Free NBA Picks For Today 1/27/2020
Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2020
Magic at Heat—PR Line Miami -7 with o/u 208—NBA pick is Orlando Magic +7. Jimmy Butler, Kendrick Nunn and Goran Dragic are all dealing with injuries. These are key scorers for Miami. Heat have failed to cover three of four. Orlando did win the first meeting by 20 at home over three weeks ago. In previous meetings the Heat have had issues shooting effectively against the Magic. If you can get seven here with the Heat injuries would prefer taking the points with the Orlando side in this spot. Play Orlando +7.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2020
Mavs at Thunder—PR Line Dallas -2 with o/u 222—NBA free pick is Oklahoma City Thunder +2. Both teams dealing with injuries but the OKC big man Steven Adams is off the injury list and does a great job in rim protection and defense for the Thunder. Dallas has taken at hit as they lose Dwight Powell for the season with an Achilles injury. Mavs have lost two of three dropping step up games to the Clippers at home and Jazz on the road. Mavericks defensive form not good as in their past five games allowing 47% shooting and 37.7% from three. OKC shooting form great in that span hitting 52.3% with 43.4% from beyond the arc. Oklahoma City has covered 18 of 23 at home this season. Thunder beat the Mavericks at home by 5 on New Years Eve. Play Oklahoma City +2.
San Antonio Suns vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2020
Spurs at Bulls—Free pick San Antonio Spurs -2. Spurs are in a back to back after hosting Toronto on Sunday afternoon where they dropped a 110-106 decision. Team has won and covered three of four in back to back games. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich does spread the minutes around as 11 players in the rotation average 12.5 minutes per game. San Antonio is in the better form shooting the basketball and defending. Bulls past five games shooting only 30.1% from three while surrendering 50.5% overall with 39.8% from three on defense. Chicago took a big hit as Lauri Markkanen out for two months with a pelvis injury. Play San Antonio -2.
Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2020
Rockets at Jazz—PR Line Utah -6 with o/u 226—NBA pick Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets Under. Russell Westbrook will sit for the Rockets for rest. James Harden sat out Sunday with a thigh injury. Rockets have now lost five of their past seven after their 117-110 road loss on Sunday at Denver. Houston in a brutal back to back spot playing in two high elevation cities in Denver and now Monday at Utah. Rockets have failed to cover four of six in back to back games as they score 11 fewer points offensively than overall average. Utah has been hot carrying a four game winning streak covering all four. Jazz have won 19 of 21 games covering 18 of those games. Utah a rested team facing no travel after a day game Saturday with two days of rest. In that span of five games Jazz shooting 49.6% with 37.4% from three. Play Utah and Houston under.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2020
Cavaliers at Pistons—NBA free pick is Cleveland Cavaliers +6.5. Don’t want to lay these many points with the Pistons against any NBA team. Their defensive form not good as in their past five games allowing 46.9% shooting. Pistons dealing with key injuries as Tony Snell and Reggie Jackson questionable. Blake Griffin out for the season. Cavs have covered four of their past six on the road and four straight against teams with losing records on the road. Cavaliers have covered two straight against the Pistons. Play Cleveland +6.5.
Sacramento Kings vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2020
Kings at Timberwolves—Free pick is Sacramento and Minnesota to play under the total of 226. Kings has lost six straight playing a fast tempo style. They began the season as a slower paced team as head coach Luke Walton put a strong emphasis on the defensive end. They break their losing streak in a 98-81 win at Chicago. Must figure the Kings will resort back to defensive style with that working in Chicago. They combined for 209 points and went under in their first meeting with Minnesota. Past five games Kings shooting only 45.6%. Minnesota at home shooting only 42.2%. Play Sacramento and Minnesota under 226.