Free NBA Picks For Today 1/6/2020
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Philadelphia 76ers Pick Prediction 1/6/2020
Thunders at Sixers—NBA pick is Oklahoma City Thunder +6.5. Oklahoma City has played well winning nine of their past ten games after their 121-106 road win at Cleveland on Saturday. On this good run the Thunder did beat the Raptors, Mavericks and Clippers. Thunder defense has been good as in their past five games holding opponents to 41.6% shooting. Philadelphia returns home after losing all four on their road trip. 76ers troubles have been defending. OKC won the first meeting at home 127-119 behind 53.9% shooting. Thunder has covered five straight overall and 12 of 17 on the road. Play Oklahoma City +6.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. San Antonio Spurs Pick Prediction 1/6/2020
Bucks at Spurs—NBA free pick is Milwaukee Bucks and San Antonio Spurs to play over the total of 229.5. These teams just combined for 245 points when they met on Saturday night. Spurs have played to over the total in six of their past eight. They have shown improvement shooting the basketball as in their past five games hitting on 47.3% and 40.5% from three point range. Reason the Spurs sit at 14-20 this season has been their lack of defense. In that span of five games the team is allowing 46% shooting with 38.2% from three point range. Bucks offense doesn’t drop much on the road with the team averaging 118.9 points and shooting on 48.6%. Head to head the teams have played to over in four straight. Play Milwaukee and San Antonio over 229.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Charlotte Hornets Pick Prediction 1/6/2020
Pacers at Hornets—Free pick is Charlotte Hornets +5. Charlotte returns home after road wins at Cleveland and Dallas shooting the basketball well. Hornets do a better job of shooting the basketball on their home court and from three connect on 36.9%. Indiana has lost four of their past five after a 116-111 road defeat to a bad team in Atlanta on Saturday. It is four straight defeats on the road for the Pacers. In their past five games the Pacers defense has not been good allowing 47.1% shooting. Hornets did defeat the Pacers at home in their first meeting this season 122-120 behind a good shooting performance. Play Charlotte +5.
Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans Pick Prediction 1/6/2020
Jazz at Pelicans—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -2. Impressed how the Jazz have played as the team has won five straight and nine of their past ten after a 109-96 win at Orlando. They do have a recent road win at the Clippers winning 120-107. Jazz have covered seven straight and five straight on the road. Utah form great as in their past five games shooting 49.9% with 40.7% from three while holding opponents to 41.4% shooting. Pelicans recent form not as good on both ends of the court. In that span of five games they are allowing 38.3% shooting. New Orleans is a lower third team in defensive efficiency while Utah sits amongst the leagues best. Pelicans just 6-11 straight up at home failing to cover 10 of 17. Jazz have won and covered four straight in New Orleans. Play Utah Jazz -2.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic Pick Prediction 1/6/2020
Nets at Magic—NBA free pick is Orlando Magic -5. Brooklyn lost and failed to cover five straight after their 121-102 home defeat on Saturday to an injury depleted Toronto Raptors team. Nets have lost and failed to cover four straight on the road. Brooklyn shooting form bad during this five game losing streak overall as the team has hit only 40.3% with 31.7% from three point range. Play Orlando -5.