NBA Selection

By Jeff Frank, Sports Analyst
2014-15 NBA season record: 6-10; Percentage: 38%

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

TORONTO (12-2) AT ATLANTA (7-5), 7:30 PM (ET)


The Raptors continue to impress with five straight wins, including a road score at Cleveland four days ago. Unfortunately, that was their only road win during the stretch and their lone road game since Nov. 5.

Atlanta is no slouch having won its last two games. The Hawks currently sit fourth in the Eastern Conference as they host Toronto this evening. They also have beaten the Raptors seven of the last nine meetings at home.

The Raptors are favored tonight by 3.5 points for two reasons. One, they rarely lose, and two, Atlanta played last night and had to travel. Still, last night's contest was the Hawks first game in four days so having played last night should not be a major factor. As far as the Raptors never losing, eight of their last nine games were played at home.

Look for the Hawks to get the best of Toronto and come away with the outright victory.

SPORTS NETWORK CHOICE: Take Atlanta plus 3.5 points.

THE TRENDS REPORT

Toronto is 5-0 SU and 3-2 ATS in its last five games
Atlanta is 6-2 SU and 5-3 ATS in its last eight games
Toronto is 3-1 both SU and ATS the last four meetings

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