Free NBA Picks For Today 2/28/2021
LA Clippers vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 2/28/2021
Clippers at Bucks—NBA pick is LA Clippers +1.5. LA got their act together in a bounce back spot beating Memphis by 20 on Friday. They have got their main scorers in the lineup in Leonard and George with defensive stopper Patrick Beverly. And not to mention their supporting cast. Milwaukee is still without guard Jrue Holliday. Bucks are 14th in defensive efficiency during Holliday’s absence from the team. Clippers third in the league in shooting at 48.7% an best from three (42%) and free throw line (84%). Bucks have struggled to defend threes this year sitting 24th surrendering 38%. Play LA Clippers +1.5.
New York Knicks vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 2/28/2021
Knicks at Pistons—NBA free pick is New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons to play under the total of 215 points. Knicks on a back to back after hosting Indiana on Saturday. New York in those spots have held teams to their offensive and defensive scoring averages. New York plays at the slowest pace in the NBA and the Pistons are fifth slowest. New York defense past five games holding opponents to 44.6% and the Pistons limiting opponents to 45%. Detroit in that span of five games third worst in defensive efficiency putting up 104.4 points per 100 possessions. Play Knicks and Pistons under 215.
Golden St Warriors vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 2/28/2021
Warriors at Lakers—Free pick is Golden St Warriors +4. Golden St has won and covered five of their past seven games after their nine point home win to Charlotte on Friday night. Past five games they are hitting on 48.5% with 36.1% from three point range. Since losing Anthony Davis in their game to Denver the team has lost and failed to cover four of six. Wins came against a bad Minnesota and an injured Portland team. In those six games the Lakers sit fourth worst in offensive efficiency with 105.3 points per 100 possessions In that six game span Warriors second best in defensive efficiency with 106.3 per 100. Back in the Golden St lineup have been Wiggins and Wiseman. Play Warriors +4.
Phoenix Suns vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 2/28/2021
Suns at Timberwolves—NBA pick is Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves to play under the total of 226 points. Suns play at the second slowest pace in the league. They came in with a great fourth quarter in their win against the Bulls allowing only 97 points. Suns have allowed 100 or fewer points in three of four. Timberwolves in poor shooting form as in their past five games shooting only 42% with 34.6% from three. DeAngelo Russel out for Minnesota. In those four games Suns near the top in defensive efficiency allowing 106.6 points per 100 possessions. Timberwolves third last on the offensive side at 103.5 per 100. Play Phoenix and Minnesota under 226.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 2/28/2021
Hornets at Kings—NBA free pick is Sacramento Kings and Charlotte Hornets to play over the total of 239. Kings have played to over in eight of their past nine games. Their defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 52.3% shooting with nearly 44% from three. They are converting 46.2% from the floor. Charlotte also showcasing strong offense with bad defense. That span of five games Hornets surrendering 51.4% shooting with 40% from three while connecting 47.5% and 39% from Beyond the arc. In those nine games the Kings second worst in defensive efficiency allowing 123.4 points per 100 possessions with Charlotte 22nd surrendering 113 per 100. Play Kings and Hornets over 239.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 2/28/2021
Grizzlies at Rockets—Free pick is Memphis Grizzlies -2.5. Houston on a ten game losing streak. In those ten games the team sits second last in offensive efficiency with 102.9 points per 100 possessions. On defense they are near the bottom at 117.3 per 100. Grizzlies a .500 team in their past ten outperforming offensively and defensively by far than the Rockets. Houston misses Christian Wood who is out with an ankle injury. Past five games Rockets allowing 50% shooting with 42% from three. Play Memphis -2.5.