Free NBA Picks For Today 4/27/2021
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 4/27/2021
Thunder at Celtics—NBA pick is Boston Celtics -10.5. Celtics were rest advantage in this spot looking to break a two game losing streak all on the road. OKC has lost fourteen straight after their 31 point road defeat at Philadelphia on Monday. Past five games Thunder shooting only 43.4% from the floor. Celtics are without Tatum and Walker but still have enough depth to cover against this patchwork Thunder team who is looking at their younger players. In that fourteen game span the Thunder sits last in offensive efficiency with 98.3 points per 100 possessions. They are second worst on the defensive side surrendering 119.1 per 100. Thunder net rating in that period -20.7 and the Celtics sit +3.5. Wide variance here. Play Boston -10.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 4/27/2021
Bucks at Hornets—NBA free pick is Milwaukee Bucks -9. Charlotte dealing with major injuries to scorers as out are Ball, Hayward and Monk. Bucks shooting form good as in their past five games are connecting on 49% along with 38.6% from three point range. Don’t believe Charlotte with all their injuries can match the scoring from the Bucks. Play Milwaukee -9.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 4/27/2021
Trailblazers at Pacers—Free pick is Indiana Pacers +4. Indiana is dealing with injuries, but their depth came through with three straight wins. Portland despite having both of their starting guards in the lineup have lost nine of their past eleven games. Trailblazers form poor as in their past five games shooting only 42.9% while surrendering 48.2% to opponents. In that period the Pacers are defending well limiting opponents to 43.6% overall and 32.3% from beyond the arc. Play Indiana +4.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 4/27/2021
Nets at Raptors—NBA pick is Brooklyn Nets -6.5. Both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are not on the injury report and expected to play. With both in the lineup the Nets were able to beat Phoenix by nine points posting 128 points. Past five games Nets are shooting 47.6% from the floor along with 37.6% from three point range. Raptors in that period connecting on 44.2% overall but surrendering 40.7% from three. Raptors have lost 11 of 13 in back to back spots as they average six points below overall average. Durant has influence over the team to bring strong effort to the court. Play Brooklyn -6.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 4/27/2021
Timberwolves at Rockets—NBA free pick is Minnesota Timberwolves -2. Minnesota has won two straight and tree of four after completing the two game sweep of the Jazz. Timberwolves have DeAngelo Russell and Karl Anthony Towns both healthy and in the lineup together. Past five games T’Wolves shooting 49.1% from the floor along with 38% from three. Rockets in not good shooting form as in that period converting on 42.8% with 31% from beyond the arc. Houston has lost fourteen of sixteen. In April Rockets sit third worst in offensive efficiency at 107.5 points per 100 possessions with the Timberwolves at 113 per 100. Play Minnesota -2.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 4/27/2021
Mavericks at Warriors—Free pick is Golden St Warriors +1. Golden St has covered six of their past nine games. Past five they are shooting 47.2% from the floor along with 39.1% while holding opponents to 42.9% from the field. Dallas opened this road trip getting beat at Sacramento 113-106. They have now failed to cover seven of nine games. In that period the Mavs sit near the bottom in defensive efficiency allowing 117.2 points per 100 possessions with Golden St best at 105 per 100. Play Golden St +1.