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March 7, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

Houston Rockets vs Toronto Raptors Odds

21-18TEAM RECORD12-26

Air Canada Centre features an NBA battle between the host Toronto Raptors and the visiting Houston Rockets in betting action on Wednesday.

The Raptors sport records of 12-26 and 23-14-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Rockets sit at 21-18 and 20-19 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-21-2 for the Raptors and 15-24 for the Rockets.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Raptors as 1.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 188, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Raptors rated this week at No. 24 and the Rockets sitting at No. 13. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 95-90 result in favor of the Rockets today.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 27-ranked offense (89.3 PPG) against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 21 at 96.6 PPG. The Raptors have averaged 43.2% from the field per game, less than the Rockets have managed so far this season (44.7% on average).

Defensively, the Rockets feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 99.7 points per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 in the league in scoring at home.

Houston lost its last outing, a 97-92 result against the Celtics on March 6. The Rockets failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 189 combined points took the game OVER the total. Kyle Lowry scored 18 points in a failed effort to lead the Rockets to victory (they lost 97-92 to Boston at TD Garden on Tuesday).

Toronto lost its last outing, a 92-88 result against the Magic on March 5. The Raptors covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 180 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Toronto suffered a 92-88 loss against Orlando on Monday, getting 23 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing effort at Air Canada Centre.

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 7-3
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Rockets at Raptors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 14 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 14 games when playing at home against Houston

Next up:
Houston at New Jersey, Saturday, March 10
Toronto at Detroit, Saturday, March 10

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