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Only 32 per cent of Proline bettors picked Raptors to down Pacers

It seems many Proline players are having some difficulty jumping on the Toronto Raptors' bandwagon.

Toronto is on a modest three-game win streak, the latest victory being a 130-122 road decision over the Indianapolis Pacers and former Raptor Pascal Siakam on Monday night. Just 32 per cent of bettors picked Toronto to win while 46 per cent had the club +5.5 points.

And just 38 per cent successfully predicted the total over 246.5.

Toronto put its win streak on the line Wednesday night against the visiting Dallas Mavericks.

The Toronto Maple Leafs were on the losing end of a 6-2 decision Tuesday night to the Vegas Golden Knights, halting a seven-game win streak. On Saturday night, though, Toronto earned a 4-3 home victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

Sixty-five per cent of bettors took Toronto to win while 56 per cent had the Leafs +1.5. And 85 per cent correctly took the total over 6.5 goals.

Toronto's Tyler Bertuzzi turned 29 on Saturday and registered a hat trick. That was music to the ears of the 84 per cent of customers who took him to score in the contest.

A Proline digital customers earned a $10,635 payout from a $10 bet on a 12-pick NHL parlay while another won $8,088 from a $30 wager on a nine-pick NHL/NBA parlay.

Being correct on a six-pick soccer parlay earned a Proline retail customer $8,023 from a $20 wager.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 28, 2024.

The Canadian Press