Free NBA Picks For Today 4/4/2021
Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 4/4/2021
Nets at Bulls—NBA pick is Brooklyn Nets -2. Brooklyn will be without James Harden in this game. Nets are in good defensive form as in their past five games holding opponents to 42.5% shooting with 35.6% from three. They have won 12 of 14. Bulls has lost eight of their past nine games. Chicago in poor defensive form as in that period of five games allowing 50.6% along with 40% from three and making only 27.2% of their three point shots. Bulls in those nine games sit near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 105.7 points per 100 possessions. Play Brooklyn -2.
LA Lakers vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 4/4/2021
Lakers at Clippers—NBA free pick is LA Lakers and LA Clippers to play under the total of 215.5. LAL has played to under in eight of their past nine games. Without Lebron and AD their only chance to win games to play a defensive style. Past five games Lakers offense shooting only 44.2% with 32.9% from three. In those nine games the Lakers are third worst in defensive efficiency with 102.3 points per 100 possessions. They are also playing at a slow pace. Clippers showing better defensive play in that period of five games by holding opponents to 45.3% shooting but only making 45.6% from the field. LAC had gone under in two straight. Clippers will be without Beverly and Ibaka. Play Lakers and Clippers under 215.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 4/4/2021
Hornets at Celtics—Free pick is Charlotte Hornets +10. Both teams dealing with injuries. Hornets are without Hayward and Ball. Celtics without Jaylen Brown possibly. Trristan Thompson who contributes with scoring and rebounding is out with COVID protocols. Hornets in the better defensive form as in their past five games holding opponents to 43.2% along with 31.8% from three point range. Hornets have covered six of seven. Play Charlotte +10.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 4/4/2021
Grizzlies at 76ers—NBA pick is Philadelphia 76ers -3. Would not expect to see Joel Embiid in this game in a back to back after coming back from injury. Philadelphia has plenty of experience playing without Embiid. 76ers are 19-4 straight up at home covering 16 of 23. Grizzlies do not defend well away from home by surrendering 47.1% shooting. 76ers did shoot 51% in their win to the Timberwolves by nine on Saturday night. Play Philadelphia -3.
Golden St Warriors vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 4/4/2021
Warriors at Hawks—NBA free pick is Golden St Warriors +2. Stephen Curry is off the injury report. They will be focused here after coming off an embarrassing loss at Toronto on Friday. Issue with Atlanta is their health. Cluster injuries for the Hawks. Top three scorers could be all out. Collins and Hunter are out and Trae Young questionable. Contributors Cam Reddish out and Gallinari questionable. Spot here is for a Golden St bounce. Play Warriors +2.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 4/4/2021
Pelicans at Rockets—Free pick is Houston Rockets +5. Pelicans dealing with cluster injuries. Ball, Ingram and Williamson are questionable, and they are the three of the top four scorers on the team. Josh Hart off the bench is out. Always have to worry about a Pelicans defense which is now allowing 47.2% shooting over their past five games. In that period the Rockets are making 46.5% from the floor and 35.3% from three which is an improvement of where they had been. Play Houston +5.
Orlando Magic vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 4/4/2021
Magic at Nuggets—NBA pick is Denver Nuggets -12.5. Orlando on a brutal spot in a back to back in high elevation after getting blown out at Utah Saturday 137-91. Nuggets have won four straight and have two days of rest following a seven point win at the Clippers on Thursday. Magic worst shooting team in the league. They have poor recent form as in their past five games hitting only 42.7%. Nuggets in that four game win streak near the top in offensive efficiency with 119.4 points per 100 possessions. Orlando second worst in that period at 98 per 100. Play Denver -12.5.