Free NBA Picks For Today 4/25/2021
Boston Celtics vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Celtics at Hornets—NBA pick is Boston Celtics -7.5. Boston has gotten healthier as Brown, Tatum and Walker are expected to play. Hornets still dealing with injuries to impact players as Monk, Ball and Hayward are all out. Celtics form good as in their past five games shooting 46.6% along with 36.8% from three while holding opponents to 44.9% overall and 32.4% from beyond the arc. Hornets have failed to cover five of seven. In that period they sit near the bottom in offensive efficiency with 107.7 points per 100 possessions. Defensively near the bottom as well at 115.3 per 100. Celtics outperforming in both areas. Play Boston -7.5.
Phoenix Suns vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Suns at Nets—NBA free pick is Brooklyn Nets -2.5. Kevin Durant has been listed as probable for Sunday’s game. Suns are dealing with rotational injuries to supporting players. Nets shooting form good as in their past five games hitting on 48% from the floor along with 39.2% from three point range. Suns defensive form not good as in that period of five games allowing 49.5% along with 39.2% from beyond the arc. Nets have covered five of seven. In that seven game period the Nets sit seventh in offensive efficiency with 116 points per 100 possessions. Suns mid-pack at 111 per 100. Durant missed much of that period so the team will improve those numbers. Play Brooklyn -2.5.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Grizzlies at Trailblazers—Free pick is Memphis Grizzlies +3.5. Grizzlies have covered 13 of 16 after their two point victory to Portland on Friday. Past five games they are shooting 50.5% along with 39.4% from three. Trailblazers in that period surrendering 48.5%. Jackson will rest for Memphis but the Grizzlies have played a lot of this season without him. Team has depth. Portland has now lost six of seven. In that period Trailblazers sit third worst in defensive efficiency allowing 117 points per 100 possessions. Grizzlies in that period third best on the offensive side at 117.3 per 100. Play Memphis +3.5.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Cavaliers at Wizards—NBA pick is Washington Wizards -6.5. Key injury here as Colin Sexton is out for the Cavaliers. Also out are Prince and Dotson. Beal and Westbrook not on injury report for the Wizards. Washington has covered ten of their past twelve with one push. In their past five games Wizards shooting 49% with 38.1% from three while holding opponents to 41.9% overall. In that period of twelve games Wizards sit second in defensive efficiency allowing 106.5 points per 100 possessions. Cavs will be challenged offensively with their injuries. Play Washington -6.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Bucks at Hawks—NBA free pick is Atlanta Hawks +6.5. Rest advantage for the Hawks after their win against Miami on Friday. They will be without Trae Young. Milwaukee on a back to back after their blowout win against Philadelphia on Saturday. Third game as well in four nights and have to wonder if Giannis plays as he has been bothered the past two months with a sore knee that forced him to miss many games. This close to the playoffs have to believe Milwaukee wont risk major injury to Giannis by playing him in back to back games. Past five games Bucks are allowing 47.2% from the floor along with 39.7% from three. Bucks do have a losing spread record on the road. Play Atlanta +6.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Pacers at Magic—Free pick is Orlando Magic +5.5. Major rest advantage for Orlando as they have two days of rest. Indiana on a back to back after their win against Detroit. Past five games Indiana shooting only 43.5% with 33.1% from three. Pacers dealing with major injuries to Sabonis, Turner, Warren, Lamb and Bitadze. That is impactful more in these back to back situations. Play Orlando +5.5.
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Kings at Warriors—NBA pick is Sacramento Kings and Golden St Warriors to play over the total of 228.5 points. Both meetings between these teams have been high scoring as they combined for 260 and 243 points. Kings in their past five games are shooting 50.3% with 44.2% from three but surrendering 52.2%. Warriors in that period converting on 48% along with 38.6% from three. Three days of rest for Sacramento so they will have energy to run the court. Sacramento have played to over in three of four sitting number one in offensively efficiency and last on the defensive side. Warriors playing at a fast pace in that period. Play Sacramento and Golden St over 228.5.