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    Washington Wizards versus Toronto Raptors Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 3-31-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 27-45 Toronto Raptors will travel to play the 26-46 Washington Wizards in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night. Tip off time from Washington is set for 6PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

    The NBA odds from this pro basketball game has the home team Washington Wizards favored by -3 ½ points with an over under line of 193 points. There has been no line movement since the odds were released a few hours ago.

    This is the third meeting of the season between these two clubs with each team winning and covering the point spread in their road game. Both games played under the total.

    Toronto has a road record of 10-26 on the season. They break a five game losing streak on Friday after a 99-82 road victory against the Detroit Pistons as a +1 ½ point underdog. The game finished under 195 ½ points. The Raptors ran away with the game in the second half by outscoring Detroit 53-37 in victory. They enjoyed a 53.7% shooting game and connected on 4 of their 13 three pointers. They allowed just 40.8% shooting to the Pistons and grabbed 8 more rebounds. Rudy Gay for Toronto had 21 points and four assists as he made 7 of his 14 shots. Toronto has been held under 100 points in seven of their past eight games. They rank in the bottom third of the NBA in field goal and three point shooting as they connect on 44.4% from the floor and 34% from three point distance.

    The Wizards are 19-17 playing on their home floor. They drop their second straight game after a 92-92 road defeat to the Orlando Magic on Friday as a -4 point betting favorite. The total in the game finished under 197 ½ points. Washington had a bad shooting night as the make just 37% from the floor and 4 of 20 from the three point line. They give up 43% shooting to the Magic and turned the ball over five more times than Orlando. Washington failed to capitalize on a plus fourteen rebounding edge because of their poor shooting. John Wall led the Wizards with 35 points and nine rebounds in the loss. The Wizards have put up some pretty good defensive numbers this season ranking in the top eight of the league in all three key categories. The offense has been the issue as the team ranks second to last in the NBA in points per game at 92.9 and third to last in offensive field goal percentage by making just 43.3% of their shots.