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Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors 12/19/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Toronto Raptors (13-17) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (16-12)
December 19, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -7; Over/Under: +219.5
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The Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers meet Monday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center. The Toronto Raptors have lost 5 straight games. The Philadelphia 76ers have won 4 straight games.

The Toronto Raptors are averaging 111.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 110.8 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 24.2 points and 8.4 rebounds, while O.G. Anunoby is averaging 19 points and 5.8 rebounds. Fred VanVleet is the third double-digit scorer and Gary Trent Jr. is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.

The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 111.4 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 108.1 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 33.3 points and 4.7 assists, while Tyrese Maxey is averaging 22.9 points and 4.4 assists. James Harden is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc and 80.9 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.4 rebounds per game.

The Raptors are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The 76ers are 11-0 ATS in their last 11 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 12-4 in Raptors last 16 Monday games. The over is 5-1 in 76ers last 6 overall. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.

The Toronto Raptors have not only lost 5 straight games, but they’re on the end of a back to back and fresh off getting smoked by a Warriors team without Curry. Yuck. The Philadelphia 76ers are playing their best ball of the season, and they’re winning their last 5 games by an average of 10.4 points. This is the best ball the 76ers are playing this season. Cant get behind the Raptors given their current form. Give me the home favorite.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -7

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