Toronto faces Utah, looks for 7th straight win

December 1, 2019

Utah Jazz (12-7, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (14-4, second in the Eastern Conference)

Toronto; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto will try to extend its six-game win streak with a victory over Utah.

The Raptors are 8-0 on their home court. Toronto is 8-0 when winning the rebound battle and averages 46.3 rebounds per game.


The Jazz are 4-6 on the road. Utah is 6-1 when it wins the turnover battle and averages 15.8 turnovers per game.

The teams face off Sunday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pascal Siakam is averaging 25.1 points and 8.6 rebounds for the Raptors. Fred VanVleet has averaged 17.9 points and 3.2 rebounds while shooting 43.5 percent over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Donovan Mitchell has averaged 25.3 points and 5.1 rebounds for the Jazz. Rudy Gobert has averaged 10.5 rebounds and added 11.3 points per game over the last 10 games for Utah.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 6-4, averaging 95.2 points, 40.2 rebounds, 19.3 assists, 4.3 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 43.9 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 94.4 points on 45.2 percent shooting.

Raptors: 8-2, averaging 93.3 points, 38.9 rebounds, 21.6 assists, six steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 44.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 87.5 points on 41.3 percent shooting.

Raptors Injuries: Matt Thomas: out (finger), Dewan Hernandez: day to day (right thumb), Serge Ibaka: day to day (right ankle), Stanley Johnson: out (groin), Patrick McCaw: out (knee), Kyle Lowry: day to day (left thumb).

Jazz Injuries: None listed.