Free NBA Picks For Today 11/18/2019
Portland Trailblazers vs. Houston Rockets Pick Prediction 11/18/2019
Trailblazers at Rockets—NBA pick is Houston Rockets -7. Houston carries a seven game win streak following their 20 point road win at Minnesota on Saturday. They have covered all seven of those contests. Houston is defending as in their past five games holding opponents to 41.8% shooting with 28.5% from three point range. There is not much depth behind CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard. They have lost six of eight. Over their past five games Portland is shooting only 42.6% shooting with 33.3% from three. Rockets sit fourth in the NBA offensive efficiency ratings with 112.2 points per 100 possessions. Clint Capela upgraded to probable following his concussion. Play Houston -7.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks Pick Prediction 11/18/2019
Spurs at Mavericks—NBA free pick is Dallas Mavericks -4.5. Spurs have seen their losing streak reach five straight and seven of eight after their 121-115 home defeat to Portland. San Antonio in their past five games defending poorly allowing 47.6% shooting. Mavs have covered 9 of their past 12 head to head meetings. Dallas sits number two in the NBA offensive efficiency ratings by averaging 112.7 points per 100 possessions. Spurs sit in the lower third in defensive efficiency surrendering 112 points per 100 possessions. Play Dallas -4.5.
Boston Celtics vs. Phoenix Suns Pick Prediction 11/18/2019
Celtics at Suns—Free pick is Boston Celtics +4. Celtics are 10-2 on the season. They sit in the upper third of the league in the NBA defensive efficiency ratings. They are also third best in the offensive efficiency rankings with 112.5 points per 100 possessions. Like to back Boston against teams in poor defensive form. That is the Suns right now as in their past five games allowing 49.6% shooting with 36.7% from three point range. In that same span the Celtics making 39.8% from three and holding opponents to 43.5% shooting. Play Boston +4.