76ers vs. Raptors Prediction
Will tonight's matchup between the 76ers and Raptors fly over the betting total when the two teams clash at 7:30PM ET in Toronto?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Raptors are 14.5-point home favorites versus the 76ers while the over/under total currently sits at 211 points. Toronto also opened as a 14.5-point favorite, so the spread hasn't moved in this matchup. That said, the total dropped from 213.5 to 211 since the opening numbers were released.
76ERS KEY TRENDS: Philadelphia has covered the spread in four of its last five games overall and is 6-2 against the number in its last eight games versus Eastern Conference foes. The Sixers are also 4-1 at the betting window in their last five games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous game and they're 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
RAPTORS KEY TRENDS: The Raptors are 5-0-1 against the spread in their last six games following a successful cover in their previous game and are a perfect 6-0 against the spread in their last six games versus Eastern Conference competition. They've also covered in four of their last five games coming off a win and are 7-2-1 at the betting window in their last 10 games overall.
OUR PREDICTION: The over has cashed in four of the last five games between these two teams and is 8-2 in the Raptors' last 10 games overall. The over has also cashed in four of Toronto's last five games versus an opponent with a losing record, is 5-1 in its last six games following an ATS win, and is 5-1 in the Raptors' last six games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous game. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the 76ers' last five games playing on no rest and has cashed in five of their last seven road games.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: 76ERS/RAPTORS OVER 211