Free NBA Picks For Today 6/3/2021
Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 6/3/2021
Nuggets at Trailblazers—NBA pick is Portland Trailblazers -5. Portland facing elimination will be all out to force a Game 5. They have shot the ball well at home in this series connecting on 47.2% from the field. They are averaging 120.2 points per 100 possessions. In Portland, the Nuggets shot only 37.7%. When facing a 2-1 deficit at home in Game 4 the Trailblazers came in with a strong performance in their 115-95 win. Nuggets have not been a good defensive team away from home where they allowed 47% shooting. Play Portland -5.
Phoenix Suns vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 6/3/2021
Suns at Lakers—NBA free pick is Phoenix Suns and LA Lakers to play under the total of 207.5. Lakers are built for defense to support LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the court. LA have played to under in five of their six postseason games. They have shot the ball poorly in this series hitting only 41.3% along with 30.2% from three point range. Suns have not been sharp from three point distance where they are hitting only 32.5%. Lakers are second worst of the playoff teams in offensive efficiency where they average only 101 points per 100 possessions. Defensively holding Phoenix to 106.2 points per 100 possessions. LA is strong on the glass and have limited second shot opportunities. Also hurting scoring for LA is they are worst turnover team in the playoffs averaging nearly 16 per 100 possessions. Pace has been slow in this series. Chris Paul is listed on the injury report as probable as his shoulder could be acting up again. Both Caldwell-Pope and Anthony Davis are game time decisions. Davis usually needs more recovery time for his injuries and if he plays have to wonder how effective he will be. Play LA Lakers and Portland Trailblazers under 207.5.