Hornets vs. Raptors Prediction
Can the Hornets cash for bettors as an underdog tonight in Toronto where they'll take on the Raptors at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Raptors are now 6.5-point home favorites versus the Hornets, who opened as 5.5-point underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 205 but has been bet up slightly to 205.5.
Charlotte is 5-5 over its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread over that same span. The Hornets own a losing record at the betting window this season at 32-39 and are 15-18 against the number on the road this year as well.
Toronto has won seven of its last 10 games entering play tonight and is 6-4 against the spread during that stretch. The Raptors are also 41-32 against the spread on the season and are 20-16 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Hornets have been a solid play for bettors against the Raptors, covering in 12 of their last 16 games in Toronto and in 22 of their last 30 games overall versus tonight's opponent. The Hornets are also 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games coming off an ATS loss and are 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight games coming off a loss. On the other side, the Raptors have failed to cover in six of their last seven games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in its previous game.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHARLOTTE HORNETS +6.5