SportsLine’s model just revealed its NBA picks for Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors
The Houston Rockets will take on the Toronto Raptors at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday at the Toyota Center. Houston is 15-39 overall and 8-17 at home, while Toronto is 30-23 overall and 14-11 on the road. The Raptors are on a seven-game winning streak following their win over Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Toronto is favored by eight points in the latest Rockets vs. Raptors odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 226.5. Before entering any Raptors vs. Rockets picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 17 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 65-36 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,400. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Rockets vs. Raptors. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Raptors vs. Rockets:
- Rockets vs. Raptors spread: Raptors -8
- Rockets vs. Raptors over-under: 226 points
What you need to know about the Rockets
Houston has lost seven of its last eight games, with its latest loss coming in a 110-97 setback at New Orleans on Tuesday. The Rockets turned the ball over 21 times, leading to 25 points for New Orleans. Guard Kevin Porter Jr. led Houston with 27 points, but he also had seven turnovers.
The Rockets lead the NBA in turnovers per game (17), so they will be looking for a cleaner performance on Thursday. Center Christian Wood leads the team with 17.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. Houston has won 11 of its last 13 home games against Toronto.
What you need to know about the Raptors
Toronto has finally established itself as a playoff team in the Eastern Conference following a seven-game winning streak. The Raptors are in sixth place in the standings after picking up a 117-98 win at Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Pascal Siakam led the way with 27 points and 16 rebounds in Wednesday’s win.
Siakam has now tied Fred VanVleet as the team’s scoring leaders, as they are both averaging 21.6 points per game. VanVleet is dishing out a team-high 7.1 assists, while Siakam is grabbing a team-best 8.9 rebounds. The Raptors have covered the spread in all seven victories during their winning streak.
How to make Rockets vs. Raptors picks
The model is leaning under on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
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