Free NBA Picks For Today 1/5/2020
Portland Trailblazers vs. Miami Heat Pick Prediction 1/5/2020
Trailblazers at Heat—NBA pick is Miami Heat -6. Miami has been a very good home team with a 16-1 straight up record and covering 11 of 16. Heat have had issues dealing with back to back games this season. In this spot Miami has a day of rest. On their home court this season the Heat is shooting 48.5% with 39.9% from three point range. On defense they limit opponents to 43.2% and 31.8% from three point range. Portland lacks depth and have been hit with cluster injuries with Jusuf Nurkic, Zach Collins and Rodney Hood all out. Trailblazers have lost and failed to cover five of six. Portland form poor as in their past five games allowing 49.1% shooting with 39.4% from three point range. Play Miami -6.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Sun Pick Prediction 1/5/2020
Grizzlies at Suns—NBA free pick is Memphis and Phoenix to play over the total of 234.5. Grizzlies are 5-0 to the over in the back end of back to back games. They have played to over in ten of their past twelve games after their 140-114 win on Saturday afternoon at LA Clippers. Suns have gotten their big men together on the court in DeAndre Ayton and Aron Baynes. They have gone over in six of eight. Past five games Suns hitting on 48.4% from the field. In that span Grizzlies hitting on 50.7%. Memphis sits near the bottom of the league in defensive efficiency. Play Memphis and Phoenix over 234.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. LA Lakers Pick Prediction 1/5/2020
Pistons at Lakers—Free pick is Detroit Pistons and LA Lakers to play over the total of 221. Pistons are on a back to back and in this spot the team is allowing 115.5 points per game. Lakers are way above average and will put up a ton of points on this Pistons team. Recent games LA put up 123 on the Pelicans and 128 on the Trailblazers who were in poor defensive form. Past five games LAL shooting 47.6% while giving up 109.2 points and 45.1% shooting. Detroit defensive form bad as in that span allowing 48.2% shooting while making 46.1% of their shots. With their soft defense the Pistons have played to over in six of seven. Play Detroit and LA Lakers over 221 points.