Wednesday NBA Total Predictions
Here are three betting totals to keep an eye on while handicapping Wednesday's NBA action, including Raptors versus Magic at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Raptors at Magic, 7:00 p.m. ET
According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Raptors are 9.5-point road favorites to knock off the Magic, who opened as 8-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 222.5 points, up from the original number of 220.5. Toronto has been an over-covering machine of late. In the Raptors' last five games overall, the over is 4-0-1. In their last 14 road games, the over cashed 12 times. The over is also 4-0-1 in Toronto's last five conference games.
NBA Prediction: Raptors/Magic Over 222.5
Suns at Grizzlies, 8:00 p.m. ET
The Grizzlies opened as 2-point home favorites for this matchup but the Suns are now only a 1-point underdog. As for the total, it hit the board at 214 but has jumped to 216.5. In the last 11 meetings between these two teams in Memphis, the over is 9-2. The over has also cashed in 11 of the Suns' last 16 games versus an opponent with a losing record, is 4-1 in the Grizzlies' last five games, and is 6-1 in Memphis' last seven games coming off an ATS win.
NBA Prediction: Over 216.5
Pacers at Hawks, 7:30 p.m. ET
As of this writing, 74% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Pacers to cover as a 5-point road favorite. The total, meanwhile, sits at 214.5 points after hitting the board at 212. The over is 4-0 in the Pacers' last four games coming off one day of rest and has cashed in five of their last seven games when playing an opponent with a winning percentage below. On the other side, the over is 10-4 in the Hawks' last 14 games coming off a double-digit loss at home and is 4-1 in their last five games played in Atlanta.
NBA Prediction: Over 214.5