Trail Blazers vs. Raptors Prediction
Are the Trail Blazers a good bet to cover the spread tonight as a road underdog versus the Raptors at 6:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Raptors are 5-point home favorites versus the Trail Blazers after opening as a 4.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 212.5 but has been bet down to 211.5.
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The Blazers enter play tonight having dropped six of their last 10 games and are just 4-6 at the betting window over that same span. They own a losing record against the spread on the season as well at 23-34, plus are just 11-19 against the number on the road this year.
The Raptors have split over their last 10 games and are just 4-6 against the number over that same 10-game span. They're 32-25 against the spread on the season, however, which includes a 16-13 ATS mark at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The Trail Blazers have covered in 12 of their last 15 games versus the Raptors and are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games in Toronto. The road team is also 5-2 against the number in the last seven meetings between these two teams while the underdog is a perfect 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS +5