Toronto Raptors (45-33) welcome Atlanta Hawks (41-37) at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 5:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks: Match Details
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Time: 5:00 AM IST OR 7:30 PM ET (April 5)
Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto
Toronto Raptors have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWWWL). They are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Atlanta Hawks have been in breathtaking form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won five times (WWWWW). They are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
The Raptors currently sit in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. While the Hawks are positioned two places below them, in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on February 26, 2022 and it ended in a 127-100 win for the Hawks in Atlanta. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Toronto Raptors– Pascal Siakam
Pascal Siakam is averaging 22.3 points (most), 8.4 rebounds (most) and 5.2 assists (second-most) over 64 games with Toronto this season.
Siakam put up game-high 29 points in their last game, against Miami Heat.
However, he also has the highest Fouls (3.4) and Turnovers (2.7) per game for the Raptors, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Atlanta Hawks– Trae Young
Trae Young has the fourth-highest Points per game (28.3) and the third-highest Assists per game (9.6) this NBA season.
Young put up team-high 36 points and game-high 10 assists in their last game, against Brooklyn Nets.
However, he also has the highest Turnovers per game (4.0) for the Hawks, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks: Key Points
- Toronto are 21-17 at home, while Atlanta are 15-23 away.
- The Hawks have won 4 of the last 6 regular season games between the two.
- Clint Capela of Atlanta has the fourth-highest Rebounds per game (11.8) in this NBA campaign.
- The Raptors (9.0) and the Hawks (7.2) are 2nd and 20th respectively in the league for Steals per game.
- The 109.3 points per game Toronto record are the same as Atlanta allow.
Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks: Match Prediction
Atlanta Hawks are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Toronto Raptors, especially because of the poor away record of the Hawks.
Predicted Winner: Toronto Raptors
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