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San Antonio SpursToronto Raptors
Feb 15, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

San Antonio Spurs vs Toronto Raptors Odds

20-9TEAM RECORD9-21

The Raptors will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Spurs tip off at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday in NBA play.

The Spurs will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 17-12 ATS against the number this season, while the Raptors are 17-13 ATS. San Antonio is 13-16 on the totals; Toronto is 11-18-1.

View San Antonio vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Raptors in this one, they're listed as 7.5-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 186 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 20 (Raptors) and the No. 4 (Spurs) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 98-88 result in favor of the Spurs is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 88.2 PPG, against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 11 at 93.3 PPG. The Raptors field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Spurs shooters have achieved on the year, 46% per game.

Defensively, the Spurs feature the league's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 96.9 points per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, San Antonio was a 99-95 winner on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (194) was profitable news for OVER bettors. San Antonio got 18 points from Tim Duncan en route to a 99-95 victory over Detroit on Tuesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Raptors were a 90-87 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. Jose Calderon went off for 25 points and added 7 rebounds but it wasn't enough as New York defeated Toronto, 90-87 at Air Canada Centre.

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Charlotte are 5-5
After playing New York are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Spurs at Raptors trends to consider:
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Antonio is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Toronto
San Antonio is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Toronto's last 16 games at home
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Antonio
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Antonio
Toronto is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
San Antonio at LA Clippers, Saturday, February 18
Toronto home to Charlotte, Friday, February 17

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