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

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

NBA Predictions

Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers (50-26) enter their game against the Pascal Siakam-led Toronto Raptors (38-38) on March 31, 2023 as a 4.5-point favorite. The over/under for the game is 223.

76ers vs. Raptors Odds

  • 76ers odds to win: -196
  • Raptors odds to win: +164
  • Spread: 76ers (-4.5)
  • Total: 223

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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 15-17 record against the spread this season when favored by 4.5 points or more.

In games this season in which they were an underdog by 4.5 points or more, the Raptors have a 6-2 record against the spread.

These teams average 228.1 points per game combined, 5.1 more than the over/under of 223.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 222.1 points per game, 0.9 fewer than the over/under for this game.

The average point total for 76ers games this year is 2.7 more points than the total of 223 in this matchup.

The average over/under in Toronto’s games this year is 1.5 more points than the point total of 223 for this outing.

Philadelphia is 45-31-0 ATS this season.

The Raptors are 38-36-2 against the spread this season.

76ers Stats & Insights

The 76ers’ +352 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 4.7 points per game) is a result of scoring 115.2 points per game (14th in the NBA) while giving up 110.5 per outing (third in the league).

The 76ers rank 26th in the NBA at 40.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 41.2 their opponents average.

Philadelphia connects on 12.7 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), 1.1 more than its opponents (11.6). It is shooting 38.8% from beyond the arc (first in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 34.7%.

The 76ers average 115.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (fourth in the league), and allow 109.9 points per 100 possessions (sixth in the NBA).

The 76ers have scored at a lower rate in home games than away from home in the 2022-23 season (114.8 at home versus 115.6 on the road), and have given up 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 outscore opponents by 1.3 points per game (posting 112.9 points per game, 23rd in league, and conceding 111.6 per contest, fourth in NBA) and have a +95 scoring differential.

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

The Raptors hit 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league) while shooting 33.7% from beyond the arc (28th in NBA). They are making 1.4 fewer threes than their opponents, who drain 12.2 per game at 37.5%.

The Raptors average 112 points per 100 possessions on offense (17th in league), and concede 111.5 points per 100 possessions (13th in NBA).

At home, Toronto scores 114.2 points per game. On the road, it averages 111.4.

76ers Key Players to Watch

Embiid averages 33.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.

James Harden’s averages this season are 21.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 10.9 assists per game.

De’Anthony Melton leads active 76ers in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.

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

Siakam pours in 24.3 points per game and also tacks on 7.8 rebounds and 5.9 assists per contest.

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

Fred VanVleet averages 3.1 made threes per game.

OG Anunoby’s 1.9 steals and Poeltl’s 1.2 blocks per game are vital to the Raptors’ defensive production.

76ers vs. Raptors Prediction

  • Pick ATS: 76ers (- 4.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (223)

  • Prediction:
    76ers 116 – Raptors 109

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