Free NBA Picks For Today 3/15/2021
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Bucks at Wizards—NBA pick is Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards to play over the total of 241 points. Bucks have gone over in both games since returning from the All Star Break putting up 134 points on the Knicks and 125 on the Wizards on Saturday. Head to head the teams have played to over in four straight. Bradley Beal is probable for this one. Wizards in poor defensive form as in their past five games allowing 48.8% shooting with 42.5% from three sitting near the bottom in defensive efficiency surrendering 115.2 points per 100 possessions. Bucks returning from the break putting up 121.6 points per 100. Play Milwaukee and Washington over 241.
Sacramento Kings vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Kings at Hornets—NBA pick is Charlotte Hornets -2.5. Charlotte has won three straight after their ten point win to Toronto on Saturday. Hornets in their past five games are hitting on 48.7% with 40.7% from three point range. Charlotte a healthy team sits best in defensive efficiency allowing 98.4 points per 100 possessions. Kings have lost 12 of 15 after their 15 points loss at Sacramento on Saturday. In that span of five games the Kings are surrendering 49.2% shooting. They sit last in defensive efficiency in that fifteen game period by allowing 122 points per 100 possessions. Play Charlotte -3.
New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Knicks at Nets—NBA free pick is Brooklyn Nets -7.5. Brooklyn has covered 11 of their past 13 games. Form is great as in their past five games shooting 48.3% with 38.6% from three while holding opponents to 44.9%. New York has had recent struggles against the top tier teams in the league. They do give up a lot of open looks and paying right now for it as in their past five games allowing 48.8% shooting with 37.2% from three. In that thirteen game stretch the Nets sit second in offensive efficiency with 121 points per 100 possessions and in the top half defensively. Play Nets -8.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Spurs at Pistons—Free pick is San Antonio Spurs -2. Both teams on a back to back here. Pistons dealing with several injuries to their bench so depth is a major issue in this spot. Detroit has lost nine of their past eleven games. In that span they sit near the bottom of the league in offensive efficiency with 106.5 points per 100 possessions. Spurs performing better and plays in the better conference. Play San Antonio -2.
LA Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Clippers at Mavericks—Free pick is Dallas Mavericks +2. A back to back for the Clippers after facing the Pelicans. Patrick Beverly the Clippers defensive stopper is out. Always have to worry about Kawhi Leonard’s playing status in back to back games. Dallas has shown commitment to defense. Past five games are holding opponents to 43% shooting. They are connecting on 47% in that span. Since their COVID week off the Mavericks in those nine games sit sixth in defensive efficiency allowing 107.6 points per 100 possessions. Play Dallas +1.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Pacers at Nuggets—NBA pick is Denver Nuggets -5. Pacers defense is concerning as in their past five games surrendering 52% shooting and 39.6% from three. Caris LeVert has returned to the lineup but it will take time the chemistry to work. They have failed to cover six of seven. Nuggets in good shooting form as in that five game span hitting on 50.3% with 38% from three. In those seven games the Pacers sit 23rd in offensive efficiency with 108.6 points per 100 possessions. Denver is getting healthier. Play Nuggets -5.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Grizzlies at Suns—NBA free pick is Memphis Grizzlies +7. Grizzlies look to bounce back after a fourth quarter collapse to the Thunder. Memphis defensive form good as in their past seven games holding opponents to 41.5% with 26.8% from three. Suns in worse defensive form than the Grizzlies. Memphis has covered five of six sitting best in defensive efficiency allowing 102.5 points per 100 possessions. Play Grizzlies +7.
LA Lakers vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 3/15/2021
Lakers at Warriors—Free pick is LA Lakers -2.5. Warriors on a back to back after their home win to Utah on Sunday. Golden St has struggled to make their three point shots this year. They have lost and failed to cover four of five hitting on 32.2% from three. Lakers have played better with the return of Dennis Schroder to the lineup. In that five game period LA is connecting on 47.5%. In that five game span the Warriors sit second last in offensive efficiency with 101.7 points per 100 possessions. Lakers outperforming Warriors on both ends of the court in this period and have covered four of five. Play LA Lakers -2.5.