Raptors vs. 76ers Game 5 NBA Playoffs Odds and Preview – April 25th, 2022

The Raptors vs. 76ers series heads back to Philadelphia for Game 5. After a new lease on life in Game 4 and a 110-102 victory, the Raptors prepare for another testing night on the road. Meanwhile, the Sixers return to familiar territory as Doc Rivers and the rest of the squad try to close the series in front of their home crowd.

Nitrobetting is more than ready for the postseason. Find a full preview of the Raptors vs. 76ers game below. We present you with game details, team and player stats, the latest NBA betting odds, trends, and predictions–all of which help you lock in on the best picks.

Raptors vs. 76ers Game 5 Information

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Why Bet on the Philadelphia 76ers?

The Sixers remain confident with home advantage returning on their end. Looking at the overall statistics still has the team as favorites. On offense, the 76ers average 110.0 points (18th) per game on 46.7% shooting (13th). Having some of the best long-range shooters on the floor also gives the hosts an ace card up their sleeve. As a team, they hit 36.8% of their shots from deep (fourth). Although their two-point shooting number is only marginally better than the Raptors at 52.7% (21st), they make up for things from the line. The Sixers are the best free-throw shooting in the league at 82.2%.

Philadelphia works just as hard on the defensive end. They limit opponents to 107.2 points (seventh) per game. The Sixers’ shooting defense is also on point. The team averages 45.8% opponent shooting (13th), featuring 52.6% from mid and short-range (11th) and 34.5% from beyond the arc (ninth).

The core lineup remains strong with Joel Embiid leading in scoring and rebounding with 30.32 points and 11.71 boards per game. He gets help from an impressive battery of offense, featuring double-digit scorers James Harden, Tobias Harris, and Tyrese Maxey.

Why Bet on the Toronto Raptors?

The Raptors start to pick up pace after Game 4. As a team, they average 109.2 points (21st) per game on 44.5% shooting (25th). Toronto holds one of the poorest two-point shooting records in the league at 50.3% (28th). Things start to look better from deep with Fred Van Vleet on the floor as the Raptors average a 34.8% three-point percentage (21st). The Raptors are active on the break and average 15.7 fastbreak points (third) per game. Additionally, they hold the second-best offensive rebounds statistic at 13.2 per game and supply more second-chance points along the way.

Defensively, the team starts to find stability and consistency. They limit opponents to 107.3 points (eighth) per game. The Raptors held teams to 46.4% shooting (17th), keeping a tight 53.8% from two-point (17th) and 35.8% from deep (19th). Toronto has impressive paint protection, limiting opponents to 44.9 points(eighth) per game.

Fred Van Fleet finds his name on the injury report with a hip injury. This limits his minutes in Game 4 and will stay under observation until game time. Pascal Siakam and 2022 NBA Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes are expected to lead the offensive charge.

76ers vs. Raptors Betting Trends

  • The 76ers are 3-2 in the last five playoff games at Wells Fargo Center (3-2 ATS).
  • The 76ers are 4-1 in the last five home games against the Raptors (4-1 ATS).
  • The totals went over in two of the Sixers’ last five home games against the Raptors.
  • The Raptors are 8-2 in the last ten playoff games on the road (7-3 ATS).
  • The Raptors are 5-5 in the last five games against the Sixers (6-4 ATS).
  • The totals went under in three of the Raptors’ last five games against the Sixers.

76ers vs. Raptors Expert Betting Prediction

The Sixers remain the heavy favorites for this one. But, the team does not get more room for comfort after falling at the hands of the Raptors in Game 4. Meanwhile, the Raptors start to pick up some pace here. They need to do more in order to put pressure on the Sixers at the Wells Fargo Center and cover the spread. Toronto has enough firepower to make this series more interesting, but it’s going to be another tough night for the side.

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