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Cavs-Raps are a Great Source of UNDERs

Can the Toronto Raptors do anything to slow down the Cleveland Cavaliers? Fresh off back-to-back setbacks in Ohio, the Eastern Conference finals shifts north of the border when Game 3 gets underway on Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • The Cavaliers have scored over half of the posted total in 11 of their last 12 games.
  • The Raptors are 0-6 SU and ATS in their last six games as an underdog of 5.0 or less.
  • The Cavaliers are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games with one day off between games.

The Raptors have fared much better in the friendly confines of the Air Canada Centre in the playoffs. Toronto is 6-2 SU at home in the postseason after going 32-9 in Canada during the regular season.

UNDER bettors continue to love when these teams collide, as the UNDER has gone 17-3 in the last 20 meetings between the East squads. The total, which opened at 197.5, will also appeal to bettors who bet low totals. The Raptors have gone UNDER the total in their last five when facing a total of 197.5 or more.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Toronto Raptors as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 5-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 197.5 for Saturday at shops such as BetOnline.

A 111-95 result in favor of the Cavaliers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 44-46-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Toronto Raptors are 49-48-1 ATS. Cleveland is 44-46-2 against the points scored total betting line, while Toronto is 48-47-3 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Cleveland injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Toronto Raptors rated this week at No. 6 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Toronto's No. 21-ranked offense averaging 101.23 PPG, against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 5 at 97.98 PPG. The Toronto Raptors field goal percentage has averaged 44.45% so far, less than the Cleveland Cavaliers shooters have achieved on the year, 46.17% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap


Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Toronto is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Toronto, Monday, May 23rd