Free NBA Picks For Today 2/25/2021
Sacramento Kings vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 2/25/2021
Kings at Knicks—NBA pick is New York Knicks -2. Sacramento has lost and failed to cover eight straight following their nine point loss at Brooklyn on Tuesday. Kings defensive form is atrocious as in their past five games surrendering 53.3% shooting with 45.3% from three point range. New York has covered seven of ten with a push. Defensive form solid as in that span of five games holding opponents to 42.2% shooting and 35% from three while offensively connecting on 39% from beyond the arc. Kings in this losing streak sit third last in defensive efficiency by surrendering 122.3 points per 100 possessions with the Knicks near the top at 107.1. Play New York -2.
LA Clippers vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 2/25/2021
Clippers at Grizzlies—NBA free pick is LA Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies to play over the total of 228. Clippers offensively will be able to exploit this bad Grizzlies defense. Past five games the Clippers are shooting 50.3% with 42.2% from three point range. But defensively LAC not an elite defense allowing 48.4%. Looking at the Grizzlies current form in that span of five games are surrendering 49.4% with 43.1% from beyond the arc. LAC has gone over in ten of thirteen and Grizzlies in seven of nine. Memphis in those nine games near the bottom in defensive efficiency surrendering 116.4 points per 100 possessions with Clippers near the top offensively at 118.5 per 100. Play LA Clippers and Memphis over 228.
Washington Wizards vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 2/25/2021
Wizards at Nuggets—Free pick is Washington Wizards +7. Nuggets have struggled to cover spreads failing in eight of their past eleven games. In those eleven games Nuggets bottom third in defensive efficiency surrendering 114.1 points per 100 possessions. Issue is defense as in their past five games allowing 49% shooting with 38% from three point range. In that span of five games Wizards are converting on 51.2% and 39.6% from beyond the arc. They have covered five of six with better defensive numbers. Millsap, Dozier and Harris still out for the Nuggets. Play Washington +7.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 2/25/2021
Pelicans at Bucks—NBA pick is New Orleans Pelicans and Milwaukee Bucks to play over the total of 240. Pelicans on a back to back after facing Detroit on Wednesday. They have played to over in 18 of their past 20 heading into Wednesday. Defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing nearly 50% shooting with 43.7% from three point range. But offensively Pelicans converting on 50% and 37.6% from beyond the arc. Milwaukee has shot well in that period at 46.4% and nearly 38% from beyond the arc. Loss of Jrue Holliday has impacted the Bucks defensively sitting in the middle of the back in his absence allowing 112 points per 100 possessions. Pelicans in that span of nine games second worst at 122 per 100 but second best offensively at 124 points per 100 possessions. Play Milwaukee and New Orleans over 240.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 2/25/2021
Mavericks at 76ers—NBA free pick is Dallas Mavericks +4.5 Since coming off a seven days layoff the Mavericks spent that time practicing and have gotten better defensively They are on a two game win streak sitting best in the NBA in defensive efficiency surrendering 101.5 points per 100 possessions. In that two game span the 76ers allowing 109.3 points per 100. Past five games Mavericks are shooting 50% from the field along with 41.5% from beyond the arc. In that span 76ers are allowing 46.3% shooting and need more offensively from their bench. Play Dallas +4.5.
Orlando Magic vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 2/25/2021
Magic at Nets—Free pick is Brooklyn Nets -8.5. Tough to back Orlando as they are a poor shooting team last in the NBA in field goal percentage. Past five games Magic hitting only 42.6%. Nets have won and covered seven straight after a nine point win to Sacramento on Tuesday. In this win streak the Nets have improved defensively considerable and are third best in offensive efficiency with 123 points per 100 possessions. Orlando in those seven games third worst in offensive efficiency with 106 per 100. Magic lacking depth with Cole Anthony and Aaron Gordon out. Harden and Kryie are in for Brooklyn. Play Nets -8.5.