Free NBA Picks For Today 6/1/2021
Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 6/1/2021
Celtics at Nets—NBA pick is Boston Celtics +12.5. Boston facing elimination will bring a strong effort here. Down 0-2 the Celtics were able to beat the Nets in a must win game to avoid an 0-3 deficit behind 50% shooting. Now down 3-1 look for the Celtics to be competitive enough to cover this huge number. Boston is averaging 116.5 points per 100 possessions in this series. They generate just enough offense here. Play Boston +12.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 6/1/2021
Trailblazers at Nuggets—NBA free pick is Portland Trailblazers -1.5. Portland has a size advantage is this series. Portland is overly dependent on Lillard and McCollum to carry this team. The supporting cast for the Trailblazers have not been consistent. Carmelo Anthony is not strong defensively and a target for the Denver offense to run through for high percentage buckets near the basket. At their home court in this series the Nuggets rank third in offensive efficiency with 124.7 points per 100 possessions and shooting 52%. Portland will struggle defending around the rim. Play Portland -1.5.
LA Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 6/1/2021
Lakers at Suns—Free pick is LA Lakers and Phoenix Suns to play under the total of 207.5. Lakers have played to under in four of their five post season games. LA may be without Anthony Davis and will have to lean on their defense here to stay competitive in this game. Both teams play at a slow pace. Lakers have struggled to shoot the ball in this series connecting on only 43% from the field. Without AD it will most likely be worse. Play LA Lakers and Phoenix under 207.5.