Free NBA Picks For Today 11/10/2021
Washington Wizards vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Wizards at Cavaliers—Terrible news as Collin Sexton has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will be out an extended time. He was a spark on the court averaging 16 points and 3.3 rebounds per game. This is the second major injury the Cavaliers will have to digest as Lauri Markkanen is out with a positive COVID test. Washington had won and covered two straight with home win to Memphis and Milwaukee by margin. Wizards are defending well this season holding opponents to 43.2% and 29.2% from three. Team sits fifth in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 103.1 points per 100 possessions. Washington core healthy. Play Wizards -3.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Nets at Magic—Orlando was able to catch a fatigue Utah team on the back end of a back to back playing their third game in four nights and earned a win. Now they get a rested Nets team. Brooklyn carried a five game win streak then got hit with a back to back and third game in four nights facing Chicago and lost. Nets shooting has shown great improvement as their past five games hitting on 49.6% from the field along with 43.3% from three while holding the opposition to 43.4% and 31.9% from three. Their core is healthy. Orlando has lost eight of eleven. They sit 25th in offensive efficiency and 26th on the defensive side. Magic still battling injuries as Carter-Williams, Fultz and Isaac out. Play Brooklyn -9.
Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Raptors at Celtics—After a five game win streak the Raptors stumbled with back to back losses to the Cavaliers and Nets. The offense has shown improvement the past five games but the defense struggled as the team surrendered 46.2% from the floor and 35.4% from three. Boston returns home after losing two of three on the road but covering all three games. Shooting has been poor for the Celtics over their past five games as they convert only 43% along with 31% from three. Defense has held up good though as opponents making only 28.4% from three in this period. Raptors have got healthier as Pascal Siakam is back in the lineup. Key injury for Boston as Jaylen Brown is out and expected to miss about two weeks. Brown was averaging 25 points and six rebounds a game. Play Toronto +2.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. NY Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Bucks at Knicks—Milwaukee still dealing with major injuries. Out are DiVincenzo, Lopez and Middleton all core players. Bucks are on a back to back after a nine point win at an injury riddled Philadelphia team playing two games in two nights. Prior to that win the Bucks had lost five of six including a 15 point loss to a healthy NY Knicks team at home. Knicks have a day of rest after their seven point win at Philadelphia on Monday. Bucks past five games shooting only 42%. Knick have shot the three better at home. Knicks core players are healthy. Milwaukee not an elite defensive team on the road where they allow 107 points per 100 possessions ranking 16th in the league. Play New York -2.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Pistons at Rockets—Detroit shooting has been poor on the season. It is worse in their past five games where they are connecting on 38.2% along with 29% from three. It is a four game losing streak and eight losses in nine games. Rockets have not been winning but have competed and had better point spread success than Detroit. In their past five games Rockets shooting 45.2%. Pistons defense in this period atrocious as they are allowing 50.2% along with 45.1% from three. Play Houston -1.5.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Mavericks at Bulls—Dallas has shot poorly with the team hitting 43.1% along with 31.7% from three. They have won three straight but step up in class in this spot. Chicago an improved team winning seven of ten. Ball LaVine, DeRozan and Vucevic produce solid core for the Bulls. Team sits seventh in offensive efficiency with 109.7 points per 100 possessions. Mavericks way down to 23rd in offensive efficiency with 104.3 points per 100 possessions. They have been pounded in all three step up games to the Heat, Nuggets and Hawks. Play Chicago -3.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Hornets at Grizzlies—Hornets have lost five straight after their three point overtime defeat at the Lakers. Five straight up losses and to the spread in their past five road games. Charlotte road defense poor as they surrender 48.9% along with 36.5% from three. Away defensive efficiency has Charlotte allowing 111.6 points per 100 possessions. Memphis core is healthy. They have won and covered three straight at home with two notable wins to Denver. On their home court Memphis shooting 47.8% along with 39.1% from three. Grizzlies number four in home offensive efficiency with 114.1 points per 100 possessions. Play Memphis -4.5.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Thunder at Pelicans—Seven straight losses for New Orleans. They sit 29th and second worst in defensive efficiency by allowing 112.7 points per 100 possessions. They are without Zion Williamson. Brandon Ingram continues his questionable status with his hip injury. He has missed five games. Ingram contributes with 25 points and 7.3 rebounds per game dishing about five assists. New Orleans defense trending poorly past five games as they are surrendering 51.9% shooting along with 41.4% from three. OKC defense in better form and their core is healthy. Thunder has shown more of a pulse on the court than New Orleans. Play Oklahoma City +4.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Pacers at Nuggets—Massive injuries on the Denver side. Out are Jokic, Porter and Jamal Murray still a long time from returning. Monte Morris dealing with a knee injury and probable. Pacers got healthy with LeVert and Turner returning. Brogdon expected to return on Wednesday. Pacers shooting form good as past five games hitting on 48.2%. Nuggets still struggling to make three as in this time period hitting only 25.4% from beyond the arc. Denver 24th in offensive efficiency with 103.3 points per 100 possessions. Play Indiana -2.
Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Kings at Spurs—Some class relief for Sacramento after losses to the Suns and Pacers. Kings shooting well in their past five games with 46.9% from the field along with 39.3% from three point range. Spurs in this period still struggling from three at 31%. In this period the Kings are successfully defending the three. Spurs sit 20th in offensive efficiency with 104.6 points per 100 possessions. Kings sit eighth at 109.2 per 100. Kings core healthy as Haliburton may return on Wednesday. Play Sacramento +1.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Timberwolves at Warriors—Minnesota healthy against with DeAngelo Russell returning a clean injury report. They were competitive in an overtime loss at Memphis but get outscored by seven in the five minute period to fail the cover. Shooting did not improve much with the return of Russell as they hit 42% in defeat. Warriors continue to roll in this home stand. Golden St number one in defensive efficiency with allowing 98.2 points per 100 possessions. Timberwolves current defensive form poor as in their past five games allowing 47.2% shooting with 37.2% from three. Play Golden St -7.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Trailblazers at Suns—Back to back for Portland after a road loss by eight to the Clippers. Portland has lost and failed to cover all five on the road this year. Away from home Portland is giving up 47.6% shooting along with 39% from three. Suns a good shooting team at home converting 48.9% along with 35.3% from beyond the arc. Trailblazers last in the NBA in road defensive efficiency by allowing 115.3 points per 100 possessions. On offense they sit 23rd with 101.5 per 100. Suns with a day of rest here. Play Phoenix -6.
Miami Heat vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 11/10/2021
Heat at Lakers—Landry list of injuries on both sides. LeBron James, Arizona and Nunn are out. Rondo and Davis game time decisions. On the Miami side Tucker, Herro and Adebayo game time decisions. That leaves Butler, Robinson and Lowry healthy. That is enough here. Current form for LA offense poor as in their past five games shooting 43.5% with 32% from three. Heat in this period hitting 47.8% along with 41.9% from three. Lebron has missed the past three games and Lakers sitting 25th in offensive efficiency in this period with 100 points per 100 possessions. Play Miami -4.5.