Free NBA Picks For Today 2/7/2020
Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 2/7/2020
Raptors at Pacers—NBA pick is Toronto Raptors at a pick. Tough to go against a team that has won twelve straight after their one point win at Indiana on Wednesday. Gasol does remain questionable. Raptors have won three of four at Indiana. Shooting form great for Raptors as in their past five games shooting 51.5% with 36.9% from three while holding opponents to 43.6%. Indiana has dropped three straight and four of their past five. Issue for the Pacers has been their defense as in that span of five games allowing 48.3% shooting and 36.8% from three point range. Play Toronto at a pick.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 2/7/2020
Trailblazers at Jazz—NBA free pick is Utah Jazz -8.5. Tough spot for Portland on a back to back after hosting San Antonio on Thursday. They are playing their third game in four nights which started in high elevation in a 28 point defeat at Denver. Portland is thin on depth with injuries to key contributors in Jusuf Nurkic, Rodney Hood and Zach Collins. Rotational guy Nassir Little is out with an ankle. Another rotational player Skal Labissiere out with a knee. Jazz have been struggling but enter play with no travel and a day or rest. Much of the Trailblazers success in their hot run came at home as the team played twice in the past two weeks with two days of rest. Here is the spot back to back third game in four nights that hurts injury teams like Portland. Play Utah -8.5.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 2/7/2020
Grizzlies at 76ers—Play Memphis +5.5. Memphis will have a day of rest after their 121-107 win at Dallas. Team has now won and covered six of their past seven games. Their form outstanding as in their past five games shooting 50.3% while holding opponents to 40.9% shooting. Philadelphia will be on a back to back after playing at Milwaukee on Thursday. You always to be worried about Joel Embiid playing in a back to back spot. Philadelphia is getting help trading away three second round picks for Glen Robinson III and Alec Burks. James Ennis has been traded from the 76ers. Jae Crowder and Andre Iguodala. Take Memphis +5.5.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 2/7/2020
Hawks at Celtics—Play Boston -9. Boston has won five straight and eight of their past nine games after their 116-100 home win to Orlando on Wednesday. Celtics are a walking wounded team with Theis out with an ankle and Jaylen Brown questionable with an ankle. Gordon Hayward questionable with a foot. Good news is that Marcus Smart and Kemba Walker are likely to return to the rotation. Hawks are another team that is hit with cluster injuries surrounding Trae Young. They did receive Clint Capela but he is questionable with a heel and traded players don’t usually play this quickly after getting traded. Jabari Parker also out for two weeks with a throat injury. Past five games Boston shooting 49.9% with 39.9% from three while holding teams to 41.8% and 31.2% from three. Hawks defensive form bad as in that span of five games allowing 49.1% overall. Play Boston -9.
Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 2/7/2020
Rockets at Suns—Play Houston and Phoenix over 235.5. Houston made some key moves during the trading deadline. They moved out Clint Capela and a first round draft pick to receiver Robert Covington and Jordan Bell. Covington expected to play with their traded team on Friday. Bell was then traded to Memphis for Bruno Caboclo. Bell and Caboclo put up poor numbers this season. Phoenix is without their rim defender in Aron Baynes who is out with a hip injury. Suns return home on a four game losing streak after an eight point loss to a bad Detroit team surrendering 116 points. Past five games Suns allowing 115.8 points and 46.9% shooting. Rockets defense in that span allowing 48.4% shooting. Rockets are on a back to back after playing at the LA Lakers on Thursday. Without Capela the team gets smaller and faster. Phoenix a rested team will likely play at a fast pace facing a team in a back to back. Play Over 235.5.
Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 2/7/2020
Heat at Kings—Play Miami -1. Jae Crowder, Solomon Hill and Andre Iguodala come over in a trade from Memphis. This will add depth to the Miami Heat for the regular season but their playoff impact are questionable at best. They opened this road trip with a 17 point loss at the LA Clippers. Miami dealing with injuries as both Jimmy Butler and Herro are questionable with injuries. Butler left the Clippers loss with a shoulder injury. Herro dealing with ankle soreness. Sacramento has split the first two games of this home stand with a 16 point loss to the Lakers and a four point win to the Timberwolves. Kings defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 46.1% shooting with 43.2% from three. Heat are the second best three point shooting team in the NBA and best in defending the three. Strength versus weakness angle here. Play Miami -1.