Free NBA Picks For Today 2/27/2021
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 2/27/2021
Cavaliers at 76ers—NBA pick is Philadelphia 76ers -10.5. Cavaliers have lost ten of their past twelve games. Nine of those losses have come by double digits. During this period, the Cavaliers sit near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 106.3 points per 100 possessions and last defensively at 123 per 100. Team is in poor defensive form as in their past five games allowing 49.5% shooting along with 43.1% from three. 76ers have won four of five after their 14 point home win to Dallas on Thursday. In that span of five games 76ers are hitting on 39.1% from three and holding opponents to 44.2% shooting. They are second in defensive efficiency holding teams to 105.8 points per 100 possessions. Cavs failed to cover 14 of 16. Play Philadelphia -10.5.
Utah Jazz vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 2/27/2021
Jazz at Magic—NBA free pick is Utah Jazz -10.5. Magic has lost two straight dropping a 37 point decision at Brooklyn and losing by 12 to Detroit. They are without scorers Cole Anthony and Aaron Gordon. They sit last in the NBA in shooting at 42.9%. Their shooting form poor as in their past five games hitting only 43.2%. Utah on a back to back after playing at Miami on Friday. Jazz have won and covered four of five in back to back games this year. As they met the Heat the Jazz had covered 22 of 25. Past five games the Jazz are hitting on 48.4% from 42% from beyond the arc. This month the team sits first in defensive efficiency holding teams to 105.4 points per 100 possessions. Magic third last in offensive efficiency this month with 104.8 points per 100 possessions. Jazz healthy and with depth. Play Utah -10.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 2/27/2021
Timberwolves at Wizards—Free pick is Washington Wizards -4. Timberwolves have lost and failed to cover six straight after their seven point overtime defeat at the Bulls. Team will be without DeAngelo Russell to injury. Minnesota in poor form as in their past five games shooting 42% while surrendering 48.2% with 40.4% from three. Wizards have won and covered six of seven after their two point win at Denver on Thursday. Past five games they are shooting 50.3% with 37.7% from three. During their losing streak, the Timberwolves sit near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 106 points per 100 possessions. Wizards are ninth in that span with 116 per 100. Play Washington -4.
Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 2/27/2021
Pacers at Knicks—NBA pick is New York Knicks +1. Pacers are on a back to back after playing at Boston on Friday. They had failed to cover six of their past nine games. New York with rest advantage following a 19 point home win to Sacramento on Thursday now covering six of their past eight games. Past five games Knicks holding teams to 44.8% shooting while hitting on 41.7% from three. During those eight games New York sits third in defensive efficiency at 107.3 points allowed per 100 possessions. TJ Warran and Caris LeVert out for the Pacers and they combined for 34 points per game average this season. Play Knicks +1.
Denver Nuggets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 2/27/2021
Nuggets at Thunder—NBA free pick is Oklahoma City Thunder +7. Denver is banged up and it has impacted depth as questionable are Green, Dozier, Harris and Millsap. Nuggets defensive form poor as in their past five games surrendering 49% with 37% from three point range. OKC is defending better and in that five game span making 39.6% from three. Al Horford sat out Friday with rest and should play here. Denver has failed to cover nine of their past twelve sitting 20th in defensive efficiency allowing 113.4 points per 100 possessions. Play OKC +7.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 2/27/2021
Pelicans at Spurs—Free pick is New Orleans Pelicans and San Antonio Spurs to play over the total of 229. New Orleans is on an over streak of 23 of 26. Past five games Pelicans shooting 50% with 37% from three while surrendering 51% along with 41.3% from beyond the arc. Spurs have struggled in that span to defend the three point line giving up 38%. Spurs are dealing with COVID and some injuries to their roster but the Pelicans defensive form just too poor. Ten straight overs for the Pelicans as at they sit second in offensive efficiency at 124 points per 100 possessions and last on the defensive side at 123 per 100. Play Pelicans and Spurs over 229.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 2/27/2021
Mavericks at Nets—NBA pick is Dallas Mavericks and Brooklyn Nets to play over the total of 238.5. Nets have played to over in ten of their past sixteen games. Past five games team is shooting 51.4% with 42.6% from three point range. On the defensive side the team is surrendering 48.1% along with 37.3% from beyond the arc. Looking at the Maverick side is good offensive poor defense. That span of five games they are making 48.1% with 41.2% from beyond the arc while surrendering 47.2% with 37% from beyond the arc. Month of February the Nets near the top in offensive efficiency with 121 points per 100 possessions and sitting 22nd defensively at 115 per 100. Dallas this month near the bottom in defense and top offensively with 118 points scored and allowed per 100 possessions. Play Mavericks and Nets over 238.5.