BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Raptors +7.5 (-110)
- Raptors vs 76ers Over/Under: 217.5 points
The Raptors (46-36-1 ATS) went 14-5 SU in their last 19 games but are 2-4 ATS in their last six games. The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto’s last 15 matches against an opponent in the Eastern Conference, even as the Raptors are 6-2 SU in their last eight outings against an opponent in the Atlantic Division.
The 76ers (39-43-1 ATS) are 6-2 ATS in their last eight matches played on a Monday, and are 9-1 SU in their last 10 played in April even as the total has gone OVER in five of Philadelphia\s last five games. Philadelphia picked up where it left off before the end of the regular season after extending its winning streak to three games following a 131-111 decision over Toronto in Game 1 on Saturday.
Toronto is determined to bounce back from its Game 1 loss to tie the series before playing with a home crowd in Games 3 and 4. The Raptors hope to get more production from Pascal Siakam, who is averaging 22.8 points, 8.5 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game, along with All-Star guard Fred VanVleet (20.3 ppg, 6.7 apg) and Gary Trent Jr (18.3 ppg) to stand a chance in slowing down the 76ers and steal Game 2.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 116 Philadelphia 76ers – 108 Toronto Raptors
- Over/Under — OVER 217.5 points
A look at last time’s predictions:
Charlotte Hornets vs Atlanta Hawks Odds and Picks
Trae Young scored 24 points while De’Andre Hunter had 16 of his 22 points in the first half to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-102 victory over the Charlotte Hornets to arrange a match with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the No. 8 seed and the last playoff berth in the Eastern Conference.
San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Picks
CJ McCollum scored 27 of his 32 points in the first half, Brandon Ingram had 27 points while Jonas Valanciunas tallied 22 points and 14 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans ousted the San Antonio Spurs, 113-103, to arrange a matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers for the No.8 seed and a playoff berth.
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