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Raptors take on Celtics in hoops contest

Toronto RaptorsBoston Celtics
Feb 1, 7:30 PM | TD Garden

Toronto Raptors vs Boston Celtics Odds

7-15TEAM RECORD10-10

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Raptors travelling to Boston Wednesday to face the Celtics on Wednesday.

Supporters of the Raptors have seen them go 7-15 and 11-11 ATS so far this season, while the Celtics are at 10-10 and 10-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Celtics are 8-12, while the Raptors are 7-14-1.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 19-rated Celtics and the No. 18-rated Raptors in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 91-83 win for the Celtics on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Raptors rank No. 21 in the league with 41.5 per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 30 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Boston is the NBA’s No. 17-ranked team at 5.9 per game, while the Raptors rate No. 21 with 5.5 per contest.

Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.7 points per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 in the league in scoring at home.

The Raptors were a 100-77 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. Toronto was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Atlanta and falling 100-77 at Air Canada Centre.

Boston was a 93-90 winner in its last match on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 183 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Celtics grabbed a 93-90 win over the Cavaliers on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from Paul Pierce at Quicken Loans Arena.

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing New York are 8-2
After playing Cleveland are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Raptors at Celtics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Toronto's last 25 games
Toronto is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Boston is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 10 games at home
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Toronto home to Washington, Friday, February 3
Boston home to New York, Friday, February 3

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