| 25 November 2021, 14:10
25 November 2021, 14:10
The Toronto Raptors will look for a winning streak for the first time in more than three weeks when they close a six-game road trip to Indiana on Friday night as a four-point underdog on the NBA odds in sports betting monitored by OddsShark.com.
Toronto comes off a 126-113 win Wednesday over the Memphis Grizzlies and has now taken the win in two of three outings before Friday night’s game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.
The Raptors have dominated each of their two recent wins. As well as easily covering the underdogs by 3.5 points in Memphis, the team also climbed the score in an unbalanced 108-89 victory last Friday in Sacramento, and they have now seen four of their last five wins win. at least nine points. However, Toronto was outscored in a 119-104 loss to Golden State on Sunday, and has seen three of its last five losses with double-digit margins.
Toronto has enjoyed better health lately after being forced to go without key players including Pascal Siakam and Precious Achiuwa. However, the status of top scorer OG Anunoby remains uncertain for Friday as he continues to treat a hip injury that has forced him to miss the last four games. The 24-year-old had had a decisive campaign, averaging 20.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game, including a 25-point performance and five steals in a 118-100 win over Indiana at Scotiabank Arena. October 27.
As the Raptors look to regain the stable form that has seen Team SU win five of their first six road games this season, the Pacers will look to bounce back from Wednesday’s disappointing 124-116 loss to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers with a score of 6.5. -point chalk at sports betting sites.
In addition to stopping a two-game winning streak in SU, Wednesday’s loss also ended the Pacers’ regular 4-0 SU streak at home. Indiana has emerged as a stable bet during its recent home run, scoring 12.2 points per game while posting a 4-0 ATS record during that streak. Wednesday’s loss also extended a worrying spell of inconsistent defensive play for the Pacers, who have limited their opponents to less than 100 points in four of their last six games, but have also given up 121 points or more twice over the course of the season. this sequence.
The Pacers have also allowed a big point total in recent dates with Toronto, allowing 115 points per game while going 2-7 SU and 3-6 ATS in the last nine meetings between these two teams, according to the base. OddsShark NBA data.