Free NBA Picks For Today 12/21/2019
Utah Jazz vs. Charlotte Hornets Pick Prediction 12/21/2019
Jazz at Hornets—Line—Utah -5.5 with o/u 210—NBA pick is Utah Jazz and Charlotte Hornets to play under the total of 210. Charlotte plays at the fourth slowest pace in the NBA. They also sit in the lower quartile of the offensive efficiency ratings. Hornets shooting form poor as in their past five games hitting on only 39.5% with 31.5% from three putting up 97.8 points per game. They are defending in that span holding opponents to 98 points and 42.4% shooting. Utah does not shoot as well on the road connecting on 44.6% pushing across 105.2 points per game. Hornets have played to under in three of four. Jazz on the road has played to under in nine of fourteen and has played to under in seven of eight against losing teams. Play Utah and Charlotte under 210.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Brooklyn Nets Pick Prediction 12/21/2019
Hawks at Nets—Line—Brooklyn -7.5 with o/u 228—NBA free pick is Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets to play over the total of 228. Atlanta has defended poorly in recent road games giving up 135 points or greater in four of their past five games. Their past five on the road has played to over the total. Away from home the Hawks surrendering 49.4% shooting with 38.4% from three point range. Nets are a better shooting team at home. In their first meeting it was Brooklyn winning at Atlanta 130-118 going way over the total as Brooklyn shot 50% and 45% from three with Atlanta connecting on 53% overall. Hawks sit third last in the defensive efficiency ratings allowing 114.6 points per 100 possessions. Both Brooklyn and Atlanta sit in the top third in the league in pace. Play Atlanta and Brooklyn over 228.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. New York Knicks Pick Prediction 12/21/2019
Bucks at Knicks—Line—Milwaukee -12.5 with o/u 227.5—Free pick is New York Knicks +12.5. New York with the coaching change has picked up their scoring. Past five games they are averaging 112.4 points and hitting on 46.5%. They have covered five of their past six games. Against good teams recently the Knicks dropped a one point home decision to Indiana and by six at Denver covering both games. Bucks are 7-6 to the spread on the road. In this point spread range Milwaukee failed to cover eight of twelve. New York has a double digit underdog has covered four of six. Play New York +12.5.
LA Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs Pick Prediction 12/21/2019
Clippers at Spurs—Line—LA -5 with o/u 224—NBA pick is LA Clippers -5. LA looks to rebound after a home loss to the Rockets. Clippers showed well on their last road trip picking up wins and covers in four of six. Notable wins and covers came at Indiana, Toronto plus against bad teams in Minnesota and Washington. Their losses on their past six game road trip came at Milwaukee then a back to back to Chicago resting players. Clippers look to have their key personnel on the court for this spot. LA shooting form good over their past five games hitting on 47.5% with 40.4% from three point range while limiting teams to 43.3% and 31.1% from three. San Antonio struggles this season has come shooting the three ball not as well as previous seasons. Spurs have failed to cover 11 of 15 at home. Play LA Clippers -5.