Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Prediction, 10/28/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors
Date: Friday, October 28, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+1)
Scotiabank Arena is the location where the Toronto Raptors will take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. Toronto opens this contest as 1-point favorites from oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 224.
The 76ers faced the Raptors and went home with a loss by a final score of 119-109 in their last game. Philadelphia ended the game with a 50.6% FG percentage (40 of 79) and converted 16 of 36 three-point attempts. At the free throw line, the 76ers buried 13 of 19 shots for a percentage of 68.4%. Pertaining to hauling in boards, they collected 34 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 29 assists for this contest while forcing 9 turnovers and getting 6 steals. With respect to defending, Philadelphia allowed the other team to shoot 54.8% from the field on 46 out of 84 shooting. Toronto recorded 32 assists and had 9 steals for the matchup. In addition, Toronto collected 39 boards (6 offensive, 33 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Toronto shot 78.6% at the charity stripe by burying 11 of their 14 attempts. They knocked down 16 out of their 37 attempts from beyond the arc. In relation to personal fouls, the 76ers ended up finishing with 12 while the Raptors had 21 personal fouls.
Tyrese Maxey is someone who was a major factor in the matchup. Maxey walked away from this one shooting 57.1% from the field and also dished out 6 assists. He played 43 mins and also grabbed 5 boards. He totaled 31 points on 12 out of 21 shooting.
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Philadelphia comes into this one with a mark of 1-4 on the campaign. They lose possession by turning the ball over 11.4 times per contest and as a team are committing 17.2 fouls per contest. As a team, Philadelphia is grabbing 37.6 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 113 dimes on the campaign, which ranks 13th in the NBA in terms of passing. The 76ers are shooting 37.5% on 3-pointers (63 of 168) and 81.0% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 107.8 pts per contest (26th in basketball) while hitting 47.0% from the field.
On the defensive end of the court, the 76ers have forced 12.2 turnovers every game while drawing 20.8 personal fouls. They are giving up 35.2% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 13th in the league in points per game allowed (111.0). The 76ers are giving up a field goal percentage of 48.3% (207 of 429) and they relinquish 42.6 boards per game as a team. They currently rank 23rd in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 134 conceded on the season.
When they last played, the Raptors walked away with a victory by a final of 119-109 against the 76ers. The Raptors collected 33 defensive boards and 6 offensive boards totaling 39 for this contest. They also coughed it up 9 times, while getting 9 steals for the matchup. The 76ers committed 12 personal fouls for the game which got the Raptors to the charity stripe for 14 attempts. They were able to knock down 11 of those for a clip of 78.6%. With regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Toronto knocked down 16 out of their 37 attempts (43.2%). In all, the Raptors shot 46 for 84 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 54.8%. The Raptors allowed the 76ers to knock down 40 of 79 tries from the floor which left them with a rate of 50.6% in this game. They wrapped up this game 44.4% from three-point range by going 16 out of 36 and finished the contest at 13 of 19 from the free throw line (68.4%). When talking about rebounding, Toronto permitted Philadelphia to grab 34 in total (4 offensive).
Pascal Siakam ended up having an impact for the Raptors for the contest. He buried 7 out of 16 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 43.8%, and had 5 rebounds. Siakam racked up 20 points in his 38 mins of playing time and accounted for 13 assists in the matchup.
Toronto has a mark of 3-2 this season. When it comes to offense, the Raptors are shooting 45.4% from the field, which has them ranked 22nd in the NBA. Toronto has accounted for 539 pts on the season (107.8 per contest) and they grab 42.0 boards per game. They are earning an assist 24.4 times per contest (19th in the NBA) and they are turning it over 11.0 times per game. The Raptors are committing 22.4 fouls every game while shooting 74.1% from the free throw line.
The Toronto defense concedes 35.6% on 3-point attempts (58 of 163) and opponents are making 80.8% of their free throw attempts. They give up 25.4 dimes and 41.2 rebounds per game, which ranks them 18th and 5th in basketball. The Raptors are ranked 4th in the NBA in points allowed per contest with 105.0. They are forcing their opponents into 14.2 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 46.3% from the field (16th in the NBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (-1) and under 224 points
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