Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors 2/5/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 5, 2021

The Toronto Raptors (9-12) visit the Brooklyn Nets (14-9) as 4.5-point underdogs after Fred VanVleet went off for 54 points in the Raptors’ 123-108 victory over the Magic. The game airs on ESPN at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, February 5, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 242.5.

Betting Information

Nets vs Raptors Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nets -4.5 -110 -110 242.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Brooklyn Nets or the Toronto Raptors for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

Toronto has a 9-1 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups with Brooklyn. The Raptors have an advantage against the spread as well (5-3) when taking on the Nets.

Nets vs Raptors in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/23/2020 Raptors Nets -14 221.5 -1479 866 Playoffs 150-122 TOR
8/21/2020 Raptors Nets -11 219.5 -596 443 Playoffs 117-92 TOR
8/19/2020 Raptors Raptors -11.5 225 -819 570 Playoffs 104-99 TOR
8/17/2020 Raptors Raptors -9.5 223.5 -500 382 Playoffs 134-110 TOR
2/12/2020 Raptors Nets -4 224 -178 147 Regular Season 101-91 BKN
2/8/2020 Raptors Raptors -6 218 -255 207 Regular Season 119-118 TOR
1/4/2020 Nets Nets -1.5 217.5 -123 103 Regular Season 121-102 TOR
12/14/2019 Raptors Raptors -7.5 218.5 -307 243 Regular Season 110-102 TOR
4/3/2019 Nets Regular Season 115-105 TOR
2/11/2019 Raptors Regular Season 127-125 TOR
  • 8/23/2020 DNP – Nets: Joe Harris
  • 8/21/2020 DNP – Nets: Joe Harris
  • 2/12/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving; Raptors: Norman Powell
  • 2/8/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving; Raptors: Kyle Lowry, Norman Powell
  • 1/4/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving; Raptors: Pascal Siakam, Norman Powell
  • 12/14/2019 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving, Caris LeVert Raptors: Fred VanVleet
  • Nets Betting Information

    • Brooklyn has struggled against the spread, going 10-13 on the year.
    • The Nets have struggled to cover, going just 3-11 ATS when favored by at least 4.5 points.
    • In 17 of 23 (73.9%) contests this season, Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over.
    Bet on the Brooklyn Nets to win the NBA Championship.

    Raptors Betting Information

    • Toronto has a losing record against the spread, going 8-13 ATS (covering just 38.1% of the time).
    • The Raptors have gone 3-3 against the spread when they are at least a 4.5-point underdog.
    • Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 11 of 21 (52.4%).
    Bet on the Toronto Raptors to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nets and their opponents have totaled at least 242.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 10 of 23 games (43.5%) this year.
    • Toronto and its opponents have combined to score more than 242.5 points in three of 21 outings (14.3%) this year.
    • The two teams average a combined 8.4 less points per game (234.1) than this matchup’s over/under of 242.5 points.
    • The Nets and the Raptors have seen their opponents average a combined 14.6 less points per game than the point total of 242.5 set for this outing.
    • The Nets’ average point total in matchups this season is 240, 2.5 points less than the total in this game.
    • The average over/under for Raptors games this season is 20.5 less points than the point total of 242.5 in this outing.
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    Nets Leaders

    • Kevin Durant leads the Nets in points and rebounds. He puts up 30.8 points per game while also adding 7.5 rebounds.
    • James Harden paces the squad with 11.2 assists per game.
    • Joe Harris is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, hitting 3.3 per game.
    • Brooklyn’s steals leader is Harden, who collects 1.0 per game. DeAndre Jordan leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks a game.

    Raptors Leaders

    • The Raptors leader in scoring is VanVleet with 20.4 points per game. He also adds 4.3 rebounds per game and 6.2 assists per game.
    • The Toronto leaders in rebounds and assists are Pascal Siakam (7.9 rebounds per game) and Kyle Lowry (7.1 assists per game).
    • VanVleet is tops from three-point range for the Raptors, knocking down 3.4 threes per game.
    • Nobody on Toronto grabs more steals than OG Anunoby (2.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Chris Boucher (2.0 per game).
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