Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic 8/5/2020 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic 8/5/2020 – Two teams in the NBA Eastern Conference are set to do battle as the Toronto Raptors face the Orlando Magic. Both teams look to solidify their playoff position and this match will happen this Wednesday, August 5 at the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida. It will be Sportsnet that will be taking care of the broadcast and they will start airing live at 8:00 pm Eastern Time. Live streaming is available through NBA League Pass subscription or SofaScore. The Orlando Magic is struggling and had less than 24 hours of rest before their next game. This is why the Raptors are now the huge favorites by NBA Run Line to win this match against the Magic.
Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic 8/5/2020
Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic 8/5/2020 Betting Odds
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors continue to be undefeated inside “The Bubble” after a four-point win over the Miami Heat, 107-103. It was Fred VanVleet’s turn to lead the team as he exploded with 26 points, five rebounds, four assists and seven three-pointers. He was also perfect from the free-throw line and shot 50% from the field. Pascal Siakam had 22 points, six rebounds and four triples while Norman Powell came off the bench with 15 points and six rebounds. Kyle Lowry had an off night offensively and only did 25% of his field goals but finished with 14 points, eight rebounds, five assists and two blocks.
Players to watch: P. Siakam PF GP 54 GS 54 MIN 35.5 PTS 23.5 OR 1.1 DR 6.5 REB 7.6 AST 3.6 STL 1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.4 PF 2.8 AST/TO 1.5 PER 18.67
K. Lowry PG GP 53 GS 53 MIN 36.5 PTS 20 OR 0.6 DR 4.4 REB 5 AST 7.6 STL 1.3 BLK 0.4 TO 3 PF 3.2 AST/TO 2.6 PER 18.2
F. VanVleet SG GP 49 GS 49 MIN 35.9 PTS 17.5 OR 0.4 DR 3.4 REB 3.8 AST 6.7 STL 1.9 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 2.9 PER 15.98.
Orlando Magic Betting
The Orlando Magic are on a tail end of a back-to-back and they started off on the wrong foot losing to the Indiana Pacers, 109-120. Leading the team is Nikola Vucevic that had a double-double with 24 points and ten rebounds. Aaron Gordon joined him up well in the frontcourt with 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists while Terrence Ross came off the bench with 20 points of his own. James Ennis finished with 12 points while Markelle Fultz had 10. Evan Fournier was the missing link for the team as he only shot 20% from the field but tallied six rebounds and three assists in 32 minutes.
Players to Watch: N. Vucevic C GP 56 GS 56 MIN 32.4 PTS 19.6 OR 2.4 DR 8.6 REB 11 AST 3.7 STL 0.9 BLK 0.8 TO 1.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 2.6 PER 22.09
E. Fournier SG GP 63 GS 63 MIN 31.4 PTS 18.7 OR 0.3 DR 2.3 REB 2.5 AST 3.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 1.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.6 PER 16.81
T. Ross SG GP 65 GS 0 MIN 27.2 PTS 14.8 OR 0.2 DR 3 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.3 TO 1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 1.2 PER 14.41.
Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic 8/5/2020 Betting Numbers
Toronto are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Orlando are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
P. McCaw SG (Knee) is “?” Wednesday vs Orlando
A. Aminu PF (Knee) is out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic Betting Picks
The Orlando Magic just doesn’t have the veteran power to keep up with the defending champions and that is just one of the reasons why they are the underdogs by Best Sports Book Online in this game. Too many stoppers on the Raptors roster that will give Vucevic and Gordon in this night.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Raptors for this game is -210 while the Magic are at +175 if they pull a victory.
ATS: Five points across the spread separates both teams. The Raptors are at -5 while the Magic are on the other end with +5.
TOTALs: 224 points is the total given to this game. Raptors are going under while the Magic are over.
Score Prediction: 115 – 107 Raptors