Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors NBA Point Spread Picks 11/25/2019
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors
Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto -2
Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (11-4, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) play the Philadelphia 76ers (11-5, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) at Scotiabank Arena on Monday, November 25, 2019. Philadelphia opens this matchup as 2 point dogs. The total has been set at 216.
The 76ers are covering 53.3% of the time, having gone 8-7-1 ATS. Toronto is covering 60.0% of the time, going 9-6-0 against the spread.
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/23/2019 Marial Shayok SG Quadriceps Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Furkan Korkmaz SG Ankle Game Time Decision
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/23/2019 Dewan Hernandez C Thumb Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Shamorie Ponds PG Quadriceps Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Serge Ibaka PF Ankle Game Time Decision
11/21/2019 Kyle Lowry PG Thumb Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
11/18/2019 Stanley Johnson SF Groin Expected to be out until at least Dec 3
11/6/2019 Patrick McCaw SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 14
Tobias Harris averages 18.0 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 22.8 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 11.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Fred VanVleet averages 18.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 38.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 7.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Pascal Siakam averages 25.7 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league. Philadelphia averages 110.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 46.8 rebounds per game and 26.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 7th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 16.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors surrender 106.1 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 25.5 assists allowed per contest, and 26th with 48.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game. Toronto is 7th in the league with 113.7 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.3 boards per game and 9th in assists per contest with 25.3. The Raptors are 13th in turnovers per game with 16.1.
The 76ers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 103.6, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 9th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 9th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Toronto is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 30th in the league. The Raptors are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 103.5 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 5th. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto -2
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