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NBA Playoffs First Round: Bovada sets Raptors as strong favorite over Indiana

Raptors are most likely to clinch in 5 games, according to Bovada.

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The full odds on the NBA's first round playoff matches are out, and the Pacers are heavy underdogs to knock off the Raptors.

The Pacers have 3/1 odds to beat Toronto, according to Bovada, while the most likely result is Toronto victory in five games at 9/4 odds.

The over-under for series average points per-game for Pacers' star forward Paul George stands at 23, while Raptors' standout Kyle Lowry over-under for points stands at 19.5.

The most competitive series is the one between the Charlotte Hornets and the Miami Heat, with Miami standing as the slight favorite at 20/31 odds to take the series.

The 8-1 and 7-2 matchups in the West take the cake for the least competitive first round affairs with Houston and Memphis both having 20/1 odds to defeat the Warriors and the Spurs, respectfully.

The over-under for how many 5-8 seeds will escape the first round is just 1.5, and the O/U for amount of games the NBA champion will play is 21.5.

The Pacers open Game 1 versus the Raptors at 12:30 p.m. EST today at the Air Canada Centre in downtown Toronto.