Free NBA Picks For Today 3/23/2021
Denver Nuggets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 3/23/2021
Nuggets at Magic—NBA pick is Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic to play over the total of 218 points. Denver has played to over in 13 of their 21 road games. Past five games Nuggets are shooting 49.6% along with 40.3% from three while surrendering 47.6% along with 38.1% from beyond the arc. They have played to over in three of four. Orlando has Gordon and Fournier healthy and back in the lineup. Magic shoots better on their home court but has surrendered 46.7% shooting on the campaign. Orlando sits near the bottom in defensive efficiency against the Western conference allowing 114.4 points per 100 possessions. On the road Denver second best in offensive efficiency scoring 116.8 per 100. Play Nuggets and Magic over 218.
Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 3/23/2021
Wizards at Knicks—NBA free pick is Washington Wizards +2. New York a banged up team. Rivers and Payton are out as is Rose. Also, on the injury report day to day is Quickly and Robinson. That is a big chunk of the Knicks scoring. Past five games Knicks shooting 43.9% while surrendering 47%. Wizards in that span of five making 50.5%. Westbrook and Beal expected to play. They have covered 12 of 18 games. New York has lost three of four sitting near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 103.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Wizards +2.
LA Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 3/23/2021
Lakers at Pelicans—Free pick is New Orleans Pelicans and LA Lakers under the total of 222 points. New Orleans has shown improvement on defense as in their past five games holding opponents to 43.7% along with 33.8% from beyond the arc. LA is without LeBron James and were held to 94 points to Phoenix in defense. Prior to that LA generate only 94 on the Hawks defense. Dudley is out and Gasol dealing with COVID protocols. Pelicans are without shooter JJ Redick and Lonzo Ball their point guard questionable with a hip. New Orleans under in two straight holding teams to 108.9 points per 100 possessions. In that period LA last in offensive efficiency with 96.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Lakers and Pelicans under 222.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 3/23/2021
Nets at Trailblazers—NBA pick is Portland Trailblazers -1.5. Portland has their guard combo in Lillard and McCollum healthy for this spot as they look to rebound off an embarrassing loss at home to Dallas. Brooklyn will be without Kyrie Irving for three games for personal matters. Nets have failed to cover four of five as they are surrendering 47% along with 36% from three. Trailblazers have won six of eight at home. Away from home the Nets are surrendering 48.6% from the field. Play Portland -1.5.
Phoenix Suns vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 3/23/2021
Suns at Heat—NBA free pick is Phoenix Suns +1. Phoenix has won eight of their past ten following a 17 point home win to the LA Lakers on Sunday. They are in great form as in their past five games hitting on 51% from the field along with 38.7% from three. Heat has dropped three straight after a three point defeat to Indiana. Miami in that five game period making only 42.3% from the floor failing to cover four of those games. Heat near the bottom in offensive efficiency in that period with 105.3 points per 100 possessions. Suns performing better at 113 per 100. Play Phoenix +1.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 3/23/2021
76ers at Warriors—Free pick is Philadelphia 76ers at Golden St Warriors to play under the total of 216.5. Philadelphia will be without Joel Embiid and Seth Curry is questionable. Warriors banged up as well. Stephen Curry questionable with that tailbone injury. Out are Wiseman and Paschall. 76ers in great defensive form as in their past five games holding opponents to 43.1% shooting along with 30.9% from three. Warriors under in three straight and both with Curry out. In those three games Warrior near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 104.5 per 100 and the 76ers at 104.4. Both teams near the top defensively in that period with the 76ers at 97.5 points per 100 possessions allowed and the Warriors 98.7 per 100. Play Philadelphia and Golden St under 216.5.