Free NBA Picks For Today 11/2/2021
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Bucks at Pistons—Detroit is shooting poorly from the field hitting only 40.7% with 28.9% from three point range. They sit last in offensive efficiency by averaging 96.8 points per 100 possessions. Their defensive has been atrocious surrendering 48.7% from the field along with 43% from beyond the arc. Milwaukee dealing with cluster injuries, but Giannis is probable as is Grayson Allen. With the Bucks injuries they scored only 95 on Utah and 93 on San Antonio. Play Detroit and Milwaukee under 215.5.
Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Heat at Mavericks—Miami carries a four game win and cover streak into this game. Heat have defended well limiting the opposition to 39% shooting along with 30.2% from three. On the season they are number one in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 95.1 points per 100 possessions while sitting fourth on the offensive side. Dallas has struggled to shoot the basketball converting only 40.4% from the floor along with 31.2% from beyond the arc. They are 27th and fourth last in the league in offensive efficiency with 99.3 points per 100 possessions. They have a net rating of -4.4 and the Heat sit at +16.5. That is a variance of +20.9 in favor of Miami. Porzingis for Dallas and Adebayo for Miami are both game time decisions. Play Miami +1.
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Kings at Jazz—Sacramento on this trip have won and covered two of three. They picked up wins and covers at New Orleans and Phoenix. Kings have a clean injury report. Defense has shown improvement this season as the team allows 44.4% shooting along with 32.9% from three. First home game for Utah after a three game road trip. Jazz have traveled a lot this year as they have not played more than one game at home in any one stop. These all feel like road games as does this game because they hit the road for a three game road trip after this game. Jazz are shooting only 44.8% from the floor along with 32.5% from three. Play Sacramento +9.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Pelicans at Suns—Pelicans have been hit with injuries to start the season. Zion has yet to play. Brandon Ingram missed the Knick game with a hip and is questionable. Garrett Temple an Devonte Graham both questionable. New Orleans has been competitive behind a good defensive the past five games holding opponents to 43.3% shooting and 35.4% from beyond the arc. They have covered four of five. Suns have defended poorly on the year by allowing 46.1% shooting and 40% from three point range. They sit 22nd in defensive efficiency by allowing 109.1 points per 100 possessions. Their offensive rating is 23rd at 103.1 points per 100 possessions. Play New Orleans +12.
Houston Rockets vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Rockets at Lakers—This is the second game of a home and home series with LA winning but not covering the opener 95-85. Don’t know how motivated the Lakers are in this game after facing Cavaliers and Houston thus far on this homestand. Rockets have shown improved defensive play on the season holding opponents to 44.1% along with 33.1% from three. It is a laundry list of injuries for the Lakers with James, Davis, Ellington and Howard game time decision. Out are Ariza and Nunn. Christian Wood, Green and Porter healthy for the Rockets. LA not playing at an elite level as they sit mid-pack in both offensive and defensive efficiency. Play Houston +10.