Heat vs. Raptors Pick

NBA Predictions: Are Raptors going to ease past Heat at home? 2/13/18

Will the Toronto Raptors continue their home dominance tonight when they battle the Miami Heat at 7PM ET?

Who Oddsmakers Like: Toronto. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Raptors are listed as an 8-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 206 points. Toronto opened as an 8.5-point fave, while the over-under has gone up slightly from 205.5.

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Who the Public Likes: Toronto. As of Tuesday afternoon, 58 percent of public bets have come in on the Raptors. Online wager info also shows 64 percent of bets being placed on the over.

Who We Like: Miami won the first meeting this season by a 90-89 score in Toronto on Jan. 9. The last 10 meetings are tied 5-5 ATS, while the under has hit the last five meetings and is 7-3 over the last 10. The Heat snapped a five-game losing skid their last game with a 91-85 home win over the Bucks. Miami is 5-4-1 ATS in its last 10 games. The under has gone 7-3. Toronto is on a five-game winning streak and has covered the spread each game. The Raptors are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games, while the under has gone 6-4.

Toronto is on a roll, while the Heat have struggled to stay afloat lately. Add in the fact that the Raptors are 23-4 at home and have regularly blown teams out on their home court and it only sides me more firmly with the Raptors. Take the team playing extremely good basketball right now. 


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