Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Updated playoff picture, 2021 NBA Draft Lottery odds and more

Following a loss to the Washington Wizards, the Toronto Raptors now own a 27-41 record, placing them 4.5 games out of 10th place in the Eastern Conference.

As a team that is right on the fringe of the playoff picture but also looking toward the 2021 NBA Draft Lottery and their odds of landing one of the top picks, there's a lot to keep track of on a nightly basis if you're a fan.

We're here to put answers to all of those questions in one place for you with the playoff picture, remaining strength of schedule and draft lottery odds below, which will be updated after every Raptors game.

Toronto Raptors playoff picture

Seed Team Record Win Pct. Games Back of No. 1
7. Celtics 35-33 .515 12.0
8. Hornets 33-35 .485 14.0
9. Wizards 32-36 .471 15.0
10. Pacers 31-36 .463 15.5
11. Bulls 29-39 .426 18.0
12. Raptors 27-41 .397 20.0

The Raptors currently sit 4.5 games out of the No. 10 seed - the final spot in the Play-In Tournament - trailing the Indiana Pacers.

FiveThirtyEight gives the Raptors less than one percent chance to make the playoffs, projecting they finish with a 29-43 record.

Toronto Raptors strength of schedule, remaining schedule

According to Tankathon, the Raptors have the 10th-toughest remaining schedule in the NBA with five games left in the season.

Toughest opponents: LA Clippers, Dallas Mavericks

Easiest opponents: Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers

Raptors remaining 2020-21 schedule
Date Opponent Time (ET)
Tuesday, May 11 vs. Clippers 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 13 at Bulls 8:00 p.m.
Friday, May 14 at Mavericks 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 16 vs. Pacers TBD

Note: Tankathon's strength of schedule looks at a team's remaining games and calculates the combined winning percentage for all those opponents.

Toronto Raptors NBA Draft Lottery odds

Raptors percent chance to land each NBA Draft Lottery pick
Team Pick No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Raptors 7.5 7.8 8.1 8.5 - - 19.7 34.1 12.9 1.3 >0.0 - - -

According to Tankathon, the Raptors have a 31.9 percent chance to land a top-four pick. They are currently favoured to select No. 7 overall.

The 2021 NBA Draft Lottery will take place on Tuesday, June 22.

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