Raptors vs. Pacers Betting Picks, Betting Odds & Predictions: Can Anyone Slow Down Toronto?
Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images. Pictured: Kyle Lowry (7) of the Toronto Raptors dribbles the ball as Victor Oladipo (4) of the Indiana Pacers.
- The updated betting odds for Friday's Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers matchup makes the Pacers a short home favorite (spread: -1) with the over/under set at 218 points.
- The Pacers were actually one-point underdogs in this game until around 5 p.m. ET.
- How are our experts betting this tight matchup? Below, they'll detail their picks and analysis to help you lock in your bets.
Raptors at Pacers Picks, Betting Odds & Predictions
- Spread: Pacers -1
- Over/Under: 218.5
- Time: 8 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
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It’s been 26 days since the Toronto Raptors last lost an NBA game. They’ve won 12 games in a row and were two narrow losses away from a 16-game win streak. Over that span, they rank second in offensive efficiency and defensive efficiency and are No. 1 in Net rating.
So can they be stopped? The Indiana Pacers came the closest on Wednesday before the Raptors stormed back to win in the second half.
Our experts analyze the betting angles of tonight’s matchup and Pacers’ chances of breaking the streak.
Betting Trends to Know
The Raptors this season have been profitable to bettors, going 27-22-1 ATS. But most of that value has come in Toronto, as they’re just 6-8-1 ATS as underdogs. They’re 6-9 straight-up in that spot. The Pacers, meanwhile, are 12-10-3 at home and 19-14-3 as favorites this season.
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