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Just How Good are the Raps vs Indy?

The Toronto Raptors are sitting comfortably in the No. 2 seed for the Eastern Conference, while the Indiana Pacers are scratching and clawing their way to postseason relevance in the crowded conference. They’ll renew acquaintances Thursday in Indiana, which will appeal to Raptors backers. The Dinos are 8-1 ATS in their last nine versus the Pacers.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone OVER in 22 of the Raptors' last 30 games against the Eastern Central division.
  • The Raptors are 1-5 ATS in their last six games after winning as an underdog.
  • The Pacers have scored UNDER half of the posted total in seven of their last 10 games.

The Raptors rank toward the top of the NBA in defense, limiting opponents to 98.4 points per game, and held Indiana to 37.2 percent shooting in a 106-99 home win in on October 28. The Pacers halted a five game skid against the Raps on by topping them 106-90 on December 14 in their last meeting.

Toronto has been solid away from home this season, however they’ve hit a wall as of late. The Raptors have dropped three of their last five away from the Air Canada Centre.

The good news for Toronto is Indy has been far from a safe bet at home, going just 2-5 ATS in their last seven at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Indiana Pacers currently sport a record of 36-31, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 35-32 ATS. The Toronto Raptors are 45-21 and 35-30-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pacers post a 30-36-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Raptors have gone 36-29-1 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Indiana vs Toronto injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 16-rated Indiana Pacers and the No. 8-rated Raptors in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Indiana's No. 17-ranked offense (101.93 PPG) against a Toronto Raptors defense that ranks No. 5 at 98.41 PPG. The Indiana Pacers have averaged 44.61% from the field per game, less than the Toronto Raptors have managed so far this NBA season (45.26% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and added 11 assists for a double-double, leading Toronto over Milwaukee, 107-89, on Tuesday at Bradley Center.

The Pacers grabbed a 103-98 win over the Celtics on Tuesday, behind a 25-point effort from Paul George at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games
  • Toronto is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
  • Indiana is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games
  • Indiana is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto home to Boston, Friday, March 18th
Indiana home to Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 19th

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