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Best bets for Friday's NBA games

The Lakers are in the midst of a four-game losing streak. Logan Riely/NBAE via Getty Images

The NBA season is in full swing, and there are plenty of betting opportunities. ESPN has a double-header Wednesday with the Indiana Pacers visiting the Boston Celtics in the opener and the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Portland Trail Blazers in the nightcap. Our analysts -- Doug Kezirian (10-2), Joe Fortenbaugh (4-1), Andre Snellings (6-2) and Tyler Fulghum (3-1) -- are here to give their best bets from Friday's lineup of games.

Odds courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill unless noted otherwise.


Friday's games

Houston Rockets at Toronto Raptors (-7, 220)

Snellings: The Raptors have won six of their last 10 games with an average scoring margin of +4.1 points, and four of their six wins have been by at least 11 points. Meanwhile, the Rockets have lost nine straight games by an average of 15.7 points per game, with six of those losses by at least 12 points.