Free NBA Picks For Today 2/23/2020
Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 2/23/2020
Pacers at Raptors— NBA pick is Toronto Raptors -5. Toronto came off the All Star Break pounded a healthy Phoenix team on Friday 118-101 shooting 52% and pulling down 14 greater rebounds. Over their past five games Raptors are shooting 48.4% with 40.3% from three holding opponents to 43.5%. Pacers defensively in that span surrendering 38.9% from three. Looks like Indiana will be without Victor Oladipo with a back injury. Raptors have covered four of their past five meetings. This will be the Pacers biggest test since coming back from the All Star Break and the team had lost six of seven before returning to action. Play Toronto -5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 2/23/2020
Timberwolves at Nuggets—NBA free pick is Minnesota and Denver to play over the total of 226.5. Timberwolves have played to over in four of five as they combined for 244 points in a home loss to Boston. Their defense has been poor in that span of five games where they surrender 50.4% with 40.9% from three. Nuggets offensive form good hitting 50.4% and 36.6% from three but defensively allowing 46.1% shooting. Denver has gone over in six of their past eight. Minnesota has played over in seven of eight as an underdog. No Karl Anthony Town in the middle for Minnesota will give a clear path to the basket for the Nuggets offensively. Play Minnesota and Denver over 226.5.
Washington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 2/23/2020
Wizards at Bulls—Free pick is Washington Wizards at a pick. Chicago is on a back to back after facing Phoenix on Saturday. Heading into that game the Bulls had lost seven straight failing to cover six of those games. They have been hard with injuries to their rotation with key scores Markkanen and Otto Porter out. Bulls defensive form horrible as in their past five games allowing 52.9% shooting with 39% from three. Wizards have been better in that span. Rather have the rested team in this spot. Play Washington at a pick.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 2/23/2020
Spurs at Thunder—NBA pick is San Antonio Spurs +5. San Antonio has covered seven of ten against the Thunder. They do carry a two game win streak on the road after their 113-104 win at Utah coming off the break. Their shooting form has been good as in their past five games hitting on 47.1% with 38.8% from three. OKC defense in that span has them surrendering 46.7% overall. Thunder has failed to cover four of their past six at home. Spurs just beat OKC on the road twelve days ago. Play San Antonio +5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 2/23/2020
Pelicans at Warriors—NBA free pick is New Orleans Pelicans -8. New Orleans four games back of a playoff spot and have focus here to take care of business. They returned off the All Star Break and defeated Portland on Friday 128-115 behind 54% shooting and 53% from three. They have now won and covered four of their past five. Warriors suffered their fifth straight loss losing by 30 at home to Houston on Thursday. Golden St past five games allowing 50.3% shooting with 43.4% from three while shooting only 43.4% from three. Draymond Green out for the Warriors with a pelvis injury. Play New Orleans -8.
Detroit Pistons vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 2/23/2020
Pistons at Trailblazers—Free pick is Portland Trailblazers -4. Despite dealing with rotational injuries the Trailblazers are still in the playoff hunt and are home for this game. Detroit has lost five straight and 11 of their past 13 games. Pistons 8-19 straight up on the road where they surrender 47.7% shooting. This is a huge step down in class for the Trailblazers as they schedule has been filled with playoff contenders for a month until they hosted Golden St January 20th. Detroit has bought out a contract of Markieff Morris and have been sitting key players. Play Portland -4.