Free NBA Picks For Today 2/22/2020
Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 2/22/2020
Mavericks at Hawks—Line—Dallas -6 with o/u 238.5—NBA pick is Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks to play over the total of 238.5. Mavericks sit number three in scoring offense and are tops in offensive efficiency as the team averages 117.4 points per 100 possession. As the hit the break the team played to over in eight of their past nine. Atlanta returned from the break combining for 253 points in their home win to Miami. Hawks play at the fifth fasted pace in the league. They are a poor defensive team in bad form as in their past five games allowing 47% with 39.1% from three. Mavs have gone over in 16 of 25 on the road. Play Dallas and Atlanta over 238.5.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 2/22/2020
76ers at Bucks—Line—Milwaukee -8.5 with o/u 227.5—NBA free pick is Milwaukee Bucks -8.5. Bucks returned from the break with a dominating performance in a 20 point win at Detroit shooting 50% from the field. They have covered six straight as a favorite. Tough to back the 76ers on the road as the team is 9-19 straight up defending poorly as they allow 46.9% shooting with 36.9% from three. Milwaukee beat Philadelphia at home 112-101 at home over three weeks ago as a nine point favorite. Bucks play at the fastest pace in the NBA and are second in offensive efficiency with 113.7 points per 100 possessions. Five straight road games the 76ers have lost by double digits. Play Milwaukee -8.5.
Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 2/22/2020
Rockets at Jazz—Line–Utah -2 with o/u 233.5—Free pick is Houston Rockets +2. Houston has covered seven of their past nine in Utah. They won by 11 at Utah over three weeks ago. Rockets a smaller lineup now returned from the break to beat Golden St by 30 points. Jazz on a back to back after hosting San Antonio. In this situation with no rest facing a team with one day of rest the Jazz have failed to cover three of five. Rockets with a day of rest facing a team on a back to back is 4-1 straight up. Houston has won 10 of 14. Play Houston +2.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 2/22/2020
Nets at Hornets—NBA free pick is Brooklyn Nets -2.5. Nets have covered seven of eight with a push over their past nine games. They have played well without Kyrie Irving in the lineup. They did force Philadelphia into overtime as they push the spread in a loss on Thursday. Brooklyn defending well as in their past five games holding opponents to 42.9% with 25.4% from three. Charlotte has won three straight but have beaten three of the worst teams in the NBA. They are 8-17 straight up at home. Hornets last in scoring offense and 28th and third last in shooting hitting on 43.4%. Brooklyn has covered nine of their past eleven in Charlotte. Play Brooklyn -2.5.
Phoenix Suns vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 2/22/2020
Suns at Bulls—NBA pick is Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls to play over the total of 219.5. Suns will be on a back to back after playing at Toronto on Friday. They have gone over in seven of nine in back to back spots as the team surrenders 121.7 points per game. Expect to return to the rotation for the Suns in Deandre Ayton and Aron Baynes to team with Devin Booker. Chicago has defended poorly as in their past five games allowing 52.9% shooting with 39% from three. Suns entered the break in bad defensive form but have shot well in their past five hitting 48.3% with 38.9% from three as they faced the Raptors. Chicago has allowed 118 or greater points in five of their past six with the exception when they faced the lowest scoring team in the league in Charlotte. Play Phoenix and Chicago over 219.5.