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Toronto hosts Washington to tip off season

October 16, 2021 GMT

Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors

Tampa, Florida; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

LINE: Raptors -3.5; over/under is 220

BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Raptors host the Washington Wizards in the season opener.

Toronto finished 17-25 in Eastern Conference play and 16-20 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Raptors averaged 111.3 points per game last season, 17.4 on free throws and 43.5 from beyond the arc.

Washington finished 34-38 overall and 16-26 in Eastern Conference play a season ago. The Wizards gave up 118.5 points per game while committing 22.1 fouls last season.

INJURIES: Raptors: Chris Boucher: out (finger), Pascal Siakam: out (shoulder).

Wizards: Thomas Bryant: out (left knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.