The Toronto Raptors are headed to the road to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in an NBA playoff Game 5 set for Wednesday.
Start Time: 8:30PM ET
Point Spread Odds: Cleveland -11
Over Under Total: 199
Money Line: Cavaliers -950 odds and Raptors +650 odds
Notes: Toronto evened up this best of seven series at 2-2 following the 105-99 home victory in Game 4 to the Cleveland Cavaliers as a +6 point wagering underdog. The total finished at over 197 points. The Raptors started quickly by taking a 57-41 halftime lead. They shot 53.8% from the field with 7 of 22 from three point range. Kyle Lowry had 35 points and five assists hitting on 14 of 20 shots. DeMar DeRozan contributed with 32 points hitting on 14 of 23 shots. Bizmack Biyombo grabbed 14 rebounds in the win.
Cleveland connected on 47% from the floor with 13 of 41 conversions from three point range. The Cavs have been three point happy but they are not converting in the past two games of this series. LeBron James had 29 points and nine boards hitting on 11 of 16 shots. Channing Frye gave the Cavaliers a lift off the bench with 12 points on 4 of 8 from the three point line along with six rebounds.