In the first NBA basketball game for the Nets in Brooklyn they will host the Toronto Raptors tonight from the new Barclays Center. NBA odds are available at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
Brooklyn’s first game in their new arena was postponed due to hurricane Sandy, but their fans will get the first look at their new team tonight. As a franchise the Nets are hoping moving to Brooklyn will help them start anew and are hoping for success in their new home. On showcase tonight for the home fans will be what people figure to be a solid playoff contender in the East.
The Raptors come into this game 0-1 after losing to the Pacers in their season opener on Wednesday night. In that game they let a big fourth-quarter leave slip through their fingers to lose 90 – 88. On the bright side for Toronto was the play of new their new point guard Kyle Lowry scored 21 points and had a solid all-around game.
With what we saw transpire at Madison Square Garden last night we expect Brooklyn to come out playing with heavy hearts as well. Combine that with the fact that they’re opening up a new arena and we like Brooklyn has point spread favorites at home at the sportsbook.