Pacers vs. Raptors Prediction
Are the Raptors are a good bet to cover against the Pacers tonight as a home favorite at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Raptors are now 6-point home favorites versus the Pacers after opening as a 7-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 206.5 but has been bet down to 204.5.
Indiana has dropped six of its last 10 games coming into play tonight and is just 3-7 at the betting window on those 10 contests. The Pacers are now 33-41 against the spread on the season and sport a losing 13-23 ATS record on the road.
While Indiana has struggled of late, Toronto has prospered. The Raptors have won seven of 10 games coming into tonight's action and are 6-4 against the spread during that span. The Raptors also own a winning ATS record on the season at 41-33 and are 20-17 against the spread at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Pacers are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, are winless at 0-6 against the number in their last six road games and have struggled to cover in Toronto, going 10-24 at the betting window in their last 34 road games versus the Raptors. Toronto, meanwhile, has covered in five of its last seven games and is 4-1 against the number in its last seven games when playing a team with a losing record.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: TORONTO RAPTORS -6