Free NBA Picks For Today 10/27/2021
Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Hornets at Magic—Orlando has lost three of four with their three losses by 17 or greater points. Magic has struggled to shoot hitting 40.5% with 31.4% from three. Magic 26th in the league in offensive efficiency with 99.7 points per 100 possessions. Charlotte a good three point shooting team making 40.1% from beyond the arc. Hornets second in the NBA in offensive efficiency with 114.1 points per 100 possessions. Orlando dealing with injuries to Fultz, Carter Williams, Okeke and Isaac. Play Charlotte -6.
Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Wizards at Celtics—Washington has shown improvement defensively holding opponents to 42.4% with 31.1% from three. They sit 8th in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 101.9 points per 100 possessions. Their starting five healthy. Celtics have not shot well connecting on 43.5%. Perimeter defense lacking with opponents making 38.5% from three. A bottom third team in defensive efficiency and near the bottom third on the offensive side. Play Washington =4.5.
Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Heat at Nets—Miami sits best in the NBA in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 92.6 points per 100 possessions. In their step up game the Heat pounded Milwaukee by 42 points. This is a healthy team. Teams shooting 39.3% on the Heat with 27.2% from three. Nets have not been sharp offensively to start the season sitting 21st in offensive efficiency at 103.2 points per 100 possessions. Their three point shooting sits at 34.3%. Lowry and Tucker great additions for the Heat. Play Miami +4.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Pacers at Raptors—Toronto has been a disappointment. They returned home with high expectations but have lost all three thus far. The shooting has been dismal with the Raptors making 40% with 29.4% from three. Toronto 25th in offensive efficiency with 100.5 points per 100 possessions. Better scores on the floor for Indiana as Brogdon, Sabonis, Holliday and Turner all healthy. Pacers seventh in the NBA in offensive efficiency with 109.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Indiana -1.5.
Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Hawks at Pelicans—New Orleans dealing with major injuries. Zion is out with a foot injury and Josh Hart has missed the past three games with a quad injury and questionable. Looks like starting five for Atlanta are healthy. Defense has been strong for the Hawks holding opponents to 39.6% along with 27.9% from beyond the arc. They sit third in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 96.1 points per 100 possessions. Suffering through key injuries the Pelicans have lost three of four. They are hitting only 42.4% from the floor while allowing 38.3% from three. They are 27th in offensive efficiency with 99.3 points per 100 possessions. Ball handling has been atrocious for the Pelicans with 19.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Play Atlanta -6.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Timberwolves at Bucks—Early injury issues for the Bucks. They will be without Brock Lopez, Jrue Holliday and Donte DiVincenzo with injuries. Timberwolves have won two of three to start the season. Minnesota is a good team with Towns and Russell on the court. Timberwolves defending this year holding opponents to 41.7% from the floor along with 29.1% from beyond the arc. Concern about Milwaukee has been their defense as they are allowing 47.7% from the field along with 39.4% from beyond the arc. Bucks are 23rd in defensive efficiency allowing 110 points per 100 possessions. Play Minnesota +7.5.
LA Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Lakers at Thunder Pick—LA Lakers the oldest team in the league play their first back to back of the season. Huge list of players for LAL on the injury report. LeBron James and Anthony Davis are questionable. Trevor Ariza and Kendrick Nunn are out. OKC a young team with a clean injury report. Lakers defense has been an issue on the year as the team is allowing 110 points per 100 possessions. Lakers have failed to cover all games this year unless you played them late against San Antonio. Thunder showed better offense at home than on the road this season with significantly better shooting from the floor and three. Play Oklahoma City +9.5.
Sacramento Kings vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Kings at Suns Pick—Phoenix defensive performance has been poor to start the year. Suns are allowing 49% shooting with 43.1% from three point range. They sit third worst in defensive efficiency allowing 115.2 points per 100 possessions. Sacramento has a clean injury report. They have defended to start the year holding opponents to 44.6%. Kings have talented shooters and can exploit the Suns perimeter defense. Suns sit 19th in offensive efficiency with 104.3 points per 100 possessions. Play Sacramento +8.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Grizzlies at Trailblazers Pick—Both teams shooting well and defending poorly. Grizzlies converting 48.3% from the floor along with 40.4% from three point range. While on defense Memphis surrendering 48.9% with 40.2% from three. Grizzlies best in NBA in offensive efficiency with 121.3 points per 100 possessions and last defensively surrendering 117.1 per 100. Trailblazers play at the fastest pace in the NBA and Memphis plays fast as well. Memphis have played to over in all three games and nine straight dating back to last year. Portland has played to over in both home games. Play Portland and Memphis over 234.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021
Cavaliers at Clippers Pick—Cleveland has been weak shooting the three point shot at 30.3%. Clippers are eighth in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 101.9 points per 100 possessions. Clippers rebounded after starting off -2 blowing out Portland by 30. LA best in the NBA in securing the basketball and play at the second fastest pace in the NBA. Cavaliers will struggle with their youth and size to try and work inside on the Clippers defense. Play LA Clippers -7.5 .