Free NBA Picks For Today 2/6/2021
Denver Nuggets vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Nuggets at Kings—NBA pick is Denver Nuggets -3.5. Denver ran into a freight train in the LA Lakers. Denver is a rested team getting three days off prior to facing LA and a rest day to battle Sacramento. Nuggets offense has been good as in their past five games shooting 48.1% with 42% from three. Denver depth will challenge the Kings defense. They are last in defensive efficiency in the league by surrendering 117.2 points per 100 possessions. Play Nuggets -3.5.
Chicago Bulls vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Bulls at Magic—NBA free pick is Chicago Bulls -2.5. Injuries are impacting this Magic team. Both teams on back to back after playing on Friday. Orlando missing two of their top five scorers to injury. Orlando is the worst shooting team and near the bottom from three in the league. Chicago is shooting nearly 48% and 38% from three. Prefer the scores on the Bulls roster in Markkanen, LaVine, White and Young. Play Chicago -2.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Timberwolves at Thunder—Free pick is Minnesota Timberwolves and Oklahoma City Thunder to play under the total of 219.5. Both teams dealing with injuries to scorers. Without Karl Anthony Towns the Timberwolves sit second last in offensive efficiency with 103.5 points per 100 possessions. OKC without scorers will have to defend to stay competitive in games. Thunder near the bottom in shooting and second last from three in the league. Play Minnesota and Oklahoma City under 219.5.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Spurs at Rockets—NBA pick is Houston Rockets -3.5. Spurs dealing with injuries to impact players with LaMarcus Aldridge and Rudy Gay questionable with hip injuries. Victor Oladipo expected to return to the Rockets lineup. They have won seven of their past eight as they sit tops in defensive efficiency with 100.1 points per 100 possessions. Spurs defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 50.4% shooting along with 43.4% from three. Rockets shooting the threes well in that span. Play Houston -3.5.
Golden St Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Warriors at Mavericks—NBA free pick is Golden St +4. Warriors continued their trend of pounding losing teams following their 147-116 road win to the Mavericks on Thursday. Mavs have now lost and failed to cover seven of eight as they sit last in defensive efficiency surrendering 120.1 points per 100 possessions. In that span Warriors scoring 115 per 100 possessions showing improving offense. Fifth in defensive efficiency in that span for GSW as well. Play Golden St +4.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Grizzlies at Pelicans—Free pick is New Orleans Pelicans -1.5. Memphis injuries to the supporting cast is catching up to Memphis. Losses by 18 at Indiana and 12 to Houston in their past two games playing poorly on defense surrendering 123 points per 100 possessions. Pelicans have won and covered three of five showing improvement shooting the basketball at 47% and 37.4% from three. New Orleans is healthy. Play Pelicans -1.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Trailblazers at Knicks—NBA pick is New York Knicks +1.5. Portland since losing CJ McCollum to injury sits second last in defensive efficiency surrendering 119 points per 100 possessions. Over their past five games they are surrendering 50% shooting. Also, out for Portland is Jusuf Nurkic with Damian Lillard probable with an ab injury. Depth is an issue with Jones and Little out. Knicks are healthy and in their past five games hitting on 46.2% and holding opponents to 31.3% from three. Play New York +1.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Nets at 76ers—NBA free pick is Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers to play over the total of 237.5. Nets now playing over in 17 of their past 18 after combining for 240 points in their defeat to the Raptors. Past five games Brooklyn is shooting 54% with 42.5% from three while surrendering 48.6% and 39% from beyond the arc. They are last in that span in defensive efficiency with 123 points allowed per 100 possessions but number one in offense with 127 per 100. 76ers have gone over in seven of nine. Defense has slipped as in their past five games giving up 46% shooting with 36% from beyond the arc. Play Brooklyn and Philadelphia over 237.5.
Toronto Raptors vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Raptors at Hawks—Free pick is Toronto Raptors -4.5. Atlanta dealing with major injuries. Trae Young and Kevin Hueter are questionable with injuries. Third leading scorer DeAndre Hunter and his 17.2 points per game average out. That is three of their top five scorers banged up and there are bench reserves injured as well. Hawks defense past five games allowing 47% shooting with the Raptors shooting well at nearly 47% and 39.4% from beyond the arc. Raptors top four scorers healthy and the team has won along with covered three straight. Play Toronto -4.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Bucks at Cavaliers—NBA pick is Milwaukee Bucks -10.5. Milwaukee playing well with three straight wins and covers by 18 or greater points. The defense has been good in that three game span holding teams to 101 points per 100 possessions. Cleveland is struggling as they have dropped four straight failing to cover all five shooting only 42.5 and 32% from beyond the arc. Defense not good in that span surrendering 48% and 40% from beyond the arc. Milwaukee healthy and Cleveland dealing with rotational injuries. Play Bucks -10.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 2/6/2021
Pistons at Lakers—NBA pick is Detroit Pistons and LA Lakers to play under the total of 216.5. Detroit is the worst shooting team in the NBA as they are hitting only 42.6^. LA a strong defense team that plays at a slow pace holding opponents to 103 points per game. Pistons have been held to 92 or fewer points in two of the three games on this trip. Past three games LA held the Hawks to 99, Celtics to 95 and Nuggets to 93. Pistons also play slow. Take LA and Detroit under 216.5.