Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers 8/12/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers 8/12/2020 – The Philadelphia 76ers are still on a hunt for a higher playoff position but they hope to avoid a losing streak after dropping two straight. They will be having a tough task of beating the second-best team in the NBA Eastern Conference and the defending champions, Toronto Raptors, this Wednesday at August 12. This game will be held inside the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida and it will be ESPN that owns the broadcast rights. They will be airing the game live at 6:30 PM Eastern Time and it will be simulcast through a live stream at NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Raptors are carrying the heavy advantage in this game as seen by NBA Game Odds over the Sixers.
Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers 8/12/2020
Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers 8/12/2020 Betting Odds
Toronto Raptors Betting
Despite securing the second-best record in the east, the Toronto Raptors are still on a roll defeating the Milwaukee Bucks in their last game by eight points, 114-106. Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet took time to rest today but filling in were Chris Boucher who came up with a double-double at 25 points and 11 rebounds. Like Boucher. Matt Thomas came off the bench and came up with 22 points and dropped four three-point shots. Norman Powell was the starting guard for the team and he finished with 21 points, eight rebounds and three blocks while Pascal Siakan tallied 14 points and seven rebounds.
Players to Watch: P. Siakam PF GP 59 GS 59 MIN 35.3 PTS 23 OR 1 DR 6.3 REB 7.3 AST 3.4 STL 1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 1.4 PER 18.01
K. Lowry PG GP 57 GS 57 MIN 36.4 PTS 19.4 OR 0.6 DR 4.5 REB 5.1 AST 7.5 STL 1.4 BLK 0.5 TO 3.1 PF 3.3 AST/TO 2.4 PER 17.68
F. VanVleet SG GP 53 GS 53 MIN 35.9 PTS 17.8 OR 0.3 DR 3.5 REB 3.8 AST 6.6 STL 1.9 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 2.9 PER 16.41.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers lost to the streaking Phoenix Suns in their last game by 13 points. Ben Simmons is out for the season and Joel Embiid was not playing in this game due to an injury as well. Alec Burks was the team’s leader in points as he registered 23 points along with four assists and two rebounds. Raul Nieto came off the bench and in 25 minutes, he had 22 points, four assists and three triples. Mike Scott also had a good night as he was starting at forward to provide the team with 17 points, four rebounds and three rainbow connections. Glen Robinson III and Furkan Korkmaz combined for 27 points off the bench.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C GP 49 GS 49 MIN 30 PTS 23.5 OR 2.8 DR 9 REB 11.8 AST 3.1 STL 0.9 BLK 1.3 TO 3 PF 3.4 AST/TO 1 PER 26.36
T. Harris SF GP 70 GS 70 MIN 34.6 PTS 19.6 OR 1 DR 5.9 REB 6.9 AST 3.1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.5 TO 1.5 PF 2.3 AST/TO 2.1 PER 16.88
B. Simmons PG GP 57 GS 57 MIN 35.4 PTS 16.4 OR 2 DR 5.8 REB 7.8 AST 8 STL 2.1 BLK 0.6 TO 3.5 PF 3.3 AST/TO 2.3 PER 20.49.
Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers 8/12/2020 Betting Numbers
Toronto are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Philadelphia are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Kyle Lowry PG Back is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Philadelphia
Al Horford C Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Toronto
Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
The Sixers have more at stake here as compared to the Raptors. With both teams resting their starters, the Raptors have shown their championship pedigree under head coach Nick Nurse. It is seen that by Top Online Sportsbook that the Sixers are coming in this game as the underdogs.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Raptors in this game as the favored team to win is at -225 while the Sixers are at +185.
ATS: The Raptors are given the -5 across the spread for this game while the Sixers are on the far side with +5.
TOTALs: The total for this game is 223.5 with the Raptors going under while the Sixers are the team over.
Score Prediction: 114 – 108 Raptors