'Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors - 11/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors- 11/23/16 NBA Pick Odds and Prediction

He's covered the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers as well as colleges, boxing and high school sports. "He's being aggressive. He's scoring in all types of ways". They would hang onto their lead and win the game in a close one.

The Toronto Raptors lost their second consecutive game to the Los Angeles Clipperswith a 123-115 defeat away. "When you're down (big) at halftime and he has not done anything you know you might be in a little bit of trouble because he's going to do something", Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said. "I mean, he's that good of a player".

The Raptors thoroughly and completely outmatched the Rockets in nearly every regard.

- Any concerns about his play after a poor first three games (3.7 points on 36% from the field, including 1-for-5 from three) have evaporated as Ross has emerged as one of the top bench players in the entire league. Sacramento PG Darren Collison scored a season-best 21 points against the Thunder for his fifth straight double-digit outing. 3. He ended the night with 24 points.

- Sam Dekker on Toronto's defence: "Toronto had a great scheme tonight, they really packed the paint; they made it tough for us to drive". He made several crucial defensive plays in the fourth quarter.

Houston scored 9 straight points to start the second half, but its defense couldn't contain the Raptors any longer, and the teams began trading baskets.

The Rockets committed a shocking 28 turnovers that led directly to 33 Toronto points in a mistake-filled outing from start to finish.

Create enough floor space for shooters. TURNOVER AND OVER The Rockets had a season-high 28 turnovers after averaging just 13.1 in their previous seven games. Harden picked up 15 assists and was his typical self, getting to the line 12 times and hitting some threes and scoring on drives. "They both have a touchy feel for the basketball". "He can do it all, shoot the 3, post up, put it on the floor".

Who do you think will win this game?

With the Raptors struggling to find success on the road, they look to their date with Harden and the Rockets to get back on track.

In ATS trends, the Raptors are 5-2 ATS in their last seven road games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last eight games overall, while the Rockets are 5-0 ATS in their last five games overall and 4-1 ATS in their last five games against a team with a winning record.

"There's no team in this league that's not going to come back and make a run at you", Casey said. It might not have come as fast as the fans may have wanted or some other people may wanted, but I'm just trusting the process, man, just trying to keep getting better and helping this team. There was time where I would get by my primary defender and I would see a wave of three or more guys and I'd have to kick it out and usually lately it's been real open. Both teams spoke of their need to improve defensively, but it was the road tired Raptors squad whose actions matched their words.



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