Toronto faces Philadelphia, looks set to break the slide

Toronto Raptors (13-17, 10th in Eastern Conference) versus Philadelphia 76ers (16-12, 5th in Eastern Conference)

Philadelphia; Monday, 7pm EST

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK NBA LINE: 76ers -7; over/under is 219.5

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto will aim to finish its five-game run when the Raptors take on Philadelphia.

The 76ers are 2-3 in the division game. Philadelphia is 1-3 in games decided by 3 points or less.

The Raptors are 1-6 compared to the rest of their division. Toronto is fifth in the NBA with 12.5 counterattacks per game led by Chris Boucher, averaging 2.3.

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The teams face off for the third time this season. The 76ers won their last meeting 112-90 on October 28. Tyrese Maxey scored 44 points to help the 76ers win.

TOP PERSON: Joel Embiid is averaging 33.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.6 tackles for the 76ers. De’Anthony Melton is averaging 2.4 3-pointers in the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Fred VanVleet is scoring 33.2% from outside the arc with 2.8 3-pointers per game for the Raptors, while averaging 19.1 points, 6.3 assists and 1.7 steals. OG Anunoby is averaging 16.6 points and 1.6 steals in the past 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 7-3, averaging 116.6 points, 41.2 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 9.2 steals and 4.1 tackles per game while shooting from long range 49.3%. Their opponents have averaged 110.9 points per game.

Raptors: 2-8, averaging 112.7 points, 39.1 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 8.5 steals and 4.5 tackles per game while shooting from 46.1%. Their opponents have an average of 117.0 points.


Raptors: OG Anunoby: out (hip), Gary Trent Jr.: out (quad), Otto Porter Jr.: out (toe), Precious Achiuwa: out (ankle).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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