Free NBA Picks For Today 8/11/2020
Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Nets vs. Magic—NBA pick is Brooklyn Nets +4.5. Both teams are locked for the playoffs as Washington Wizards played themselves out of the playoffs. Nets have won four of their past five games. Brooklyn is fielding a team that is playing hard and looking for work in the league. Past five games Net putting up 120 points shooting 46.8% with 37.5% from beyond the arc. In that span the Magic not shooting as well. Play Brooklyn +4.5.
Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Rockets at Spurs—NBA free pick is San Antonio Spurs -2. James Harden will sit for rest. Banged up for the Rockets are Russell Westbrook and Eric Gordon. San Antonio still has a pulse and can make the playoffs as they sit ½ game back of Portland for the ninth see. Spurs have won two straight and in their past five games in the bubble are hitting 47.3% with 40.7% from three. Rockets resting key starter and others dealing with aliments. Play San Antonio -2.
Phoenix Suns vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Suns at 76ers—Free pick is Phoenix Suns -8. Philadelphia will be sitting many of their players. Joel Embiid is out with an ankle. Ben Simmons unfortunately out for the season. Richardson out with rest. Horford and Harris dealing with injuries. Suns are ½ game back of Portland for the ninth seed and are the motivated team here. Phoenix have won and covered all six games in the restart. Past five games Suns shooting 47.7% with 37.4% from three while limiting opponents to 29.3% from beyond the arc. 76ers have defended poorly in the bubble surrendering 47.6% with 38.9% from beyond the arc. Play Phoenix -8.
Boston Celtics vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Celtics vs Grizzlies—NBA pick is Boston Celtics -3. Boston showing no signs of slowing down. They have won three straight and are shooting the ball extremely well. In their past five games the team is shooting 49.3% with 40.4% from three while holding opponents to 44.8%. Grizzlies have lost three of four and will be without two key contributors in this game to injury. In the bubble they have failed to cover five of six and struggling making three point shots. Play Boston -3.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Trailblazers vs. Mavericks—NBA free pick is Portland Trailblazers -3.5. Portland is sitting in the ninth seed tied in the loss column with the Suns for the final playoff spot. Dallas is locked as the seventh seed and their big two in Kristaps Porzingis and Luca Doncic are both banged up. These two have missed time early this season to injury so it is doubtful they go heavy minutes here. More motivation on the Trailblazers side. Play Portland -3.5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Pelicans vs. Kings—Free pick is Sacramento Kings +2. With New Orleans eliminated from the playoffs they will sit Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Jrue Holiday. Their only wins in the bubble came against Washington and Memphis. Three point defense has been a major problem for New Orleans as in their past five games allowing 41.6%. Kings can make threes. Play Sacramento +2.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Bucks vs. Wizards—NBA pick is Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards to play under the total of 231.5. Washington has been eliminated from the playoffs. They have struggled to score points as in their past five games shooting only 43% and scoring 103.6 points per game. In that span the Bucks are defending holding teams to 41.7%. Giannis is on the injury report and questionable. This is a back to back for Milwaukee so limited minutes expected for their rotation. Play Bucks and Wizards under 231.5.