Free NBA Picks For Today 1/23/2021
Golden St Warriors vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 1/23/2021
Warriors at Jazz—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -6.5. Utah continues to roll winning and covering seven straight after their 11 point home win to New Orleans on Thursday. They beat the Pelicans by double digits in their two game series. Past five games Jazz shooting 49.6% with 45.8% from beyond the arc. Utah also among the leaders in defensive efficiency. Warriors bottom third in offensive efficiency. An up and down team that fell by 15 to New York at home surrendering 119 points. Jazz relatively healthy. Play Utah -6.5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 1/23/2021
Pelicans at Timberwolves—NBA free pick is New Orleans Pelicans and Minnesota Timberwolves to play over the total of 223.5 points. Timberwolves on a back to back after hosting Atlanta on Friday night. They are a poor defensive team surrendering 47.6% shooting with 37.2% from beyond the arc. Both teams are near the bottom of the league in defensive efficiency. Timberwolves top third in pace in the league. Pelicans have gone over in three straight and eight of nine. Play Minnesota and New Orleans over 223.5.
LA Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 1/23/2021
Lakers at Bulls—Free pick is LA Lakers and Chicago Bulls to play under the total of 228 points. Lakers sit number one in the NBA in defensive efficiency. They have gone under in six of their past seven on the road. Chicago will be on a back to back after playing at Charlotte on Friday. With rest advantage the Lakers defense will limit the Bulls offensive production. Play Chicago and LA Lakers under 228.
Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 1/23/2021
Nuggets at Suns—NBA pick is Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns to play over the total of 218 points. This is Game 2 of their two game series in Phoenix and a back to back situation. Denver is number three in offensive efficiency while the Suns sit in the top ten. Nuggets a poor defensive team surrendering 48% with 38.5% three point range. In a back to back Denver may pick up the pace to get their offensive going as they do make 48% from the field with 37.3% from beyond the arc. Suns defensively are surrendering 46.1% along with 36.3% from beyond the arc. These defensive numbers could worsen here in this back to back against a strong offensive team in Denver. Play Suns and Nuggets over 218.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 1/23/2021
76ers at Pistons—NBA free pick is Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons to play over the total of 219.5. Both teams struggled defensively in back to back games this year. Philadelphia has surrendered an average of 125 points per game in this spot which is 15 points above overall average. Pistons are allowing 120 points per game in back to backs which is seven points above average. Past five games 76ers shooting 49.6% with 37.2% from three and allowing 46.2%. Pistons defense past five games allowing nearly 47% and 40% from beyond the arc. Both teams relatively healthy. Play Philadelphia and Detroit over 219.5.
Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 1/23/2021
Heat at Nets—Free pick is Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets to play over the total of 232 points. Neither of the Big 3 on Brooklyn are listed on the injury report. Brooklyn can talk about defense but until they play have to look over for the time being. Both teams on back to back. Nets allowed 40% uncontested shots to Cleveland. Cavaliers last in offensive efficiency scored 147 and 125 points on the Nets. Play Miami and Brooklyn over 232.
Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 1/23/2021
Rockets at Mavericks—NBA pick is Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks to play under the total of 219. Two of the top three scorers for Houston will be out. Both teams on a back to back playing their third game in four nights. Rockets have been held to 103 points in their past two games playing shorthanded. These are the situations that Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle must be careful. Doncic and Porzingis have been injury prone and the supporting cast has not helped enough. Mavs sit in the lower third in pace and are in the top eight in defensive efficiency. Play Dallas and Houston under 219.