Wizards vs. Raptors Pick
Is the total set too high when the Washington Wizards play at the Toronto Raptors Sunday evening at 6PM EST?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Raptors are 6-point favorites on the spread line. The over-under is 215 points.
Washington is 4-4 after a 130-122 home loss to the Cavaliers. Toronto comes in at 5-3 following a 109-100 win at Utah. The Raptors won two of three meetings last season straight up and ATS. The over went 2-1.
The Wizards were led by Bradley Beal as he tallied 36 points and four assists in the loss to Cleveland. Kelly Oubre Jr. had 21 points and six boards off the bench. Otto Porter Jr. and Marcin Gortat added 15 points and five rebounds each. John Wall contributed 13 points and 15 assists. Washington trailed 104-93 through three quarters.
Toronto was led by Demar DeRozan in the win at Utah as he accounted for 37 points and six rebounds. Kyle Lowry had 15 points and 10 asissts. Norman Powell also scored 15. The Raptors outscored the hosts 56-46 in the second half.
Washington is 1-5 ATS in the last five meetings. The under is 6-1 in the last seven meetings in Toronto.
The under has been a good play in recent meetings between these two teams and that should be the case here. Toronto has allowed 101 or less points to six of eight opponents this season, while Washington will want to play better defense after being shredded for 130 points by the Cavs.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: WIZARDS/RAPTORS UNDER 215
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