Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks & Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Scotiabank Arena to play the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 6.5 point favorites.
The 76ers have a record of 3-3. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -2 as they average 112.5 points per game while giving up 114.5 per contest. The Raptors have an overall mark of 6-0. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 116.8 points per contest and give up 106.0, which is a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 1-5-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 5-1-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/20/18 PG Jerryd Bayless Knee is out indefinitely
10/20/18 SF Wilson Chandler Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/28/18 PG Delon Wright Groin is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
10/28/18 PG Fred VanVleet Toe is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
10/28/18 SF OG Anunoby Personal is questionable Monday vs Milwaukee
Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 29.2 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. Ben Simmons averages 12.8 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.4 assists per contest and 10.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Kyle Lowry averages 19.8 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 10.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Kawhi Leonard averages 26.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.0 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 112.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 26.7 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 12.8 per game. The 76ers allow 114.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.0 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 24.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 7th in the league with 116.8 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 47.3 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 25.2. The Raptors are 19th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Raptors surrender 106.0 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 22.3 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game.
The 76ers are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 108.9, and their offensive rating of 107 is ranked 13th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 18th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Toronto is 15th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 27th in the league. The Raptors are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 117.1, and their defensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -6.5
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