Free NBA Picks For Today 1/31/2021
LA Clippers vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 1/31/2021
Clippers at Knicks—NBA pick is LA Clippers -8. LAC has both their scores back in Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Both get a day off after their 26 point win against Orlando on Sunday. Clippers sit third best in the NBA efficiency ratings as they average 116 points per 100 possessions. Knicks are a poor offensive team last in scoring and near the bottom of the league in field goal and three point shooting. Six of the Clippers past eight games have been won by LA by eight or greater points. Play LA Clippers -8.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 1/31/2021
76ers at Pacers—NBA free pick is Philadelphia 76ers -2. Pacers are without 15.5 point per game scorer TJ Warren. They traded away 20 point per game scorer Victor Oladipo for Caris LeVert who is out with medical issues. This is a Pacers team that has struggled to guard the three point shot allowing 39.4%. Since losing Oladipo the Pacers have failed to cover five of seven and near the bottom in defensive efficiency by allowing 114.2 points per 100 possessions. Play 76ers -2.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 1/31/2021
Nets at Wizards—Free pick is Brooklyn Nets -9. Tough to back this Wizards outfit as they have lost and failed to cover four straight. They were getting eight points from the Pelicans and still lost by 18 points. During this losing streak Washington is last in offensive efficiency with 97 points per 100 possessions and near the bottom defensively. Brooklyn with Harden are second in offensive efficiency with 119 points per 100 possessions. Both teams play fast so more possession for more points out the Nets over their season average. Play Brooklyn -9.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 1/31/2021
Cavaliers at Timberwolves—NBA pick is Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves to play over the total of 219 points. With Collin Sexton and Andre Drummond in the lineup together we have seen a surge offensively by this team but the defense is lacking. They did stub their toe at the Knicks but New York sits third in defensive efficiency. Timberwolves are a poor defensive team. Past five games they are allowing 48% shooting and 119 points. Cavaliers past five games are allowing 49% shooting. Play Cleveland and Minnesota over 219.