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Toronto Raptors vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds
The Bobcats will try to cover the spread at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Raptors in basketball action.
The Bobcats sit at 5-4 (5-4 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Raptors are currently 3-8 (4-7 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Charlotte is 4-5 OU, and Toronto is 6-5 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Bobcats and the No. 24-ranked Raptors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 96-94 result in favor of the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Charlotte's No. 7-rated squad against Toronto's No. 21-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Charlotte rates No. 27 in the league with 4.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 7.3 per outing.
Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.5 points per game. Charlotte, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 106-98 loser as they battled the 76ers on the road. The Raptors failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Toronto got 24 points from DeMar DeRozan but lost anyway 106-98 against the 76ers on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center.
Charlotte was a 102-98 winner in its last match at home against the Bucks. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 200 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Charlotte earned a 102-98 victory over Milwaukee on Monday, getting 23 points from Ramon Sessions at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Raptors at Bobcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Charlotte is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
Charlotte is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
Charlotte is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto at Detroit, Friday, November 23
Charlotte home to Atlanta, Friday, November 23