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April 1, 6:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Odds

12-39TEAM RECORD17-35

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Wizards travelling to Toronto Sunday to face the Raptors on Sunday.

The Raptors sit at 17-35 (29-22-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Wizards are currently 12-39 (20-30-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Toronto is 23-27-2 OU, and Washington is 22-29 OU.

View Washington vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Toronto opened as 6-point favorites, while the NBA total was set at 188 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Raptors and the No. 27-ranked Wizards, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 91-88 result in favor of the Raptors.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 91.7 PPG, against a Wizards defense that ranks No. 26 at 99.8 PPG. The Raptors field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Wizards shooters have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Wizards own the league's No. 25-rated mark, allowing 101 points per game when on the road. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in home scoring.

Washington won its last outing, a 97-76 result against the 76ers on March 30. The Wizards covered in that game as an 8-point underdog, while the 173 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Wizards blew out Philadelphia on Friday, running up the score in a 97-76 win at Verizon Center.

The Raptors were a 113-101 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (214) made winners of OVER bettors. DeMar DeRozan scored 28 points for Toronto on Friday, but the Heat managed a 113-101 victory over the Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 1-9

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Charlotte are 5-5
After playing Miami are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Wizards at Raptors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 11 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Washington's last 23 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto's last 11 games when playing at home against Washington
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Toronto's last 23 games when playing Washington
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Washington home to Milwaukee, Monday, April 2
Toronto home to Charlotte, Tuesday, April 3

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