A game between two of the strongest defensive squads in the league will see the Philadelphia 76ers (50-26) as five-point favorites against the Toronto Raptors (38-38) at Wells Fargo Center on March 31, 2023. The 76ers are third in points allowed per game (110.5), and the Raptors are fourth (111.6). The point total in the matchup is 224.5.
How to bet 76ers vs. Raptors
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -203 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +170 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 224.5 points.
76ers vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, March 31, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Raptors Betting Trends
The 76ers have 45 wins against the spread in 76 games this year. Philadelphia has been chosen as the favorite in 53 games this year and has walked away with the win 39 times (73.6%) in those games. 76ers games this year have gone over the point total 52.6% of the time (40 out of 76 games with a set point total).
The Raptors have played 76 games, with 38 wins against the spread. Toronto has won 33.3% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (10-20). The Raptors have eclipsed the over/under 52.6% of the time this season (40 of 76 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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76ers vs. Raptors Injury Report
Raptors: Otto Porter: Out (Foot), Will Barton: Questionable (Ankle), Gary Trent: Questionable (Elbow), Joe Wieskamp: Questionable (Hamstring), Dalano Banton: Questionable (Thumb)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been carried by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by surrendering only 110.5 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points scored (115.2 per contest). Offensively, the 76ers put up 114.8 points per game at home, compared to 115.6 points per game away from home. The 76ers’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, putting up 115.7 points per contest compared to the 115.2 they’ve averaged this season.
Philadelphia is sinking 12.7 treys per game this season (11th-ranked in NBA), and it has a 38.8% three-point percentage (best). Of the shots taken by the 76ers in 2022-23, 60.8% of them have been two-pointers (68.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 39.2% have been three-pointers (31.3%).
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
In 2022-23, Toronto is 23rd in the league on offense (112.9 points scored per game) and fourth-best on defense (111.6 points allowed). The Raptors are putting up more points at home (114.2 per game) than away (111.4). The Raptors are scoring 115 points per game in their previous 10 games, which is 2.1 more than their average for the season (112.9).
In 2022-23 Toronto is 24th in the league in 3-point makes (10.8 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (33.7%). The Raptors attempt 64.8% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 35.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74% of the Raptors’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 26% are 3-pointers.
76ers vs. Raptors Predictions and Pick
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