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.
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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.
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