NBA 2k20 Sim: Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/9/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/9/2020 – Two playoff-bound teams in the NBA Eastern Conference are set to clash in this NBA 2k20 simulation. The Indiana Pacers and defending champions Toronto Raptors are going live this Saturday, May 9 on Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims. The Indiana Pacers were once the top three teams in the east but they slipped down recently to fifth place with a 39-26 record. On the other hand, the Toronto Raptors started the season with tons of injuries but managed to go second in the NBA Eastern Conference playoff picture. It is seen by NBA Bracket Betting that the Pacers are the underdogs in this game despite having Victor Oladipo back against the Toronto Raptors.
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/9/2020
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors 5/9/2020 Betting Odds
Indiana Pacers Betting
The Indiana Pacers are still stable after having Victor Oladipo more than half of the NBA 2019-20 season. They are not led by first-time NBA All-Star Domantas Sabonis who has an 85 overall along with an A+ in mid-range scoring. Free agency acquisition Malcolm Brogdon along with Oladipo has an 83 overall rating. Brogdon has an A+ in mid-range and A in playmaking and IQ. Meanwhile, Oladipo is A in perimeter D and A- in mid-range and IQ. T.J. Warren has an 82 overall and it comes with an A+ in mid-range and A in inside scoring while Myles Turner is at 79 overall as he mans the paint as the team’s center. Jeremy Lamb also has a 79 overall and T.J. McConnell along with Doug McDermott deepens the bench with a 77 overall.
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors have been battered with multiple injuries but credit Nick Nurse to instill a winning mentality to its players as they are still one of the top teams in the NBA Eastern Conference. Paskal Siakam has filled in Kawhi Leonard’s shoes well with an 89 overall while Kyle Lowry’s 85 overall comes with an A in playmaking and A- in IQ, inside scoring and perimeter defense. Fred VanVleet joins Lowry in the backcourt with an 82 overall. Serge Ibaka is now the starting center for the Raptors and he is at 81 overall and A- in all shooting skills. OG Anunoby, Norman Powell and Terence Davis deepens the bench rotation as they all own a 79 overall rating.
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks
The Toronto Raptors are still deadly in NBA 2k20 simulations and they are the favored team in this matchup by Top Online Sportsbook over the Indiana Pacers. The emergence of Paskal Siakam for the Raptors is the key and he is the top-rated player in this simulation.
Moneyline: The Pacers are given a +175 ML while the Raptors are at -240 as the much-favored team.
ATS: It is 5.5 points across the spread for both teams in this game. Pacers are at +5.5 while the Raptors are on the other side with -5.5.
TOTALs: 94.5 points is the given total for this game with the Raptors and Pacers likely to go over.
Score Prediction: 105 – 98 Raptors