Free NBA Picks For Today 2/2/2021
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 2/2/2021
Grizzlies at Pacers—NBA pick is Memphis Grizzlies +6. Pacers have failed to cover six of their past eight. They traded away Victor Oladipo and his 20 point per game average. Caris LeVert is out. TJ Warren and his 15.5 points per game average out. That is 35 points per game average out. A recent back to back saw Memphis win and cover against Brooklyn. They had won six straight prior to their game against San Antonio on Monday night. In that win streak the team sat second in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 104 points per 100 possessions. Play Memphis +6.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 2/2/2021
Trailblazers at Wizards—NBA free pick is Portland Trailblazers and Washington Wizards to play over the total of 240.5. Portland defense has been poor. Past five games they are surrendering 48.5% shooting with 41% from three. In back to back games the Trailblazers are allowing 118 points per game. Washington defense has been very poor as well. Past five games they surrendering 49.1% with 41% from beyond the arc. Washington second last and Portland third last in defensive efficiency. Wizards play at the fastest pace in the league and should control tempo in this home game and Trailblazers on a back to back. Play Washington and Portland over 240.5.
Boston Celtics vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 2/2/2021
Celtics at Warriors—Free pick is Boston Celtics -3. Celtics got both of their top two scorers in the lineup in Jaylen Browns and Jayson Tatum. Must like Boston with two days of rest under head coach Brad Stevens. Boston shooting well hitting on 47.3% with nearly 38% from three. Golden St has not shot as well. Warriors have struggled playing the better teams in the league and have bullied bad teams. Golden St is 22nd in offensive efficiency with Boston in the Top Ten. Play Boston -3.
Toronto Raptors vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 2/2/2021
Raptors at Magic—NBA pick is Toronto Raptors -6.5. Tough to back Orlando with two of their top five scorers out as well as other rotational players. This is rematch game as the Raptors crushed the Magic 115-102 in Tampa Bay on Sunday. Magic has lost three straight averaging only 102 points per 100 possessions while surrendering on defense 119 points per 100 possession. Three blowout losses. Raptors are a good three point shooting team hitting on 37.5%. Magic last in shooting in the NBA at 42.7% and near the bottom from three. Play Raptors -6.5.
LA Clippers vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 2/2/2021
Clippers at Nets—NBA free pick is LA Clippers and Brooklyn Nets to play over the total of 242.5 points. Clippers have won 11 of 12 after putting up 129 points on a good defensive team in the Knicks on Sunday. They are number four in shooting hitting on 48% and number one from three at 41.6%. Clips make 85% of their free throws which is best in the league. Best Clipper defender in Patrick Beverly out. Big three for Brooklyn expected to play. Since Harden came to Brooklyn the Nets are tops in offensive efficiency with 120 points per 100 possessions. They are near the bottom in defensive efficiency with 118 points per 100 possessions. Nets have gone over in 15 of 16. Play Nets and Clippers over 242.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 2/2/2021
Pistons at Jazz—Free pick is Utah Jazz -12.5. Utah returns home where they have won eight straight by 11 or greater points. Pistons defensive form poor as in their past five games surrendering 47.2% shooting with 42% from three. Pistons opened this road trip scoring only 91 points in a 27 point loss at Golden St. Prior to that the Pistons had a loss by 15 at Cleveland. Pistons last in road defensive efficiency surrendering 117.5 points per 100 possessions. Play Jazz -12.5.