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.
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