NBA Playoffs 2019: Sixers vs. Raptors odds, picks, Game 2 predictions from proven model on 84-57 roll
SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Monday's Sixers vs. Raptors game 10,000 times
Kawhi Leonard came out red hot in Game 1, scoring 45 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 108-95 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs. Toronto will look to extend its advantage on Monday as it hosts the Sixers for an 8 p.m. ET tip. Toronto is a seven-point home favorite, up half a point from the opening line, with the over-under for total points expected set at 220 in the latest Sixers vs. Raptors odds. Toronto has been on an impressive run, but a Philadelphia team with championship aspirations will be fighting hard to avoid an 0-2 series deficit, so before locking in any Sixers vs. Raptors picks of your own for Monday, first be sure to see the NBA Playoffs 2019 predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.
The model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, is crushing its NBA picks. It entered Week 28 of the 2018-19 NBA season with a sterling record on its top-rated picks, returning more than $3,500 in profit to anybody following them. And it has been particularly red-hot on its A-rated NBA money line picks, entering Week 28 on a strong 84-57 run. Anybody who has followed it is way up.
Now it has locked in on Sixers vs. Raptors. We can tell you it's leaning under, and it also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see that pick at SportsLine.
The model is well aware that Toronto's impressive Game 1 victory was no fluke. The Raptors won eight of their last nine in the regular season and needed just five games to take care of an upset-minded Orlando squad in the first round.
Toronto was also 4-1 against the spread when playing Philadelphia this year and won both games against the 76ers at home this season by double-digits. Sixers center Joel Embiid (flu) is listed as probable for Philadelphia, but if he's less than 100 percent and can't play his regular minutes, that further enhances Toronto's chances of getting the win and the cover.
But just because Toronto has controlled the season series against Philadelphia doesn't guarantee it will cover the Sixers vs. Raptors spread in the NBA Playoffs 2019 on Monday.
That's because Philly was in a similar position in the opening round, falling a game behind the Nets before rolling to four straight victories. And while Game 1 wasn't the performance the Sixers were hoping for, they've built a roster that has a chance to go deep into the NBA Playoffs 2019.
Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris have joined core players like Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to comprise one of the most talented rosters in the East. They'll be playing with a sense of desperation on Monday to keep from falling into a 2-0 hole, so a tighter game is a real possibility.
So who wins Game 2 of Raptors vs. Sixers? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Raptors vs. 76ers spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.
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