The Toronto Raptors will be playing against the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday to wrap up their six-game road trip. The Raptors are currently 1-4 on their road trip and are coming off a tough loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday. Meanwhile, the Hornets have also been struggling, losing eight straight games leading up to their matchup with the Raptors.
As for the odds, bet365 has posted the odds for this matchup. The Raptors, with a record of 17-33 SU, 24-26 ATS, and 27-23 o/u, will be looking to bounce back from their recent loss. On the other hand, the Hornets, with a record of 10-39 SU, 17-32 ATS, and 26-23 o/u, are expected to be sellers leading up to the trade deadline.
Both teams are dealing with various injuries. For the Raptors, Gary Trent Jr. (back) is listed as probable, and Jontay Porter (back) is questionable. On the Hornets’ side, key players such as LaMelo Ball, Mark Williams, and Kyle Lowry are out, while Gordon Hayward, Cody Martin, and Frank Ntilikina are questionable.
In terms of betting trends, the Hornets have been struggling ATS in their last eight games, while the over has hit in four of the last five games for the Raptors. Additionally, the Hornets have been the underdogs in 45 total games this season and have only won 8 of those matchups.
For those interested in player prop bets, Brandon Miller of the Hornets has been averaging 29.2 points per game over his last five games, making him a candidate to hit the over on his point total. RJ Barrett of the Raptors has also been performing well in the rebounds + assists category, clearing his line of 9.5 in seven straight games.
Overall, betting enthusiasts may want to consider placing wagers on Miller hitting the over on points and threes made, as well as Barrett hitting the over on points. Both players have been performing well in recent games and could offer good value for bettors.