Raptors vs Wizards Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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The Toronto Raptors (31-33) hit the court against the Washington Wizards (30-32) as slight, 2.5-point favorites on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET on NBC. The matchup has a 222.5 point total.

How to bet Raptors vs. Wizards

Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Raptors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -137 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +116 to claim victory.

Over/Under

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: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Raptors vs. Wizards Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Raptors are 30-33-1 this season. Toronto has been the favorite in 38 games this season and has come away with the win 22 times (57.9%) in those contests. Raptors games this year have gone over the total in 33 out of 62 opportunities (53.2%).

In the Wizards’ 62 games this season, they have 30 wins against the spread. Washington has won 16 of the 38 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (42.1%). Wizards games this season have gone over the total in 30 of 62 opportunities (48.4%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Raptors

Raptors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 54 25 7.8 6 0.8 0.6 1.4
Fred VanVleet 52 19.3 4.3 6.7 1.6 0.6 2.9
Gary Trent Jr. 55 18.2 2.6 1.6 1.6 0.3 2.6
OG Anunoby 50 16.6 5.4 2 2 0.8 1.9
Scottie Barnes 61 15.4 7 4.8 1 0.9 0.9

Wizards

Wizards Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bradley Beal 40 22.9 3.6 5.4 0.9 0.6 1.7
Kristaps Porzingis 52 22.8 8.5 2.5 0.9 1.5 2.1
Kyle Kuzma 57 21.5 7.4 3.8 0.5 0.5 2.6
Corey Kispert 54 9.3 2.7 1.2 0.6 0.1 1.9
Deni Avdija 60 9 6.4 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.9
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Raptors vs. Wizards Injury Report

Wizards: Monte Morris: Questionable (Back)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

Toronto ranks 22nd in the NBA with 112.5 points per game so far this year. At the other end of the court, it ranks seventh with 112 points allowed per contest. The Raptors score 113.4 points per game when playing at home, compared to 111.6 points per game in road games, a difference of 1.8 points per contest. The Raptors have been putting up 109.1 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little lower than the 112.5 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Toronto ranks 22nd in the NBA by sinking 10.8 three-pointers per contest, but it sports a 33.4% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks fourth-worst in the league. In terms of shot breakdown, the Raptors have taken 64.5% two-pointers (accounting for 73.8% of the team’s buckets) and 35.5% from beyond the arc (26.2%).

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What you need to know about the Washington Wizards

At 113.2 points scored per game and 113.1 points conceded, Washington is 19th in the league offensively and 14th defensively. At home, the Wizards score 113.3 points per game. On the road, they average 113.2. While the Wizards are putting up 113.2 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their past 10 games, tallying 113.1 points per contest.

Washington makes 11.4 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.9% from beyond the arc, ranking 20th and 16th, respectively, in the NBA. In 2022-23, the Wizards have attempted 63.3% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.8% of the Wizards’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 27.2% have been 3-pointers.

Raptors vs. Wizards Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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