Toronto Raptors at San Antonio Spurs 3/9/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions
In Wednesday night NBA action, the Toronto Raptors will travel to the AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Spurs. The Raptors (34-30) are looking to snap a three-game skid and trail Cleveland by three full games for sixth place in the East. On Sunday, Toronto shot just 39 percent from the field during a 104-96 road loss against Cleveland.
Toronto F Pascal Siakam led all scorers with 24 points on 8-for-22 shooting and dished out four assists. Rookie F Scottie Barnes added 19 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists for the Raptors.
The San Antonio Spurs are seven games below .500 at home and trail New Orleans by 2.5 games for tenth place in the West. On Monday, San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich tied the all-time wins mark during a 117-110 home victory versus Los Angeles. The Spurs (25-40) assisted on 28 of their 46 made field goals and shot a sizzling 55 percent overall.
All-Star G Dejounte Murray tallied a game-high 26 points to go along with ten rebounds and eight assists. Jakob Poeltl chipped in 18 points and eight rebounds for the Spurs.
Toronto G Fred VanVleet (knee) practiced in full on Tuesday and is expected to play in this game. The Raptors are the better defensive team and hold an edge on the glass. Take Toronto to cover on the road. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Raptors win 118-111.