Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 7 (4/7): NBA

Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 7 (4/7): NBA

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Odds
Time 7:30 p.m. EST
76ers money line +110
76ers spread +1.5 (-110)
Raptors money line -130
Raptors spread -1.5 (-110)
Over / under 215.5

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors
Record 49-30 46-33
Road / home record 27-13 22-17
Streak W3 W1
Points per game 109.49 109.37
Points allowed per game 107.04 106.94
Rebounds per game 42.38 45.44
Rebounds allowed per game 44.39 44.13
Over / under record 36-41-2 39-40
Preview

The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Toronto to take on the Raptors on Thursday night. This is the fourth time these teams face off this season, the Raptors have the lead 2-1 in the season series.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

The Sixers have won 3 games in a row and are 27-13 on the road this season. They have a 49-30 record overall ranking 2nd in the Atlantic Division. The 76ers are 6-9 in division play. Philadelphia has a 6-6 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

Embiid is averaging 30.4 points, 11.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.5 blocks for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

In their last 10 games the 76ers are 6-4, averaging 115.0 points, 43.6 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 7.9 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.5 points.

TORONTO RAPTORS

The Raptors have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 22-17 at home with a 46-33 record ranking third in the Atlantic Division. The Raptors have gone 29-21 against Eastern Conference teams. Toronto is second in the Eastern Conference with 15.8 fast break points per game led by Pascal Siakam averaging 3.4.

Fred VanVleet is averaging 20.3 points, 6.7 assists and 1.7 steals for the Raptors. Siakam is averaging 22.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 5.2 assists over the past 10 games for Toronto.

In their last 10 games, the Raptors are 7-3, averaging 113.2 points, 47.1 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 8.6 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.9 points per game.

BETTING TRENDS

Philadelphia are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.

Philadelphia are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.

Toronto are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games.

Toronto are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.

Prediction

The Sixers have won 3 games in a row and Embiid is on fire, he scored 45 points en the last game vs Pacers. The Raptors are playing great at home winning 5 of their last 6 games and have dominated the Sixers, they're 17-3 in their last 20 games when playing at home against Philadelphia. Should be a close game but I'll back the home team to take the win.

PICK: Raptors ML (-130)

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