Free NBA Picks For Today 1/28/2021
LA Clippers vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 1/28/2021
Clippers at Heat—NBA pick is LA Clippers and Miami Heat to play under the total of 215.5. Clippers will be without Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to COVID. Patrick Beverly has showed up on the injury report as out with a knee injury. Without their stars the Clippers were held to 99 points and 40% shooting in their loss to Atlanta. The Associated Press confirmed that Jimmy Butler will not play on Thursday as he is working on conditioning this week. Heat a short-handed team in on a back to back as they are held to 82 points in defeat to Denver. Heat sits second last in offensive efficiency since Butler left the Heat lineup due to COVID. Play Miami and LAC under 215.5.
LA Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 1/28/2021
Lakers at Pistons—NBA free pick is LA Lakers -9.5. Both teams on back to backs facing travel playing their third game in four nights. Pistons were pounded at Cleveland Wednesday 122-107 surrendering 54% from three. Pistons have lost all three back to back games this year surrendering an average of 118 points per game which is five points above overall average. Lakers defense strong sitting number one in defensive efficiency. Pistons are the worse three point shooting team in the NBA and it will be tough to score inside against the Lakers. Play LA -9.5.
Golden St Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 1/28/2021
Warriors at Suns—Free pick is Golden St Warriors +1.5. Devin Booker is dealing with a hamstring injury. Without Booker in the lineup on Wednesday the Suns were held to 97 points and 38% shooting in their loss to Oklahoma City. Both teams on back to back in this spot. Warriors offense got on track in their two game home sweep of Minnesota shooting well over 50% in each win. Two other rotational players in Saric is out and Payne questionable. Play Warriors +1.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 1/28/2021
Trailblazers at Rockets—NBA pick is Houston Rockets -4.5. Houston has won and covered three straight after their 19 point home win to Washington on Tuesday. Good news for the Rockets is their leading scorer Christian Wood has been upgraded to probable for Thursday. Houston now has their scorers together in Wall, Oladipo, Gordon and Wood. Portland is missing two key starters with the injuries to CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic. From the supporting cast Robert Covington is out. Derrick Jones and Rodney Hood questionable with injuries. Without McCollum in the lineup the Trailblazers sit second last in defensive efficiency by allowing 124 points per 100 possessions. That is not good with the Rockets scorers healthy. Play Houston -4.5.