Free NBA Picks For Today 12/25/2019
Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers Pick Prediction 12/25/2019
Celtics at Raptors—NBA pick is Boston Celtics -3. Toronto dealing with major injuries as they are without Pascal Siakam, Norman Powell and Marc Gasol due to injury. With these key rotational players out it has impacted the Raptors defense as in their past five games allowing 45.2% shooting. Depth will be an issue for Toronto who comes off a five point loss at Indiana on Monday as the Pacers were also on a back to back. Boston has won and covered three straight after their 119-93 home win to Charlotte on Sunday. Celtics have two days of rest. Celtics with two days of rest have won three straight giving up 94.3 points. Boston defense has been good on the road holding opponents to 42.3% shooting. Raptors have failed to cover two of three. Too many of the Toronto key personnel out and needed to face a team with the coaching and players of the Celtics. Play Boston -3.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers Pick Prediction 12/25/2019
Bucks at 76ers—NBA free pick is Milwaukee Bucks -3. Am not going to get in front of this freight team the Milwaukee Bucks. They are 12-2 on the road. Bucks have won 21 of their past 22 games and have covered 11 of their past 13 games. Away from home this season the Bucks are shooting 48.1% while holding opponents to 41%. 76ers in recent step up games on their home court dropped games by 19 to Dallas and 4 to Miami as they gave up a combined 49% shooting. Past five games Philadelphia defensive form poor by allowing 47% shooting. 76ers have a losing spread record on their home court. Play Milwaukee -3.
LA Clippers vs. LA Lakers Pick Prediction 12/25/2019
Clippers at Lakers—NBA free pick is LA Clippers +2. LAC won the first meeting behind a 52% shooting night and no Paul George in the lineup. Prefer the Clippers supporting cast in this spot. Past five games the Clippers are shooting 49.3% with 40.9% from three point range. Lakers have lost three straight and failed to cover five straight after their 128-104 loss at home to Denver on Sunday night. LeBron missed that game with a groin injury and Anthony Davis tweaked his knee. Both are expected to play. Heading into that game the Lakers had played 13 of their previous 16 on the road. Play LA Clippers +2.