At 7:00 ET, the 76ers will face off against the 76ers in an Atlantic Division matchup. Currently, the 76ers are favored by 8. If you’re interested in placing a wager, you can bet this game at BookMaker. This game can be seen on NBCS.

Is a Win at Philadelphia Possible for the Raptors?

Heading into today’s game vs. the 76ers, the Raptors are 11-16 overall and are looking to reach .500. Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Raptors are 7-14 while going 4-2 against non-conference opponents.

Toronto’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 13-14 for the season. The Raptors maintain an ATS record of 5-6 on the road, while they have a 8-8 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

Compared to their season average of 112.2 points per game, the Raptors struggled in their previous game. Against the Nuggets, the Raptors scored 104 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.8%. Pascal Siakam is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 21. Meanwhile, Scottie Barnes also brings a PPG average of 20.6 into the game.

In terms of defense, Raptors is currently on par with the NBA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 114.1 points per game.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Raptors defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.5% while allowing 37.8% from downtown.

  • Christian Koloko (Out) Illness

Will the 76ers Live Up to Expectations at Home?

The 76ers have gone 4-1 in their last five games and are 19-8 overall. In the Eastern Conference, they are ranked 3rd and are 2nd in the Atlantic Division.

Currently, Philadelphia holds an above .500 ATS record of 20-7 so far this year. Philadelphia has gone 17-5 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 3-2 when playing as underdogs.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Philadelphia’s offense scored 127 points against the Timberwolves. Their field goal percentage for the game was 53.6%, and they went 29/32 from the free-throw line. On the offensive front, the 76ers have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, ranking 9th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 13th in terms of percentage and 20th in three-pointers made.

At present, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 6, allowing 111.0 points per game.

In their previous matchup vs. the Timberwolves, the 76ers’ defense struggled, giving up a field goal percentage of 51% leading to 113 points.

  • Nicolas Batum (Out) Hamstring
  • Robert Covington (Probable) Illness
  • De’Anthony Melton (Questionable) Thigh

Raptors vs. 76ers Pick

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this 76ers vs. 76ers game, our recommendation is to take the Raptors at +8. Despite our model showing the 76ers winning 112-106, we like Raptors as our point-spread pick.

Pick: Take the Raptors at +8

The Total

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 229.5 and our model has the Raptors and 76ers finishing with a combined 218 points. Our pick is to take the under.

Pick: Go Under 229.5 points (-110)