Raptors at Warriors 6/13/19 - NBA Playoffs Picks & Predictions
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Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors
NBA: 9:00 PM EST
Jun. 13, 2019
The final game at Oracle Arena will take place on Thursday night, when the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors tangle for Game Six of the NBA Finals. The Raptors had a chance to close out the defending champs on Monday night, but were unable to make the plays down the stretch of a 106-105 home loss. Toronto won the battle on the boards by a 54-47 margin and shot 45 percent from the field.
Toronto F Kawhi Leonard passed off on a potential game winning shot attempt and tallied a team high 26 points on 9-for-24 shooting. Marc Gasol added 17 points and eight rebounds in a losing effort for the Raptors.
The Golden State Warriors are searching for their fourth title in five year and showed plenty of championship mettle just to get to this point. In Game Five, Golden State F Kevin Durant suffered an achilles injury after scoring 11 points in 12 minutes. The Warriors seemed inspired and closed the game on a 9-2 run over the final 3:28. Golden State connected on 20-for-42 from the three-point line and shot 46 percent overall.
Steph Curry led all scorers with 31 points to go along with eight rebounds and seven assists. Klay Thompson contributed 26 points and six rebounds for the Warriors. The sharpshooting duo combined to knock down 12 of their 27 long distance attempts.
Recent Betting Trends:
Raptors are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Over is 5-2 in Raptors last 7 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.
Over is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 games following a straight up win.
Over is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings in Golden State.
Free Betting Pick: OVER 211.5
Golden State F Kevin Durant has suffered an Achilles injury and the extent of it is not yet known. The Warriors rank ninth this postseason in defensive efficiency and the Raptors have really taken advantage by getting to the foul line plenty this series. I still like Toronto to get it done in seven games, so take the over in Game Six. Final Score Prediction, Golden State Warriors win high scoring game 110-108.