Free NBA Picks For Today 1/27/2021
Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Pistons at Cavaliers—NBA pick is Cleveland Cavaliers -2. With Colin Sexton and Andrew Drummond healthy would rather back the Cavaliers here. They have been competitive covering four of their past five games. Past five games the Cavs are shooting 47.2% from the floor along with 38.4% from beyond the arc ranking fifth in the NBA in offensive efficiency. Derrick Rose missed Monday’s game due to knee soreness. Pistons have lost six of eight. They sit last in the NBA in shooting connecting on 42.8% of their shots. Defensively Detroit is surrendering 48% from the floor. Play Cleveland -2.
Sacramento Kings vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Kings at Magic—NBA free pick is Orlando Magic -1. Tough to back Sacramento as their defense is so poor. Kings are last in defensive efficiency surrendering 124 points per 100 possession. They are last in the NBA in field goal and three point defense surrendering 49.4% from the floor along with 40% from beyond the arc. Whiteside the Kings second best player for defensive efficiency is out. Magic sits top ten in defensive efficiency. Prefer Orlando as their top scores are healthy in Gordon, Fournier, Vucevic, Ross and Anthony. Play Orlando -1.
Boston Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Celtics at Spurs—Free pick is Boston Celtics -3. Boston’s starting rotation back in tact with the return of Jayson Tatum and his nearly 27 points per game average. Spurs have lost two of three dropping game home to Dallas and by 22 at Golden St. Their win came against a short handed Washington team. On the season San Antonio is allowing nearly 47% shooting along with 38% from three. Boston can nail open looks. They are amongst the leaders in offensive efficiency. Play Boston -3.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Mavericks at Jazz—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -4. Mavericks defensive form has been very-poor as in their past five game surrendering 4949% shooting along with 119 points. It will be a back to back for Utah but they have the Knicks at home closing out a west coast trip as a big favorite. In their past five games the Jazz sit second in offensive efficiency averaging 120 points per 100 possessions. They are amongst the leaders in defensive efficiency in that span. Jazz have depth as nine players average double digit minutes in scoring while only two players average over 30 minutes per game. Play Jazz -4.
Indiana Pacers vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Pacers at Hornets—NBA free pick is Charlotte Hornets -1. Indiana dealing with an injury to Domantas Sabonis. He is questionable with a knee injury. TJ Warren is out. Pacers traded Victor Oladipo for Caris LeVert who is out. That is 51 points that could be missing from this Pacers lineup. Past five games Pacers are allowing 47% shooting. Charlotte a healthy team with their top scorers in the lineup. Past five games Hornets shooting nearly 47%. Play Charlotte -1.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Bucks at Raptors—Free pick is Milwaukee Bucks -6. No home court advantage for a Raptors team playing in Tampa Bay. Raptors a key injury as Pascal Siakam is listed as questionable with a knee injury. Without Siakam the Raptors were blown out by Indiana 129-114 giving up 52% shooting and crushed on the glass. Bucks are a healthy team. They are a much-better shooting team than the Raptors as they hit 49% and 39.5% from three. They sit best in the NBA offensive efficiency ratings. Raptors near the bottom in the league in shooting hitting 43.8%. Play Milwaukee -6.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Nets at Hawks—NBA pick is Brooklyn Nets -7. Back to back spot for the Atlanta Hawks as they hosted the LA Clippers on Tuesday. Hawks have failed to win and cover both back to back games averaging 98 points which is 14 points below overall average. Nets come off a 13 point win home to Miami. Hawks are without scorer Bogdan Bogdanovic and Cam Reddish questionable with an Achilles injury. That is 22 points per game average between these two. Play Nets -7.
LA Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Lakers at 76ers—NBA free pick is LA Lakers -3. Lakers interior defense very good. This is a high profile game and they show up strong here. LAL are number one in defensively efficiency and has won eight of their past nine games. Lakers the better three point shooting team as they are connecting on 39% from beyond the arc also more efficient offensively. Play Lakers -3.
Denver Nuggets vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Nuggets at Heat—Free pick is Denver Nuggets -5. Heat remains a depleted team missing Butler, Herro, Leonard and Bradley. Dragic and Vincent are questionable. Nuggets have won and covered four straight after their win on Monday at Dallas. They are averaging 115 points per 100 possessions in this win streak. Miami is last in that span with 102 points per 100 possessions playing short-handed. Play Nuggets -5.
Washington Wizards vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Wizards at Pelicans—NBA pick is Washington Wizards +7.5. Wizards are on a back to back after a loss at Houston. They just came off a 12 day layoff before facing San Antonio on Sunday. Beal and Westbrook NBA pick is Washington Wizards +7.5. Tough back the Pelicans as the team has lost eight of their past nine games. In that span the Pelicans are second worst in defensive efficiency by allowing 117 per 100 possessions with high turnovers. In this span they are also averaging 16 turnovers per 100 possessions. Bad defense with high turnovers don’t want to lay this many points. Wizards on a back to back but their scorers in the lineup in Beal and Westbrook. Play Wizards +7.5.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Thunder at Suns—NBA free pick is Oklahoma City Thunder and Phoenix Suns to play under the total of 216.5. Chris Paul has slowed down the pace of play for the Phoenix Suns as he did in his time with the Rockets. They play at the second slowest pace in the league. OKC is third worst in the NBA offensive efficiency ratings with 104.7 points per 100 possessions. They are the worst three point shooting team in the NBA. Both teams enter with a day of rest. Leading Suns scorer Devin Booker is out and he contributes with 23 points per game. Saric a 10.6 points per game player with COVID. Third leading scorer for OKC Hill dealing with a thumb injury and fifth leading scorer Horford out. Play Thunder and Suns under 216.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 1/27/2021
Timberwolves at Warriors—Free pick is Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden St Warriors over 228.5. No Karl Anthony Town in the lineup and the Warriors were able to exploit a bad Minnesota defense for 130 points and nearly 50% shooting. Timberwolves fourth worst in defensive efficiency surrendering 113.2 points per 100 possessions. Golden St and Minnesota play at a fast pace with the Warriors third and Timberwolves sixth. Warriors seventh in offensive efficiency past five games. Play Minnesota and Golden St over 228.5.