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The division rival Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics are set to renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at TD Garden.

The Raptors were a 102-100 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (202) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Boston was a 114-98 loser on the road against the Nets. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (212) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Toronto:
Team record: 39-31 SU, 42-27-1 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Boston

When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 2-8
After a loss are 8-2

Boston:
Team record: 23-47 SU, 35-34-1 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games

When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing are 5-5
After playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Toronto home to Boston, Friday, March 28
Boston at Toronto, Friday, March 28