Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 4/25/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Monday, April 25, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBA TV
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto (+8)
Wells Fargo Center is the location where the Philadelphia 76ers will compete against the Toronto Raptors on Monday in Game 5 of their series. Philly leads 3-1. Philadelphia opens as 8-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 210.
The Raptors went home with a win by a final score of 110-102 in Game 4 to avoid the sweep. Toronto ended the game with a 42.0% field goal percentage (37 out of 88) and converted 8 of their 34 3-pointers. From the charity stripe, the Raptors made 28 of 35 tries for a percentage of 80.0%. In regard to grabbing rebounds, they collected 46 with 13 of them being offensive. They also doled out 19 assists for this game as well as creating 5 turnovers and having 9 steals. In reference to defense, Toronto allowed their opponent to shoot 42.5% from the field on 34 of 80 shooting. Philadelphia doled out 41 dimes and had 24 steals in the game. Additionally, Philadelphia had 35 boards (6 offensive, 29 defensive) and got 6 blocked shots. Philadelphia finished 84.0% from the charity stripe by knocking down 21 of 25 attempts. They also made 13 of their 31 attempts from beyond the arc. In regard to personal fouls, the Raptors ended up finishing with 20 and the 76ers finished the game with 15 personal fouls.
Pascal Siakam is someone who played a role in this matchup. He ended up walking away with 34 points on 10 of 19 shooting. He saw the court for 44 minutes and collected 8 boards. Siakam went 52.6% from the floor and totaled 5 assists.
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Toronto enters this game with a mark of 48-34 on the season. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.5 times per contest and as a group they are committing 19.6 fouls per game. As a unit, Toronto is grabbing 45.3 boards per contest and has 1,809 assists this year, which has them ranked 29th in the league in terms of passing. The Raptors are hitting 34.9% on shots from downtown (979 of 2,808) and 75.9% from the free throw line. They are averaging 109.4 points per contest (20th in the league) while hitting 44.5% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Raptors are forcing 15.8 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.1 fouls. They are currently ranked 20th in the league in allowing assists with 2,076 relinquished for the campaign. The Raptors defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 46.2% (3,197 of 6,919) and they concede 44.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They relinquish 35.4% on shots from distance and they are ranked 7th in the league in opponents points per game (107.1).
In terms of rebounding in Game 4, Philadelphia allowed Toronto to snag 33 in all (13 offensive). They wrapped up this game 23.5% from 3-point land by going 8 out of 34 and finished the contest at 28 of 35 at the free throw line (80.0%). The 76ers permitted the Raptors to make 37 out of 88 tries from the field which left them shooting 42.0% for this contest. When the final whistle was blown, the 76ers went 34 out of 80 from the field which had them shooting 42.5%. In reference to shooting from downtown, Philadelphia made 13 of their 31 attempts (41.9%). They were able to knock down 21 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 84.0%. The Raptors committed 11 personal fouls for this game which got the 76ers to the free throw line for a total of 25 shots. They also coughed up the ball 15 times, while earning 4 steals in this matchup. The 76ers were able to snag 35 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 41 for the contest.
James Harden pitched in for the 76ers for the game. He converted 5 out of 17 for this game for a field goal rate of 29.4%, and had 5 rebounds. Harden scored 22 points in his 42 mins of playing time and had 9 assists for the game.
Philadelphia has a mark of 51-31 on the season. In terms of offensive execution, the 76ers are hitting on 46.6% from the field, which ranks 16th in basketball. Philadelphia has scored 9,015 pts for the campaign (109.9 per game) and they pull in 42.3 rebounds per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 23.7 times per contest (21st in the league) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.5 times per contest. The 76ers are responsible for committing 19.4 fouls every game while shooting 82.1% from the free throw line.
The Philadelphia defense concedes 34.6% on 3-point attempts (931 of 2,692) and their opponents are connecting on 76.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They give up 23.6 assists and 44.2 total boards per game, which has them ranked 7th and 17th in basketball. The 76ers are ranked 9th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 107.3. They are able to force 13.3 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.8% from the floor (15th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto (+8)
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