Free NBA Picks For Today 5/10/2021
Washington Wizards vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 5/10/2021
Wizards at Hawks—NBA pick is Atlanta Hawks -6. Atlanta with motivation here as they are one game back of the Knicks for the fourth seed which brings home court advantage in the playoffs for the first round. They are only two games up on Boston for the seventh seed which brings in a play in round. Atlanta shooting form good as in their past five games shooting 52.2% from the field along with 43% from three. Hawke play with three days of rest. Huge injury for Washington as Bradley Beal will miss this game due to a hamstring problem. Wizards up three games on the Bulls for the tenth seed with four games left to be played. Play Atlanta -6.
Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 5/10/2021
Pacers at Cavaliers—NBA free pick is Indiana Pacers -3.5. Malcolm Brogdon is a game time decision here. But playing for Indiana will be Sabonis, Sumnner and LeVert. Pacers shooting form good as in their past five games hitting on 52.4% with 44% from three point range. Cleveland has lost and failed to cover ten straight. Past five games Cavs hitting only 42.5% but surrendering 53.3% shooting along with 41.5% from three point range. They have put a patchwork lineup around Collin Sexton. Pacers three up in the loss column on the Bulls for the tenth seed with five games remaining. Clinch early and Indiana can rest players for the play in game. Play Indiana -3.5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 5/10/2021
Pelicans at Grizzlies—Free pick is New Orleans Pelicans +10. New Orleans still with a shot to make the play in game. They come off a two point win at Charlotte on Sunday and are two games back of San Antonio with four to play. Spurs have a brutal schedule and could be an underdog in each of their final five games. Past five games Pelicans are holding opponents to 45.8% shooting. Memphis has gotten healthier, but their defensive form has been poor as in their past five games allowing 47.6% shooting along with 43% from beyond the arc. Pelicans are dealing with injuries but their guards in Ball and Bledsoe are healthy. Pelicans have covered seven of their past eight as they sit second in defensive efficiency in this period with 104.4 points allowed per 100 possessions. Play New Orleans +10.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 5/10/2021
Bucks at Spurs—NBA pick is San Antonio Spurs +7.5. San Antonio has been hit with a brutal schedule down the stretch. They have played a lot of road games. They get hit with this one game home stand then hit the road afterwards. Even with all this badness the team is fairly healthy and have a day of rest. Murry and DeRozan are capable shooters and can keep the Spurs competitive. Another factor keeping the Spurs close is the play of the Bucks defense. In that span of five games, they are surrendering 41.5% from three point range. Bucks have failed to cover their past two games as they were involved in poor defensive performances in a one point win to Washington and by eight to a bad Houston team. Play San Antonio +7.5.
Utah Jazz vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 5/10/2021
Jazz at Warriors—NBA free pick is Golden St Warriors +2.5. Warriors enter in great form as in their past five games shooting 49.5% from the field along with 41.4% from three. They are holding opponents to 40.2% along with 25.4% from three. Jazz are dealing with injuries to Conley and Mitchell. In their past nine road games Utah sits 14th in defensive efficiency where they have failed to cover five of those games. Warriors in the eighth seed motivated to stat atop of Memphis to avoid the ninth seed which forces two play in wins to make the playoffs. Play Warriors +2.5.
Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 5/10/2021
Rockets at Trailblazers—Free pick is Houston Rockets and Portland Trailblazers to play over the total of 236 points. Portland is in good offensive form as in their past five games putting up 123 points per game with 48.6% shooing along with 41.5% from three. They have struggled to guard the perimeter in this period giving up 40.4% from three. Houston once again sitting players and going with a patchwork lineup that did score 116 at Utah and 133 at Milwaukee along with 115 home to Philadelphia. They have gone over in four straight, by surrendering 124 to the Jazz, 141 to Bucks, 135 to 76ers and 122 to Knicks. Play Houston and Portland over 236.