Free NBA Picks For Today 1/8/2020
Denver Nuggets vs. Dallas Mavericks Pick Prediction 1/8/2020
Nuggets at Mavericks—NBA pick is Dallas Mavericks -2. Denver will conclude their five game road trip in this stop in Dallas. The have won and covered two of the four games losing at Houston 26 and Washington 14. Don’t want to support the Nuggets in this poor defensive form as in their past five games allowing 51.9% shooting with 43.6% from three. In that span Nuggets making only 28.5% from three. Dallas won the first meeting in Denver 109-106. Nuggets have failed to cover five of their past seven. Mavericks have shot well during this three game home stand hitting 50%. Play Dallas -2.
Houston Rockets vs. Atlanta Hawks Pick Prediction 1/8/2020
Rockets at Hawks—NBA free pick is Atlanta Hawks +8. Houston dealing with injury issues as Russell Westbrook is out and Green, Sefolosha, Chandler and Green are banged up. Past two road games for Houston has resulted in losses at New Orleans and Golden St. Hawks has covered three of four as they have shown improvement defensively. In their past five games. The Hawks are holding opponents to 45.5% with 33.3% from three point range. Atlanta does have winning home mark to the spread. Play Atlanta +8.
Toronto Raptors vs. Charlotte Hornets Pick Prediction 1/8/2020
Raptors at Hornets—Free pick is Charlotte Hornets +3.5. Tough spot for Toronto as they are on a back to back after hosting Portland on Tuesday night. Another major injury has hit this team. Raptors are without key contributors in Pascal Siakam, Marc Gasol and Norman Powell. Now add Fred VanVleet to that list out with a hamstring problem. Serge Ibaka is also banged up with an ankle. Past five games Toronto shooting only 43.7%. Hornets have won and covered two of three with a notable win plus cover at Dallas. Charlotte does shoot better at home and face no travel here. With the Raptors on a back to back dealing with cluster injuries the play is on the home underdog. Play Charlotte +3.5.
New York Knicks vs. Utah Jazz Pick Prediction 1/8/2020
Knicks at Jazz—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -11. Tough spot for New York as they are on a back to back after playing at the LA Lakers on Tuesday night. This will conclude a four game road trip to the west. They have played six of their past seven on the road as they had only a one game home stand prior to starting this trip. Knicks could be dealing with depth issues with Morris, Payton and Dennis Smith Jr. banged up. New York has lost the first two games of this trip behind poor defensive play. Utah a hot team as they have won nine of their past ten games covering eight of those games. Past five games Jazz hitting on 48.8% with 42.7% from three while holding opponents to 41.5% with 31.6% from three. Play Utah -11.