Free NBA Picks For Today 2/20/2021
Sacramento Kings vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 2/20/2021
Kings at Bulls—NBA pick is Chicago Bulls +2.5. Bulls have been good as an underdog covering 13 of 18 as they took the court Friday to face the 76ers. They are in good shooting form as in their past five games hitting on nearly 48% with 39.4% from three. Chicago is defending better than Sacramento right now. Kings have lost and failed to cover five straight. Defense is atrocious during this losing streak as the team surrenders 52.2% shooting wit 46.2% from beyond the arc. They sit near the bottom in defensive efficiency in that span surrendering 122.3 points per 100 possessions. Play Bulls +2.5.
Miami Heat vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 2/20/2021
Heat at Lakers—NBA free pick is Miami Heat +3. LA Lakers in their second full game without Anthony Davis in the lineup were held to only 96 points to a bad Brooklyn Nets defense. LA in their past five games is allowing 46.2% shooting. Lakers lost Davis during the Denver game. So, in their past three games the Lakers are allowing 115.1 points per 100 possessions ranking in the bottom half of the league. Offensive numbers have slipped down to 108.6 points per 100. Miami has their top three scorers all back in Butler, Adebayo and Herro. Play Heat +3.
Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 2/20/2021
Wizards at Trailblazers—Free pick is Portland Trailblazers -3.5. Trailblazers have won and covered six straight. They sit third in the league in offensive efficiency in that span scoring 123.3 points per 100 possessions and sit in the top half defensively. Past five games they are making 48% from the floor with nearly 43% from three point range. Wizards have defended poorly on the road surrendering 48% shooting and only making 43% of their shots. Past three wins by the Wizards did come against teams missing key players from their lineup. Play Trailblazers -3.5.
Golden St Warriors vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 2/20/2021
Warriors at Hornets—NBA pick is Charlotte Hornets +1.5. Charlotte has shown improved play winning six of their past ten games with an offensive rating of 116 points per 100 possessions in the top third in the league. Past five games the Hornets are shooting 48.2% from the field along with 41.5% from three. They are doing a better job than the Warriors in this span on defense. In this past five games Warriors are surrendering nearly 39% from the three point line. Rest advantage for Charlotte here and Gordon Hayward expected to play. Warriors on a back to back average seven fewer points than overall average. They still are without scorer Wiseman in the lineup. Play Hornets +1.5.
Phoenix Suns vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 2/20/2021
Suns at Grizzlies—NBA free pick is Phoenix Suns and Memphis Grizzlies to play over the total of 225.5. Both teams lacking solid play defensively of late. Past five games Suns are surrendering 49.4% shooting with 37.3% from three point range. Their offensive production outstanding by hitting on 54% and 44.4% from three. Phoenix has played to over in five of their past six games as they put up 125 points per 100 possessions surrendering 116 per 100. Memphis surrendering in that span of five games 50% from the floor while hitting on 49.4% and 40.2% from three while playing at a fast pace. Memphis has played to over in ten of thirteen with one push. Play Grizzlies and Suns over 225.5.