Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors will face off again today at 6:30 PM (ET) at HP Fieldhouse in Orlando for Game 5 of the 2020 NBA playoffs. The Celtics jumped to a 2-0 lead in the series but Nick Nurse's team fought their way back with some great performances from their bench, solid adjustments, and even some luck.
Well, you should never underestimate the heart of a champion. The Toronto Raptors bounced back in a big way to get a 100-93 win over the Boston Celtics and even the series at two wins apiece.
Pascal Siakam finally bounced back with 23 points and 11 boards, while Jayson Tatum had 24 and 10 rebounds but was just 1/6 from beyond the arc. Now, we'll see who takes the edge ofn this exciting series.
Head-To-Head: Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors
The Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors had never faced off in the NBA Playoffs until this year. Needless to say, that means that they're tied 2-2 in their all-time series, although the Celtics won 3 out of 4 in the regular season this year.
Match Information: Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors
Date: Monday, Sep. 7
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Location: HP Fieldhouse, Orlando
Gordon Hayward: Ankle, Out indefinitely
Javonte Green: Knee, Out for the season
Oshae Brissett: Knee, Out for the season
Patrick McCaw: Knee, Out for the season
Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors: Odds And Predictions
It seems like oddsmakers aren't giving an edge to either of these teams for Game 5. The Toronto Raptors enter the game as 0.5-point favorites, while they're expecting another low-scoring affair with the game total projected at 212.0 points.
|Handicap||Raptors -0.5||Raptors -0.5|
|Game Total||o/u 211.5||o/u 212.0|
* Odds via DraftKings & FanDuel
How Can I Watch Or Live Stream Free Boston Celtics Vs Toronto Raptors Game 5?
Game 5: Monday, Sep. 7, 6:30 PM (ET) Boston Celtics at Toronto Raptors: TNT, TSN, TSN Radio, 1050 Toronto, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and NBA League Pass.