Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 6, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Washington Wizards (30-36) visit the Toronto Raptors (27-39) as 1.5-point underdogs after Bradley Beal racked up 42 points in the Wizards' 135-134 loss to the Bucks. The game airs on NBCS-DC at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The over/under for the matchup is 233.5.

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Raptors vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Raptors -1.5 -110 -110 233.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Toronto's matchups this season, the Raptors and their opponents have exceeded Thursday's point total of 233.5 points 19 times (28.8% of opportunities).
  • 33 Washington games this year (50% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Thursday's point total of 233.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 227.5 points per game, 6.0 points fewer than the point total of 233.5 for this contest.
  • This matchup's total is 4.0 fewer points than the 229.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season the average total for Raptors games is 222.7 points, 10.8 fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points for this contest.
  • Wizards' games have a total points bet of 234.4 points this season, 0.9 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Raptors Betting Data

  • Toronto covered the spread more often than not this year, going 33-30-1 against the spread.
  • When they are at least 1.5-point favorites, the Raptors have an ATS record of 16-13.
  • Toronto routinely does not hit the over, only eclipsing the point total in 27 of 64 games (42.2%).

Raptors Key Players

  • The Raptors points and rebounds leader is Pascal Siakam. He puts up 21.0 points per game and grabs 7.2 rebounds.
  • The squad is led in assists by Kyle Lowry's 7.3 per game.
  • Fred VanVleet is the top three-point shooter for the Raptors, connecting on 3.3 per game.
  • Toronto's steals leader is VanVleet, who averages 1.7 per game. Chris Boucher leads the team averaging 1.9 blocks a game.

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Raptors Last 10 Games

Raptors Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Raptors Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Clippers 105-100 LAC No Away +4.5 208.5 155 -190 Regular Season No Under
5/2/2021 Lakers 121-114 TOR Yes Away -1.5 236.5 -150 125 Regular Season Yes Under
5/1/2021 Jazz 106-102 UTA No Away +4.5 223.5 170 -200 Regular Season Yes Under
4/29/2021 Nuggets 121-111 DEN No Away +4.5 220.5 195 -250 Regular Season No Over
4/27/2021 Nets 116-103 BKN No Home +5.5 223.5 375 -500 Regular Season No Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 5-5 2-8-0 218 109.1 108.9 -1.7 38.3%

Raptors Injuries

Raptors: Gary Trent Jr.: Day To Day (Leg), Paul Watson: Out (Knee), Chris Boucher: Out (Knee), OG Anunoby: Day To Day (Injury Management), Yuta Watanabe: Day To Day (Ankle)

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Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has a winning record against the spread, going 35-30 ATS (covering 53.8% of the time).
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Wizards have fared well, going 12-8 against the spread.
  • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their matchups this season -- 32 of 65 (49.2%).

Wizards Key Players

  • Russell Westbrook has racked up 11.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game, putting him atop the Wizards leaderboards in those categories.
  • Beal counts for 31.1 points per game, making him the top scorer on Washington's team.
  • Davis Bertans knocks down 2.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Wizards.
  • Westbrook (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Washington while Daniel Gafford (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Wizards Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Wizards Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/5/2021 Bucks 135-134 MIL No Away +3.5 265.5 230 -275 Regular Season Yes Over
5/3/2021 Pacers 154-141 WAS Yes Home -14.5 268.5 -3000 1300 Regular Season No Over
5/1/2021 Mavericks 125-124 DAL No Away +5.5 247.5 220 -275 Regular Season Yes Over
4/30/2021 Cavaliers 122-93 WAS Yes Away -23.5 214.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
4/28/2021 Lakers 116-107 WAS Yes Home -10.5 222.5 -1200 750 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 7-3 6-4-0 246.5 127.8 118.7 +4.2 37%

Wizards Injuries

Wizards: Chandler Hutchison: Day To Day (Knee), Rui Hachimura: Out (Illness), Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee), Deni Avdija: Out For Season (Leg)

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