The Washington Wizards will travel for Game 1 to meet the Toronto Raptors in an NBA playoff pro basketball game scheduled for Saturday April 18th.
Play begins from Toronto at 12:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN TV.
The Game 1 odds from this game have the home side Toronto Raptors the -4 ½ point wagering favorite with a total lined at 193 points.
The teams met three times during the regular season with Toronto winning all three games. In their two homes games it was the Raptors with the 103-84 and 95-93 victories.
Washington finished the regular season with a mark of 46-36 after the 113-108 road overtime defeat on Wednesday to the Cleveland Cavaliers as a +7 ½ point wagering underdog. The total went over 192 points.
The Wizards rested their starters in the season finale. They shot 43% and hit on 8 of 22 from three. Martell Webster off the bench had 20 points and three rebounds hitting on 5 of 9 shots. Washington allowed 47% shooting to Cleveland.
Toronto finished at 49-33 on the year with the 92-87 home victory on Wednesday to the Charlotte Hornets as a -10 ½ point wagering favorite. The total went under 194 points.
The Raptors shot 49% in the win and hit on 12 of 33 three pointers. Kyle Lowry had 26 points and seven assists hitting on 8 of 15 shots. Toronto held Charlotte to 42% shooting with 12 of 33 from three.