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Raptors vs. Pistons NBA Odds & Picks: Pros Betting Toronto As Road Favorite

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  • The Pistons have lost four of their past five games, but their last win was actually against the Raptors, who they face Wednesday night.
  • Toronot is looking for a bounce-back win after a big loss to Chicago on Sunday.
  • Pros are betting on the Raptors to do just that. We detail why below.

NBA Odds: Raptors vs. Pistons

Raptors Odds -3.5
Pistons Odds +3.5
Over/Under 217
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The Raptors come into Wednesday night looking for a bounceback win following a disappointing 23-point loss to the Bulls on March 14. Toronto is still dealing with a few key players being out due to injuries and COVID-19 protocol in OG Anunoby and Fred VanVleet.

The Raptors mustered only 95 points against the Bulls on Sunday, but Toronto will have a much better chance of keeping things close against a Detroit squad that has an offensive rating of 108, which ranks 24th out of 30 teams in the league per NBA Advanced Stats.

The Pistons are also trending down — they’re losers of four of five games. Their last win was actually over the Raptors.

Although the Raptors laid an egg against the Pistons on March 3, it’s important to note that Toronto was without many key players in that matchup, including leading rebounder Pascal Siakam.

Siakam and several other Raptors are out of COVID-19 protocols and cleared to play, meaning Toronto could look more like the dangerous playoff team of yesteryear on Wednesday night. Our PRO Report backs up that idea, let’s take a look.

NBA Picks: Raptors vs. Pistons

Sharp Action

The line for Raptors-Pistons opened at Raptors -2 before it was pushed up to -3.5 ahead of Wednesday night.

Since this morning, there have been three Action Labs Bet Signals triggered on Toronto, signifying the sharp action moving Wednesday’s spread.

Big Money

As of 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the 39% of bettors taking the Raptors have generated 74% of the money wagered on Wednesday’s matchup.

PRO Systems 

Raptors vs. Pistons in Detroit on Wednesday night fits nicely into our NBA Tickets vs. Money PRO System, which has a 56% win rate and 8% Return On Investment (ROI) since 2015.

PRO Report Pick: Raptors -3.5

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