Free NBA Pick: Raptors vs Wizards NBA Odds
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(1-0) Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards (0-1)
Date: Saturday October 20
Time: 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Capital One Arena, Washington D.C.
NBA Moneyline Odds: OFF
NBA Betting Odds: Raptors -1
NBA Betting Total: 217
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Toronto got the job done at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 116-104 win, but they weren’t able to cover the 12.5 point spread.
Kelly Olynk’s putback as time expired spoiled Washington’s chances of starting the season undefeated as they fell 112-113, while failing to cover the 5 point spread.
The Wizards have opened up as 2.5 point favorites.
The Raptor’s offense was spot-on against the lesser Cavaliers as they shot nearly 49% from the field while they shot a solid 42% from behind the arc.
They owned in the paint outscoring the Cavaliers 56-40, while they won turnover game (11 to 16) and outdid them in assists (21 to 17)
Two departments they need to improve on is rebounding (44 to 49) and free throws considering they only made 12 of 18 compared to the Cavaliers who made 29 of 39 free throw attempts.
PG Kyle Lowry and SF Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors in scoring as they combined for 51 points while adding 14 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Wizards actually shot well from the field shooting 47% from the field, but they were only able to drain 27% of their shots from behind the arc.
They were able to win in the paint (52 to 46), score more points in the fast break (20 to 14), and they won the turnover battle (14 to 19).
The problem was the Heat were able to out rebound the Wizards 55 to 40, thus gave the Heat 16 extra attempts from the field.
PG John Wall and SG Bradley Beal led the team in scoring as they combined for 46 points while also contributing 11 dimes.
NBA Betting Trends:
- TOR are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Sat. games.
- TOR are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games.
- WAS are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
- WAS are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. NBA Atlantic.
- Over is 25-12 in WAS last 37 Sat. games.
Free Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards NBA Prediction:
Washington takes care of business at home against Toronto.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Wizards -2.5
These are both playoff contenders, but there is more to be learned about these teams which makes it hard to back either or, but when in doubt, back the home team.
Lay the small points with Washington.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Wizards 109 – Raptors 105
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