The Toronto Raptors will be looking to clinch a berth in the Eastern Conference Finals for the third time in five years when they hit the hardwood on Friday night for Game 7 of their second-round series with the Boston Celtics as 2.5-point underdogs on the NBA odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Toronto escaped with a narrow 125-122 overtime win over Boston on Wednesday to knot the series at three games apiece ahead of Friday night’s decisive matchup at AdventHealth Arena.
The Raptors have been forced to play catch-up since falling to defeat in the first two games of the series, and have seen two of their three wins in the series come by the narrowest of margins. In addition to Wednesday’s victory, which Toronto needed two overtime periods to claim, the team also escaped with a slim 104-103 victory in Game 3 thanks to a buzzer-beater from OG Anunoby.
As a result, the Raptors have failed to cover on four occasions during this series. However, the team has risen to the o