Memphis earned a 100-98 victory over Toronto on Monday, getting 21 points from Rudy Gay at Air Canada Centre.
Memphis did not, however, defeat the Raptors against the spread, which closed at 5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 201.5.
Memphis got 17 points from Zach Randolph and another 17 points from Marc Gasol. Mike Conley contributed 4 assists, while Zach Randolph cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Toronto got 29 points from Andrea Bargnani in a losing cause and another 25 points from DeMar DeRozan. Jerryd Bayless contributed 11 assists for the Raptors, while Julian Wright had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 51-49 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 46 boards, while Toronto only had 42.
Memphis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nets. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.