Free NBA Picks For Today 1/15/2020
Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2020
Piston at Celtics—NBA pick is Boston Celtics -9.5. Tough to back this Detroit Pistons team. They have lost and failed to cover ten of their past thirteen games. Past five games Pistons form bad as they are allowing 47.8% shooting and hitting only 43.9%. Boston had the flu circulating last week and Kemba Walker was out of the lineup. That cleared up and the Celtics come off 35 point home win to New Orleans and by 12 to the Bulls. Detroit has failed to cover 13 of 19 on the road. Play Boston -9.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2020
Nets at 76ers—NBA free pick is Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers to play under the total of 218. Brooklyn will be on a ack to back after hosting Utah on Tuesday. Nets have played to under in all four back to back games as they average 107 points while giving up 104.8 points. Philadelphia is without Joel Embiid due to a hand injury. Team has played to under in three straight and five of their past six games. 76ers in their past five games shooting only 44.9% with 30% from three point range. Nets have defended in that span holding opponents to 42.7% with 29.7% from beyond the arc. Play Philadelphia and Brooklyn under 218.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2020
Spurs at Heat—Free pick is San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat to play over the total of 222 points. San Antonio is showing improvement on the court. They have won five of their past eight games. What has improved for San Antonio has been their shooting. Past five games Spurs are hitting on 47.8% with 37.5% from three point range. Spurs struggles have come on the road this season due to their defense. San Antonio away from home is allowing 47% with 37.6^ from three. Heat a good home team that connects on 48.7% with 39.9% from three. Miami has played to over in four straight and seven of their past nine. Spurs have gone over in six of their past eight. Play San Antonio and Miami over 222.
Washington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2020
Wizards at Bulls—NBA pick is Washington Wizards +4.5. Don’t want to lay over four points with this Bulls team. They have lost and failed to cover seven of their past eight games after a 12 point loss at Boston on Monday. Chicago defense poor as in their past five games allowing 50% shooting. Washington is a good shooting team in better defensive form now than the Bulls. Wizards have won three of five. Play Washington +4.5.
Toronto Raptors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2020
Raptors at Thunder—NBA free pick is Toronto Raptors +2. Toronto is getting healthier. Pascal Siakam plays his second game back from injury. Their big man Marc Gasol is probable and Normal Powell is back in the rotation to join Kyle Lowry in the backcourt. OKC has shown improvement but did have losses to contenders recently by 15 at home to the Lakers and 7 at Philadelphia. Toronto defensive form good as in their past five games holding opponents to 43.8% and 34.1% from three. Play Toronto +2.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2020
Hornets at Nuggets—Free pick is Denver Nuggets -12.5. Denver has good rest playing their third home game in a row. They have two days off following their 114-104 home win Sunday to the LA Clippers. Hornets defensive form bad as in their past five games allowing 49.6% shooting. This is the fourth game to end this road trip out west which resulted in losses in every game. Charlotte has lost five straight and 11 of their past 13 games. Don’t like backing east coast teams ending a west coast trip in the high elevation of Denver. Nuggets on two days of rest hold teams to 102 points per game. Play Denver -12.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2020
Trailblazers at Rockets—NBA pick is Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets to play under the total of 236. Houston has gone under in four of five back to back spots this season. Houston in back to backs average 108.5 points per game which is 11 fewer points than overall average. Portland dealing with injuries to key rotational players with Jusuf Nurkic, Zack Collins and Rodney Hood out. Portland struggling shooting the basketball as in their past five games hitting on 42.8%. In that span the Rockets are holding opponents to 43% shooting and 29% from three. Average totals in the five back to back games for Houston is 220 points which is 16 below this total. Play Portland Houston under 236.