Free NBA Picks For Today 2/14/2021
Portland Trailblazers vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 2/14/2021
Trailblazers at Mavericks—NBA pick is Portland Trailblazers and Dallas Mavericks to play over the total of 236.5. These are two teams struggling on defense. Past five games Portland allowing 46.5% while the Mavericks surrendering 51.1% and 44.2% from three. Mavs tops in offensive efficiency in that span with 125 points per 100 possessions but last on the defensive side with 127 per 100. They are playing at the third fastest pace. Portland is finding offense and getting it from the supporting cast as the team in that five game span averaging 117.2 points per 100 possessions which is tenth best. Play Mavericks and Trailblazers over 236.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 2/14/2021
Timberwolves at Raptors—NBA free pick is Minnesota Timberwolves +8.5. Minnesota has covered six of their past seven. They do sit in the top half in defensive efficiency in that span of seven games. Toronto has seen an improvement to their offense, but the defense has been lacking as in their past five games allowing 47.4% shooting along with 41.1% from three point range. Near the bottom in defensive efficiency allowing 118 points per 100 possessions. Play Timberwolves +8.5.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 2/14/2021
Spurs at Hornets—Free pick is Charlotte Hornets +2. Charlotte has won and covered three of their past four games. This team in good offensive form as in their past five games shooting 48% with 40.7% from beyond the arc. In that span of five games Spurs shooting has struggled hitting only 43.6% and sitting near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 107 points per 100 possessions. Play Charlotte +2.
LA Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 2/14/2021
Lakers at Nuggets—NBA pick is LA Lakers -3. LA has had great success against the Nuggets the past few seasons. It hasn’t been pretty yet the LA Lakers will carry a seven game win streak into Denver. Three of the top seven scorers for Denver could miss this game. Nuggets defense a concern as in their past seven games allowing nearly 47% shooting which is their season average. LAL tops in defensive efficiency allowing 104.5 points per 100 possessions with the Nuggets sitting 18th surrendering 111 points per 100. Play Lakers -3.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 2/14/2021
Pelicans at Pistons—NBA free pick is New Orleans Pelicans -4. Both teams playing poorly on defense. But the Pelicans are the better shooting team and in better form as in their past five games hitting on 52.1% with 43.2% from three point range. Pistons have lost five of seven and sit second last in shooting at 43.4% on the year. Pistons dealing with injuries off the bench so depth an issue. Play Pelicans -4.
Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 2/14/2021
Celtics at Wizards—Free pick is Boston Celtics -6.5. Tough to back Washington. They have lost 9 of their past 11 games with each defeat coming by double digits. In those 11 games the Wizards sit near the bottom in defensive efficiency allowing 116.4 points per 100 possessions and last on the offensive side scoring only 104.1 per 100. Top three scores for Boston in Tatum, Brown and Walkers are healthy and the team has good depth. Play Celtics -6.5.