Free NBA Picks For Today 2/24/2021
Golden St Warriors vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Warriors at Pacers—NBA pick is Golden St Warriors and Indiana Pacers under the total of 228.5. Warriors on a back to back after facing the Knicks on Tuesday. Golden St in back to back spots average 109 points per game which is eight points below overall average. They allow 106 which is also eight points below overall average. Indiana returns to the court after six days off. In their past five games they have held opponents to 43.9% shooting and 31.3% from three. Lots of practice time for Indiana to get ready for the Warriors in this spot rested. Good defensive effort for Pacers here. Play Indiana and Golden St under 228.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Timberwolves at Bulls—NBA free pick is Chicago Bulls -4. Bulls have shown improvement as they have won three of four after their 20 points win on Monday to the Rockets. Past five games they are shooting 49% while holding opponents to 43.5% and 29.8% from three point range. Minnesota with a coaching change will be on a back to back after playing at Milwaukee on Tuesday. As they battled Milwaukee the Timberwolves had dropped four straight sitting near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 104 points per 100 possessions. In that span Chicago sits 10th in defensive efficiency and 11th on the offensive side. Play Bulls -4.
Detroit Pistons vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Pistons at Pelicans—Free pick is New Orleans Pelicans and Detroit Pistons to play over the total of 222.5. Pelicans have gone over in 22 of 23. Past five games Pelicans are surrendering 49.8% shooting with 43.7% from three. On the offensive side they Pelicans are hitting on 50% and 37.6% from three. In that span New Orleans allowing 121.3 points per 100 possessions while scoring 122.3 per 100. Pelicans are healthy as Steven Adams is expected back. Detroit faced the Pelicans ten days ago with Detroit putting up 123 points as the teams combined for 235 points. Pistons shot 54% on New Orleans in that win. Play Detroit and New Orleans over 222.5.
LA Lakers vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Lakers at Jazz—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -8. Lakers have struggled since losing Anthony Davis early in their loss to the Denver Nuggets. They have lost and failed to cover four of five. Without Davis they sit near the bottom in offensive efficiency with only 106.6 points per 100 possessions. They are also giving up 40% from three. LA has struggled making threes. Jazz has covered 17 of 20 games. This month Jazz averaging 119.5 points per 100 possessions near the top of the league. On defense they are number one surrendering 106.1 points per 100 possessions. Also missing from the Lakers lineup is their third leading scorer Dennis Schroder with COVID protocols. Jazz are a healthy team. Play Utah -8.
Houston Rockets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Rockets at Cavaliers—NBA free pick is Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers to play under the total of 220 points. Back to back for both teams in this spot. Cavaliers have played to under in six of their past seven games with no days of rest as they score four points below overall average. At look at the past five games and Houston is last in offensive efficiency with 101.7 points per 100 possessions with Cleveland near the bottom at 106.1 per 100. Play Rockets and Cavaliers under 220.
Boston Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Celtics at Hawks—Free pick is Boston Celtics -2. Both teams on back to back. Celtics lose on a buzzer beater to a rested Mavericks team and the Hawks lost to a bad Cleveland team. Atlanta could be without two of their three top scorers here. De’Andre Hunter is out with a knee injury. John Collins has concussions symptoms and questionable. Hurting depth is Cam Reddish listed as day to day after missing Tuesday’s game with an Achilles. Hawks are in the worst defensive form as in their past five games allowing 51.3% shooting and 44% from three. Play Celtics -2.
Toronto Raptors vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Raptors at Heat—NBA pick is Miami Heat -2. Miami has won and covered their past three after their fourteen point win at Oklahoma City on Monday. They do have three of their top four scorers back in the lineup. Tyler Herro is questionable and if he plays then its all four top scorers in. Miami shooting form good as in their past five games hitting on 47%. Toronto not shooting as well in that span at 44.9%. Raptors have lost four of five back to back games giving up five points above overall average and score five fewer points. Play Heat -2.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Spurs at Thunder—NBA free pick is Oklahoma City Thunder +1. San Antonio decimated with injuries and health absences as five of their top seven scorers will miss this game. Seven of their top ten scorers in total are out. Spurs last played on February 14th. OKC past five days holding opponents to 45.1% shooting and making 37.6% from three. Thunder top five scorers are in for this one. Play Oklahoma City +1.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 2/24/2021
Hornets at Suns—Free pick is Charlotte Hornets and Phoenix Suns to play over the total of 224 points. Hornets have played to over in eight of eleven and the Suns seven of eight. Current form Charlotte hitting on 49.2% with 40% from three. But on defense it has been bad as they surrender 48.4% along with 41.3% from three. Suns shooting form outstanding as in that span of five games making 52.1% along with 47% from beyond the arc. In that span Suns averaging 128 points per 100 possessions best in the league. Defensively Charlotte allowing 118.4 points per 100 near the bottom. Play Suns and Hornets over 224.