Free NBA Picks For Today 1/18/2020
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 1/18/2020
Bucks at Nets—Line–Milwaukee -6.5 with o/u 231—NBA pick is Milwaukee Bucks -6.5. Don’t want to get in front of this Bucks team. They are 17-4 straight up on the road and healthy. They have covered 15 of 20 against the Nets. Milwaukee form is good as in their past five games shooting 46.8% while holding opponents to 40.4% shooting. Net have lost two straight all by double digits in 11 point defeats at home to Utah and on the road to Philadelphia. Brooklyn is dealing with cluster injuries to their rotation with Joe Harris, Garrett Temple and DeAndre Jordan out with injuries. Play Milwaukee -6.5.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 1/18/2020
76ers at Knicks—Line–Philadelphia -3.5 with o/u 222—NBA free pick is New York Knicks +3.5. Philadelphia will be on a back to back after playing hosting Chicago on Friday. Tough to back the 76ers on the road where the team is 7-15 straight up. They have lost and failed to cover seven straight away from home. Philadelphia has defended poorly on the road with the team allowing 46.7% with 37.7% from three. With the coaching change the Knicks have shown improvement offensively. They do have a recent home win to Miami and Portland. Play New York +3.5.
Orlando Magic vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 1/18/2020
Magic at Warriors—Orlando -4 with o/u 210—Free pick is Orlando Magic -4. Magic has covered seven of their past nine games covering six straight with a day of rest. Golden St have lost ten straight after blowing a big lead at home to Denver losing in overtime. They have failed to cover five of their past six games. Warriors form poor right now as in their past five games shooting only 40.8% and allowing 46.5% shooting. Kevon Looney is out on Saturday. Play Orlando -4.
Phoenix Suns vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 1/18/2020
Suns at Celtics—NBA pick is Phoenix Suns +6.5. Suns have won three of four after a blowout road win at the New York Knicks on Thursday. Phoenix showing improved form with DeAndre Ayton and Aron Baynes both healthy in the lineup. Past five games the Suns are shooting 47.5% with while holding opponents to 42.8%. Boston has been in a funk dropping five of seven after a loss at Milwaukee on Thursday. Boston is banged up with Smart, Theise and Jaylen Brown fighting injuries. Celtics defensive form not good as in their past five games allowing 48.4% shooting with 36.9% from three. Play Phoenix +6.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 1/18/2020
Pistons at Hawks—NBA free pick is Detroit Pistons -2. Atlanta will be on a back to back after playing at San Antonio on Friday night. Hawks entered play on Friday at 9-32 overall and 4-18 on the home court. Hawks are dealing with cluster injuries in the supporting cast for Trae Young. Atlanta has failed to cover five straight against teams under .400 win percentage. Pistons do come off a 116-103 win at Boston and will be rested with two days off prior to this game. Hawks past five games are shooting only 41.8%. In that span the Pistons are connecting on 48%. Atlanta is 1-7 straight up in back to back games getting outscored by an average of 21 points as they have averaged only 102.1 points per game. Play Detroit -2.
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 1/18/2020
Kings at Jazz—Free pick is Sacramento and Utah to play over the total of 222. Sacramento has gotten healthy as Bogdanovic is expected to play on Saturday. Team has shown improvement scoring wise and have played to over in seven of ten. Past five games Kings averaging 113 points and shooting 48.3%. Jazz have played to over in five of six. Utah in that span of five games are putting up 123 points and shooting 50.8% shooting. Defense has not been sharp with the Jazz allowing 49.1%. Play Sacramento and Utah over 222 points.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 1/18/2020
Trailblazers at Thunder—NBA pick is Oklahoma City Thunder -4. Thunder have covered all six of their back to back games this season. They will face no travel as they host Miami on Friday night. Portland is the traveling team having played at Dallas late Friday night. Portland is dealing with severe depth issues with Jusuf Nurkic, Rodney Hood and Zach Collins all out. Past three games Trailblazers shooting only 42.2%. OKC in better shooting form making 47.5%. Thunder has covered nine of eleven entering Friday. Trailblazers failed to cover nine of twelve as they faced Dallas. Play Oklahoma City -4.