TOTAL OF THE MONTH (10* NBA) 517-341-16 THE L6 YEARS IN MAY!
Toronto vs. Philadelphia,
05/02/2019 20:00 EDT,
Score: 95 - 116
Total: -109/+217 Under
The set-up: This series is all tied up at one-game apiece. All signs point to another battle here. Toronto averaged 114.4 PPG in the regular season, but it’s averaging only 104.1 PPG in the playoffs, including just 89 last time out. The Raptors dominated defensively in their first round win and that’s carried over here as well, coming in holding the high-flying 76ers to just 101 PPG over the first two. Philadelphia has to be feeling pretty good about itself as it’s earned the split and won five of six overall. The 76ers have been terrific so far defensively as well, holding Toronto to just 98 points over the first two games.
The pick: Take it for what you will as well, but Toronto has seen the total go under the number in five of its last six off an upset loss to a division rival as a favorite, while Philly has seen the total dip under in four of five this year off a SU road win vs. a division rival. This number is a little high.