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76ers vs. Raptors Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 31, 2023

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The Philadelphia 76ers (50-26) are a 5.5-point favorite against the Toronto Raptors (38-38) on March 31, 2023. The game features an over/under of 225.

76ers vs. Raptors Odds

  • 76ers odds to win: -230
  • Raptors odds to win: +188
  • Spread: 76ers (-5.5)
  • Total: 225

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 31, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • TV: NBCS-PH and SportsNet

Who Will Win 76ers vs. Raptors?

76ers and Raptors Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The 76ers have a 13-13 record against the spread this season when favored by 5.5 points or more.

The Raptors have a 4-2 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 5.5 points or more.

The two teams average a combined 3.1 more points per game, 228.1, than this game’s over/under of 225 points.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.9 fewer points per game (222.1) than this game’s total of 225 points.

The average total for 76ers games this season is 0.7 more points than the over/under of 225 in this game.

The average over/under in Toronto’s games this season is 0.5 fewer points than the point total of 225 for this outing.

So far this season, Philadelphia has compiled a 45-31-0 record against the spread.

So far this year, the Raptors have compiled a 38-36-2 record against the spread.

76ers Stats & Insights

The 76ers average 115.2 points per game (14th in the league) while giving up 110.5 per contest (third in the NBA). They have a +352 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 4.7 points per game.

The 40.9 rebounds per game the 76ers average rank 26th in the league. Their opponents collect 41.2 per contest.

Philadelphia connects on 12.7 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), 1.1 more than its opponents (11.6).

The 76ers rank fourth in the NBA with 115.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and sixth in the league defensively with 109.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The 76ers have scored at a lower clip in home games than away from home in the 2022-23 season (114.8 at home versus 115.6 on the road), and have allowed fewer points in home games than in road games (109.2 opponent points per home game versus 111.8 on the road).

Raptors Stats & Insights

The Raptors’ +95 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.3 points per game) is a result of putting up 112.9 points per game (23rd in NBA) while allowing 111.6 per contest (fourth in league).

Toronto records 43.1 rebounds per game (16th in league), compared to the 42.3 of its opponents.

The Raptors knock down 1.4 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 10.8 (24th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 12.2.

The Raptors rank 17th in the NBA with 112 points scored per 100 possessions, and 13th defensively with 111.5 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Toronto averages 114.2 points per game at home, and 111.4 on the road.

76ers Key Players to Watch

Joel Embiid accumulates 33.2 points and 10.2 rebounds per game, with 4.2 assists.

James Harden contributes with 6.3 boards and 10.9 assists per game in addition to his 21.3 PPG scoring average.

The 76ers get 2.1 three-pointers per game out of De’Anthony Melton.

Melton picks pockets to the tune of 1.7 takeaways per game, and Embiid collects 1.7 rejections per contest.

Raptors Key Players to Watch

Pascal Siakam pours in 24.3 points per game. He also adds 7.8 rebounds per outing and 5.9 assists per contest.

This season, Jakob Poeltl has a statline of 12.7 points, 2.8 assists and 9.2 rebounds per game.

Fred VanVleet averages 3.1 made threes per game.

The Raptors’ defensive effort gets a lift from OG Anunoby’s 1.9 steals and Poeltl’s 1.2 blocks per game.

76ers vs. Raptors Prediction

  • Pick ATS: 76ers (- 5.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (225)

  • Prediction:
    76ers 116 – Raptors 109

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