Through 2 Quarters
Both the Portland Trail Blazers and the Toronto Raptors have kept the scorekeepers busy with 121 between them two quarters in. It’s anybody’s game, but the Trail Blazers are ahead 61-60. They took a hit to their ego on Sunday, so a victory here would be a pleasant pick-me-up.
Portland and Toronto both experienced trouble in their last games, but one is bound to make up for it today. Rip City is out front, but they can’t get complacent.
Toronto @ Portland
Current Records: Toronto 7-7; Portland 6-8
What to Know
The Toronto Raptors haven’t won a game against the Portland Trail Blazers since Nov. 13 of 2019, but they’ll be looking to end the drought on Monday. Toronto will take on Portland on the road at 10 p.m. ET at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they’ll have plenty of motivation to get the ‘W.’
The Raptors were within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap this past Saturday as they fell 127-121 to the Detroit Pistons. A silver lining for Toronto was the play of center Pascal Siakam, who posted a double-double on 25 points and 12 boards in addition to seven assists.
Meanwhile, Portland found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unpleasant 124-95 punch to the gut against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. Shooting guard CJ McCollum (21 points) was the top scorer for Portland.
Toronto is expected to lose this next one by 3. The odds have been favorable for them against the spread on the road this season, even if it’s been tough sledding overall. They are 5-1 ATS in away games but only 6-8 all in all.
The Raptors are now 7-7 while the Trail Blazers sit at 6-8. Toronto is 3-3 after losses this season, Portland 4-3.
How To Watch
When: Monday at 10 p.m. ETWhere: Moda Center at the Rose Quarter — Portland, OregonTV: The Sports NetworkOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $7.00
The Trail Blazers are a 3-point favorite against the Raptors, according to the latest NBA odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Trail Blazers, as the game opened with the Trail Blazers as a 1.5-point favorite.
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Toronto have won eight out of their last 12 games against Portland.
Mar 28, 2021 – Portland 122 vs. Toronto 117Jan 11, 2021 – Portland 112 vs. Toronto 111Jan 07, 2020 – Portland 101 vs. Toronto 99Nov 13, 2019 – Toronto 114 vs. Portland 106Mar 01, 2019 – Toronto 119 vs. Portland 117Dec 14, 2018 – Portland 128 vs. Toronto 122Feb 02, 2018 – Toronto 130 vs. Portland 105Oct 30, 2017 – Toronto 99 vs. Portland 85Feb 26, 2017 – Toronto 112 vs. Portland 106Dec 26, 2016 – Toronto 95 vs. Portland 91Mar 04, 2016 – Toronto 117 vs. Portland 115Feb 04, 2016 – Toronto 110 vs. Portland 103
Injury Report for Portland
Injury Report for Toronto
Yuta Watanabe: Out (Calf)Chris Boucher: Out (Back)Precious Achiuwa: Out (Shoulder)