Toronto
Raptors
Stadium Scotiabank Arena
7-3 Overall | EASTERN 3rd
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Atlantic Division112.5106.7
Schedule
Regular season
Sat  11/2
@
Milwaukee
L105-115
Wed  11/6
vs
Sacramento
W124-120
Fri  11/8
@
New Orleans
W122-104
Sun  11/10
@
Los Angeles
W113-104
Mon  11/11
@
Los Angeles
L88-98
Wed  11/13
@
Portland
TSN10:00pm
Sat  11/16
@
Dallas
TSN8:30pm
Mon  11/18
vs
Charlotte
7:30pm
Wed  11/20
vs
Orlando
TSN7:30pm
Sat  11/23
@
Atlanta
TSN7:30pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Without Kawhi Leonard the Raptors dropped to under 48 wins per simulation and the 4th spot in the East. Their chance of repeating were right around 14 percent with Kawhi Leonard. That dropped by nearly 11 percentage points after Kawhi left. Their championship odds are 100/1, 1% (#14 best). They are a good bet to win the championship (2.6 percent chance). They are also a good bet to win the East at 25/1, 3.8%. Their sim chance is 7%. Both the simulations and oddsmakers have them at 46.5 wins. At -450 the Raptors are a good value to make the playoffs with a 96.9% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 7/1, 12.5%. They win the division in 13.3% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #5 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Their 58-24 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. Their expected win percentage was 67%. They were not good against the spread going 37-44-1 (-1140 loss). They went over 45 times and came in under 35 times. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the New Orleans Pelicans. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (STRENGTH): They are an elite shooting team with a true FG% of 57.6% (#5 in League). They average 114.4 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 113.4. On the road they average 113.7 (111.9 expected), and at home 115.1 ppg (115 expected).

DEFENSE (STRENGTH): This is an elite defensive team holding opponents to 54.4 true FG% (#3 in League). They allow 108.4 pts per game vs an expected value of 107.9. They are allowing 109.1 (109 expected) on the road, and at home 107.6 ppg (106.8 expected).

REBOUNDING (BELOW AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounded by opponents by 0.5 per game (#17 in league).

TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.5 per game (#7 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Kyle Lowry who is projected to be the #13 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
3 Anunoby, OG SF6-723207/17/19972Indiana
25 Boucher, Chris PF6-920001/11/19932New Mexico JC; Oregon
12 Brissett, Oshae SF6-721006/20/19980Syracuse
0 Davis, Terence SG6-420105/16/19970Mississippi
33 Gasol, Marc C6-1125501/29/198511No College
20 Hernandez, Dewan C6-1023512/09/19960Miami (Fla.)
4 Hollis-Jefferson, Rondae SF6-621701/03/19954Arizona
9 Ibaka, Serge PF7-023509/18/198910No College
5 Johnson, Stanley SF6-624205/29/19964Arizona
7 Lowry, Kyle PG6-019603/25/198613Villanova
22 McCaw, Patrick SF6-718110/25/19953Nevada-Las Vegas
13 Miller, Malcolm SG6-721003/06/19932Holy Cross
11 Ponds, Shamorie G6-118006/29/19980St. John's (N.Y.)
24 Powell, Norman SG6-321505/25/19934UCLA
43 Siakam, Pascal PF6-923004/02/19943New Mexico State
21 Thomas, Matt SG6-419008/04/19940Iowa State
23 VanVleet, Fred SG6-119702/25/19943Wichita State