Suns battle vs Raptors highlights NBA odds

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March 6, 9:00 PM | US Airways Center

Toronto Raptors vs Phoenix Suns Odds

23-38TEAM RECORD21-39

The Raptors will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Suns in Phoenix at US Airways Center on Wednesday in NBA action.

The Suns sport records of 21-39 and 24-34-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Raptors sit at 23-38 and 30-30-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 26-32-2 for the Suns and 30-31 for the Raptors. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Suns - Raptors odds would favor the Raptors if the lines were set according to power ranks. Phoenix is rated No. 28 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Raptors sit at No. 24. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 96-93 win for the Raptors.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Raptors rank No. 29 in the league with 39.9 per game. That compares with Phoenix’s No. 20 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Phoenix is the NBA’s No. 27-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Raptors rate No. 11 with 7.3 per contest.

Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, giving up 103.4 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 125-118 loser as they battled the Warriors on the road. The Raptors failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 243 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Toronto got 26 points from Rudy Gay en route to a 125-118 loss against Golden State on Monday at Oracle Arena.

Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 92-87 winner as they battled the Hawks at home. The Suns covered in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 179 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Suns grabbed a 92-87 win over the Hawks on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Goran Dragic at US Airways Center.

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 0-10
Before playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After playing Golden State are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Sacramento are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Raptors at Suns trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
Phoenix is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing Toronto
Phoenix is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Phoenix's last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto

Next up:
Toronto at LA Lakers, Friday, March 8
Phoenix at Sacramento, Friday, March 8

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