Free NBA Picks For Today 2/24/2020
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2020
Bucks at Wizards—Milwaukee -12 with o/u 240.5—NBA pick is Milwaukee Bucks -12. Milwaukee has won eight of their past ten games with each win coming by 11 or greater points. Since the break the Bucks go into Detroit and win by 20 then beat the 76ers by 21 at home. Their defensive form outstanding as in their past five games holding opponents to 42.5% with 31.9% from three. Wizards are on a back to back after playing in Chicago on Sunday night. Bucks with a day or rest facing a team on a back to back have covered five of seven. They are number one in defensive efficiency in the league and third offensively. Wizards last in defensive efficiency. Play Milwaukee -12.
Orlando Magic vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2020
Magic at Nets—Brooklyn -3 with o/u 212.5—NBA free pick is Brooklyn Nets -3. Tough to back the Magic here as the team is 9-18 straight up on the road this season. They are the worst shooting team in the NBA and second worst from three. Orlando has failed to cover seven straight as an underdog after a 16 point home loss to Dallas coming off the break. Magic defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 47.9% shooting with 39.1% from three. Brooklyn plays well without Kyrie Irving in the lineup. They have covered eight of ten after a 29 point road win at Charlotte on Saturday. Play Brooklyn -3.
New York vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2020
Knicks at Rockets—Houston -14 with o/u 229.5—Free pick is New York Knicks +14. New York has covered five of their past six visits to Houston. New York has covered five straight on the road with a straight up win in Indiana. This could be a flat spot for Houston coming off facing an Eastern conference team out of the playoffs after picking up wins by 30 at Golden St and 10 at Utah. Looking at the Rockets defense past five games they are allowing 48.7% from the floor. Houston since going to that smaller lineup is getting beat night in and night out on the glass. At some point that will cost them. Here with that combination of poor defense and rebounding covering a huge spread like this could be problematic. Play New York +14.
Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2020
Suns at Jazz—Utah -7.5 with o/u 223.5—NBA pick is Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz to play under the total of 223.5. Suns have played to under in four straight. They have both their two big rim defenders back playing together in the lineup in Deandre Ayton and Aron Baynes. The teams have played to under in four of their past five head to head in Utah. Both teams playing third game in four nights. Past two games against contenders the Suns have been held to 101 points at Utah and 100 at LA Lakers. Utah showing signs of struggling offensively averaging 107 points per game in their home losses to the Rockets and Spurs both teams not strong defensively. Suns past five games making only 43.5% with 30.5% from three. Play Phoenix and Utah under 223.5.