Free NBA Picks For Today 3/2/2020
Utah Jazz vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 3/2/2020
Jazz at Cavaliers—Free pick is Cleveland Cavaliers +8.5. Cleveland has been competitive since the coaching change. They have covered five of their past six games. They have won three of four at home with notable victories coming to the Heat and 76ers. Jazz have failed to cover four straight with a push in their past five games. The defense has been atrocious for Utah as in that span of games surrendering 49.6% from the floor and 44.4% from three point range. Cleveland in that range of games hitting on 47.5% and 36% from three. Just can’t lay points with a team on the road in this poor form defensively against any NBA team. Play Cleveland +8.5.
Houston Rockets vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 3/2/2020
Rockets at Knicks—NBA pick is Houston Rockets and New York Knicks to play over the total of 230.5. The Rockets and their small lineup just faced the Knicks over week ago with the teams combining for 235 points. New York did pull down 16 more rebounds as Houston has been getting beat up on the glass with this smaller lineup. Rockets have averaged 120 or greater points in four of their past five with the exception against a good defensive team in Boston. New York has shown offensive improvement with the coaching change and in their span of five games hitting on 48.7% with 37.5% from three. Rockets in that span connecting on 49.8% with 39.6% from three and putting up 125.8 points per game. Play Houston and New York over 230.5.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 3/2/2020
Grizzlies at Hawks—NBA pick is Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks to play over the total of 239.5. Last year they combined for 243 points and 248 points in their two meetings. Hawks combined point totals in their past four games have been 243, 250, 259 and 246. Atlanta plays at the fourth and Memphis fifth fastest pace in the league with lineups full of young legs. Hawks have gone over in 13 of their past 17 games. When Memphis faces a bad team with a losing home record the result has gone over in four straight. Hawks past five games allowing 48.2% shooting with 36.7% from three. Grizzlies in that span of games allowing 47.3% and 35.8% from three. Play Memphis and Atlanta over 239.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 3/2/2020
Trailblazers at Magic—NBA free pick is Portland Trailblazers and Orlando Magic to go over the total of 223.5. Orlando has been picking up their pace and scoring in recent games. Team has played to over in seven straight. Over their past five games Magic putting up 120 points and hitting on 48% from the floor. Defense has been bad as the team has given up 48.8% shooting and 40.3% from three. Without Damian Lillard in the lineup for the Trailblazers their defense has suffered. In that span of five games they are allowing 117 points, 48.6% shooting with 42.3% from three while making 47.1% from the floor. Play Portland and Orlando over 223.5.