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On Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, the Toronto Raptors (6-6) are playing the Philadelphia 76ers (8-4) at Wells Fargo Center. Currently, the Raptors are 5-7 against the spread in the 2021-22 NBA regular season, whereas the 76ers are 7-5 against the spread. BetUS odds are featured below.

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers odds, predictions, picks and game preview

Start time: 7 p.m. ET

Location: Wells Fargo Center; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

TV channels: NBA TV, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBA League Pass

Radio broadcast: WPEN, CJCL

Live stream: NBC Sports Philadelphia (enter cable provider code), fuboTV (seven-day free trial)

ESPN’s Basketball Power Index: 76ers have a 75.5% chance of winning

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers news

According to Land of Basketball’s statistics, based on a total of 99 regular season games played all-time between these two Eastern Conference teams, the Raptors are 58-41 versus the Sixers. However, in the past three head-to-head meetings, Philadelphia is 2-1 against Toronto. On Feb. 23, 2021, the last time these teams faced off, the 76ers won 109-102 at Scotiabank Arena. Plus, in the previous 10 head-to-head contests, Toronto is 6-4 versus Philadelphia.

Additionally, after the Raptors lost 104-88 against the Celtics at TD Garden, point guard Fred VanVleet was asked about Pascal Siakim’s early struggles. VanVleet said, “It’s going to be up and down. That’s just the way it goes. I was just trying to reassure him and tell him to keep going until he figures it out. He’s finding himself, finding his legs… He’ll be ok.” Of course, Siakim is out for tonight’s game. Per sources, head coach Nick Nurse is just resting the player.

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers betting lines and odds

Raptors vs 76ers Odds, Injury Report, Predictions, Preview and Picks

Raptors vs 76ers Odds, Injury Report, Predictions, Preview and Picks

Sportsbook: BetUS

Over/Under: 210

Point spread: 76ers -3 (-110)

Best moneyline: Raptors +130, 76ers -150

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers injury report

Raptors: PF Pascal Siakim (out) | C Khem Birch (out indefinitely) | SF Yuta Watanabe (questionable)

76ers: PF Tobias Harris (questionable) | SG Seth Curry (questionable) | PG Ben Simmons (out indefinitely) | C Joel Embiid (out indefinitely) | SG Matisse Thybulle (out) | PG Grant Riller (out indefinitely) | SG Isaiah Joe (out)

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers preview

Furthermore, on Wednesday, in the Raptors’ 104-88 road loss against the Celtics, forward Scottie Barnes scored a team-high 21 points in 32 minutes on the court. Guard Fred VanVleet closed out his night with 16 points, 3.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists in 36 minutes played. In the opening quarter, Boston outscored Toronto 33 to 25.

Upon further review of the box-score game statistics, Toronto shot 33-for-77 (42.9%) from the floor and 6-for-26 (24%) from behind the arc. In addition to losing their past three consecutive games, they will not have power forward Pascal Siakim in tonight’s contest against the 76ers. After losing another matchup on the road, they are now 4-1 away and 4-1 ATS away.

Meanwhile, in the 76ers’ 118-109 home loss against the Bucks on Tuesday, guard Tyrese Maxey led his team in scoring, finishing his effort with 31 points in 39 minutes of action. Georges Niang also contributed 21 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 24 minutes played. In their nine-point loss, Philadelphia was outscored 27 to 16 in the fourth quarter.

On top of the team losing the rebounding battle 52 to 46, they shot 42-for-103 (40.8%) from the field and 14-for-43 (32.6%) from three-point range. While the Raptors’ loss to the Celtics extended their losing streak to three games, the Sixers are now on a two-game losing streak as well. They are 4-3 at home and 3-4 ATS at home this season.

Projected starting lineup

Raptors: PG Fred VanVleet | SG Gary Trent Jr. | SF Scottie Barnes | PF OG Anunoby | C Precious Achiuwa

76ers: PG Shake Milton | SG Tyrese Maxey | SF Furkan Korkmaz | PF Paul Reed | C Andre Drummond

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers prediction

Moreover, the total for tonight’s intraconference matchup is set at 210. Referencing the spread consensus, 75% of bettors are expecting the Raptors to cover the spread at Wells Fargo Center. Pertaining to the point total consensus, 66% of gamblers are predicting the total will go under 210. The Sixers not having Joel Embiid is a big factor in this game. As of yet, Toronto is 2-2 as a selected favorite, 4-4 as an underdog and 4-1 ATS away, while Philadelphia is 6-0 as a selected favorite, 2-4 as an underdog and 3-4 ATS at home.

For useful betting trends, the Raptors are 6-13 straight up in their past 19 games played. The total has gone under in four of the team’s last six contests, too. Next, Toronto is 1-5 ATS in the team’s previous six performances at Wells Fargo Center. To add to these betting statistics, the Raptors are 8-3 SU in their last 11 contests played in November, and the total has gone under in four of the team’s last six games versus Eastern Conference opponents.

As for the 76ers, they are 5-2 ATS in their last seven contests. Not to mention, they are 6-2 SU in their past eight performances. And, the total has gone under in eight of their previous 10 games played at home against Toronto. Also, they are 1-4 ATS in their last five contests against Atlantic Division opponents. Lastly, the Sixers are 11-3 SU in their previous 14 games played in November.

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers betting pick

Pick the 76ers to win at home, they will cover the spread and the total will go over 210. Philadelphia is a three-point favorite with BetUS.

Source: Basketball Insider


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