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Raptors Have Great ATS Record vs Hawks

A pair of defenses heading in opposite directions collide on Thursday when the Atlanta Hawks travel north of the border to take on the Toronto Raptors. Atlanta has the best defensive net rating in the NBA since the calendar flipped to 2016, while the Raptors have been horrid on that end, surrendering at least 100 points to opposing teams in eight of their last 10.

Shark Bites
  • The Raptors are 5-0 SU and ATS in their last five games as a favorite of 4.0 or less.
  • The Hawks are 4-1 SU and 5-0 ATS in their last five games after losing the previous game in a matchup.
  • The total has gone OVER in three of the Raptors' last four games with a closing total of 199.0 or more.

At the betting window, Jeff Teague and company are far from a reliable play against the Raps. Atlanta is just 1-5 SU and ATS in their past six versus Canada’s lone NBA club.

The Hawks are streaking at the right time and have won five of their last six heading into the contest. Mike Budenholzer’s crew are also a fantastic bet, covering the spread in six straight. Oddsmakers opened the Hawks as 4-point underdogs for the affair.

Playing in the friendly confines of the Air Canada Centre has been an easy task for the Dinos. Toronto has won 13 of its last 14 at home while averaging 107.4 points in front of their hometown fans. Toronto will be in tough tonight, as the Hawks are allowing an average of 86.5 points per game in regulation during the aforementioned six game span.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Toronto Raptors as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -3.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 198.5 for Thursday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 101-100 win for the Hawks on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Raptors bring a 42-20 record (32-29-1 ATS) to the battle against the 36-28 Atlanta Hawks, who are 32-30-2 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Toronto Raptors go 34-27-1 so far and the Atlanta Hawks go 30-33-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Atlanta injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 5-rated Toronto Raptors and the No. 11-ranked Atlanta Hawks, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Toronto's No. 20-rated NBA squad against Atlanta's No. 27-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Toronto rates No. 15 in the league with 8.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 8 with 9.52 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hawks grabbed a 91-84 win over the Jazz on Tuesday, behind a 24-point effort from Jeff Teague at EnergySolutions Arena.

Toronto earned a 104-99 victory over Brooklyn on Tuesday, getting 25 points from DeMar DeRozan at Air Canada Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta home to Memphis, Saturday, March 12th
Toronto home to Miami, Saturday, March 12th

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