Free NBA Picks For Today 4/2/2021
Golden St Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Warriors at Raptors—NBA pick is Toronto Raptors +3.5. Warriors on a back to back after a loss at Miami. Golden St 3-7 straight up in back to back games seven points below overall average. Warriors defensive form not good as in their past five games allowing 50% shooting. Golden St has dropped five of six. Raptors were competitive in their past three at Tampa Bay. Play Toronto +3.5.
Dallas Mavericks vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Mavericks at Knicks—NBA free pick is New York Knicks +5.5. Knicks have covered ten of their past sixteen with one push. Defensive form good as in their past five games holding opponents to 43.9% shooting and 34.6% from three. In that period, they are making threes at 37.3%.Mavericks have not been profitable laying over five this season. Play Knicks +5.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Hornets at Pacers—Free pick is Indiana Pacers -4. Charlotte on a back to back playing their third game in four nights after a blowout loss at Brooklyn. Pacers with rest advantage after a loss on Wednesday to Miami. Point guard Lonzo Ball out for the Hornets. Pacers have shot well at home and the Hornets allowing 48.2% shooting on the road. They are 23rd in road defensive efficiency allowing 114 points per 100 possessions. Play Indiana -4.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Timberwolves at Grizzlies—NBA pick is Memphis Grizzlies -6.5. Memphis has covered 12 of 16 after their four point home loss to Utah on Wednesday. They are in the better shooting and defensive form than Minnesota despite facing Utah in three of their past five games. Timberwolves in their past five games shooting only 40.7% along with 31.5% from three while surrendering 48.2% along with 40% from three. They have lost 13 of 18 games. Recent games the Grizzlies have been able to cover as favorite the losing teams on their schedule. Play Memphis -6.5.
LA Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Lakers at Kings—NBA free pick is LA Lakers and Sacramento Kings to play over the total of 223.5. Teams combined for 243 points when they last met nearly a month ago in Sacramento with no Lebron and Davis in the lineup. Kings can dictate a fast pace by scoring points as in their past five games hitting on 51.3% along with 38.5% from three. Their defensive form poor as in that span allowing 48.2% along with 39% from three point range. LA has not defended well minus Davis and James.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Thunder at Suns—Free pick is Phoenix Suns and Oklahoma City Thunder to play under the total of 219.5. Thunder has shut down Al Horford and Shai Gilgeous Alexander. That is a huge chunk of their scoring as the team looks to the future. Suns in good defensive form as in their past five games holding opponents to 43.9% shooting along with 32.6% from three. In that period Suns playing at the fifth slowest pace in the league. With eight games in the next fourteen days don’t see the Suns wanting to run here. They build a lead and drain clock. Play Phoenix and Oklahoma City under 219.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Bucks at Trailblazers—NBA pick is Portland Trailblazers +3.5. Portland has their backcourt healthy and big man Nurkic back in the lineup. They have won four straight as Portland sits tops in offensive efficiency in that period with 123.5 points per 100 possessions. Bucks could be without scorer Bobby Portis who averages 19 points per game. Always have to worry about Giannis’ knee which forced him out or recent games. Milwaukee not an elite defensive team away from here where they allow 46.4% shooting Bucks have failed to cover nine of their past thirteen. Play Portland +3.5.
Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Rockets at Celtics—NBA free pick is Houston Rockets +9.5. Tough to trust the Celtics laying these many points. Over their past five games Boston is allowing 47% shooting along with 42.7% from three. Rockets have covered two of three after getting close enough to Brooklyn to cover a huge number on Wednesday. Celtics have dropped seven of ten. In that period Celtics sitting 24th in defensive efficiency allowing 113.6 points per 100 possessions. Rockets showing improvement offensively in this period. Play Houston +9.5.
Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Hawks at Pelicans—Free pick is Atlanta Hawks -2. Both teams on back to backs after playing overtime in their respective games. New Orleans are banged up with questionable status on Friday for Zion, Ingraham and Ball. That is the Pelicans top three scores who combine for 64 points per game. Play Hawks -2.
Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Bulls at Jazz—NBA pick is Utah Jazz -13.5. Donovan Mitchell should be back after missing Wednesday. Chicago could be without two of their top four scorers and questionable with injuries at LaVine along with White. Bulls defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 51% shooting along with 41.7% from three point range. Jazz in that span making 46% with 40% from three. They are holding opponents over that period to 40.7% and 26.7% from beyond the arc. On this road trip Bulls second last in defensive efficiency allowing 120.2 points per 100 possessions. In that period Jazz number two defensive at 96.1 per 100. Play Utah -13.5.