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Toronto RaptorsAtlanta Hawks
1-0November 01, 2013, 07:30 | Philips Arena0-1

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Raptors of Toronto hit the hard court against the Hawks of Atlanta.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Hawks are 0-1 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Raptors, meanwhile, are 1-0 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Atlanta go 1-0 and the Raptors go 0-1 on the totals.

View Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks Odds and Stats.

Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Hawks as -4.5-point Favorite in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 195.5 earlier at GTbets.eu.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Hawks and the No. 22-ranked Raptors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 100-86 result in favor of the Raptors.

Toronto was a 93-87 winner in its last match at home against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 180 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Toronto earned a 93-87 victory over Boston on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Rudy Gay at Air Canada Centre.

The Hawks were a 118-109 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (227) made winners of OVER bettors. The Hawks got 24 points from Jeff Teague, but it was Dallas that prevailed in a 118-109 final on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.

A few Raptors at Hawks trends to consider:
Toronto is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games
Toronto is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
Atlanta is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Atlanta's last 12 games
Atlanta is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Milwaukee, Saturday, November 2nd
Atlanta at Los Angeles, Sunday, November 3rd