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Toronto Raptors Charlotte Bobcats
2-2 November 06, 2013, 07:00 | Time Warner Cable Arena 2-2



The Bobcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Raptors at Time Warner Cable Arena in NBA wagering action.

This season the Bobcats are 2-2 overall and 2-1-1 ATS against the number, while the Raptors are 2-2 and 1-3 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Charlotte is 2-2 on the OU, and Toronto is 2-2.

View Toronto Raptors vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Bobcats in this one found them as 1.5-point earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 185 at Bovada.

This game matches up the No. 30 (Bobcats) and the No. 16 (Raptors) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 86-82 result in favor of the Raptors is predicted by handicapping models.

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The Raptors were a 104-95 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (199) made winners of OVER bettors. Toronto suffered a 104-95 loss against Miami on Tuesday, getting 21 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing effort at Air Canada Centre.

The Bobcats were a 102-97 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (199) made winners of OVER bettors. The Knicks were burned for 25 points by Kemba Walker on Tuesday as the Bobcats picked up a 102-97 win at Madison Square Garden.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Charlotte's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 89.75 PPG, against a Raptors defense that ranks No. 8 at 95.75 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 40.13% so far, less than the Raptors shooters have achieved on the year, 43.21% per game.

A few Raptors at Bobcats trends to consider:
Toronto is 7-1-1 SU in its last 9 games
Toronto is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 12 games on the road
Charlotte is 5-9-1 SU in its last 15 games
Charlotte is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Charlotte is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 6 games at home


Next up:
Toronto at Indiana, Friday, November 8th
Charlotte at New York, Friday, November 8th
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