Free NBA Picks For Today 11/4/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 11/4/2021
76ers at Pistons—Philadelphia has won four straight and play their first back to back of the season. Joel Embiid sat a few days ago with knee soreness but the team was able to post a ten point win to Portland. Both Harris and Green out for the 76ers. Pistons have dropped two straight pounded by 26 at Brooklyn and 28 home to a Milwaukee team with cluster injuries. Detroit is last in offensive efficiency as they score 95.8 points per 100 possessions. 76ers are number one in offensive efficiency with 114.6 points per 100 possessions. Detroit shooting poorly hitting on 39.4% with 26.7% from three. Defense is bad to with the Pistons allowing 48.9% along with 43.6% from beyond the arc. Play Philadelphia -6.5.
Utah Jazz vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 11/4/2021
Jazz at Hawks—Utah has rest advantage with a day off and the Hawks losing by nine at Brooklyn. This is the second back to back spot for the Hawks with the result an 11 point loss at Washington. Jazz have not played more than one home game all season. It has been a home game then off to the road. That can wear on a team so mental and physical fatigue should set in this three game trip. Jazz did not cover in their win against Sacramento on Tuesday. It is a laundry list of injuries for the Jazz. Out ais Rudy Gobert. Mitchell, Gay, Whiteside, Butler and O’Neale are all questionable for Utah. Mitchell has a sprained ankle. Atlanta the healthier team and coming off a loss. Hawks are 11th in offensive efficiency with 107.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Atlanta -1.
Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 11/4/2021
Celtics at Heat—Miami has rest advantage in this matchup. Team has won and covered five straight after their 25 point win at Dallas with two days of rest. Four of those wins came by double digits. Heat second in the league in offensive and defensive efficiency. They are number one in net rating at +16.4. Celtics on a back to back after their win at Orlando which broke a three game losing streak. Boston struggling shooting the basketball hitting 43.2% along with 33.7% from three point range. Heat defending holding opponents to 39.7% overall and 36.7% from three. Celtics 21st in offensive efficiency as they average 103.7 points per 100 possessions. Their net rating is -3.6. Line is Miami -7.5 and the net rating for Miami over Boston is +20. That is a variance of +12.5 on the side of the Heat. Play Miami -7.5.
Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 11/4/2021
Rockets at Suns—Houston has been competitive. The have lost five straight but have covered five of those games. Rockets are defending holding opponents to 45.3% along with 32.2% from three point range. They sit 11th in the league in defensive efficiency by allowing 105.9 points per 100 possessions. Suns have struggled shooting threes while on defense struggling defending the perimeter by allowing 38.9% from beyond the arc. Suns sit 19th in defensive efficiency by allowing 107.6 points per 100 possessions. Ayton and Payne are injury. Saric out for the Suns. Rockets core healthy in Wood, Porter and Green. Play Houston +10.5.
Oklahoma City vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 11/4/2021
Thunder at Lakers—Rematch of a memorable game this year where the Lakers blew a 26 point lead in a 123-115 defeat. Laundry list of injuries for the Lakers. Ariza and Nunn out. James, Howard, Ellington and Howard both game time decisions. This is the oldest team in the league. Dort a game time decision for the Thunder but the remainder of the Thunder core is healthy. He did practice on Wednesday which is promising for a return to the lineup. LA mid-pack team in offensive and defensive efficiency. They are allowing 46.2% shooting and 35% from three. Play Oklahoma City +12.5.