Free NBA Picks For Today 4/1/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 4/1/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers—NBA pick is Philadelphia 76ers -9. Big step down in class for the 76ers facing the Cavaliers after back to back losses to the Clippers and Nuggets. Past five games 76ers shooting 46.7% from the field along with 36.1% from three. Three straight losses for the Cavaliers after a 29 point defeat at Utah on Tuesday. In that period of five games Cavs hitting only 41.4% along with 27.3% from three while surrendering 49.2% to opponents. During this three game losing streak Cleveland last in offensive efficiency with 89.3 points per 100 possessions. Play Philadelphia -9.
Washington Wizards vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 4/1/2021
Wizards at Pistons—NBA free pick is Washington Wizards -2.5. Back to back spot for Detroit after their 23 point home defeat to Portland on Wednesday. Team has lost four of their past five games. In that period Detroit is shooting 45.2% while surrendering 41% from three. Wizards with rest advantage have covered four of their past seven overall. They are in the better shooting form as in that period of five games connecting on 48% from the field along with 36.5% from three and limiting the opposition to 44.2%. Detroit has lost seven of nine in back to back spots as they allow four points above overall average. Play Wizards -2.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 4/1/2021
Hornets at Nets—Free pick is Charlotte Hornets +3. Charlotte has rest advantage in this spot. Past five games Hornets are shooting nearly 46% with 39.5% from three. Team is defending well in that period limiting opponents to 41.2% shooting and 29.9% from beyond the arc. Brooklyn on a back to back after missing the cover against Houston. Nets in that five game period hitting only 44.9% along with 30.6% from beyond the arc. Brooklyn has failed to cover eight of ten as they sit 21st in defensive efficiency by allowing 113 points per 100 possessions. Harden left Wednesday’s game with hamstring tightness. Play Hornets +3.
Golden St Warriors vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 4/1/2021
Warriors at Heat—NBA pick is Golden St Warriors +2. Warriors saw the return of Stephen Curry to the lineup on Tuesday and they came away with a 14 point win to Chicago behind a 50% shooting performance. Heat on a back to back as they concluded a three game road trip by winning at Indiana on Wednesday. They had lost six straight until wins to the Knicks and Pacers. Past five games Miami shooting 45.2% from three and 34.2% from three while the Warriors in that period connecting on 40.2% from beyond the arc. In those eight games the Heat sit 23rd in defensive efficiency by scoring only 106.4 points per 100 possessions. Play Golden St +2.
Orlando Magic vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 4/1/2021
Magic at Pelicans—NBA free pick is Orland0 Magic +10.5. Orlando has covered four straight and seven of their past nine after their seven point win at the Clippers on Tuesday. In their past five games Magic is holding opponents to 44.9% shooting along with 33.3% from three. In that period the Pelicans are allowing 46.2% and 39.3% from three point range. New Orleans has failed to cover five of six when laying 7.5 points or greater this season. In those four games Magic sits ninth in defensive efficiency by allowing 106.7 points per 100 possessions. Play Orlando +10.5.
Atlanta Hawks vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 4/1/2021
Hawks at Spurs—Free pick is Atlanta Hawks +1.5. San Antonio has lost six of eight in back to back games on the year as they average eight points below overall average. Hawks in good shooting form in their past five games hitting 48.7% with 36.1% from three. Spurs defensive form not good as in that period surrendering 47% along with 40.2% from beyond the arc. San Antonio has failed to cover four of six as they sit 20th in offensive efficiency with 108.5 points per 100 possessions. Play Hawks +1.5.
Denver Nuggets vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 4/1/2021
Nuggets at Clippers—NBA pick is LA Clippers -1. LAC has won and covered six straight with at least one day of rest. They recently dropped a decision to Orlando in a back to back spot. Clippers form good as in their past five games shooting 48.4% along with 44% from three while holding the opposition to 44.8%. Nuggets in poor form defensive in this period allowing 47% overall and 39% from beyond the arc. Nuggets have not defended well away from the home surrendering 47.5% shooting. In that period of seven games the Clippers sits tops in offensive efficiency with 122.3 points per 100 possessions and sitting sixth on defense. Nuggets are 26th defensively allowing 114.7 per 100 and well below LAC offensively. Play Clippers -1.