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Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 5/6/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 5-6-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 5/6/2021 – Washington Wizards and Toronto Raptors are all set to square off from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida as they enter an Eastern Conference battle. The Wizards are sitting at the 10th position and are six games behind the .500 mark. Toronto Raptors are behind the Wizards but are 12 games behind the .500 mark. Both teams will enter this game with a losing record and they look forward to making up for their loss. The NBA picks for tonight have a predicted winner based on the recent betting trends from the top betting websites.

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 5/6/2021

When: May 6, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida
TV: SN | NBC Sports Washington
Stream: NBA League Pass

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 5/6/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +1.5 (-112) 233.5 o (-110) +100
Toronto Raptors -1.5 (-111) 233.5 u (-110) -120
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Wizards won 30 and dropped 36 games this season. Washington is half-game behind the Pacers after dropping their last game against Milwaukee Bucks. Washington scored 134 and gave up 135 in return. Bradley Beal went 14 for 24 with his shooting attempts and tossed in a team-high of 42 points. Russell Westbrook poured in another 29 points with 12 boards and 17 assists in their defeat. Out of 47 field goal attempts, the Wizards converted 27 and shot at a total of 49 percent against the Bucks.

Player to watch: B. Beal SG 56 GP 56 GS 35.5 MIN 30.9 PTS 1.2 OR 3.5 DR 4.7 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 22.74 PER

R. Westbrook PG 58 GP 58 GS 35.9 MIN 21.8 PTS 1.7 OR 9.6 DR 11.3 REB 11.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 4.9 TO 2.8 PF 2.3 AST/TO 18.95 PER

T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.81 PER.

Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors are way behind the Pacers as they hold a 27-39 record on the season. Toronto Raptors are ahead of the Bulls by half-game after losing against the Clippers last night. The Raptors scored 100 and gave up 105 to the Clippers. Fred VanVleet took the lead once again with 27 points after going 10 for 24 with his shooting attempts. VanVleet contributed 13 assists while Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and contributed seven boards in their loss. The Raptors allowed the Clippers to shoot at a total of 52 percent.

Player to watch: P. Siakam PF 54 GP 54 GS 35.8 MIN 21 PTS 1.7 OR 5.6 DR 7.2 REB 4.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 3.2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.42 PER

F. VanVleet SG 51 GP 51 GS 36.4 MIN 19.5 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 3.4 AST/TO 16.91 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 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 3.1 PF 2.7 AST/TO 16.37 PER.

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 5/6/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 8 games.
Washington are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
Washington are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Toronto.
Wizards are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against Toronto.
Washington are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Washington are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
Wizards are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games this season.
Washington are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 9 games.
Toronto are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto’s last 8 games against Washington.
Toronto are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Raptors are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Washington.
Toronto are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games this season.
Toronto are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games played in May.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season
Rui Hachimura PF Illness is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Toronto
Deni Avdija SG Ankle is out for season

Toronto Raptors

Kyle Lowry PG Back is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Washington
OG Anunoby SF Calf is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Washington
Chris Boucher PF MCL is out indefinitely
Gary Trent Jr. SG Leg is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Washington
Yuta Watanabe SG Ankle is probable Thursday vs Washington
Paul Watson PG Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Toronto Raptors
37-28-0 Against the Spread 30-36-0
32-33-0 Straight Up 35-31-0
116 Points per Game 112
118 Points Allowed per Game 111
47.57 Offensive FG% 44.99
76.31 Offensive FT% 82.17
35.02 Offensive 3PT% 37.14
47.03 Defensive FG% 45.92
77.68 Defensive FT% 79.52
37.33 Defensive 3PT% 37.74

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

The Wizards are better than the Raptors with their scoring offense and their defensive unit. Washington has come a long way and the Raptors are no major difficulty. The NBA picks and parlays have predicted the Wizards to win and cover the spread.

Moneyline: The Wizards hold an ML of +100 and the Raptors hold an ML of -120.

ATS: +1.5 (-112) is out for Washington and -1.5 (-111) is out for Toronto.

TOTALs: Over 233.5 (-110) is the total for the Wizards and Under 233.5 (-110) is the total for the Raptors.

Score Prediction: 120 – 114, Wizards