Free NBA Picks For Today 3/29/2021
Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Pacers at Wizards—NBA pick is Indiana Pacers -2.5. Pacers have won four of their past five after their 15 point win at Dallas on Friday. They enter with two days of rest. Past five games Indiana is shooting 38.7% from three and holding teams to 35.3% from beyond the arc. Wizards have played poorly on the defensive end this year. They have lost nine of their past eleven games. In that period the Wizards are 24th in offensive efficiency with 107.7 points per 100 possessions. Beal is questionable with a hip injury. Pacers showing better offensive and defensive efficiency form in that period. Play Indiana -2.5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Pelicans at Celtics—NBA pick is Boston Celtics -4. Boston has covered three straight after a 17 points in at Oklahoma City. Past five games Celtics are shooting 48% from the floor along with 42.2% from three. In that period the Pelicans are surrendering 39.3% from beyond the arc. Point guard Lonzo Ball is questionable with a hip injury for New Orleans. Away from home the Pelicans are surrendering 48.1% shooting as they sit 21st in the league in road defensive efficiency allowing 114.4 points per 100 possessions. Play Boston -4.
Toronto Raptors vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Raptors at Pistons—NBA free pick is Detroit Pistons +4.5. Rest advantage for Detroit as they were off on Sunday. They have covered four of their past six games. Toronto on a back to back after facing Portland in Tampa Bay Florida. Raptors are 1-8 straight up in back to back games this season as they score five points below and allow five points above overall average. As they faced Portland the Raptors have lost ten of their past eleven games. In that period they sit third worst in defensive efficiency allowing 117 points per 100 possessions with the Pistons at 111 per 100. Play Detroit +4.5.
Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Kings at Spurs—Free pick is San Antonio Spurs -2.5. San Antonio got another win and cover against a losing team with their win against Chicago at home by 16 on Saturday. Past five games Spurs are shooting 47%. Kings in that span surrendering 48.3% along with 39% from three. With rest advantage Sacramento needed a three point buzzer beater to get past Cleveland by one on Saturday. On the road the Kings sit second last in defensive efficiency by allowing 117.1 points per 100 possessions. Play San Antonio -2.5.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Cavaliers at Jazz—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -15. Five of the past six home games by the Utah Jazz have been won by 15 points or greater. Over their past five games Utah is shooting 47.2% with nearly 40% from three while holding opponents to 41.9%. Cavaliers in that period putting up only 101.6 points per game. Past two games the Cavs were held to 86 to a Lakers team with out Lebron and Anthony Davis. Next time they could only score 98 on a bad defensive team in Sacramento. Cleveland has failed to cover seven of ten as they sit last in offensive efficiency with 102.4 points per 100 possessions. Play Utah -15.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Timberwolves at Nets—NBA free pick is Brooklyn Nets -11.5. Both Kyrie Irving and James Harden expected to be on the court for the Nets. Timberwolves as usual in poor defensive form as in their past five games allowing 48.6% shooting along with 45% from three. In that period the team is hitting only 42.2% along with 32.6% from beyond the arc. Four of the past five losses by Minnesota has come by 12 points or greater. Timberwolves have failed to cover four of five as they sit near the bottom of the league in both offensive and defensive efficiency. Play Brooklyn -11.5.
Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Heat at Knicks—Free pick is New York Knicks +4.5. Knicks have won three straight after their six point win at Milwaukee on Saturday. Past five games New York holding opponents to 44.9% shooting. Miami has lost and failed to cover six straight after their five point loss at Charlotte on Friday. This was a team hit with COVID and has struggled when their players returned to the court. In that five game span Heat is allowing 48.6% along with 41.4% from three. In those six games Heat is second worst in defensive efficiency with 117.6 points per 100 possessions. New York third best in that period with 102.9 per 100. Play Knicks +4.5.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Grizzlies at Rockets—NBA pick is Memphis Grizzlies -5. Christian Wood has been listed as questionable for the Rockets with an ankle injury. Rockets have lost 22 of their past 24 games. Many of those losses came without Wood in the lineup. Grizzlies have covered ten of fourteen. In that period Memphis sits third best in defensive efficiency with 106 points per 100 possessions. Rockets near the bottom at 115.1 per 100. Offensively in that period Houston is last at 103.5 per 100. Play Memphis -5.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Mavericks at Thunder—NBA free pick is Dallas Mavericks -10. Oklahoma City will be without Alexander their leading scorer. They are going to shutdown Al Horford to look at younger players. Mavericks in good shooting form as in their past five games hitting on 48.6% along with 38.1% from three. In that span the Thunder hitting 43.2% while allowing 47.5%. Play Dallas -10.
Chicago Bulls vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Bulls at Warriors—Free pick is Golden St Warriors +5.5. Bulls have lost five of their past six after a 16 point road loss to San Antonio on Saturday. Team is in poor defensive form as in their past five games allowing 48.2% with 37% from three. Markkanen and LaVine are on the injury report as day to day for Chicago. Stephen Curry practiced on Sunday and has been moved to questionable for Monday. Other than Curry the Warriors are healthy. In that period of five games they are connecting on 39% from three. Play Golden St +5.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 3/29/2021
Bucks at Clippers—NBA pick is LA Clippers -1. LAC has run their win streak to five straight after their 122-212 win on Saturday to Philadelphia. Clippers form strong as in their past five games shooting 49.7% along with 42.4% from three. LA defense has improved as well in that period holding opponents to 44.2%. Giannis is dealing with a sprained knee that forced him to miss the game against the Knicks. Bucks have failed to cover five of six. In that period the Bucks sit 12th in offensive efficiency with 112 points per 100 possessions. In that period the Clippers sit first at nearly 120 per 100. Play Clippers -1.