San Antonio Spurs (25-40) welcome Toronto Raptors (34-30) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 7:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about San Antonio Spurs vs Toronto Raptors, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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San Antonio Spurs vs Toronto Raptors: Match Details
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Time: 7:00 AM IST OR 8:30 PM ET (March 9)
Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio
San Antonio Spurs have been in terrible form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won once, losing four times (LLLLW). However, they are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Toronto Raptors have also been in terrible form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won twice, losing three times (WWLLL). They are 3-7 in their last 10 games.
The Spurs currently sit in twelfth place in the Western Conference. While the Raptors are positioned in seventh place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on January 4, 2022 and it ended in a 129-104 win for the Raptors in Toronto. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
San Antonio Spurs– Dejounte Murray
Dejounte Murray has the third-highest Assists (9.4) and the highest Steals (2.0) per game this season in the NBA.
Murray also has the highest Points (20.4) and the second-highest Rebounds (8.4) per game for the Spurs.
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (2.5) for San Antonio, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Toronto Raptors– Pascal Siakam
Pascal Siakam has the highest Points (21.5) and the highest Rebounds (8.4) per game for Toronto this season.
Siakam also has the second-highest Assists per game (5.0) for the Raptors, only behind Fred VanVleet (6.9).
However, he also has the most Turnovers (2.7) and Fouls (3.5) per game for Toronto, which makes him a player to watch out for.
San Antonio Spurs vs Toronto Raptors: Key Points
- The Spurs are 12-19 at home, while Toronto is 17-15 away.
- Jakob Poeltl of San Antonio has the fifth-highest Field goal percentage (61.9), as well as the fifth-highest Blocks per game (1.8) in the NBA this term.
- Gary Trent Jr. of the Raptors has made the second-highest Steals per game (1.9) in this NBA campaign.
- Toronto star Fred VanVleet is doubtful for this game.
- Gregg Popovich tied Don Nelson’s NBA record with his 1,335th career victory as a coach in the Spurs’ 117-110 win over the Los Angeles Lakers today.
San Antonio Spurs vs Toronto Raptors: Match Prediction
This one could be a coin toss. San Antonio have a poor home record, while Toronto have lost their last 3 matches. Oddsmakers are very marginally favoring San Antonio Spurs because of potential absentees in the opposition dugout.
Predicted Winner: San Antonio Spurs
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