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Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 12/20/19 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 12-20-19 Spread Picks and Prediction

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 12/20/19 – Washington Wizards will need to travel north of the border on Friday to play against Toronto Raptors from Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada. This is going to be an interesting Eastern Conference match as the best NBA bets today are all set for this game. Washington Wizards are holding an overall record of 8-18 and they won just four of their 12 conference games. Toronto Raptors are strong at the 4th position with a 19-8 overall record and they are 13-4 in conference play.

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 12/20/19

When: December 20, 2019 7:30 PM ET
Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada
TV: NBC Sports Boston
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 12/20/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +10 (-110) 232 o (-110) +230

Toronto Raptors
-10 (-110) 232 u (-110) -280
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Washington Wizards Betting

Washington Wizards have one of the worst scoring defenses this season as they are averaging just 121.8 points per game. The Wizards were unable to get past Chicago Bulls in their last game despite holding an 18 pints lead. Washington scored 109 points and they were restricted to just 109. It was a close game, but the Wizards made careless mistakes. Washington is three games behind Chicago Bulls and are 11 games behind Toronto Raptors.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG (26 GP 26 GS 37 MIN 27.6 PTS 1.2 OR 3.6 DR 4.8 REB 7 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.6 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.49 PER)
D. Bertans SF (26 GP 2 GS 29.3 MIN 15.8 PTS 0.9 OR 3.8 DR 4.7 REB 1.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 0.7 TO 2.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 17.95 PER)
I. Thomas PG (19 GP 16 GS 25.3 MIN 13.3 PTS 0.2 OR 1.6 DR 1.8 REB 4.9 AST 0.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 2.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 14.03 PER).

Toronto Raptors Betting

Toronto Raptors have one of the best defensive strategies in the NBA this year. The Raptors are coming-off a victory against Detroit Pistons with a final score of 112-99. Toronto has also been good with their home record and as they lost just three of their 14 games at home. The Raptors are all set to take out the Wizards at home and they will continue their winning streak in this game. Toronto is just one full game behind Miami Heat in the 3rd position.

Players to watch: P. Siakam PF (27 GP 27 GS 36.7 MIN 25.1 PTS 1.4 OR 6.6 DR 8 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.45 PER)
K. Lowry PG (16 GP 16 GS 37.4 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.7 OR 4.3 DR 5 REB 7.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 2.8 PF 2.5 AST/TO 17.31 PER)
S. Ibaka PF (17 GP 0 GS 22.4 MIN 13.1 PTS 2.2 OR 5.2 DR 7.4 REB 1.3 AST 0.5 STL 0.9 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 0.7 AST/TO 17.85 PER).

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 12/20/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Wizards are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Washington are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Toronto.
Washington are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against Toronto.
Wizards are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Washington are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
Washington are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.

Toronto Raptors

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games.
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games against Washington.
Toronto are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Toronto are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games this season.
Toronto are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.
Toronto are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games played in December.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
Thomas Bryant C Foot is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Toronto
Moritz Wagner PF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Toronto
Rui Hachimura PF Groin is out indefinitely

Toronto Raptors

Marc Gasol C Hamstring is out indefinitely
Norman Powell SF Shoulder is out indefinitely
Pascal Siakam PF Groin is out indefinitely
Fred VanVleet PG Knee is “?” Friday vs Washington

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Toronto Raptors
36-44 Against the Spread 52-52
50-32 Straight Up 54-49
114 Points per Game 112
116 Points Allowed per Game 106
46.84 Offensive FG% 45.06
81.18 Offensive FT% 80.69
37.25 Offensive 3PT% 37.78
49.27 Defensive FG% 41.74
79.44 Defensive FT% 75.51
37.86 Defensive 3PT% 32.89

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

Both teams are struggling with injured players, but Toronto will take out the Wizards with ease. The Raptors have won against better teams and Washington is the least of their worries. The NBA odds today are all set to Toronto to win this game at home.

Moneyline: The moneyline for Washington is +230 and the moneyline for Toronto is -280.

ATS: The ATS for Washington is +10. Whereas, the ATS for Toronto is -10.

TOTALs: The total is over 232 for Washington and under 232 for Toronto.

Score Prediction: 127 – 115 Raptors