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Starts: Thu. May 9th @ 8:00 pm EST

Consensus Picks

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Displays which side the public is betting
TOR
85%
Picks
15%
PHI
-2.5
15%
ATS
85%
+2.5
U
85%
212.5
15%
O

SBD Predicted Score

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A statistically-based calculation predicting how many points each team will score
115.5 - 112.8

Current Raptors vs 76ers Odds

Odds History
Moneyline Spread Total
-125 1.80 4/5 0.56 -2 -105 1.95 20/21 0.51 O 211.5 -110 1.91 10/11 0.52
+105 2.05 21/20 0.49 +2 -115 1.87 20/23 0.53 U 211.5 -110 1.91 10/11 0.52
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-115 1.87 20/23 0.53 -1 -109 1.92 100/109 0.52 O 211 -109 1.92 100/109 0.52
-105 1.95 20/21 0.51 +1 -109 1.92 100/109 0.52 U 211 -109 1.92 100/109 0.52

Matchup Overview

The Philadelphia 76ers will be fighting for their playoff lives on Thursday, May 9 when they take on the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Tip off time for this must-see game is 8:00 p.m. EST at Wells Fargo Center.

Raptors Crushed the Sixers in Game 5

Toronto relied on a balanced scoring attack in Game 5 to eviscerate Philadelphia 125-89. Six Raptors scored in double figures, including all five starters, as Nick Nurse’s squad used a dominant 37-point second quarter to put Philly away early. Pascal Siakam led the way with 25 points, and no one logged more than 36 minutes as the Raptors’ key contributors watched from the bench during much of the final frame.

Ben Simmons Has Been a Non Factor

The transition opportunities and wide open lanes that Ben Simmons feasted on during the regular season have all but disappeared as Toronto has wisely packed the lane against the former Rookie of the Year.  The result has been a string of subpar performances as Simmons has scored 10 points or less in four of the last five games.

There’s no doubting the fact that Big Ben is an other-worldly athlete, but until he develops a reliable jump shot he’ll continue to be an afterthought in the Sixers’ half court sets.

Embiid Hasn’t Been Himself

Blame a flu bug, an aching knee, or the presence of Marc Gasol if you like, but Joel Embiid hasn’t been himself in the second-round. The two-time All-Star scored just 13 points in 31 minutes on Tuesday night, and is averaging only 17 points per game on 38% shooting from the floor. The Sixers had only a marginal chance with Embiid playing at his best, but they have no shot when their big man is laying more bricks than a mason.

The Real OG

The Raptors had a familiar face on the bench during Game 5 as forward OG Anunoby sat courtside with his teammates for the first time since undergoing an emergency appendectomy on April 11th. It’s unclear when the 6’8″ reserve will be able to hit the hardwood again, but his switchy defense could play a key role if Toronto continues to advance.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Regular Season Statistical Comparison

OFFENSE

76ers
VS
Raptors

111.5 (8th) Offensive Rating 112.5 (5th)
115.2 (4th) Points 114.4 (8th)
26.9 (4th) Assists 25.4 (13th)
47.1 (8th) Field-Goal Percentage 47.4 (5th)
35.9 (8th) Three-Point Percentage 36.6 (6th)
+2.7 (11th) Plus/Minus +6.1 (3rd)

DEFENSE

76ers
VS
Raptors

108.9 (14th) Defensive Rating 106.8 (5th)
112.5 (19th) Points 108.4 (9th)
45.5 (10th) Field-Goal Percentage 44.9 (5th)
34.2 (4th) Three-Point Percentage 34.5 (8th)
51.2 (24th) Points In The Paint 47.5 (9th)

Raptors Favored to Close Out the Sixers

Oddsmakers are clearly expecting a lot of points, as they’ve set the game total at a robust 214, with the Raptors opening as 1.5-point favorites. Toronto is 44-48-0 against the spread this season and 49-43-0 over/under, compared to 44-48-0 ATS and 46-46-0 over/under for Philadelphia.