Free NBA Picks For Today 6/16/2021
Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Hawks at 76ers—NBA pick is Atlanta Hawks +6.5. Concern is about the health of Joel Embiid. He has been playing with a partial tear in his meniscus. As we are deep into this series the concern is greater as the 76ers center admitted to not have the ability to perform at his best down the stretch of Game 4 as he went 0-12 from the field in the second half. Atlanta does have a win on the 76ers home court in this series and won two of the three games played in New York. Would rather take over two possessions here considering the health of Embiid. Game five could be a tight contest. Play Atlanta +6.5.
LA Clippers vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Clippers at Jazz—NBA free pick is LA Clippers +3. LA came with strong defensive performances in their two home win to the Jazz to even this up and 2-2. In their two victories LAC is averaging 133.7 points per 100 possessions while holding the Jazz to 110.5. The past two games Clippers connecting on 521% from the floor along with 46.6% from three with Utah only 42.9% from the field. Clippers are challenging the Jazz at the basketball to success. Jazz guard Mike Conley was out for Game 4 and is questionable here. Donovan Mitchell missed some action near the end of the regular season due to an ankle sprain and he tweaked his ankle in Game 3. There is persistent pain in his ankle as the media reports say and Mitchell admitted to not being 100%. Very little recovery time between games here with just one day. Play LA Clippers +3.