Free NBA Picks For Today 10/25/2021
Boston Celtics vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Celtics at Hornets—NBA pick is Charlotte Hornets +1. Hornets return home with wins by 11 at Cleveland and 16 at Brooklyn. Team is shooting 46.9% from the floor along with 38.7% from three point range. They sit fourth in offensive efficiency with 114.1 points per 100 possessions. Their defensive ranking is 11th at 104.4 points allowed per 100 possessions. Celtics earned their first win on the season beating Houston on Sunday. Celtics are shooting only 41.4% along with 34.1% from three. Celtics sit 25th in offensive efficiency wit 99.4 points per 100 possessions. Both Jaylen Brown and Romeo Langford are listed as game time decisions with injuries. Play Charlotte +1.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Bucks at Pacers—NBA free pick is Milwaukee Bucks -3. Indiana missing key players Caris LeVert and T.J. Warren are both out. Bucks rebounded after a loss at Miami with a 10 point win at San Antonio behind a good shooting night. They do have a day of rest. Bucks eighth in the NBA offensive efficiency rating with 110.6 points per 100 possessions. Pacers allowing 40.2% shooting from three. Against Miami the Pacers shot only 39% and 10 of 39 from three. Bucks have won and covered eight of nine against the Pacers. Play Milwaukee -3.
Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Pistons at Hawks—Free pick is Atlanta Hawks -10.5. Pistons an 0-2 team with losses by 6 at home to Chicago and by 15 on the road to the Bulls. They sit last in offensive efficiency scoring 85.9 points per 100 possessions. They are shooting only 39.3% from the floor and 19.6% from three point range. Atlanta coming off a loss at Cleveland and return home where they pounded Dallas by 26. Cade Cunningham still out for the Pistons. Hawks third in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 93.5 points per 100 possessions. Play Atlanta -10.5.
Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Wizards at Nets—NBA pick is Washington Wizards +8.5. Washington off to a good shooting start connecting on 48.6% from the floor along with 36.9% from three point range. Reports are that Bradley Beal is on track to play on Monday. Wizards sit tenth in offensive efficiency but ninth defensively holding opponents to 102.4 points per 100 possessions. Nets are surrendering 46.2% shooting sitting 26th in defensive efficiency allowing 115.7 points per 100 possessions. Play Washington +8.5.
Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Magic at Heat—NBA free pick is Orlando Magic +14. Magic on a back to back after a win at New York. They held the Knicks to 37% shooting in the win and pulled down five more rebounds. Heat record 1-1 after an eleven point overtime defeat at Indiana. Heat shooting only 35.3 % from three. Kyle Lowery a game time decisions. Play Orland0 +14.
Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Bulls at Raptors—Free pick is Chicago Bulls -2.5. Bulls out to a 3-0 start. They are connecting on 41.6% from three. Chicago defending well this year holding opponents to 93.7 points per 100 possessions. Raptors have shot poorly on the year at 41.7% from the floor and 29.1% from three scoring 97.3 points per 100 possessions sitting 26th in the NBA. Toronto is without Siakam and Watanabe. Bulls starting five healthy DeRozan and Ball joined LaVine and Vucevic in Chicago. Play Chicago -2.5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Pelicans at Timberwolves—NBA pick is Minnesota Timberwolves -5.5. Minnesota off to a 2-0 start. Team is healthy with a clean injury report. Timberwolves have been good when Towns and Russell are together on the court. Timberwolves defending well on the year holding opponents to 40.1% with 27.4% from three sitting tops in defensive efficiency allowing 91.5 points per 100 possessions. New Orleans 0-3 as they are without Zion Williamson to injury. Josh Hart a game time decision. Pelicans hitting only 41.6% while allowing 48.1% with 42.9% from beyond the arc. New Orleans sit 27th in offensive efficiency with 97.1 points per 100 possessions. Play Minnesota -5.5.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Cavaliers at Nuggets—NBA free pick is Cleveland Cavaliers +10.5. Cavs enter play after a six point home win to Atlanta on Saturday. Cleveland is shooting 47.7% from the floor. Sexton, Mobly and Markkanen are a trio that can shoot for the Cavaliers. Nuggets 21st in offensive efficiency with 103.9 points per 100 possessions. Denver has been sloppy handling the basketball with 19.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Play Cleveland +10.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 10/25/2021
Trailblazers at Clippers—Free pick is Portland Trailblazers +3. Portland is shooting the ball well converting on 51.3% from the floor along with 38.8% from three. They sit tops in offensive efficiency by averaging 122.6 points per 100 possessions. Clippers defense has been poor to start the year allowing 49.1% along with 44.9% from three. That has led to a ranking of third worse in defensive efficiency as they allow 116.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Portland +3.