa.
Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors Team News
Jae Crowder (Out), Cameron Payne (Out), Devin Booker (Out) and Landry Shamet (Out) are injured for the Phoenix Suns.
Otto Porter Jr. (Out), O.G. Anunoby (Out) and Dalano Banton (Out) are injured for the Toronto Raptors.
FAQ for Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors
Where will this fixture be played?
The fixture will be played at Footprint Center (17.071) in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
When will the game take place?
This starting whistle will sound on the 31st of January, 2023, at 03:00 UK Time.
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?
We recommend checking out the odds for the NBA: Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors at 1xBet and VBET.
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