Raptors vs Wizards Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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The Toronto Raptors (31-32) are two-point favorites against the Washington Wizards (29-32) on March 2, 2023 at Capital One Arena. The Raptors are flying, going 8-2 in their past 10 games. The point total in this matchup is set at 222.5.

How to bet Raptors vs. Wizards

Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with oddsmakers listing the Raptors as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -132 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +110 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 222.5 points.

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Raptors vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Raptors vs. Wizards Betting Trends

In the Raptors’ 63 games this season, they have 30 wins against the spread. Toronto has been chosen as the favorite in 37 games this year and has walked away with the win 22 times (59.5%) in those games. Raptors games this year have gone over the point total 32 times in 61 opportunities (52.5%).

Against the spread, the Wizards are 29-31-1 this year. Washington has a 15-22 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40.5% of those games). The Wizards have gone over the point total 47.5% of the time this season (29 of 61 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Raptors Leaders
Pascal Siakam 53 25.2 7.7 6 0.8 0.5 1.4
Fred VanVleet 51 19.4 4.4 6.7 1.6 0.6 3
Gary Trent Jr. 54 18.4 2.6 1.6 1.6 0.3 2.7
OG Anunoby 49 16.4 5.4 2 2 0.8 1.8
Scottie Barnes 60 15.5 7.1 4.8 1 0.9 1


Wizards Leaders
Bradley Beal 39 23.1 3.6 5.4 0.9 0.6 1.7
Kristaps Porzingis 51 22.8 8.6 2.5 0.9 1.5 2.1
Kyle Kuzma 56 21.3 7.4 3.8 0.5 0.5 2.5
Corey Kispert 53 9.3 2.7 1.2 0.6 0.1 1.8
Deni Avdija 59 9 6.3 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.9
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Raptors: Otto Porter: Out (Foot)

Wizards: Monte Morris: Out (Back)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

Toronto ranks 21st in the NBA with 112.6 points per game this year. At the other end, it ranks seventh with 111.9 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Raptors have performed better at home this season, scoring 113.4 points per game, compared to 111.7 per game away from home. The Raptors have been scoring 110 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 112.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Toronto, who is 22nd in the league with 10.8 made threes per game, is shooting just 33.5% from three-point land, which is fourth-worst in the NBA. The Raptors have taken 64.5% two-pointers and 35.5% threes this year. Of the team’s baskets, 73.8% are two-pointers and 26.2% are three-pointers.

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What you need to know about the Washington Wizards

Washington puts up 113.1 points per game and allow 113.2, making them 19th in the league offensively and 14th on defense. At home, the Wizards average 113.1 points per game. Away, they score 113.2. The Wizards have performed better offensively in their past 10 games, generating 113.5 points per contest, 0.4 more than their season average of 113.1.

Washington is 20th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.4 per game) and 17th in 3-point percentage (35.8%). In 2022-23, the Wizards have attempted 63.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.9% of the Wizards’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 27.1% have been 3-pointers.

Our prediction to win this game is the Wizards, and we project that Wizards will cover the spread (Raptors -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 222.5 points.

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Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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