Free NBA Picks For Today 11/27/2021
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Timberwolves at 76ers—Patrick Beverly is out for Minnesota with a groin injury. On the Philadelphia side Joel Embiid is questionable as he missed the past nine games due to COVID protocols. Tobias Harris is questionable with a hip injury. Minnesota is on a back to back after their 133-115 road defeat at Charlotte on Friday. The loss broke a five game win streak as the Timberwolves surrendered 56% shooting and 23 of 40 from three. 76ers have rest advantage as they take the court with two days of rest after a 20 point loss at Golden St to end a six game road trip to the west. They have lost seven of nine without Embiid. In those nine games without Embiid Philadelphia sits 25th in defensive efficiency with 113.8 points per 100 possessions. The 76ers did lose all three without Embiid. Play Minnesota +4.
New York Knicks vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Knicks at Hawks—Both teams on back to backs. After two days off the Knicks hosted the Suns and were defeated 118-97 shooting 37% from the floor along with 12 of 39 from three. Hawks win streak reached seven after a 132-100 road win at Memphis. Out for Atlanta is De’Andre Hunter. On the Knicks side it is Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose questionable. Past five games New York shooting 42.8%. During this win streak the Hawks sit tops in the league in offensive efficiency with 119 points per 100 possessions. Atlanta has won eight of nine at home covering seven of those games. Play Atlanta -3.5.
Phoenix Suns vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Suns at Nets—Phoenix core are healthy. On the Nets side Joe Harris is out and Bruce Brown is probable. Suns win streak reaches 15 straight after their 118-92 road win at New York Knicks behind 56% shooting and 13 of 28 from three. Bridges played 38 minutes, Ayton 32, Booker 35 and Paul 30. During this win streak the Suns second in defensive efficiency with 100.9 points per 100 possessions. Nets have won seven of eight after a 19 point road win at Boston. In that eight game period the Nets sit fourth in offensive efficiency with 115 points per 100 possessions. Phoenix has failed to cover all three in back to back games getting outscored by an average of 7.5 points. Play Brooklyn -2.5.
Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Magic at Cavaliers—Magic decimated with injuries as out are Carter-Williams, Fultz, Anthony and Isaac. Reports are that Evan Mobley is likely to return on Saturday. It is a back to back for Orlando after a 35 point home loss to Chicago. They have been held to under 100 points in three straight. Past five games Magic shooting 40.5% and the Cavaliers 40.7%. Orlando has lost all three back to back games averaging 100 points a game and giving up 113. Cleveland has covered two straight with a five point home loss to Phoenix and to Brooklyn. It is five straight losses for the Cavaliers. Can’t lay over two possessions. Play Orlando +7.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Hornets at Rockets—For Charlotte Mason Plumlee missed the Friday game with a calf and questionable here. For Houston Jalen Green is out for a week with a hamstring. Hornets are on a back to back after a 133-115 home win to Minnesota on Friday night. They have now won eight of nine. In that period the team sits fifth in defensive efficiency with 103.5 points per 100 possessions. Hornets are 0-4 straight and to the spread in the back end of back to backs this year. In this spot they allow 123 points which is 11 more than overall average. Houston has lost 16 of 18 games. They earned their second win on Wednesday in a 118-113 victory at home to Chicago behind 50% shooting. They have covered two of three. Play Houston +5.
Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Heat at Bulls—Miami’s core players are healthy. Bulls are on a back to back after a 123-99 road win at Orlando. They responded following back to back losses to the Pacers at home and Rockets on the road. Heat return home after a 1-2 road trip. They were beaten in a back to back at Minnesota on Wednesday. They enter with two days of rest. Prior to the road trip the Heat had won four straight. In that seven game period the Heat sit seventh in defensive efficiency by allowing 104.2 points per 100 possessions. In back to back games the Bulls have averaged 98 points a game which is six points below overall average. Play Miami -1.5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Pelicans at Jazz—Zion remains out for the Pelicans. Utah has a clean injury report. New Orleans has lost nine of ten on the road. This is a back end of a back to back between these teams as they met on Friday with the Pelicans posting the 98-97 road win. Jazz have failed to cover 7 of 11. In that period they sit 18th in defensive efficiency by allowing 108.9 points per 100 possessions . New Orleans has lost four of five in back to backs but covered three of those games. Jazz in back to backs average 103.5 points which is 9 points below overall average. Play New Orleans +13.
Washington Wizards vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 11/27/2021
Wizards at Mavericks—For Dallas Jalen Brunson is a game time decision with a foot injury as he did practice on Friday. Wizards are on a back to back after their 101-99 road win at Oklahoma City. They have failed to cover five of seven. In this period Washington 23rd in offensive efficiency with 103.4 points per 100 possessions. Luca Doncic returned for Dallas and they come off the 112-104 road overtime win at LA Clippers on Tuesday. Mavs have three days rest. Past five games Wizards shooting 42.7% along with 28.4% from three. Play Dallas -7.5.