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Phoenix SunsToronto Raptors
37-28March 16, 2014, 01:00 | Air Canada Centre37-27



The NBA betting slate features a clash between Toronto and Phoenix on Sunday, with the host Raptors trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Raptors currently sport a record of 37-27, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 39-24-1 ATS. The Suns are 37-28 and 40-22-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Raptors post a 32-32 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Suns have gone 34-29-2 against the number.View Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors Odds and Stats.

Toronto opened as -4.5-point Favorite at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 203 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Raptors) and the No. 5 (Suns) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 97-96 result in favor of the Raptors is predicted by handicapping models.

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The Suns were an 87-80 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Celtics. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (167) made winners of UNDER bettors. Goran Dragic scored 20 points leading the Suns to an 87-80 victory over Boston at TD Garden on Friday.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 99-86 winner as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Raptors covered in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 185 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Raptors got 23 points from Jonas Valanciunas as Toronto ran past Memphis 99-86 on Friday at Air Canada Centre.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Suns rank No. 13 in the league with 43.2 per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 16 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Toronto is the NBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 8.42 per game, while the Suns rate No. 4 with 9.31 per contest.

Next up:
Phoenix at Brooklyn, Monday, March 17th
Toronto at Atlanta, Tuesday, March 18th

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