Free NBA Picks For Today 5/30/2021
New York Knicks vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 5/30/2021
Knicks at Hawks—NBA pick is New York Knicks +4.5. Hawks had a good shooting performance but expect the Knicks to adjust. New York won the rebounding battle for the third straight game gathering those precious extra possessions. Do not expect Randle and Barrett to have four straight poor shooting performances. Knicks now pulling down 84% of the misses by the Hawks which is by far the highest of any team on the defensive glass in the playoffs. Look for better defensive play out of the Knicks from their adjustment period in this spot. Play New York +4.5.
Phoenix Suns vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 5/30/2021
Suns at Lakers—NBA free pick is LA Lakers -7. Chris Paul is playing through a shoulder injury. As a result, he is shooting only 38.1% and averaging 6.7 points per game. Lakers have the definite size and length advantage in this series. They won the rebounding battle by eight boards in Game 2 and in their Game 3 win, LA grabbed 16 greater boards than the Suns. Only three Suns are averaging double digits in scoring in this series. Lakers getting production from Schroder at 19.3 points per game, Drummond 11 along with Harrell at 12 points per game in this series to support Anthony Davis and Lebron. In their past two games following the adjustments from Game 1 the Lakers are pulling down 82% of the Suns missed shots. Play LA Lakers -7.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 5/30/2021
Nets at Celtics—Free pick is Brooklyn Nets -6.5. Boston got strong performances out of Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart and Tristan Thompson in their Game 3 win. Only ten points from their bench. It is a lot to ask to duplicate these performances from the Celtics starters especially from a Nets team coming off the loss. Brooklyn is getting consistent performance from Durant, Kyrie and Harden who all three played well in Game 3. Joe Harris has been a good contributor for Brooklyn in this series. Brooklyn is averaging 122.1 points per 100 possessions in this series against the Celtics. Celtics rebounder Robert Williams exited the last game with a toe injury and is questionable. Play Brooklyn -6.5.
LA Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 5/30/2021
Clippers at Mavericks—NBA pick is LA Clippers and Dallas Mavericks to play over the total of 221.5. The defensive play has not been sharp for either team in this series as the Clippers are shooting 51.6% in this series and the Mavericks are at 51%. Strong bounce backs out of Kawhi Leonard with 36 points and Paul George with 29 points in their Game 3 win. Jackson and Morris did provide great support combining for 31 points on the road. Dallas and LA Clippers top two in offensive efficiency and worst two in defensive efficiency in these playoffs. Play LA Clippers and Dallas Mavericks over 221.5.