Free NBA Picks For Today 1/25/2020
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 1/25/2020
Mavericks at Jazz—Line–Utah -3 with o/u 226—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -3. Utah has been a good home team with a 17-3 straight up record. Jazz have been a bit under the radar after a slow start. They have won 16 of their past 18 games after a 129-96 road win Thursday at Golden St. Past five games Jazz is converting on 50.8% of their shots with 37.8% from three point range. In their past two recent step up games the Mavericks suffered loses by three at home to the Clippers and 15 to the Lakers. They have failed to cover five of six against teams who have won at least 60% of their games. Utah is healthy but the Mavericks lost Dwight Powell for the season with an Achilles injury. Play Utah -3.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 1/25/2020
Thunder at Timberwolves—PR Line—Oklahoma City -1 with o/u 218—NBA free pick is Oklahoma City -1. Both teams are on back to backs in this spot. Thunder enters their Friday home game with Atlanta on a three game win streak with victories at Orlando and Huston. They did go into Minnesota twelve days ago and came away with a 13 point win behind 50% shooting and grabbing 14 more rebounds than the Timberwolves. Tough to back Minnesota as they entered their home game to Houston losing seven straight failing to cover six of those games. Past five games OKC is shooting 49.8% with 38.5% from three. Timberwolves in that span shooting only 43.6% and allowing 50.7% from three point range. OKC has covered seven straight in back to back games. Timberwolves lost four of six with no rest. Play Oklahoma City -1.
LA Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 1/25/2020
Lakers at 76ers—Line—LA -4.5 with o/u 226—Free pick is Philadelphia 76ers +4.5. Philadelphia plays much better on their home court with a 20-2 straight up record where they shoot 48% with 37.2% from three. Joel Embiid is out but the team has won four of their past five games. This is a tough spot for the Lakers. They play their fifth game of a five game road trip back east. They just completed three games in four nights in their win at Brooklyn. LA has two players questionable with Anthon Davis with his tailbone and JaVale McGee with an illness. A concern for LA is defensively with all this travel as in their past five games allowing 46.4%. Play Philadelphia +4.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 1/25/2020
Nets at Pistons—NBA pick is Brooklyn Nets -1. Tough spot for Detroit as they play the back end of a back to back after hosting a fast Memphis team on Friday. They are dealing with injuries as Andre Drummond was ruled out Friday with a mouth injury and Blake Griffin out for the season. There is also the flu going around with the team with a couple of players dealing with it. Pistons are 1-6 straight up in back to back games this season as they been outscored by 11 points. Play Brooklyn -1.
Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 1/25/2020
Bulls at Cavaliers—NBA free pick is Cleveland Cavaliers +1. Chicago is on the back end of a back to back as they host Sacramento on Friday. Bulls have taken a huge blow as scorer Lauri Markkanen is out for nearly two months with a pelvic injury. Cleveland has covered three straight against Chicago including both meetings this season. Cavaliers beat Chicago in their only home meeting 117-111 crushing the Bulls on the glass. Bulls have lost six of their past seven at home. Play Cleveland +1.