The Toronto Raptors face the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, 14th of March, 07:30 PM EST at Scotiabank Arena. The Raptors are at number 9 in the Eastern Conference with a 32-36 record, while the Nuggets are currently occupying 1st position in the Western Conference, having a 46-22 balance.
Toronto Raptors vs Denver Nuggets Head to Head
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
The Nuggets were the winners of the previous showdown between the two organizations, triumphing with the score of 118-113 on 03/06/2023 in front of their own fans. Jamal Murray lit the floor, notching 24 pts, while also adding 5 dimes and 1 rebound to his account to end the match as Denver’s MVP on the night. Fred VanVleet had the leading role for the Raptors, ending the game with 21 points, 14 assists and 1 rebound, but obviously his exploits were not enough to secure the win. There has been no clear favourite across the previous five match-ups, with the Denver Nuggets recording 3 victories and the Toronto Raptors triumphing on 2 occasions for the period. The teams were responsible for an average of 234.0 points during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Toronto Raptors Form
03-10-2023 03-08-2023 03-06-2023 03-04-2023 03-02-2023 02-28-2023 02-26-2023 02-25-2023 02-23-2023 02-14-2023 122:112@ Los Angeles Lakers 108:100@ Los Angeles Clippers 118:113@ Denver Nuggets 109:116@ Washington Wizards 119:108@ Washington Wizards 104:98vs Chicago Bulls 118:93@ Cleveland Cavaliers 91:95@ Detroit Pistons 115:110vs New Orleans Pelicans 123:113vs Orlando Magic
The Raptors were outplayed and lost 122-112 to the Los Angeles Lakers on 03/10 on the road. Scottie Barnes dropped 32 points, delivered 7 assists and grabbed 9 boards, but despite his efforts Toronto eventually lost. The team had a fairly good 50.0% of their field goals hitting the basket, shot 76.9% from the free throw line and a decent 35.7% from distance. The Raptors are 5-5 in their last ten matches and are currently on a L3 streak. The team is performing on a mediocre level at the Scotiabank Arena with 20-13 home record. The Toronto Raptors are set to meet the Oklahoma City Thunder at home in their next match, scheduled for 03-16-2023.
Toronto Raptors Averages this Season
- Points For112.40
- Points Against112.20
- Points Difference0.20
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Toronto Raptors Standout Performer
The franchise's best player this campaign has been Pascal Siakam. He averages 24.4 points, 5.9 assists and 7.6 rebounds per 37.5 minutes spent on the floor.
Toronto Raptors Missing Players
Denver Nuggets Form
03-12-2023 03-10-2023 03-08-2023 03-06-2023 03-03-2023 02-28-2023 02-26-2023 02-25-2023 02-23-2023 02-15-2023 120:122vs Brooklyn Nets 128:120@ San Antonio Spurs 96:117vs Chicago Bulls 118:113vs Toronto Raptors 113:97vs Memphis Grizzlies 112:133@ Houston Rockets 134:124vs Los Angeles Clippers 112:94@ Memphis Grizzlies 109:115@ Cleveland Cavaliers 118:109vs Dallas Mavericks
The previous meeting of the Denver Nuggets was on Sunday, 12th of March when coming up against the Brooklyn Nets at home and ended in a 120-122 loss. 35 points turned out sufficient for Nikola Jokic to top his team’s scoring chart. He also added 11 dimes and 20 boards for his 39 minutes on the court. Denver ended that meeting shooting an average 50.0% FG, 75.0% FT and 38.7% from the perimeter. The team’s balance across the most recent ten encounters stands at 6-4 and the franchise is on an L3 streak at the moment. The organization has a neutral 16-16 record when playing on the road this season. The road swing will continue for the Denver Nuggets, as they are visiting at the Little Caesars Arena for their next fixture against the Detroit Pistons on Thursday, March 16th.
Denver Nuggets Averages This Season
- Points For116.90
- Points Against113.00
- Points Difference3.90
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Denver Nuggets Standout Performer
Nikola Jokic stands above the rest of his teammates, contributing with 24.7 pts, 10.0 assists and 12.0 boards to the cause for an average of 33.8 spent of the floor.
Denver Nuggets Missing Players
- Collin GillespieLeg
- Zeke NnajiShoulder
- Jamal MurrayKnee
Field Goals Made4942
Field Goals Attempts9376
3 pts Made126
3 pts Attempts3025
Free Throws Made1520
Free Throws Attempts1725
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