At 6:00 ET, the Toronto Raptors (23-50) will host the Philadelphia 76ers (39-35) in an Eastern Atlantic Division matchup. The Raptors (+475) are currently on a 12-game losing streak and are 11.5-point underdogs to the 76ers (-670). The over/under line for the game is 218.5 points.

This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and will be televised on NBCS. Philadelphia is currently 8th in the Eastern Conference, while Toronto is 12th.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS VS TORONTO RAPTORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Toronto Raptors +11.5

This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena at 6:00 ET on Sunday, March 31st.

WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-101 in favor of the Raptors.
  • Our projections have RJ Barrett finishing with RJ Barrett points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.4% and knocking down 8 threes.

Can Philadelphia Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?

Currently, the 76ers are favored by 11.5 points on the spread. This season, they have been favored in 44 of their 74 games and have gone 31-13 in those games. As the favorite, they have an average scoring margin of +7.5 points per game.

Philadelphia’s ATS record for the season is 41-32, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. On the road, their ATS record is 21-16 compared to 20-16 ATS at home.

The 76ers have gone 37-37 on the over/under this season, and their games have averaged a combined 226.2 points per game. Today’s O/U line is 218.5, and their games have averaged 227.9 points per game.

In their last game, the 76ers lost to the Cavaliers by a score of 117-114. Philadelphia covered the spread as 7-point underdogs, and the O/U line for the game was 212 points.

In the Eastern Conference, the 76ers are currently in 8th place with a record of 39-35. Against other teams in the East, they are 26-21 compared to 13-14 in non-conference games.

When it comes to scoring, the 76ers are just below the NBA average at 114.1 points per game, which is 16th in the league. On the road, they are averaging 112.7 points per game.

So far this season, Philadelphia has outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.9% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 24th in the league at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 23rd in the NBA at 35%. In terms of pace, they are 21st in the league at 97 possessions per game.

Coming into today’s game, the 76ers’ defense is giving up an average of 112.1 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the 76ers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.8% and allowing 35.4% from beyond the arc.

Will Toronto Make it Happen at Home?

In their last game against the Knicks, the Raptors were 13.5-point underdogs but lost by a score of 145-101. The O/U line for that game was 211.5 points.

Toronto has lost 12 straight games and is currently 12th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 23-50. In the Atlantic Division, they are in 5th place.

As underdogs this season, the Raptors have gone 11-40 straight-up and 23-28 against the spread. Today, they are 11.5-point underdogs and have gone 9-13 ATS as the underdog.

In their games this season, the Raptors have averaged 230.7 points per game compared to today’s O/U line of 218.5. Their games have averaged an over/under line of 229.1.

This season, the Raptors are 32-41 ATS, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last two games. Their ATS record at home is 13-24, and they are 23-28 ATS as the underdog.

When playing at home, the Raptors are 27th in the league in scoring at 109.2 points per game. Overall, they are 20th in the NBA at 112.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Toronto is 14th in the league at 99.1 possessions per game.

So far, the Raptors have outscored the NBA average in 42.5% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, Toronto is 16th in the league at 47%. From beyond the arc, they are 26th in three-point shooting at 35%.

When it comes to assists, the Raptors are 5th in the NBA at 29 per game. In terms of free throw attempts, Toronto is 16th in the league at 21.4 per contest. When playing at home, they have made an average of 16 free throws per game.

Facing Philadelphia, the Raptors aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 118.1 points allowed per game (24th). When it comes to forced turnovers, the Raptors are forcing 13.2 per game, which is 19th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 19th in blocked shots at 4.8 per game.