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The Toronto Raptors and the Dallas Mavericks will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at American Airlines Center.
Toronto lost its last outing, a 104-102 result against the Bobcats on December 18. The Raptors failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point favorite, while the 206 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 105-91 winner as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Mavericks covered in the match as a 9.5-point favorite, while 196 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team record: 9-14 SU, 10-13 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 14 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games on the road
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Charlotte are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Team record: 15-10 SU, 13-11-1 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Toronto
is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 14 games when playing at home against Toronto
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Memphis are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Toronto at Oklahoma City, Sunday, December 22
Dallas at Phoenix, Saturday, December 21