Raptors Game Tonight: Raptors vs Hornets Odds, Starting Lineup, Injury Report, Predictions, TV Channel for Feb. 25

TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 25: LaMelo Ball #2 of the Charlotte Hornets makes a pass as Precious Achiuwa #5 of the Toronto Raptors (Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 25: LaMelo Ball #2 of the Charlotte Hornets makes a pass as Precious Achiuwa #5 of the Toronto Raptors (Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images) /

After nearly two weeks off following the All-Star festivities, the Toronto Raptors are ready to resume their grueling push towards the postseason. The latest Raptors odds have them starting the second half hot against a team they have had some success against this year.

Toronto will start this stretch off in North Carolina against LaMelo Ball and the Charlotte Hornets. While the sliding Hornets haven’t had a ton of success against Nick Nurse this year, a trade deadline deal that brought Carolina native Montrezl Harrell back home could have huge implications.

Toronto is just a game back of the Celtics, meaning that they could snag that all-important No. 6 seed and avoid the entropy associated with the play-in tournament. They will need to start the second half strong to do that and stave off teams like No. 9-seed Charlotte.

Will the squad put even more distance between themselves and the Hornets with a road victory? Will Charlotte lean on the Ball-Harrell duo and steal a win of their own to kick off the second half.

Charlotte Hornets vs Toronto Raptors Odds, Spread, Over/Under

The latest odds from WynnBET have Toronto as -2.0 favorites against the spread, with this squad -110 (bet $110 to win $100) to cover. Toronto is -130 on the moneyline, while Charlotte checks in at +110 (bet $100 to win $110).

The over-under in this contest is 225.5, with the under coming in at -110 and the over listed at -110. While Charlotte’s offense might help that number cash, Toronto’s inconsistency could make the under a nice bet here.

Raptors Starting Lineup Tonight

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Raptors Injury Report

Fred VanVleet was given a day off, but he is still expected to play.

Toronto Raptors vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction

The All-Star break might be exactly what this team needs, as they were playing their starters an insane number of minutes. Now that everyone is rested up and ready to go, they’ll get a good chance to flex their offensive muscles against a Charlotte team that lacks momentum.

Besides Ball taking over, Harrell might be able to beat up on a weak Raptors frontcourt. If that doesn’t happen, expect Toronto to withstand another 3-point barrage and take home the win.

Raptors 113, Hornets 108

What channel is the Toronto Raptors game on?

Friday’s game will be broadcast at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT on TSN for Canadian audiences as well as Bally Sports Southeast for American fans.

Toronto Raptors vs Charlotte Hornets Live Stream

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Raptors Next Game and Schedule

After a matchup against the Hawks, Toronto will face the new-look Nets in a back-to-back before taking on a Pistons team that has given them problems.

Feb. 26 @ Atlanta

Feb. 28 @ Brooklyn

Mar. 1 vs. Brooklyn

Mar. 3 vs. Detroit

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