Philadelphia 76ers at Toronto Raptors Game 7 Picks & Tips 5/12/2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Scotiabank Arena on Sunday where they'll take on Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The 76ers tied the series on Thursday night with a 112-101 win in Philly. Jimmy Butler finished with 25 points, 6 boards, and 8 assists to lead the 76ers. Toronto is 7-point favorites for Game 7 in Toronto. The over/under is set at 209.5. The 76ers (51-31, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) are covering the spread 48% of the time, going 45-48-0 this season. The Raptors (58-24, 1st in the Atlantic Division) have an ATS mark of 43-49-1, so they are covering the spread 47% of the time. As a favorite, Toronto is covering the spread 43% of the time, while Philadelphia has covered 48% of the time as an underdog this season. The Raptors haven't been good for point spread bettors at home, going 22-25-0 ATS.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 45-48-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 46-46-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 44-47-2 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 48-43-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
05/08/19 F Chris Boucher Back is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
04/12/19 SF OG Anunoby Appendectomy is out indefinitely
Joel Embiid averages 27.5 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 13.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Jimmy Butler comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 26.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 14.2 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 8.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. Philadelphia averages 115.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 47.8 rebounds per game and 26.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 4th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors surrender 108.4 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.5 assists allowed per contest, and 13th with 44.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game. Toronto is 8th in the league with 114.4 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 45.2 boards per game and 13th in assists per contest with 25.4. The Raptors are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The 76ers are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.6, and their defensive rating of 110 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league. Philadelphia is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league.
Toronto is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Raptors are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 113.1 is ranked 5th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -7
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