Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 8/12/2020 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Location: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida
Tobias Harris and the Philadelphia 76ers (42-28, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) host the Toronto Raptors (51-19, 1st in the Atlantic Division) at HP Field House on Wednesday. The Raptors cover 58.0% of the time, having gone 40-29-1 ATS. Philadelphia is covering 43.9% of the time, going 29-37-4 against the spread.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
08/10/20 C Serge Ibaka Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Philadelphia
08/10/20 PG Kyle Lowry Back is questionable Wednesday vs Philadelphia
08/10/20 PG Fred VanVleet Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Philadelphia
08/06/20 SG Patrick McCaw Knee is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
08/10/20 PF Joel Embiid Ankle is downgraded to out Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/10/20 SF Tobias Harris Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/10/20 C Al Horford Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/10/20 SG Josh Richardson Rest is out Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/06/20 SG Ben Simmons Knee is out for season
Pascal Siakam comes into this game averaging 23.0 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 80%. OG Anunoby averages 10.6 points per contest in 29.9 minutes per game. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Tobias Harris scores 19.6 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Al Horford averages 12.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.9 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 112.5 points per contest, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 21st. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 45.3 boards per contest and 25.2 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 15th with 14.8 per game. The Raptors allow 106.3 points per contest, which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 25.5 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 21st in the NBA with 110.2 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.19. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 12th in the league. They are 10th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.5 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 25.7. The 76ers are 21st in turnovers per contest with 14.2. The 76ers give up 108.0 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 22.6 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 41.9 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 9th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest this year.
The Raptors are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 8th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Toronto is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 29th in the league.
Philadelphia is 18th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league. The 76ers are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.8, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 16th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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