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Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Prediction & Betting Tips 12272023

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Prediction & Betting Tips 12/27/2023

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Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors 12/27/2023
  • We like the Wizards on the moneyline (+213)
  • The Wizards are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 220 points, and we suggest taking the under

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Preview

Betting on today’s Raptors and Wizards game? Catch the action at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC, as the Wizards hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on NBA.

The Raptors are the favorites in this Eastern conference matchup the against the Wizards. The over/under for the game is set at 238.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Washington Wizards – Toronto Raptors odds

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three games between Washington and Toronto, the Raptors have dominated the series, going 3-0. This includes a convincing margin of victory of 7 points per contest. Across the last three head-to-head matchups, Toronto is averaging 113 points compared to Washington at 106.

  • Through their last three road contests, the Raptors offense has averaged 119 points per game while allowing an average of 125. Toronto posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 0-3 ATS.
  • Washington has a 1-2 record in their last three home games. In this stretch, they averaged 122 points per game while allowing 129. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • As the betting underdog, the Wizards have an ATS mark of just 4-6 in their last ten games. Washington posted a straight up mark of 2-8 in these matchups.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Toronto has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 5-5 straight up.

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Prediction

With an 11-18 record, the Raptors are below .500 as they look to defeat the Wizards. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently 12th and 5th in the Atlantic division.

Toronto possesses an ATS record of 13-16 for this season, including their ongoing three game losing streak against the spread. Toronto has not been good vs. the spread in their last two home games, and they are 8-9 ATS at home compared to 5-7 on the road.

Toronto currently holds an over/under record of 15-14-0 for the season. Their games have currently averaged 191.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 224.1.

The Raptors offense is coming off a game in which they scored 119 points vs. the Jazz. Overall their field goal percentage was 47.9% while connecting on 13 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Pascal Siakam, who holds an average of 21.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Scottie Barnes is averaging 20.7 points per game this season.

On the defensive side, Raptors is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 114.8 points per game.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Raptors are forcing 13.4 per game, which is 17th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 19th in blocked shots at 4.7 per game.

So far this season, the Wizards are 5-24 overall and are 1-2 in their last three games. Within their 29 games, the Wizards have gone 3-19 against Eastern Conference teams and 2-5 in non-conference games.

Washington comes in with an overall ATS record of 13-16 so far this season. On the road, the Wizards have an ATS record of 11-7 compared to a 2-9 record vs. the spread at home.

Over half of the games for the Wizards have gone beyond the over/under lines, establishing their over/under record at 17-12-0. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 263.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 240.9.

Coming off their recent game, the Wizards offense tallied 119 points in a matchup against the Magic. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.4%, and they made 16 threes. Offensively, the Wizards have a season long field goal percentage of 48%, which is 8th in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 19th in percentage and 16th in three-pointers made.

On average, the Washington defense is giving up 126.6 points per game (30). Right now, they are on a 3 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average.

Washington’s defense is currently forcing 13.7 turnovers per game, which is 21st in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 17th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.2 rejections per game.

Despite being 6.5 point underdogs, we predict the Wizards to come out on top with a final score of 113-107.

Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors Betting Tips

  • We like the Wizards on the moneyline (+213)
  • The Wizards are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 220 points, and we suggest taking the under

Washington Wizards Injury Report

  • Delon Wright – Knee – Out

Toronto Raptors Injury Report

  • Garrett Temple – Ankle – Doubtful
  • Christian Koloko – Illness – Out

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