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Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Basketball Betting Picks

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Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors

Today’s all about digging into the Thanksgiving leftovers, and getting in on some NBA basketball betting action while you do so. One of the more intriguing matchup of this Friday’s lineup has to be the Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference pairing. The Wizards are off to a rough start and could really use a rebound right about now. The Raptors on the other hand, are off to a fast start and have no plans of slowing down anytime soon. So, given that narrative, will Friday’s NBA legal betting odds predict a lopsided matchup?

Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors – Friday, November 23rd   

When: 8:30 pm ET

Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: NBA League Pass

NBA Basketball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Wizards +10½ (-110) 228 (-110)   +450
Raptors -10½ (-110) 228 (-110) -600
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Washington Wizards         

The Wizards enter this Friday night pairing sporting a meager 6-11 record that ranks them 3rd overall in the Southeast Division and 10th overall in the Eastern Conference. Right now the Celtics are sitting at the crucial 8th seed in the conference. Since Washington is only 2 ½ games behind Boston, it’s clear that this season is far from over for Washington. However, they certainly cannot afford any more lengthy losing streaks like the one they endured earlier this year. As for tonight’s matchup, the NBA basketball betting odds aren’t giving Washington much of a shot against one of the best teams in the conference. Granted, Washington is 3-7 in their last 10 against the Raptors, so they really haven’t had much of a shot against Toronto for a while now. And that was before Toronto secure Kawhi, so what chance does Washington have now?

Players to Watch: Bradley Beal (21.8 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 3.7 apg), John Wall (21.5 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 7.9 apg), and Dwight Howard (12.8 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 0.4 apg).

Toronto Raptors

The Raptors leap into this evening’s contest flashing a brilliant 15-4 record that pegs them as the best team in both the Eastern Conference and Atlantic Division. However, with a 1-game lead over the second seeded Milwaukee Bucks, it’s pretty clear that Toronto needs to keep winning if they are to maintain their stake atop the conference. Fortunately Toronto enter this evening’s action riding a 3-game winning streak, ready to pounce on a weaker opponent. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear Washington will get outworked this evening.

Players to Watch: Kawhi Leonard (24.2 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 3.2 apg), Serge Ibaka (17.4 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 1.2 apg), and Kyle Lowry (15.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 10.5 apg).

Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 13 of Washington’s last 17 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
  • Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
  • Toronto is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Washington
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto’s last 11 games at home
Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors matchup? All things considered, Toronto is the only side worth taking tonight. The money line doesn’t offer too much value so stick to the spread here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 122-108 Toronto.

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