Free NBA Picks For Today 4/20/2021
Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 4/20/2021
Magic at Hawks—NBA pick is Orlando Magic +12.5. Orlando when getting 9.5 points or greater have covered six of eight. Hawks have injury concerns as not playing will be Hunter, Gallinari, Snell and Reddish. Defense a concern as in their past five games are allowing 48% shooting. Hawks were favored once as a double digit and failed to cover. They met in early March with Atlanta winning by three but shot only 44.7%. They have not shot well against Division Rivals this season hitting only 42.4% in their seven games. Play Orlando +12.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 4/20/2021
Hornets at Knicks—NBA free pick is New York Knicks -6. Five of the top six scorers are out for this game. Look for New York to have a strong game plan for Terry Rozier in this game. Hornets just beat Portland who were down Damian Lillard. Past five games New York is shooting 46.2% with 37% from three point range. In that period the Hornets are allowing 46% overall but 40.3% from three point range. Knicks have covered nine straight. In that period, they sit tenth in offensive efficiency with 116.4 points per 100 possessions and second on the defensive side with 105.6 per 100. Play New York Knicks -6.
LA Clippers vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 4/20/2021
Clippers at Trailblazers—Free pick LA Clippers -8. Portland will be without Damian Lillard as he has been declared out for this game. Also. media reports have Jusuf Nurkic out as well for Portland. Clippers in their past five games are shooting 50.1% from the floor along with 45.5% from three point range. Trailblazers in poor defensive form as in that period of five games allowing 47% along with 39.1% from three. Portland has failed to cover five of seven after an eight point loss at Charlotte. In those seven games the Trailblazers sit near the bottom in defensive efficiency allowing 116.5 points per 100 possessions. Clippers in that period best in offensive efficiency at 120.5 per 100. Play LA Clippers -8.
Brooklyn Nets vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 4/20/2021
Nets at Pelicans—NBA pick is New Orleans Pelicans -2.5. Brooklyn will be without James Harden and Kevin Durant to injuries. They also have some rotational players sidelined. New Orleans scorers are healthy. They were competitive in road losses in overtime to the Knicks and Wizards. With two Nets impact players out will side with the Pelicans here. Play New Orleans -2.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 4/20/2021
Timberwolves at Kings—NBA free pick is Sacramento Kings -4. Seven straight losses on the road for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Their past five games they are shooting only 42.4% while surrendering 49.6% along with 44.2% from three. Kings in the better shooting form as in that period of five games connecting on 48.2% with 36.7% from beyond the arc. In those seven losses on the road the Timberwolves were surrendering 128.5 points per 100 possessions worst in the NBA for that period on the road. Play Sacramento -4.