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The Cleveland Cavaliers will take on the Toronto Raptors at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday at Scotiabank Arena. Toronto is 6-3 overall and 2-3 at home, while the Cavaliers are 5-4 overall and 3-3 on the road. The Raptors took their matchup on Wednesday against Washington, 109-100. The Cavs came out on top in a nail-biter against the Trail Blazers, 107-104

The Raptors won two of three meetings between the teams last season. Toronto is favored by 5.5 points in the latest Raptors vs. Cavs odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 204.5. Before entering any Cavaliers vs. Raptors 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 almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and entered Week 3 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 106-71 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Raptors vs. Cavaliers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Cavs vs. Raptors:

  • Raptors vs. Cavaliers spread: Raptors -5.5
  • Raptors vs. Cavaliers over-under: 204.5 points
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What you need to know about the Raptors

Fred VanVleet had 33 points and six assists on Wednesday. Toronto has won five straight games. OG Anunoby is averaging 22.6 points per game during the winning streak. He scored 21 points on Wednesday. 

Toronto has won six consecutive home matchups with Cleveland. Scottie Barnes (thumb) is expected to return on Friday after missing two straight games. The Raptors enter the contest with 11.1 steals per game on average, which is the best in the league.

What you need to know about the Cavaliers

Jarrett Allen posted his fourth double-double of the season on 24 points and 17 boards on Wednesday. He is shooting .705 from the floor, second in the NBA. Cleveland shot a season-high .527 from the field in the win over Portland. The Cavaliers made 15 of 30 three-point attempts. 

Collin Sexton scored 21 points on Wednesday. Darius Garland had 19 points and 10 assists. Isaac Okoro (hamstring) is out for Friday’s game. 

How to make Cavaliers 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.

So who wins Raptors vs. Cavaliers? And which side of the spread hits in almost 70 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Raptors vs. Cavaliers spread you need to jump on Friday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

Source: CBSSports.com

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