The Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors are both off to hot starts this season. The Warriors will head to Toronto on Wednesday night to take on the Raptors in a meeting of two teams with NBA title hopes.
The Golden State Warriors are off to a solid start as they aim to make their third straight trip to the NBA Finals. The Warriors head north on Wednesday to take on the Toronto Raptors.
The Warriors' offense leads the NBA, averaging 116.4 points, which is almost seven points more than second-place Atlanta. The Raptors are one of eight teams in the NBA that are allowing less than 100 points per game, giving up 99.2 points. The Warriors have won four in a row over the Raptors straight up, but Toronto covered both games last season.
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The Warriors ran their record to 8-2 in a 133-120 win on Sunday at home over Phoenix. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson dropped 30 points each, while Kevin Durant added 29 for the Warriors, who hit 16 of their 33 three-point attempts. The Warriors are off until their trip to Toronto, so they'll be well-rested for this game.
The Raptors went to 7-2 after a 118-107 home win over New York on Saturday. DeMar DeRozan continued his blazing start with 33 points for the Raptors, with Kyle Lowry adding 19 points. Toronto plays Cleveland on Tuesday, which means the Raptors have a tough back-to-back against last season's finalists, and the last two NBA champions.
Golden State is 4-1 SU and 2-3 ATS in their last five meetings with the Raptors, including four wins in a row SU.