Free NBA Picks For Today 11/23/2021
Miami Heat vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 11/23/2021
Heat at Pistons—Duncan Robinson is listed as questionable for the Heat with a knee. For the Pistons center Isaiah Stewart is serving a two game suspension. He averages 7 points and 7 rebounds a game. Heat opened this road trip with a three point loss at Washington to break at four game win streak. Miami is in good shooting form past five games as they are converting 48% with 38% from three. Pistons defense has been poor in this period where they allow 48.6% along with 36.4% from beyond the arc. Pistons sit 28th and third worst in offensive efficiency by averaging 101.1 points per 100 possessions. Heat are fifth in the league in defensive efficiency and fourth on the offensive side. Other than Robinson their core players are healthy. Play Miami -9.
LA Lakers vs. NY Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 11/23/2021
Lakers at Knicks—LeBron James will serve a one game suspension here. Reserves Ariza and Nunn out with Reaves doubtful. For the Knicks veteran guard Derrick Rose is questionable with an ankle. Knicks in their quest to get better defensively has trended to the under coming in seven straight times and nine of ten. Their past seven games Knicks are allowing 105 points per 100 possessions and 41.6% shooting. LA over their past five games has struggled to make threes. Play LA Lakers and NY Knicks under 214.5.
Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 11/23/2021
Nuggets at Trailblazers—Portland a healthy team with a clean injury report. Portland is a walking wounded. Out are Michael Porter and reserve Bones Hyland. Reserve Zeke Nnaji is also out. Nikola Jokic is questionable with his wrist injury. Nuggets defense has been poor in his absence for two games surrendering 126 points at Phoenix and 114 to Chicago in losses giving up 123.1 points per 100 possessions. They were crushed on the glass. Portland a good home team that has won eight of nine there. They have won all three on this home stand. At home the Trailblazers shoot 47.3% along with 39.5% from three and they defend holding the opposition to 43.9%. Play Portland -5.5.
Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 11/23/2021
Mavericks at Clippers—For Dallas Luca Doncic is questionable with his sprained ankle. Reserve Maxi Kleber is expected to return to the lineup. Reserve Frank Ntilikina is out with a calf. On the Clippers side Nicolas Batum is out. Marcus Morris is probable but could be on a minute restriction. This is game two of a home and home series in LA. Clippers took the opener 87-91 on Sunday. Mavericks have lost all three on this road trip. Dallas defense trending poorly past five games where they are allowing 48% shooting and 38.4% from three. Without Doncic in the lineup the past three games the Mavericks are averaging only 102.4 points per 100 possessions. Play LA Clippers -4.5.