76ers of Philadelphia (20-11, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Raptors of Toronto (16-15, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Tampa; 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, EST
As winners of four games in a row, Toronto heads into a matchup against Philadelphia.
Against division rivals, the Raptors went 3-3. Toronto has averaged 113.1 points and outscored opponents per game by 2.8 points.
Against the rest of the division, the 76ers are 5-2. With 45.8 rebounds per game, led by Joel Embiid, Philadelphia ranks fourth in the Eastern League, averaging 11.3.
For the second game in a row, the teams will face off.
Fred VanVleet scored 20.1 points per game and the Raptors averaged 4.4 rebounds. Over the past 10 games for Toronto, Norman Powell has averaged 2.7 3-pointers and 21.4 points.
For the 76ers, Embiid is averaging 30.3 points, 11.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Over the last 10 matches for Philadelphia, Tobias Harris is shooting 51.3 percent and scoring 21.1 points.
LAST 10 GAMES:
Raptors: 7-3, 115.7 points on average, 40.3 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 7.5 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Their opponents, on 45.6 percent shooting, averaged 110.6 points.
76ers: 5-5, 114.7 points on average, 45.5 rebounds, 22.3 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.4% from the field. Their opponents, on 47.2 percent shooting, averaged 115.1 points.
Raptors: Kyle Lowry: up, out, out (thumb).
76ers: listed zero.