Betting Odds: Toronto Raptors’ Schröder Impresses Bettors

Date IconLast Updated: 2023 Oct 27
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Betting Odds: Toronto Raptors’ Schröder Impresses Bettors
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The Toronto Raptors (1-0) are in Chicago Friday (Oct. 27) to take on the Bulls (8 p.m. ET), with new point guard Dennis Schröder making an early impression on bettors.

Schröder had an impressive debut in the season-opening win Wednesday night – 97-94 over the Minnesota Timberwolves – with team highs 22 points and seven assists in 33 minutes.

Schröder was on the 2023 FIBA World Cup team with Germany this summer and was named tournament MVP. He has come in to replace Fred VanVleet, who left as a free agent for the Houston Rockets this past summer.

Popular Prop, Moneyline Bets

According to PointsBet Canada, Schröder over 7.5 assists and rebounds (2.00) is the most wagered player prop bet going into Toronto’s game in Chicago.

Another popular bet for tonight includes Schröder over 1.5 threes (2.15).

Probable starters for the Raptors Friday: F O.G. Anunoby, F Pascal Siakam, C Jakob Poeltl, G Scottie Barnes and Schröder. Christian Koloko remains out the Raptors’ lineup with respiratory issues.

Also at PointsBet Canada, Anunoby over 1.5 steals (2.30) and Poeltl double double (3.25) are among the most wagered prop bets going into the game against Chicago.

Overall, the Bulls are expected to beat the Raptors. Chicago is the moneyline favourite – 1.75 at NorthStar Bets, with the Raptors 2.12.

At BetMGM Sportsbook, the Bulls are 1.74 on the moneyline, while the Raptors are 2.15. 

Toronto Off To ‘Fast’ Start

In the season-opening game against Minnesota, the Raptors outscored the Timberwolves 34-12 on the fast break. Toronto (17.8) finished last season ranked third in the NBA in fast break points.

The Raptors back at home to take on Nick Nurse and the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET.