Free NBA Picks For Today 12/30/2019
Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards Pick Prediction 12/30/2019
Heat at Wizards—Free pick is Miami Heat and Washington Wizards to play over the total of 227.5. Bradley Beal questionable for Washington. Heat have played to over in nine of their past ten games winning eight of those games. Their form good offensively as in their past five games shooting 46.4% with 40.6% from three point range. Wizards defense has been bad all season. They are last in the NBA defensive efficiency ratings by allowing 116.9 points per 100 possessions. Wizards have played to over the total in six of their past eight games. Their current defensive form poor as in their past five games giving up 49.3% with 39.9% from three. Six of their past nine head to head meetings have played to over the total. Wizards do play at the third fastest pace in the league. Play Miami and Washington over the total of 227.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls Pick Prediction 12/30/2019
Bucks at Bulls—NBA pick is Chicago Bulls +6.5. Giannis Antekounmpo is questionable with a back injury that forced him to play over 55 seconds in their win to Orlando on Saturday. For the Bulls Lauri Markkanen is questionable with an illness. Now there is recent tape with Milwaukee playing without their star player possibly in the lineup. Bulls have won three of four after their home win to Atlanta. A blemish for Milwaukee is they are not a good free throw shooting team making only 72.3% ranking 29th in the league. That is a concern for the Bucks who will be laying points on the road in this game. Chicago has covered 11 of their past 14 games. What Chicago has done this month is improve their three point shooting. Looking over their past five games the Bulls are holding opponents to 43.1% shooting and on offense hitting 45.9% and 38.6% from three. Chicago getting a good amount of points may deserve a look here. Play Bulls plus the 6.5 points.
Detroit Pistons vs. Utah Jazz Pick Prediction 12/30/2019
Pistons at Jazz—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -9. Tough to back this Pistons team right now. Their defensive form bad as in their past five games allowing 51.5% shooting and 42.4% from three point range. Utah has won seven of their past eight games and have covered four straight. They come off a 120-107 win at the Clippers shooting the ball well at 52% and 17 of 35 from three. Jazz in that span of five games hitting 47% with 37.8% from three and holding their opponents to 43% shooting. Detroit has lost and failed to cover six of seven with the exception a home win to a bad Washington team. Pistons have failed to cover eight of their past nine on the road against teams with winning home records. Play Utah -9.
Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trailblazers Pick Prediction 12/30/2019
Suns at Trailblazers—NBA free pick is Portland Trailblazers -4. Tough to back the Suns after they broke an eight game losing streak by beating Sacramento by two points on Saturday. Suns defensive form bad as in their past five games allowing 51.9% shooting and 43% from three. Portland has shown the ability to beat up on the bad teams on their home court as their two star guards in Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum are both healthy. Portland in that window of five games is hitting on 37.9% from three point range. Phoenix does shoot significantly worse on the road. They met two weeks ago with the Trailblazers winning on the road shooting 47.6% and 41.2% from three. Trailblazers do defend at home holding opponents to 43.2% shooting. Play Portland -4.