Houston Rockets at Toronto Raptors NBA Lines & Picks -March 5th, 2019
Rockets Prepping for Possible Playoff Final Matchup against Raptors
The red-hot Houston Rockets, who entered the second half of the season with a tough loss to the Lakers, have turned things around since the setback by claiming their last five contests including wins against powerhouses in the likes of Golden State and their latest in Boston back on Sunday. They will look to maintain that winning rhythm when they travel North of the Border to get ready for a huge showdown against the Toronto Raptors. The Rockets enter this affair as a 3.5-point road underdog, according to MyBookie Sportsbook, with the total sitting at 228 points.
When: 8:00 PM ET, Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario
TV: TNT, AT&T SportsNet Southwest, TSN
Houston : 38-25
Vegas Sports Lines: Toronto -3.5 T: 228
The two inter-conference rivals are scheduled to lock horns in the last installment of a two-game regular season series set to be disputed Tuesday night from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON. The Rockets eked out a 121-119 victory over the Raptors in Houston back on January 25 covering the 3.5-point line as home underdogs. The Raptors won 9 of their last 11 contests but were without Kawhi Leonard in both losses. The Canada dwellers have struggled against the numbers of late going 1-7 ATS in their last 8 contests and 1-5 up in the Great White North.
Vegas Final Score Prediction: Houston 122, Toronto 116
Houston home to Philadelphia Friday, March 8
Toronto at New Orleans Friday, March 8