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76ers Recent Struggles Epitomized Vs Raptors

At this point, we are all well aware that the Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the worst teams in basketball over the past several seasons. These issues have been embodied by their play against their Atlantic Division rival, the Toronto Raptors. In the past 16 games against the Raps, the 76ers have just one win, losing by at double-digits on 10 occasions.

SHARK BITES
  • The 76ers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against the Raptors.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of the 76ers' last 6 games against the Raptors.
  • The 76ers are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games on the road.

Though the 76ers have opened the season 0-2, the future is looking bright thanks to the contributions of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. Simmons became just the 11th player in NBA history to open his career with back-to-back double-doubles while Embiid is averaging 14.5 points and 12.0 rebounds.

Raptors’ point guard Kyle Lowry torched the 76ers last season, with the all-star averaging 22.7 points and 6.3 assists while shooting 58.3% from deep against Philly. Lowry and backcourt mate DeMar DeRozan struggled to hit shots in their first game against the Chicago Bulls, as the duo combined to shoot 6-for-16 and 1-for-3 from deep.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Philadelphia 76ers betting line opened this morning as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 217.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 109-100 result in favor of the Raptors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Raptors currently sport a record of 1-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-0 ATS. The Philadelphia 76ers are 0-2 and 1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Raptors post a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the 76ers have gone 1-1 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Raptors - 76ers betting odds would favor the Raptors if the lines were set according to power rankings. Toronto is rated No. 6 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Philadelphia 76ers sit at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Toronto's No. -ranked offense ( PPG) against a Philadelphia 76ers defense that ranks No. 20 at 111 PPG. The Toronto Raptors have averaged from the field per game, less than the Philadelphia 76ers have managed so far this NBA season (41.94% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The 76ers got 19 points from JJ Redick, but it was Boston that prevailed in a 102-92 final on Friday at Wells Fargo Center.

The Raptors got a 23-point performance from Jonas Valanciunas, who added 23 rebounds as Toronto ran past Chicago 117-101 on Thursday at Air Canada Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Toronto is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Detroit, Monday, October 23rd
Toronto at San Antonio, Monday, October 23rd

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