Raptors vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 26, 2021

The Houston Rockets (11-19) visit the Toronto Raptors (16-17) after losing six straight road games. The Raptors are favored by 7 points in the contest, which starts at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, February 26, 2021. The matchup has an over/under set at 220 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 26, 2021, 12:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Rockets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 26

Raptors: None

Rockets:
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Christian Wood: Out (Ankle)

Raptors and Rockets Records ATS

  • Toronto is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 15-18
  • When favored by at least 7 points, the Raptors are 1-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Toronto and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 51.5% of its games this season (17/33).
  • Houston holds a losing record ATS this season with 11 wins, 18 losses, and one tie ATS.
  • The Rockets hold an even 1-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 7-point underdog.
  • Houston and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 36.7% (11) of their 30 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • Toronto and its opponents have gone over Friday’s 220 total in 19 out of 33 games (57.6%) this season.
  • In Houston’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Friday’s matchup point total in 15 out of 30 matchups (50%).
  • The Raptors have seen a 223 average over/under in their games this season, three points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 0.2 points separates the average total points bet in Rockets’ games (220.2 points) and this contest’s over/under (220 points).
  • The average implied total for the Raptors this season is 114.2 points, 0.2 more points than their implied total of 114 points in Friday’s game.
  • This season, Toronto has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (114) 16 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Rockets (114.3) is 7.3 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (107).
  • Houston has scored more than 107 points 14 times this season.
  • The Raptors are the league’s 16th-highest scoring team (112.6 PPG), while the Rockets allow the 13th-fewest points per game (111.6) in NBA play.
  • The Raptors have out-scored their opponents by a total of 71 points this season (2.2 points per game on average), and opponents of the Rockets have out-scored them by 90 more points on the year (three per game).

Raptors Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam leads the Raptors in points and rebounds. He scores 20.1 points per game while adding 7.5 rebounds.
  • Siakam’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 30.5, 1.8 lower than his season average of 32.3.
  • Fred VanVleet paces the squad with 6.7 assists per game.
  • VanVleet’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 30.5, 0.6 less than his season average of 31.1.
  • The Raptors are led by VanVleet from long distance. He connects on 3.3 shots from deep per game.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 3.3.
  • Toronto’s steals leader is OG Anunoby, who grabs 1.7 per game. Chris Boucher leads the team averaging 1.9 blocks a contest.
  • Anunoby’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood leads the team in both scoring (22.0 points per game) and rebounding (10.2 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s points prop total for the game is set at 21.5, 0.5 points less than his season average of 22.0.
  • John Wall holds the title of Houston assist leader, dishing out 6.1 assists per game this season.
  • Wall’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 30.5, 0.7 higher than his season average of 29.8.
  • Victor Oladipo makes more threes per game than any other member of the Rockets, cashing in 2.8 treys per game.
  • Oladipo’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • Oladipo is at the top of Houston’s steals hierarchy with 1.8 steals per game and Wood leads the squad in blocks with 1.5 per game.
  • Wood’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

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