San Antonio Spurs vs Toronto Raptors: Prediction, Key Players, Injuries

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The San Antonio Spurs take on the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night at the AT&T Center.

The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT and will be televised on Fox Sports Southwest. The game can also be heard on the radio on WOAI 1200 AM.

This is the second and final matchup of the season between the two clubs. The Raptors won the first game 87-82 on February 8th. Tim Duncan and Marco Belinelli led the Spurs with 12 points apiece.

How will the Spurs fare against the Raptors? We take a look at recent history, injuries, and key factors to predict the outcome of the game!

Recent Games

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are 39-23 overall and 23-7 at home. The Spurs are coming off a 116-105 win against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 32 points.

Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors are 38-25 overall and 17-14 on the road. The Raptors are coming off a 108-104 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 24 points and 9 assists.

Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

No significant injures.

Toronto Raptors

No significant injures.

Key Raptors Players

DeMar DeRozan- When healthy DeMar DeRozan is one of the best wings in the league. He is averaging 18.8 points and 4.2 rebounds this season. He is averaging 28.5 points over his past four games so the Spurs must be aware.

Kyle Lowry– Kyle Lowry is in a slump but he’s still one of the better point guards in the league. In the past 7 games Lowry is averaging 13.9 points and 4.9 assists. His season averages are much better, 18.1 points, 6.9 assists and 4.5 rebounds.

Jonas Valunciunas- Jonas Valunciunas has stepped up his game this season. The 22 year-old center is averaging 12 points and 8.6 rebounds. The problem with Valunciunas is his inconsistency as shown in the past week. After going for 26 points and 11 rebounds against Cleveland, he went for 9 points and 6 rebounds against Charlotte.

Prediction

The Spurs will even the season series with Toronto after a close win on Tuesday. The Spurs will make it six straight wins and are inching closer to the sixth seed.

Next: Spurs Heating Up With Playoffs In Sight

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