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Toronto Raptors at Phoenix Suns Betting Pick

The Toronto Raptors are at the Phoenix Suns on Thursday in National Basketball Association action. The Toronto Raptors are 12th in the Eastern Conference standings. Toronto is 23-39 on the season. The Raptors are coming off a blowout loss at home to the Pelicans. In their last ten games, the Raptors have won just four.

For Phoenix, they are coming off an overtime win at the Nuggets on Tuesday. The win pushed them to 36-26 on the season. The Suns are sixth in the Western Conference standings. The Suns are .500 over their last 10 games.

The Phoenix Suns are -10.5 at home.

Raptors Looking to Get on Track

The Toronto Raptors are led by RJ Barrett in scoring. Since coming over from the Knicks, he leads with 20.5 points per game, and is also adding 6.4 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. The Raptors are without their second leading scorer Scottie Barnes, as he underwent surgery in his hand.

The Raptors are 1-2 in March with a loss to the Warriors before their lone win over the Hornets In the last three losses for Toronto, they are allowing opponents to score 132 points per game. The offense for Toronto cannot keep up with that pace, as they are 18th in the league with 114.1 per game.

Toronto will continue on the road after this for games at Portland, Denver and Detroit. The next time the Raptors are at home is March 15th against Orlando.

Suns Without Booker

The Phoenix Suns lost their first two games of March, allowing 118 in each game. They turned around and allowed just 107 in an overtime win over Denver. The Suns on the season are scoring 117.1 per game on the offensive side. The Suns are 7th in three point shooting, as they are making nearly 38%.

Phoenix is led by Kevin Durant, with his 27.9 points per game. Durant is also ripping down near 7 rebounds per game. Devin Booker is next for the Suns with 27.5 points per game. Booker will not play in this game though, as he is out with an ankle injury.

The Suns are at home again on Saturday, as they will host the Boston Celtics. After that, Phoenix will go on the road for four straight games. The Suns are at Cleveland, Boston, Charlotte and Milwaukee. The next time the Suns are at home will be March 20th against Philadelphia.

Suns Top Raptors

The Suns picked up a monster win on Tuesday. They hope that can springboard them into finishing the final 20 games or so of the regular season strong, and into the postseason. This is a very talented Suns team.

The Suns should win this game, and win it by double digits. Our bet for this game on Thursday is the Phoenix Suns -10.5 over the Toronto Raptors. We wish you all the best of luck, and enjoy the game!

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