Free NBA Picks For Today 3/19/2021
Sacramento Kings vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Kings at Celtics—NBA pick is Sacramento Kings +7. Sacramento has covered three of their past five after their win to Washington on Wednesday. Past five games they are shooting 48%. Boston has failed to cover eight of their past eleven after losing by seven at Cleveland. Celtics defensive form poor as in their past five games surrendering 47.2% shooting and 41% from three. In those eleven games the Celtics third worst in defensive efficiency allowing 118.2 points per 100 possessions. Play Sacramento +7.
Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Pacers at Heat—NBA free pick is Miami Heat -4. Heat has won 12 of 13 until a loss at Memphis on a back to back. Team has gotten healthier. Past five games Miami is holding teams to 40.3% shooting and 33.3% from three. Indiana has failed to cover eight of their past ten with a push. It is eight losses in their past ten games. Pacers defensive form poor as in that span of five games allowing 49% shooting with 40.4% from three. In those ten games the Pacers 21st in defensive efficiency allowing 113 points per 100 possessions. They are sitting near the bottom on offense with 108.2 per 100. Heat third best on the defensive side in this period at 104.2 points per 100 possessions. Play Miami -4.
Utah Jazz vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Jazz at Raptors—Free pick is Toronto Raptors +5. Toronto has gotten healthier as their players on the COVID list are expected to return for this game. VanVleet, Siakam and Anunoby. Utah has failed to cover five of six after their nine point loss at Washington on Thursday. Jazz defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 49.1% shooting. They are 21st in defensive efficiency in that period allowing 114.5 points per 100 possessions. Play Toronto +5.
Chicago Bulls vs. Denver Nuggets. NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Bulls at Nuggets—NBA pick is Chicago Bulls +7. Bulls are in good defensive form as in their past five games holding opponents to 45.1% shooting and 29.9% from three. They have gotten their shooters healthy. Denver a losing spread record at home where they surrender 46.7% shooting. In that span of five games the Bulls sit fifth in defensive efficiency allowing 107.1 points per 100 possessions. Play Chicago +7.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Timberwolves at Suns—NBA free pick is Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns to play over the total of 231 points. Timberwolves have gone over in eight of their past ten after combining for 142 points win their win to Phoenix on Thursday. Suns over in three of four. Past five games Timberwolves shooting 50.8% with 37% from three while surrendering 49%. Suns in that period making 53.2% along with 42.4% from beyond the arc. Minnesota third worst in defensive efficiency in that span of ten games allowing 120.1 points per 100 possessions. Suns third offensively at 118.3 per 100. Play Minnesota and Phoenix over 231.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Mavericks at Trailblazers—Free pick is Portland Trailblazers +3.5. Portland on a two game win streak following their win to New Orleans on Thursday as CJ McCollum has returned to the lineup. Dallas has struggled in perimeter defense in their past five games allowing 40.6% shooting. In those two games the Trailblazers averaged 116.5 points per 100 possessions and 110.2 per 100 defensively. Play Portland +3.5.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Spurs at Cavaliers—NBA pick is San Antonio Spurs -5. Spurs have been facing losing teams on this trip and pounding them. They have covered three of four against the losing teams with the lone non-cover coming against Philadelphia. Past five games Spurs shooting 46.4%. In that span Cavs in a shooting slump connecting only 44.4% with 31.3% from beyond the arc while surrendering 48.6%. Cleveland has lost four of five sitting third last in offensive efficiency with 102.9 points per 100 possessions while near the bottom on defense at 166.4 per 100. Play San Antonio -5.
Golden St Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Warriors at Grizzlies—NBA free pick is Memphis Grizzlies -8. Golden St dealing with major injuries as doubtful in Stephen Curry. Wiseman is out and Oubre doubtful. Past five games Warriors surrendering 118.2 points, 49% shooting with 37.3% from three. Warriors have lost and failed to cover five of eight. Golden St fourth worst in offensive efficiency in that period with 103.5 points per 100 possessions. Memphis third best in defensive efficiency in that period at 103.5 per 100. Play Grizzlies -8.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Nets at Magic—Free pick is Brooklyn Nets -10. Looks like Kyrie Irving will play for the Nets. Brooklyn in great form as in their past five games shooting 52% with 39.4% from three while holding opponents to 43.6% along with 33.3% from three point range. Orlando dealing with major injuries in their rotation. They are the worst shooting team in the NBA and below their average in that five game span making only 41.2%. Nine straight losses for the Magic and on a back to back in this spot. Orlando has been held to 97 or fewer points in three straight. Play Nets -10.
Detroit Pistons vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Pistons at Rockets—NBA pick is Detroit Pistons +1.5. Christian Wood is back for the Rockets, but the team has much of their supporting cast out for this game. It is an 18 game losing streak for Houston. Detroit in the better shooting form as in their past five games hitting on 46.1%. In that span Rockets defensively surrendering 50% shooting along with 40.1% from three. Play Detroit +1.5.