Free NBA Picks For Today 1/14/2021
Charlotte Hornets vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 1/14/2021
Hornets at Raptors—NBA pick is Toronto Raptors -8. Huge rest advantage for Toronto entering with days off following a road trip. Raptors have been competitive past three games and showed the ability to blowout a bad team in Sacramento by 21 points scoring 144 points. Charlotte is on a back to back after getting beat by 11 to Dallas held to 94 points. Gordon Hayward had to exit the third quarter in their loss to the Mavericks with a hip injury. Hayward is the leading scorer for the Hornets who are also without Cody Zeller. Toronto fairly healthy and in need of win. Play Raptors -8.
Golden St Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 1/14/2021
Warriors at Nuggets—NBA free pick is Golden St Warriors and Denver Nuggets to play over the total of 230 points. Golden St plays at the second fastest pace in the league. They face a Denver team that is poor defensively surrendering 48.3% shooting and 39% from three. Nuggets do sit second best in offensive efficiency by averaging 117.1 points per 100 possessions. Golden St showing improvement shooting the basketball as in their past five games hitting on 39% from three which is an area to exploit the Nuggets playing fast. Play Warriors and Nuggets over 230.
Indiana Pacers vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 1/14/2021
Pacers at Trailblazers—Free pick is Portland Trailblazers -1.5. Indiana has been hit with cluster injuries to key players. Off their roster is Victor Oladipo in a trade so there may not be roster help from Caris LeVert in time for this game. The second round pick wont help the Pacers this season. Indiana loses a 21 point per game All Star in Oladipo here. Trailblazers sit sixth in the NBA offensive efficiency ratings with 113.7 points per 100 possessions. Play Portland -1.5.
Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 1/14/2021
Heat at 76ers—NBA pick is Miami Heat +10.5. Both teams dealing with COVID and injuries. They met Tuesday with the 76ers pulling out a three point overtime win in overtime and that was with Embiid and Simmons on the court together. Without depth on their bench the 76ers committed 17 turnovers as starters on both sides had to play many minutes. Play Miami +10.5.
Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 1/14/2021
Rockets at Spurs—NBA free pick is Houston Rockets +7. James Harden has left and John Wall will not play with knee soreness. It is tough to lay these many points with a San Antonio team that is surrendering 47.4% shooting and nearly 40% from three point range. Even with two of the Rockets top seven scores out, the other rotational players will be facing a bad defensive team. Top leading scorer for the Spurs in DeMar DeRozan could miss this game for personal reasons. Rumors have the Spurs and Magic talking trade. Play Rockets +7.