NBA 12/31/20 – Knicks @ Raptors
Strategy: Goliath Double Down
Alert: Raptors down 5 points
New York Knicks (2-3, 1-2 Away) @ Toronto Raptors (1-3, 1-1 Home)
Final Score: 83 – 100
Line: TOR -8.0
The Raptors were a clear value pick at home before the game. You could have taken the line before the game and protected it with a cover spread if the Raptors went down. The Raptors got out to an early lead in the first quarter that maxed out at 11 points. The quarter ended with a Raptors 4 point lead. The Raptors held the lead for most of the second quarter. The first half ended with a tie at 42 points.
The Knicks went on an early run to start the 3rd quarter. The Knicks lead maxed out at 7 points and the Raptors went on a run of their own to get the lead back to end the quarter up by 7. The Raptors didn’t give up the lead at any point in the 4th quarter maxing out at 20 points two different times. The game ended with a Raptors 17 point lead.