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The Philadelphia 76ers and the Toronto Raptors will meet on the court at Air Canada Centre on Friday in a battle of division rivals.

The 76ers were a 106-99 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Timberwolves. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (205) made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Toronto was a 116-103 loser at home against the Spurs. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (219) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Philadelphia:
Team record: 7-16 SU, 10-13 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Toronto
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Toronto:
Team record: 7-13 SU, 8-12 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games at home

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Portland, Saturday, December 14
Toronto at Chicago, Saturday, December 14