Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors Free Pick 04/21/15

Published April 21, 2015.
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Tuesday’s NBA Playoff card features a match-up between the Toronto Raptors (49-33, 37-44-1 ATS) and the visiting Washington Wizards (46-36, 33-46-3 ATS). Tipoff is scheduled for 10:30 pm EST at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Toronto is 6-4 SU and 4-6 ATS in its last 10 games overall. In its game 1 loss to the Wizards, only one of its starters scored in double digits, DeMar DeRozan as he scored 16 points shooting a lowly 6-for-20 from the field and adding 11 rebounds and six assists. Each of the four used bench players ended up coming in for more than 31 minutes each and they all reached double digits. The Raptors regular season high scorer Kyle Lowry was held to only seven points as he was 2-10 from the field, 0-4 from behind the arc. In their last five games the Raptors have gone 3-2 SU and 1-4 ATS having outscored their opponents by a total of one point overall.

The Washington Wizards on the other hand are 6-4 SU and 6-2-2 ATS in their last 10 games. In their game 1 shocker they came in as 4-point dog but ended up taking it down 93-86 in OT. They had five players score in double digits in that effort with Paul Pierce leading the charge with 20 points. Nene scored 12 points and led on the boards dragging down 13 rebounds. Their regular season leading scorer John Wall was held to 10 points but contributed with six rebounds and eight assists as well. The Wizards are 2-3 SU and 3-1-1 ATS over their last five overall and they have been outscored by an average margin of 6 points per game.

The Wizards are 3-0-1 ATS in their last four games against a team with a winning SU record and 5-1 ATS in their last six playoff quarterfinal match-ups. They’ve gone 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games played after getting an ATS win. The Raptors meanwhile have gone 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games against a team with a winning SU record and are 0-4 ATS in their last four playoff quarterfinal appearances.

Play Washington Wizards +5.