Raptors vs. Pacers Prediction
The Toronto Raptors and the host Indiana Pacers are expected to play a tightly contested game tonight at the Indiana Pacers. Which side will come out on top in the second end of a home-and-home and make their bettors happy?
519 Toronto Raptors at 520 Indiana Pacers
Friday, February 7, 2020
Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 8:10PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the spread line is set at a pick'em. The over-under is set at 218.5 points. As of Friday morning, 56 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Toronto. Check out our NBA Public Betting Pabe for the latest information.
Ibaka lifts Raptors to win
Toronto earned a 119-118 victory Wednesday night as Serge Ibaka hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining. The Raptors (37-14, 19-7 home) outscored the Pacers 71-55 in the second half of the triumph. Kyle Lowry led Toronto with 32 points on 12-of-21 shooting including 3-of-6 from 3-point range plus 5-of-5 at the free throw line. He also notched 10 assists, eight rebounds and two steals. Ibaka registered 30 points, seven boards and three assists. Pascal Siakam tallied 25 points, nine caroms, five assists and three steals. Terence Davis had 11 points and three rebounds off the bench. Fred VanVleet added 10 points, seven dimes, three boards and three steals.
Pacers edged at home
Indiana lost by a score of 119-118 at Toronto Wednesday night to drop to 31-20 overall and 13-13 on the road. The Pacers led 63-48 at halftime before blowing the entirety of the lead. Malcolm Brogdon paced Indiana with 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting including 4-of-7 from 3-point range. He also notched six rebounds and six assists. Justin Holiday accounted for 22 points, five boards, three assists and three steals off the bench. Doug McDermott accumulated 19 points and four caroms as a reserve. Domantas Sabonis compiled a triple-double of 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 dimes. Victor Oladipo added 13 points, two boards and two assists.
NBA Betting Trends
The Raptors are 37-16 ATS in their last 53 games on one day of rest. Toronto is 4-0 ATS in its last four games following an ATS loss.
The Pacers are 5-1 ATS in their last six Friday games. Indiana is 2-5 ATS in its last seven home games.
Toronto received all it could handle from Toronto two nights ago and with Indiana getting in a comfort zone a little more every game with Oladipo back in the lineup, it's hard not to like the hosts here. The Raptors have covered 12 of the last 17 meetings in Indiana, but this Pacers team could use a big win as they look to show they are going to be a major player in the Eastern Conference down the stretch.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: INDIANA PACERS PICK'EM