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Toronto Raptors vs Washington Wizards Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Tuesday when the Wizards try to run the Raptors off the court at Verizon Center in pro hoops action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Wizards are 15-36 so far on the season, and 32-18-1 ATS vs. the number. The Raptors, meanwhile, are 21-32 and 28-24-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 20-30-1 and the Raptors go 27-26 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 22-rated Raptors taking on the No. 15-rated Wizards in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 94-92 win for the Raptors on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 9-rated squad against Toronto's No. 28-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 21 in the league with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 7.5 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Raptors own the league's No. 22-rated mark, allowing 102.5 points per game when playing on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 92-88 winner as they battled the Knicks on the road. The Raptors covered in the match as an 8-point underdog, while 180 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York was scorched by Alan Anderson for 26 points as the Raptors defated the Knicks 92-88 in NBA action on Wednesday.
Washington was a 96-85 loser in its last match on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 181 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Wizards endured a 96-85 loss at the hands of the Pistons on Wednesday, despite a 20-point effort from Emeka Okafor at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing New York are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Denver are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
A few Raptors at Wizards trends to consider:
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Toronto's last 24 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Toronto home to Memphis, Wednesday, February 20
Washington home to Denver, Friday, February 22