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Cavs Have Been a Great Bet in Toronto

Cavaliers vs Raptors

It’s a battle of the Eastern Conference’s two best teams when LeBron James and the Cavs head north to Toronto to take on the Raptors. Cleveland has a recent history of being a reliable bet in Canada, going 6-1 ATS in their last seven games in Toronto.

Shark Bites
  • The visiting team is 14-5 ATS in the last 19 games in this matchup.
  • The Cavaliers are 3-0 SU in their last three games against teams with winning records.
  • The total has gone over in four of the Raptors' last five games with a closing total of 207.5 or more.

The Cavs haven’t spent much time on the road this month, playing just one road game since February 3. When they have been on the road in though, they’ve been great, going 11-2 SU in their last 13. As far as being a good spread bet on the road, however, Cleveland might be a candidate for your stay away list, as they're just 5-10-1 ATS on the road vs other Eastern Conference clubs.

The Raptors, meanwhile, have now won nine straight at home, covering in six of those. The Raps enter this one as 1.5-point underdogs, and they’ve been cashing in that spot, going 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games as underdogs.

The game opened with a total of 208 and both teams are trending OVER. The Cavaliers have scored over half of the posted total in five of their last six games, and the Raptors have scored over half of the posted total in 15 of their last 18 games. The teams have also gone OVER in four of their last five games against each other, and digging even deeper, they have a combined 6-1 O/U record when playing with a day off between games.

The teams have split two games this season with each covering the spread in their win. Last time out, the Cavs dominated the Raptors in Cleveland, winning 122-100. LeBron James, J.R. Smith and Kyrie Irving all scored at least 20 points in the win.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Toronto Raptors installed as 1-point underdogs in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 208.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 105-103 result in favor of the Raptors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Cleveland Cavaliers have seen them go 41-15 and 25-29-2 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Toronto Raptors are at 38-18 and 30-25-1 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Raptors are 30-25-1, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are 27-29. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Toronto Raptors at No. 2 and the Cleveland Cavaliers at No. 8 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Toronto's No. 16-rated NBA squad against Cleveland's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Toronto rates No. 15 in the league with 8.52 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 5 with 10.09 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cavaliers got 23 points from LeBron James as Cleveland ran past Charlotte 114-103 on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.

The Raptors got a 31-point performance from DeMar DeRozan as Toronto handed Minnesota a 114-105 defeat on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Cleveland is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Cleveland's last 18 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Toronto
  • Toronto is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Washington, Sunday, February 28th
Toronto at Detroit, Sunday, February 28th

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