Free NBA Picks For Today 1/17/2021
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 1/17/2021
Knicks at Celtics—NBA pick is Boston Celtics -7.5. Boston had depth and can get production from their roster despite the COVID protocols. Five straight wins after their 27 point win to Orlando. On the season Celtics shooting 48.3% with 39.4% from three. Big injuries for the Knicks. Scorer Alec Burks is doubtful with an ankle injury and dealing with several rotational injuries. Past five games New York shooting 42.7% with 31.9% from three while surrendering 48% and 38% from beyond the arc. Play Boston -7.5.
Chicago Bulls vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 1/17/2021
Bulls at Mavericks—NBA free pick is Chicago Bulls +7. Chicago has gotten healthier. They have been competitive covering eight of their past ten games. Bulls a good shooting team connecting on 47.6% from the floor along with 38.5% from three. Chicago getting production from Markkanen, White and LaVine. Bulls showed they can beat this team with a home win by ten two weeks ago. Play Chicago +7.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 1/17/2021
76ers at Thunder—Free pick is Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City Thunder to play under the total of 220.5. OKC sits second last in offensive efficiency. They struggling shooting from the field and from three. Philadelphia on a back to back playing their third game in four nights after a loss at Memphis. Two of the 76ers top three scorers in Joel Embiid and Seth Curry will miss this game. Play 76ers and Thunder under 220.5.
Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 1/17/2021
Jazz at Nuggets—NBA pick is Denver Nuggets -1. Denver has won five of seven after their ten point win against an improving Golden St team. Tough spot for the Jazz here. They just finished a six game road trip then came home for one game against Atlanta on Friday then have to hit the road for this Sunday game. Denver the better shooting team connecting on 49.1% with nearly 38% from three point range. Play Nuggets -1.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 1/17/2021
Pelicans at Kings—NBA free pick is New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings to play over the total of 230 points. Sacramento a poor defensive team surrendering 50% from the field with nearly 40% from three. They are worst in defensive efficiency surrendering 121.3 points per 100 possession. Past five games Sacramento allowing 132 points per game. Pelicans have shown an ability to put up points against the lesser teams in the league. Play New Orleans and Sacramento over 230.
Indiana Pacers vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 1/17/2021
Pacers at Clippers—Free pick is Indiana Pacers +6. Pacers have won and covered two straight with wins at Portland and Golden St. They enter play with two days of rest. Indiana a good offensive team sitting tenth in offensive efficiency. Pacers on the year shooting 48.4% from the field. Clippers play at a slow pace and have played poor defense. Indiana allowing 47.3% shooting with 37% from beyond the arc. Play Pacers +6.