Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Raptors versus the 76ers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. This Atlantic division matchup has an over/under of 216.5 points, and the 76ers are favored to win at home vs. the Raptors.
TORONTO RAPTORS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Toronto Raptors +8.5
This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, November 2nd.
WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-110 in favor of the Raptors.
- Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 11 threes.
Is a Road Win Possible for the Raptors?
Coming into the game, the Toronto Raptors hold the 12th position in the Eastern Conference with an overall record of 2-3 and are ranked 5th in their division.
Toronto comes into today’s game as the favored team, having been favored in one game during the 2023-2024 season. In these games, the average scoring margin was -8. The Raptors’ against the spread record when favored was 0-1, while their against the spread record as underdogs was 3-1.
Toronto’s leading scorer is Scottie Barnes, who has been averaging 20.8 points per game, achieving 1 triple double, and maintaining a field goal percentage of 51.9% in the 2023-2024 season.
This year’s Toronto offense ranks 3rd in the NBA for field goal percentage at 49.21, 23rd for free throw attempts per game at 23.09, and 6th for points per game at 111.38 this season (2023-2024).
Toronto’s comes into the game with their defense ranking 5th in the NBA for opponents’ three-point percentage at 37.22%, 23rd for free throw attempts allowed per game at 23.09, and 6th for points allowed per game at 111.38.
Can the 76ers Please their Home Crowd?
In their most recent game, the 76ers faced off against the Trail Blazers, securing a final score of 126-98 and improving their overall record to 2-1.
Leading the 76ers against the Trail Blazers, Joel Embiid recorded an impressive 35 points, 15 rebounds, and 7 assists. Tyrese Maxey also made significant contributions with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists, showcasing a remarkable 50% three-point percentage.
Looking at the Philadelphia 76ers’ most recent game, their three-point shooting resulted in a 39.3% field goal percentage, going 11/28. Moreover, their free throw shooting was 35/40, leading to an 87.5% field goal percentage. Additionally, they managed to secure 11 offensive rebounds.
On defense vs. the Trail Blazers, Philadelphia’s success in forcing turnovers and blocking shots was notable as their defense recorded 15 turnovers and 17 blocked shots, while allowing 98 points. This effectively limited the Trail Blazers’ offensive production and showcased the 76ers’ defensive performance.