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Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the Boston Celtics and the Toronto Raptors meet at Air Canada Centre.

The Raptors were a 113-96 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Hawks. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (209) made winners of OVER bettors.

Boston:
Team record: 41-39 SU, 37-40-3 ATS

is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games on the road

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Toronto:
Team record: 33-48 SU, 40-40-1 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 16 games when playing Boston
is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Boston

When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 4-6