Free NBA Picks For Today 1/24/2020
Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 1/24/2020
Rockets at Timberwolves—NBA pick is Houston Rockets -5. Rocket have had their struggles but that has come against teams who know how to defend and force the ball into Russell Westbrooks hands. This is not the Minnesota Timberwolves. Their defensive form poor as in their past five games are surrendering 50.7% shooting. Minnesota has lost seven straight failing to cover six of those games. They come off a seven point road defeat to a bad Chicago Bulls team. Rockets did get a recent win at home to Denver by 16 facing a Nuggets team with injuries to their rotation. Houston can exploit this bad defensive team. Play Houston -5.
Denver Nuggets vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 1/24/2020
Nuggets at Pelicans—NBA free pick is New Orleans Pelicans -3. Tough to back Denver. They have failed to cover three of four after a 16 point road defeat at a struggling Houston Rockets team. Denver has been decimated with multiple injuries to key players in their rotation. We are looking at least five rotational players for Denver either out or questionable. New Orleans has played better of late having covered eight of their past ten games. Past five games Pelicans connecting on 48.7% with 39.5% from three. In that span Nuggets allowing 39.4% from three point range. Depth will be a huge issue for the Nuggets here in what figures to be a fast pace. Play New Orleans -3.
Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 1/24/2020
Suns at Spurs—Free pick is San Antonio Spurs -4. Tough to back Phoenix with rim defender and scorer Aron Baynes doubtful with a hip injury. With Baynes ailing the Suns were blown out at home to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday 112-87. Suns defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 47.3% with 42% from three point range. Spurs have shown offensive improvement. In that span of five games connecting on 46.4% with 37.9% from three. It is now a three game win and cover streak for the Spurs after their win at New Orleans. They just beat the Suns in Phoenix four days ago behind 49% shooting. Play San Antonio -4.
Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 1/24/2020
Raptors at Knicks—NBA pick is Toronto Raptors -7.5. Toronto has covered eight of their past ten against the Knicks. They pounded New York at home in their first meeting by 28 points. Toronto has seen their key players return to the lineup back from injury in Siakam, Gasol, Powell and VanVleet. They have won five straight covering four after a 107-95 home win to Philadelphia on Wednesday. With their main guys back during this win streak the Raptors are shooting 51.5% with 42.2% from three point range. In that span the Knicks converting only 40.8% with 31% from three. New York has lost nine of eleven. Knicks coming off an eight point home loss to the Lakers as Lebron decided to be a distributer or else it would have been an LA blowout win. Raptors continue their dominance here. Knicks are without RJ Barrett with injury. Play Toronto -7.5.
Sacramento Kings vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 1/24/2020
Kings at Bulls—NBA free pick is Sacramento and Chicago to play over the total of 221. We have seen some high point totals with Sacramento as the team has gone over in six straight games. Over their past five games they are shooting 47.1% while surrendering 49.6% to opponents. Bulls defense has been horrendous in that span by surrendering 51% with 39.4% from three point range. Bulls in recent games against bad defensive teams posted 117 points to Minnesota, 118 to Cleveland and 115 to Washington all at home. Sacramento has allowed 118 or greater points in five of six. Exception was against Orlando who is the near the bottom of the NBA in scoring, yet the Magic still posted 114 points on the Kings. Play Sacramento and Chicago over 221.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 1/24/2020
Grizzlies at Pistons—Free pick is Memphis Grizzlies +2. Tough to back Detroit as they have not been good against the better teams in the league. Pistons have beat up on some bad teams of late in Sacramento and Atlanta. They caught Boston dealing with rotational injuries. Pistons have recent home losses to the Bulls and Cavaliers. Grizzlies have won seven of their past nine. This is a spot where Memphis can bounce back. Over their past five games they Grizzlies are shooting 46.6% and holding teams to 44.7% shooting. Pistons near the bottom of the NBA in field goal defense giving up 47.3% shooting. Play Memphis +2.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 1/24/2020
Bucks at Hornets—NBA pick is Milwaukee Bucks -13. Milwaukee has covered four of their past six laying some big numbers. Bucks form good as in their past five games hitting on 50.2% with 43.5% from three while holding opponents with 37.7% with 29.7% from three. Charlotte has lost seven straight. They had four days of rest when they faced Orlando at home as the Magic were playing their sixth game of a six game road trip. Awful game for Charlotte as they lost 106-83. In that span of five games Charlotte shooting only 42.4% while giving up 49.4% and 41% from three. Milwaukee feasts on bad defensive teams and they play with three days of rest. Play Milwaukee -13.