Free NBA Picks For Today 3/6/2020
Orlando Magic vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 3/6/2020
Magic at Timberwolves—NBA free pick is Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves to play over the total of 234.5. Orlando has played to over in nine straight as they have seen their offensive production increase in that time span. Over their past five games the Magic is shooting 48.5% with 37.4% from three while surrendering 50.4% with 43.6% from beyond the arc. No Karl Anthony Towns for the Timberwolves so they have no rim defender. They have played to cover in six of eight. In that span of five games the Timberwolves are allowing 50.6% and hitting on 58.3% with 38.3% from beyond the arc. Play Orlando and Minnesota over 234.5.
Miami Heat vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 3/6/2020
Heat at Pelicans—Free pick is New Orleans Pelicans -1.5. Tough to back Miami on the road as they team has lost five of their past six with the win coming at Golden St. There is a drop off for the Heat shooting and defending on the road. Pelicans rank third best in the NBA from the three point line where they connect on 37.3% on the season. Miami has failed to cover six of seven against a team under .500 at home. Play New Orleans -1.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 3/6/2020
Bucks at Lakers—NBA pick LA Lakers -1. LA has won nine of ten after their 13 point home win to Philadelphia. LeBron James and Anthony Davis expected to play and not on the injury report. LA in their past five games are shooting 48.3% while holding teams to 30.9% from three. Bucks have not been sharp shooing as in that span making only 43.2% with 31.3% from three. This due to scheduling. Milwaukee has played one game home stands three times since the All Star Break. What followed where two games on the road and now a three game road trip out west. Body wise this feels like their ninth straight road games as they have had to travel to each destination. When you play one game home stands it has the feel of a road game and when come three times in a row it impacts team from playing their best. Play LA Lakers -1.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 3/6/2020
Hawks vs. Wizards—NBA pick is Atlanta Hawks +3. This is a tough spot for the Wizards as they play their first home game after a four game road trip out west. Hawks have won and covered four of their past six games and enter with three days of rest. With three days of rest the Hawks have covered five of six allowing 11 fewer points than overall average. Third game in four nights for Washington as they played a back to back to close their trip losing by 5 at Sacramento and 21 at Portland surrendering a combined 54.1% shooting. Play Atlanta +3.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 3/6/2020
Thunder at Knicks—NBA free pick is New York Knicks +7. Tough to lay points on the road with the Thunder right now. They have failed to cover five straight as they defense has been bad in that span where they have allowed 48.3% from the field and 38.9% from three. Thunder past two home stands have been one games, which feels like road games. They will be playing their seventh game in seven different cities traveled. Hard for Oklahoma City to play at their best. New York has covered three straight as their offense has shown improvement. In that span of five games the Knicks are shooting 50.6% with 36.1% from three. They do have a winning spread record at home. Play New York +7.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 3/6/2020
Trailblazers at Suns—Lillard has returned to the Trailblazers from injury and they get the win against Phoenix. Trailblazers defense bad in his absence but they hold the Wizards to 104 in Lillard’s return. DeAndre Ayton out a key rim defender for Portland. Suns have failed to cover eight of ten and would lean Portland against the spread here.