Toronto Raptors (13-17, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (16-12, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: 76ers -7; over/under is 219.5
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto will aim to end its five-game road slide when the Raptors take on Philadelphia.
The 76ers are 2-3 in division games. Philadelphia is 1-3 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
The Raptors are 1-6 against the rest of their division. Toronto is fifth in the NBA with 12.5 offensive rebounds per game led by Chris Boucher averaging 2.3.
The teams square off for the third time this season. The 76ers won the last meeting 112-90 on Oct. 28. Tyrese Maxey scored 44 points to help lead the 76ers to the win.
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TOP PERFORMERS: Joel Embiid is averaging 33.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.6 blocks for the 76ers. De’Anthony Melton is averaging 2.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
Fred VanVleet is shooting 33.2% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 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 over 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 blocks per game while shooting 49.3% from the field. 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 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 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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