Heat vs. Raptors Game 2 Pick
Can the Miami Heat establish a 2-0 lead on the road against the Toronto Raptors? Here’s our pick for Game 2 tonight at 8PM ET.
According to the oddsmakers are BETDSI, Toronto is favored at home in Game 2, as the Raptors are getting odds of -4.5 points against Miami. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 188 points. Miami holds a 1-0 lead in this series.
Toronto is 60-30 on the season, 35-11 at home and 47-43 against the spread. Miami is 53-37 overall, 22-23 on the road and 48-41-1 against the spread. Miami was able to take the first game in the series with a 102-96 OT win. Despite that, Toronto has won and covered the spread in five of its last seven against the Raptors.
The Raptors needed everything they had to get to overtime in Game 1, as Miami let its foot off the gas toward the end of the game. The Heat won’t make this mistake again tonight. Toronto has been struggling at home as of late, going 1-4 ATS in their last 5 and they are also 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games when playing on 1 day of rest. Miami is 6-2 ATS on 1 day of rest and the Heat are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games in Toronto. Look for the Heat to be a problem for the Raptors again tonight.
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