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TIPS NBA PICKS ARCHIVE (MAY 2019)

May 2, 2019

Pick: Raptors -1.5

NBA Situational No. 13 (ATS)

• 2018 Record: 93-21-3 (65.0 percent)
• Since 1995: 852-660-31 (56.3 percent)

NBA Situational No. 199 (ATS)

• 2018 Record: 10-7 (58.8 percent)
• Since 1995: 209-145-3 (59.0 percent)

Line Opener: Philly-1.5
Total Opener: 216

Since 2002, No. 2 seeds are 58-33-4 ATS (63.7 percent) going off road chalk in the playoffs.

Since April 1, the Raptors are 8-3 SU and ATS with stars Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry both in the starting lineup. They are covering a -6.9 average line by 2.9 points per game. Strong defense is the catalyst. Toronto is yielding just 98.6 points per game on 41.4 percent opponent shooting.

The 76ers are just 4-5 SU and 3-6 ATS coming off a straight-up win as an underdog this season. Tipping an average -2.7 favorite, Philly owns a -4.0 point differential. It has won just two of six with a line in-between 5 points.