Free NBA Picks For Today 1/16/2020
Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 1/16/2020
Celtics at Bucks—NBA pick is Milwaukee Bucks -9. Boston dealing with injuries as Jayson Tatum questionable with a knee and Jaylen Brown with an illness. These two play the most minutes for the team and combine for 41 points per game. Celtics are on a back to back after a home loss by 13 on Wednesday to a bad Detroit team. Boston averages 105 points per game in back to backs which is six points below overall average. Celtics defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 49.5% shooting. Plus, you have to factor the injuries. Milwaukee has won covered three straight pounding these opponents by 21 or greater points. Bucks in that five game span holding opponents to 41.7%. Play Milwaukee -9.
Denver Nuggets vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 1/16/2020
Nuggets at Warriors—NBA free pick is Denver Nuggets -5. Denver has won and covered four of their past five after a 100-88 home win to Charlotte on Wednesday. Tough to back Golden St as the team has lost nine straight failing to cover five of their past seven after a 124-97 home defeat to Dallas. Warriors form poor as in their past five games shooting only 39.7% while surrendering 46.7% shooting. Nuggets in that span converting on 47.7%. Denver has won four of six in back to back spots. Golden St second worst in NBA offensive efficiency. Injuries on both sides but obviously most impactful on the Golden St side. Kevon Looney still out for the Warriors with an ab. Play Denver -5.
Orlando Magic vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 1/16/2020
Magic at Clippers—Free pick is LA Clippers -11.5. Orlando has been covering spread of late but last time they didn’t was in a back to back where they were beaten 109-96 at home tot eh Utah Jazz. Orlando 1-6 straight up in back to back games as they allow four greater points than overall average. Clippers have a day of rest after their 128-103 home win to Cleveland on Tuesday. They did catch the Cavaliers on a back to back the day after losing to the Lakers. Clippers shooting form good as in their past five games hitting on 48.9%. On the road the Magic shooting only 42.5%. In this back to back there are cluster injuries as Evan Fournier, DJ Augustin, Al Aminu and Michael Carter Williams are ailing. That impacts depth and hurts greatly in back to back games. Play LA Clippers -11.5.