Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors 4/7/2022 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors 4/7/2022 – The Philadelphia 76ers are in a tight battle for the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference along with three other teams. They are about to take on the challenge of battling the Toronto Raptors in Ontario, Canada this Thursday, April 7 at the Scotiabank Arena. SN has the game up live on television by exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and the same feed can be seen through an online live stream in NBA League Pass. The Toronto Raptors are looking to solidify their playoff position and they are forecasted in NBA betting lines to win this battle with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors 4/7/2022
Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors 4/7/2022 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers are doing their best to outperform other playoff contenders in finishing strong. They are now on a three-game winning streak and find themselves tied with the defending champions, Milwaukee Bucks, for the third-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference. They are two games behind the current leader, Miami Heat, while the Boston Celtics are above them by just half a game. Among the teams they defeated in the run were the Charlotte Hornets, Cleveland Cavaliers and the most recent was an 8-point victory against the Indiana Pacers.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 66 GP 66 GS 33.7 MIN 30.4 PTS 2.1 OR 9.5 DR 11.6 REB 4.2 AST 1.1 STL 1.5 BLK 3.1 TO 2.7 PF 1.4 AST/TO 31.29 PER
J. Harden SG 19 GP 19 GS 37.6 MIN 21.4 PTS 0.7 OR 6.7 DR 7.4 REB 10.1 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2.4 PF 3 AST/TO 22.50 PER
T. Harris PF 70 GP 70 GS 35 MIN 17.5 PTS 1.1 OR 5.8 DR 6.9 REB 3.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 2.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 16.34 PER.
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors right now managed to overtake the Chicago Bulls for the fifth-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference after winning seven of their last ten games. After having their five-game winning streak snapped by the Miami Heat, the Raptors immediately bounced back with a 10-point victory over the Atlanta Hawks. A win here will help them solidify their 5th spot in the conference and a fighting chance to overtake the Philadelphia 76ers if they manage to drop their last remaining games. The Raptors are very much well known to win most of their home games with the help of their home crowd.
Players to Watch: P. Siakam PF 66 GP 66 GS 37.9 MIN 22.5 PTS 1.8 OR 6.6 DR 8.5 REB 5.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 3.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.95 PER
F. VanVleet SG 65 GP 65 GS 37.9 MIN 20.3 PTS 0.7 OR 3.8 DR 4.4 REB 6.7 AST 1.7 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 2.5 PF 2.6 AST/TO 17.44 PER
G. Trent Jr. SG 67 GP 66 GS 34.9 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.4 OR 2.4 DR 2.7 REB 2 AST 1.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 1.9 AST/TO 14.58 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors 4/7/2022 Betting Numbers
Philadelphia are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Toronto are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games.
Matisse Thybulle SF Eligibility is OUT Thursday vs Toronto
Fred VanVleet PG Rest is OUT Thursday vs Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks
The Toronto Raptors being one tough team to beat at home is given the edge by the top online sportsbook in this matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers. James Harden has been inconsistent and that is a factor as well.
Moneyline: The Raptors having the home court advantage is given an ML of -155 while the Sixers are +135.
ATS: Just three points on the ATS for this game with the Sixers getting the +3 while the Raptors are -3.
TOTALs: 214 is the total for both teams to dance on with the Sixers going over while the Raptors are under.
Score Prediction: 110 – 105, Raptors