Free NBA Picks For Today 11/24/2021
Phoenix Suns vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Suns at Cavaliers—Cleveland hit with major injuries as out are Sexton and Mobley. Darius Garland is questionable with a neck injury and he scores 18.2 points and game plus dishes 6.8 assists. It is a four game losing streak for Cleveland. They have been held to 99 points or fewer in six of their past seven games. Past five games Cavs shooting only 39.4% from 30.7% from three. Phoenix has won thirteen straight. They sit second in defensive efficiency in this period allowing 100.1 points per 100 possessions. Suns core are healthy. Play Phoenix -6.5.
LA Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Lakers at Pacers—LeBron back into the lineup. Antony Davis was well enough to play on Tuesday. Out are reserves Ariza and Nunn. Reaves a game time decision. Caris Levert with a sore back is questionable. LA has lost four of five. In that period the Lakers are allowing 47.9% shooting and 38.4% from three. LA has lost and failed to cover both back to back games getting outscored by an average of 13 points by surrendering 122 points a game. Indiana has won five of seven and has gotten healthier. They return home after a 109-77 win at the Bulls catching Chicago playing on a back to back. Another rest advantage spot for the Pacers. Play Indiana -1.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Nets at Celtics—Out for the Nets are Joe Harris, Bruce Bowen and Nicolas Claxton all reserves. For Boston Jaylen Brown is questionable. Listed as injury management as he returned Monday playing 23 minutes. Reserve Josh Richardson is questionable with an illness. Brooklyn has won six of seven after a five point road win at Cleveland to start the trip. They are defending as in their past five games allowing 42.7% shooting with 31.3% from three. Celtics have played a weak schedule on this home stand. In their lone step up game the Celtics were beaten 110-99 at Atlanta. Play Brooklyn -1.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Hornets at Magic—PJ Washington continues as doubtful for Wednesday. But the Hornets core are healthy. Magic dealing with cluster injury. Carter Williams, Fultz, Isaac and Anthony are out. Reserve Gary Harris questionable with a hand injury. Hornets have won six of seven after a 109-103 win at Washington. In those seven games Charlotte sits seventh in defensive efficiency by allowing 102.8 points per 100 possessions. Magic have lost six of seven. In this period they sit 27th in defensive efficiency by allowing 114.9 points per 100 possessions. They are also 27th on the offensive side with 101.1 points per 100. Play Charlotte -8.
Chicago Bulls vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Bulls at Rockets—Patrick Williams remains out for Chicago. Javonte Green is probable. Alex Caruso questionable with a wrist. Nikola Vucevic is questionable and may need conditioning prior to his return to the court. Rockets have lost 16 of 17 games. They have been held to 99 points or fewer in five of their past six games. They sit last in offensive efficiency in this period with 91.4 points per 100 possessions. Past five games Rockets shooting only 39.4% along with 26.4% from three. Bulls have played to under in five of seven. Rockets under in five of six. In that period Chicago 20th in offensive efficiency with 107 points per 100 possessions. Play Chicago and Houston under 212.5.
Toronto Raptors vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Raptors at Grizzlies—On the Toronto side OG Anunoby is questionable with a hip. He has missed three games. Achiuwa a reserve with a shoulder is questionable. On the Grizzlies side Brooks with a hamstring is questionable. Raptors have lost seven of nine after a 15 point loss at Golden St. In that nine game period Toronto is last in defensive efficiency by allowing 116.6 points per 100 possessions. Past five games Raptors are allowing 50.5% along with 40.7% from three. Grizzlies have won three of four after a one point win at Utah. In that four game stretch the Grizzlies averaging 117.2 points per 100 possessions. Play Memphis -4.
Detroit Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Pistons at Bucks—Milwaukee will be with DiVincenzo and Brook Lopez will be out but getting closer to returning. On the Pistons side Stewart out and Kelly Olynik is out another four weeks. It is a back to back for the Pistons after an eight point loss home to the Heat. Bucks with rest advantage has won four straight after a 31 point home win to Orlando. Defensive form good for the Bucks as in their past five games allowing 40.4% with 31.7% from three. Bucks have played to under in four of five. Play Milwaukee and Detroit under 214.5.
Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Heat at Timberwolves—Minnesota core players are healthy. For Miami reserve Markieff Morris out. It is a back to back for the Heat after an eight point win and no cover against Detroit. Heat have covered all three in back to back spots this season. Miami has allowed 99 or fewer points in four of five. Timberwolves have allowed 99 or fewer in five straight. In those give games Timberwolves allowing 38.6% shooting along with 23% from three sitting tops in defensive efficiency by allowing 97.7 points per 100 possessions. Heat in this period allowing 102.1 per 100 possessions. Play Miami and Minnesota under 213.5.
Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Jazz at Thunder—Utah has a clean injury report. For Oklahoma City scorer Shai Gilgeous Alexander out with an ankle. He averages 20.4 points and 5.1 rebounds a game. He missed the 113-101 defeat at Atlanta. Jazz had their three game win streak snapped in a home one point loss to Memphis. Utah shooting form good as in their past five games hitting on 49.1% along with 39.3% from three. OKC shooting poor in this period hitting 40.3% and 31.3% from three. Injury huge for a struggling offense of OKC. Play Utah -11.5.
Washington Wizards vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Wizards at Pelicans—The Washington core players are healthy. On the Pelicans side Devonte Graham is questionable with a foot injury. He has missed three games and averages 15.3 points and 5.1 assists per game. Pelicans have lost 16 of 19. They are 2-7 at home. Pelicans come off the 110-96 home defeat to Minnesota. Pelicans have been held to 98 or fewer points in four straight. They sit 28th in offensive efficiency in this period with 97.9 points per 100 possessions. Wizards have won six of nine. Play Washington -3.5.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
76ers at Warriors—Philadelphia continues to be without Joel Embiid. He is targeted for a return on Saturday. Seth Curry, Danny Green and Tobias Harris are all questionable. Harris has as shot of playing. The Golden St core players healthy. Golden St has won four straight and nine of their past ten. In that period they sit number one in offensive efficiency with 117.4 points per 100 possessions and third defensive surrendering 102.1 per 100. Embiid has been out eight straight. 76ers are 26th in defensive efficiency in those eight games giving up 113.8 points per 100 possessions. Play Golden St -10.
Atlanta Hawks vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Hawks at Spurs—Atlanta is still without De’Andre Hunter. For the Spurs Doug McDermott questionable with reports he may return on Wednesday. San Antonio has lost 12 of 16 to begin the season. The losing streak has reached five straight after a four point home loss to Phoenix. During this losing streak Spurs allowing 48% shooting and 41.1% from three. Spurs in this period allowing 112.2 points per 100 possessions and scoring only 100 per 100 possessions sitting 28th in the NBA. Atlanta has won five straight shooting 50.9% from the floor along with 40% from three. Defense has improved in this span as they surrender 43.3% along with 30% from three. Play Atlanta -4.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 11/24/2021
Trailblazers at Kings—Both teams have clean injury reports. Portland comes off a 4-0 home stand. They are on a back to back and sit 1-7 on the road. Their only win away from home was to Houston. Luke Walton was fired by the Kings and in their first game with interim coach Alvin Gentry dropped a 102-94 decision to an injury riddles Philadelphia 76ers team. They have lost eight of nine. Kings are 24th in defensive efficiency in this period by allowing 111.5 points per 100 possessions. Trailblazers allow 49.9% shooting on the road with 40.9% from three. Play Sacramento +2.5.