Portland plays in Toronto, looking for a sixth consecutive home win


Toronto Raptors (7-7, ninth in the Eastern Conference) v Portland Trail Blazers (6-8, ninth in the Western Conference)

Portland, Oregon; Monday, 10:00 PM EST


BOTTOM LINE: Portland will look to keep its streak of five straight home wins alive when the Trail Blazers take on Toronto.

The Trail Blazers are 5-1 on the home court. Portland is fourth in the Western Conference with 10.8 offensive rebounds per game led by Jusuf Nurkic with an average of 2.6.

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The Raptors are 5-1 away. Toronto leads the Eastern Conference with 13.4 offensive rebounds per game led by Khem Birch with an average of 3.5.

BETTER PERFORMANCE: CJ McCollum averages 3.3 points of 3 points per game for the Trail Blazers, scoring 20.7 points and shooting 38.7% from over the arc. Damian Lillard is shooting 39.9% and averaging 21.0 points in his last 10 games for Portland.

Fred VanVleet has averaged 19.7 points, 5.1 rebounds, 7.1 assists and 1.5 steals for the Raptors. OG Anunoby has averaged 20.3 points in their last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Trail Blazers: 4-6, average of 106.3 points, 46.5 rebounds, 24.1 assists, 7.9 steals and 4.5 blocks per game with 44.2% field shooting . Their opponents average 108.5 points per game.

Raptors: 6-4, averaged 107.5 points, 42.6 rebounds, 20.8 assists, 10.6 steals and 4.9 blocks per game, shooting 45.4% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 106.5 points.

INJURIES: Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard: out (abdominal).

Raptors: Chris Boucher: day to day (back), Precious Achiuwa: day to day (shoulder), Yuta Watanabe: out (calf), Fred VanVleet: day to day (groin).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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