76ers vs Toronto Raptors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Prediction 3/31/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (39-35) travel to face off against the Toronto Raptors (23-50) on Sunday, March 31st. This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and televised on NBCS. Both the 76ers and Raptors will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 6:00 ET.

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The 76ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the 76ers lost to the Cavaliers with a final score of 117-114. The 76ers managed to secure te win, even though they were behind at halftime 57-55.

In the 76ers’ past five games, they have gone 1-4 and have an overall record of 39-35. As of now, the team is ranked 8th in the Eastern Conference and is 3rd in the Atlantic division.

The 76ers have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 41-32. With a two game ATS win streak as favorites, the 76ers are 14-15 against the spread when they are underdogs.

The Raptors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Raptors’ most recent game versus the Knicks saw Gradey Dick lead the Raptors with 23 points while shooting 10/18 from the field. While Gary Trent Jr. was 2nd on the team with 18 points, Toronto fell short in the game with a final score of 145-101.

Coming into today’s game vs. the 76ers, the Raptors have a 23-50 record on the season. When playing on the road, the Raptors are 10-26 compared to a 13-24 record at home.

For this season, Toronto has an ATS record of 32-41, along with an ongoing two game losing streak against the spread. When playing on the road, the Raptors hold an ATS record of 19-17 in contrast to a 13-24 record against the spread when playing at home.

76ers Offense Breakdown

In 74 games games, Philadelphia has an average of 114.1 points per game (16th).

So far this season, the 76ers have been a below-average offensive team, ranking 16th in the NBA with 114.1 points per game. On the road, they have averaged 112.7 points per game.

Philadelphia has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 45.9% of their games. They have also been below their own scoring average in their last three games.

When it comes to pace, the 76ers are 21st in the league at 97 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 24th in the NBA at 46%. However, they lead the league in free throws made per game at 19.8.

Raptors Offense Breakdown

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The Raptors come into today’s game as the 20th ranked scoring offense at 112.6 points per game.

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

When it comes to three-point shooting, Toronto is 26th in the NBA at 35%. They are making an average of 11.6 threes per game, which is 25th in the league. Inside the arc, the Raptors are 17th in two-point shooting at 54%.

So far this season, the Raptors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 42.5% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 5th in the league at 29 per game. In terms of free throws, Toronto is 22nd in the NBA at 16 made free throws per game.

76ers Team Defense

The 76ers’ defense is presently ranked 9th in the league, allowing an average of 112.1 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 54.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.4% of their three-point attempts.

Raptors Team Defense

Facing Philadelphia, the Raptors aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 118.1 points allowed per game (24th). Inside the arc, the Raptors defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.5% and 37.2% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The 76ers And Raptors

In today’s game, our projections have Tyrese Maxey leading the 76ers with 25 points on 9/19 shooting from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 25.6 points per game, along with 3.7 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate RJ Barrett to be the top scorer for the Raptors. Our projection has him finishing the game with 20, and he is expected to secure 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 48.9%, and he is contributing 19.5 points per game on average.

76ers vs Raptors Trends

  • Philadelphia has a 1-4 record in their last five road games. In this stretch, they averaged 105 points per game while allowing 109. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Toronto has an ATS record of 5-5 while averaging 113 per game. The team went 3-7 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Raptors have a straight up record of 0-5. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-4.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the 76ers have a straight up record of 4-6 and an ATS mark of 3-7.

76ers vs Raptors Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +11.5, the Raptors is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 218.5 and given that our model is projecting 212 points between the teams, we like the under.

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