Heat vs. Raptors Game 1 Total Pick
The Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat open their NBA Playoff Series tonight at 8PM ET. Will Game 1 be a defensive struggle?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Toronto is favored at home tonight, as the Raptors are getting odds of -4.5 points against the Heat. The over/under total for the game has been set at 191 points.
Toronto is 60-29 on the season, 35-10 at home, 47-42 against the spread and 45-43-1 with the under. Miami is 52-37 overall, 21-23 on the road, 47-41-1 against the spread and 52-36-1 with the under. Toronto has won three of the four meetings with Miami this season and the two split the over/under total in the four games.
The Raptors have gone under in eight of their last 10 games. They've struggled to score as point guard Kyle Lowry and shooting guard DeMar DeRozan really struggled against Indiana, yet they won the series on defense. DeRozan was 10-for-32 from the floor in Game 7. Having Hassan Whiteside in the middle as helped Miami’s cause on defense. They went under in five straight games against the Hornets, scoring over 100 points just one time.
NBA PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: HEAT/RAPTORS UNDER 191
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