Free NBA Picks For Today 2/3/2020
Boston Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Celtics at Hawks—NBA pick is Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks to play under the total of 225. Key injuries on both sides in this game. Kemba Walker sits for Boston with a knee injury as does Enes Kanter with a hip. Robert Williams is dealing with a hip and out. Marcus Smart a thigh injury is questionable. On the Hawks side Trae Young had to leave the last game with an ankle injury. Cam Reddish is out with a concussion. Scorer Jabari Parker is dealing with a throat injury and is out. Lots of other rotational players dealing with injuries. Celtics have played to under in six straight. Boston in their past five games holding opponents to 41% shooting. Hawks with Young getting injured against the Mavericks could only score 100 points on an injury depleted team. Head to head they played to under in their first meeting. Play Boston and Atlanta under 225.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
76ers at Heat—NBA pick is Miami Heat -3. Miami saw the return of Kendrick Nunn back to the rotation and the team responded with the 102-89 road win at Orlando on Saturday night. Heat have been a very good home team with a mark of 21-3 straight up. On their home court the Heat are shooting 48.2% with 39.5% from three. Philadelphia sits at 9-17 straight up on the road this season. They have lost and failed to cover the first two games of this road trip. It began Thursday with a 10 point loss at the Hawk where they surrendered 48% shooting. Then on Saturday the 76ers fell 116-95 at Boston surrendering 48% shooting to the Celtics. Defensive has been poor by the 76ers away from home where they surrender 46.5% shooting. Overall team has failed to cover three of their past four. Play Miami -3.
Detroit Pistons vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Pistons at Grizzlies—NBA free pick is Detroit and Memphis is play over the total of 227. Pistons have played to over in 32 of their 51 games this season. The over has come in eight of their past ten. Detroit defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 117.8 points with 49.3% from three point range. Memphis is in fantastic shooting form as in that same span of games putting up 116.2 points, 51.8% shooting with 37.3% from beyond the arc. Grizzlies at home plays at the fourth fastest pace in the NBA and should dictate tempo on their home court. In their meeting in Detroit nearly two weeks ago the teams combined for 237 points. Play Detroit and Memphis over 227.
San Antonio Spurs vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Spurs at Clippers—Free pick is San Antonio Spurs +10. Spurs enter play on a ten game win streak posting solid wins at home to Utah by 2 and to Charlotte by 24. They have gotten healthier as well. Past five games Spurs are shooting 47.7% while holding their opponents to 43.8% and 32.6% from three. Clippers in that span shooting 43.8%. Spurs have covered six of their past eight and have been competitive even in recent losses. Their first meeting in LA resulted in a Clippers six point home win. Could be a bit too many points here. Play San Antonio +10.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Mavericks at Pacers—NBA pick is Indiana Pacers -5. Key injuries for Dallas in this spot. They are without Luca Doncic for two weeks with an ankle injury. Dwight Powell out for the season with an Achilles. Now Seth Curry has been listed as out with a knee injury. Dallas in their past five games are allowing 39.1% from three point range. Back to the lineup for Indiana is Victory Oladipo who plays his third game of the season. Pacers have been a good home team with an 18-6 straight up record. Cluster injuries too much for Dallas in this road spot. Play Indiana -5.
Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Magic at Hornets—NBA pick is Orlando Magic and Charlotte Hornets to play under the total of 205. Magic dealing with a key injury as scorer Evan Fournier is dealing with a back injury. They have played to under in four straight and seven of their past eight games. Magic have been held to 98 points or fewer in six of eight. Orlando shooting form very poor as in their past five games hitting only 40.1% with 30.5% from beyond the arc. Charlotte has gone under in five of their past six as they have been held to 97 or fewer points in four of those contests. Hornets play at the slowest pace and Magic third slowest pace in the NBA. Both teams sit near the bottom of the league in offensive efficiency. In that span of five games Hornets hitting only 40% with 30% from three. Play Orland and Charlotte under 205.
New York Knicks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Knicks at Cavaliers—NBA free pick is New York Knicks +1. Knicks have been the more competitive of these two teams. They come off a road win on Saturday at Indiana plus has covered six of their past eight games. Knicks past five games hitting 46.3% while holding opponents to 44.7%. Cleveland just dropped a home game to a bad Golden St team on Saturday 131-112. They have now lost eleven of their past twelve games. In that span of five games. Cavaliers surrendering 50.6% shooting and 39.6% from three. They are 6-20 straight up at home. Play New York +1.
Golden St Warriors vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Warriors at Wizards—Free pick is Golden St Warriors and Washington Wizards to play over the total of 234 ½ points. Other than Curry and Thompson the Warriors are healthy. As a result the team has played to over the total in five of their past six games after their 131-112 win at Cleveland on Saturday. Over their past five games the Warriors are converting on 39.8% from the three point line but surrendering on defense 50.6% and 42.5% from beyond the arc. Washington plays fast and have played to cover in five of their past six games. In that span of five games the Wizards are hitting 48.1% with 37.6% from three scoring 124.4 points per game. Defense has been bad allowing 125.8 points and 48.7% shooting with nearly 39% from three in that span of five games. Play Golden St and Washington over 234.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 2/3/2020
Timberwolves at Kings—NBA free pick is Sacramento Kings -1.5. Tough to back the Timberwolves as the team has lost 11 straight after their 12 point loss at the Clippers on Saturday. Minnesota has failed to cover seven straight ten of their past eleven games. They blew a recent huge lead at home to Sacramento on Monday getting outscored by 19 points in the final quarter resulting in a four point loss in overtime. Kings have shown more of a pulse wining and covering three of their past five games. In that span they are shooting 46.5% with 36.7% from three and defending better than Minnesota. In that span of five games the Timberwolves are allowing 48.5% shooting and 38.1% from three. Kings in better offensive and defensive form than Minnesota right now and are at home. Play Sacramento -1.5.