Philadelphia 76ers (1-3) vs. Toronto Raptors (2-2)
October 26, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Toronto Raptors +1; Over/Under: 222.5
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The Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Scotiabank Arena. The Philadelphia 76ers look to rebound from a 1-3 start. The Toronto Raptors look to get a game above a .500 record.
The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 107.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 109 points on 46.7 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 26.8 points and 9.8 assists, while Joel Embiid is averaging 26.8 points and 3.3 assists. Tyrese Maxey is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 6 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 83.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game.
The Toronto Raptors are averaging 105 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 104 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 26.5 points and 10 rebounds, while Gary Trent Jr. is averaging 18.5 points and 2 rebounds. Fred VanVleet is the third double-digit scorer and Scottie Barnes is grabbing 4 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 40.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game.
The 76ers are 3-13-1 ATS in their last 17 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Raptors are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 5-1 in 76ers last 6 overall. The under is 7-2 in Raptors last 9 overall. The 76ers are 6-15 ATS in the last 21 meetings in Toronto.
Both of these teams have had issues scoring the basketball through 4 games, and they’re also two sides that want to be great defensively. The 76ers are 25th in points per game and 16th in shooting from the field and 3-point range. The Raptors are 27th in scoring and 26th in field goal percentage. Fairly high total. I’ll take my chances with the under.