Raptors vs. Wizards - 1/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (20-21) at Toronto Raptors (29-15)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -6.5 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, Sportsnet One
The Washington Wizards and Toronto Raptors square off Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre.
The Washington Wizards hope for another win after winning five of their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 103.8 points on 46.8 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.9 points and 9.7 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 19.2 points and 4.4 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 9.9 rebounds and Gary Neal is dishing 1.3 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won four of their last five road games.
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The Toronto Raptors look to build on their impressive eight-game winning streak. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 101.2 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 96.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 23.2 points and 4.5 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 20.7 points and 6.4 assists. Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 9.2 rebounds and Cory Joseph is dishing three assists. The are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Raptors are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Wizards are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 vs. Eastern Conference and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Raptors are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Tuesday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. The Wizards are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Toronto and 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Wizards are coming off a bad home loss to the Celtics and now have to travel to play a rested and rolling Raptors squad. Look for Toronto to win this game and cover the reasonable number.