Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/16/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/16/2021 – Indiana Pacers are down to the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference play after dropping their last two games of the season. The Pacers have clinched the play-in position and they look forward to taking on the Raptors from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The Raptors have failed to make it to the playoffs after their poor overall performance this season. Toronto is at the 12th spot in the Eastern Conference play and they enter this game riding a six-game losing streak. The NBA best bets tonight have all the odds and picks available online for this exciting game.
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/16/2021
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/16/2021 Betting Odds
Indiana Pacers Betting
The Indiana Pacers were at the night position in the Eastern Conference play before dropping their last two games. Indiana gave up 122 to the Los Angeles Lakers and scored 115 in return in their last defeat. Indiana is shooting an average of 115.17 points per game with their scoring offense. Malcolm Brogdon is the leader in scoring with an average of 21 plus points. When it comes to passing, Domantas Sabonis has taken the lead with 6.7 assists per game. Indiana Pacers will try to take advantage of a weak Toronto squad.
Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG 56 GP 56 GS 34.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 1 OR 4.2 DR 5.3 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2 PF 2.9 AST/TO 18 PER
D. Sabonis PF 61 GP 61 GS 35.9 MIN 20.2 PTS 2.4 OR 9.5 DR 11.9 REB 6.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.4 TO 3.3 PF 2 AST/TO 20.61 PER
T.J. Warren SF 4 GP 4 GS 29.3 MIN 15.5 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 1.3 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 11.7 PER.
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors are coming into this game after holding a poor 27-44 record. Toronto is three games behind the Chicago Bulls and is ahead of the Cavaliers. In their last game, Toronto lost against Dallas Mavericks with a final score of 114-110. The Raptors can only hope for a better season next year. From the offensive end, Toronto is touching an average of 111.24 points per game. Pascal Siakam is the leader in shooting with an average of 21 plus points per game. When it comes to rebounds, Siakam has taken the lead once again with 7.2 boards.
Players to watch: P. Siakam PF 56 GP 56 GS 35.8 MIN 21.4 PTS 1.7 OR 5.5 DR 7.2 REB 4.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 3.1 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.78 PER
F. VanVleet SG 52 GP 52 GS 36.5 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 6.3 AST 1.7 STL 0.7 BLK 1.8 TO 2.3 PF 3.5 AST/TO 16.9 PER
K. Lowry PG 46 GP 46 GS 34.8 MIN 17.2 PTS 0.8 OR 4.6 DR 5.4 REB 7.3 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2.7 TO 3.1 PF 2.7 AST/TO 16.51 PER.
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/16/2021 Betting Numbers
Indiana are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games.
Jeremy Lamb SG Knee is “?” Sunday vs Toronto
Kyle Lowry PG Rest is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Indiana
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks
The Raptors are still no match for the Pacers in this game. Toronto is a weak team and Indiana has a better scoring offense. The NBA predictions for tonight favor the Pacers to win this game and cover the spread with ease.
Moneyline: The ML allocated for Indiana is -208 and the ML allocated for the Raptors is +170.
ATS: The spread for the Pacers is -5 (-111) and the spread for the Raptors is +5 (-111).
TOTALs: The total will go over 230.5 (-110) for the Pacers and the same will go under for the Raptors.
Score Prediction: 112 – 103, Pacers