To save you some time, we at Raptors HQ have gathered predictions from major Canadian and American sports news outlets to see where the 'experts' feel the Raptors stand in this series.
Without further adieu, let's get to the picks:
John Schuhmann - NBA.com: Raptors in seven
Josh Martin - Bleacher Report: Raptors in seven
Howard Beck - Bleacher Report: Wizards in six
Brad Daugherty - ESPN: Wizards in an unspecified number of games
Doug Smith - Toronto Star: Raptors in seven
Ben Rohrbach - Ball Don't Lie: Wizards in seven
Howard Megdal - USA Today: Wizards in six
Kevin Arnovitz - ESPN: Raptors in seven
Chad Ford - ESPN: Wizards in seven
Israel Gutierrez - ESPN: Raptors in seven
Brian Windhorst - ESPN: Raptors in six or seven
Ohm Youngmisuk - ESPN New York: Raptors in seven
Chris Mannix- Sports Illustrated: Raptors in seven
Rohan Nadkarni - Sports Illustrated: Raptors in seven
Adi Joseph - The Sporting News: Raptors in six
As for this writer's humble opinion? I have the Raptors advancing in six games.
What are your thoughts on this matchup? Can Toronto win its second playoff series in franchise history, or will it be another one-and-done for Dwane Casey's squad?