Toronto Raptors: Are the Heat planning a Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade?

Toronto Raptors: Are the Heat planning a Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade?

An era of Toronto Raptors basketball headlined by Kyle Lowry appears to be coming to a close this offseason, the Miami Heat have frequently been mentioned as a potential landing spot. In addition to their need for a point guard with Lowry’s production and veteran moxie, Lowry and Heat star Jimmy Butler are close friends. […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors dealt big blow with Richaun Holmes expected to stay

Toronto Raptors dealt big blow with Richaun Holmes expected to stay

The Toronto Raptors have finally answered the litany of questions surrounding who they would take with the No. 4 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, and now they need to refocus on addressing their lack of depth at the center position. A player like Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes looks like someone who could fill […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 3 things Raptors players must work on this summer

Toronto Raptors: 3 things Raptors players must work on this summer

It’s been two years since the Toronto Raptors won the championship. Kawhi Leonard, Serge Ibaka, and Marc Gasol are all in Los Angeles, and Kyle Lowry might be joining them soon. If the Raptors are committed to rebuilding with the guys left on the roster, the players will have a lot of opportunities to prove […]
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Author: Kahfeel Buchanan / Raptors HQ

Scottie Barnes fits the Toronto Raptors and their developmental culture

Scottie Barnes fits the Toronto Raptors and their developmental culture

Toronto Raptors fans and sports pundits were generally gobsmacked by the team’s pick of Florida State’s Scottie Barnes with the No. 4 Pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. Gonzaga point guard Jalen Suggs had been the betting favorite for weeks, but the Raptors decided to shockingly go in a different direction. Suggs is strong both […]
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Author: Cece Scott / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 2 starting lineups combinations with Scottie Barnes

Toronto Raptors: 2 starting lineups combinations with Scottie Barnes

The Toronto Raptors decided to make Florida State standout Scottie Barnes the No. 4 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, as they were so intrigued by his style of play and athletic gifts that they decided to bypass expected No. 4 pick Jalen Suggs, who was taken with the next selection by the Orlando […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Is Masai Ujiri indirectly calling the shots for Raptors?

Toronto Raptors: Is Masai Ujiri indirectly calling the shots for Raptors?

Toronto Raptors decision-making goes through Masai Ujiri, but is he here for the long haul? Since his hiring in 2013, all the important decisions surrounding the Raptors have gone through him. The decision to upgrade DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, the deal to acquire Marc Gasol, and even the […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors disrespected in 2021-22 NBA championship odds

Toronto Raptors disrespected in 2021-22 NBA championship odds

The Toronto Raptors’ odds of making the postseason took a huge hit as soon as they were forced to play in Florida, as the combination of a weakened roster, injury problems, and the COVID-19 pandemic forcing a relocation to Tampa for the season made it almost impossible for the squad to ever get into any […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: UDFA Justin Champagnie offers tons of potential

Toronto Raptors: UDFA Justin Champagnie offers tons of potential

The Toronto Raptors’ busy 2021 NBA Draft night was far from over after the selections of Scottie Barnes, Dalano Banton, and David Johnson. In fact, the Raptors managed to pick up one of the better undrafted players in the entire draft in Pitt forward Justin Champagnie. The twin brother of St. John’s star Julian Champagnie, […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Royals vs Blue Jays 07/30/21 – Odds and MLB Betting Trends

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How well the Toronto Blue Jays adapt to playing at Rogers Centre is a wild card, but there is some certainty with respect to the road struggles of their first opponent. The Blue Jays are -205 home favorites and the Kansas City Royals are +175 road underdogs with a 10.5-run total on the MLB odds for Friday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The Blue Jays, who are playing their first game in Toronto since September 2019, are 11-4 in their last 15 home games when they closed below -175 on the moneyline (how the moneyline works). The total has gone OVER in nine of those 15 matchups. They are also 15-5 in their last 20 regular-season games against the Royals, although the last such matchup was on July 1, 2019. The Royals are 6-14 in their last 20 away games as an underdog of +150 or more, with eight of the last 10 such matchups finishing OVER at betting sites.
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The Royals have a 45-56 record. They are 23rd among the 30 MLB teams in offense at 4.19 runs per game, and rank 22nd in OPS (.700). Since the all-star break, Jorge Soler (1.181 OPS since July 16), Hunter Dozier (.948) and Salvador …

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Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation

Raptors: Dalano Banton and David Johnson could contribute in 2021

Raptors: Dalano Banton and David Johnson could contribute in 2021

The Toronto Raptors might’ve surprised plenty when they decided to take Florida State dynamo Scottie Barnes over Jalen Suggs in the 2021 NBA Draft, but that wasn’t the only surprise they had in store. With the No. 46 and No. 47 picks still in their possession, they were in a position to select players like […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ