Wizards vs Toronto Raptors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Prediction 4/7/2024

The Washington Wizards (15-63) travel to face off against the Toronto Raptors (24-53) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and televised on MNMT. The Raptors are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Wizards are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Bucks. Tip-off is set for 6:00 ET.

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The Wizards Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Wizards fell to the Trail Blazers by a score of 108-102. The Wizards picked up the win despite trailing going into halftime 59-51.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Raptors, the Wizards have a combined record of 15-63 this season. When playing on the road, the Wizards are 8-30 compared to a 7-33 record at home.

So far, Washington’s ATS record is below .500 at 35-42. On the road, the Wizards have an ATS record of 22-16 compared to a 13-26 record vs. the spread at home.

The Raptors Are Coming Off A Win

The Raptors notched a win against the Bucks in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 117-111. At the beginning of the second half, the Raptors were leading 58-54.

Looking to win vs. the Wizards, the Raptors have a sub .500 record of 24-53. In their 77 games, the Raptors have gone 17-30 against Eastern Conference teams and 7-23 in non-conference play.

Toronto’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 33-44 for the season. On the road, the Raptors have an ATS record of 20-18 compared to a 13-26 record vs. the spread at home.

Wizards Offense Breakdown

Through 78 games the Wizards are averaging 113.3 points per contest, placing them 17th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Wizards are 17th in the NBA in scoring at 113.3 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 114.1 points per game compared to 112.5 at home. Washington has outscored the NBA average in 43.6% of their games.

When it comes to pace, the Wizards are the fastest team in the league at 102.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 17th in the NBA at 46%. From two-point range, Washington is 14th in the league at 54%.

So far this season, the Wizards have made an average of 12.1 three-pointers per game, which is 21st in the NBA. However, they are last in the league in three-point shooting percentage at 34%. In terms of free throws, Washington is 27th in attempts and 28th in makes.

Raptors Offense Breakdown

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Through 77 games the Raptors are averaging 112.4 points per contest, placing them 20th in the NBA.

When playing at home, the Raptors have scored 109.5 points per game, which is 27th in the league. Overall, they are 20th in scoring at 112.4 points per game. In terms of pace, Toronto is 12th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Raptors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 42.9% of their games. When it comes to field goal percentage, Toronto is 16th in the league at 47%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 28th in the NBA at 34%.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Raptors are 17th in the league in attempts at 21.4 per game. In terms of assists, Toronto is 5th in the NBA with an average of 28.8 per game.

Wizards Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Wizards will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 122.7 points per game (30th). The Washington defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.7% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Washington.

Raptors Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Raptors is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 118.6 points per game (24th). The Raptors defense is coming off a game in which they held the Bucks offense to just 45.6% shooting. Overall, they gave up 111 points to Milwaukee.

Key Players For The Wizards And Raptors

In today’s game, our projections have Kyle Kuzma leading the Wizards with 23 points on 9/19 shooting from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 22.2 points per game, in addition to 6.6 rebounds.

On the other side, RJ Barrett is our projected leading scorer for the Raptors. We have him ending the game with a team-high 20 and grabbing 5 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 49% and is averaging 19.8 points per contest.

Wizards vs Raptors Trends

  • Through their last five road contests, the Wizards offense has averaged 106 points per game while allowing an average of 116. Washington posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • Although Toronto has a straight up record of 1-4 in their last five home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 2-3. The team averaged 102 points per game in these games.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Wizards have gone 4-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Raptors have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 6-4.

Wizards vs Raptors Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Raptors vs. Wizards game, we suggest taking the Wizards at +4. Even though our predictions have the Raptors winning 110-109, we see the Wizards as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 229 and given that our model is projecting 219 points between the teams, we like the under.

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