NBA Matchups  >>  Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors Preview 03/01/2013

 
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The Indiana Pacers and the Toronto Raptors will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Air Canada Centre.
Oddsmakers currently have the Pacers listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Raptors, while the game's total is sitting at 191.
Indiana lost its last outing, a 99-91 result against the Clippers on February 28. The Pacers failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite, while the 190 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 103-92 loser as they battled the Cavaliers on the road. The Raptors failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 195 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Indiana:
Team record: 36-22 SU, 33-25 ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games on the road
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Toronto
is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Toronto

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Chicago are 4-6
After playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Toronto:
Team record: 23-35 SU, 30-27-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Indiana
is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Indiana

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Indiana home to Chicago, Sunday, March 3
Toronto at Milwaukee, Saturday, March 2