Free NBA Picks For Today 12/23/2021
Houston Rockets vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Rockets at Pacers—On the Rockets side Kevin Porter is out. Jalen Green is expected to return. Malcolm Brogdon is questionable with an Achilles. Houston has lost six of eight after their 126-106 road defeat to Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday. Defense has been atrocious for the Rockets in this period as they are allowing 124.3 points per 100 possessions.
Indiana has dropped three of four with their 125-96 road defeat to Miami Heat. Pacers defense has been poor as well in this period by surrendering 117.6 points per 100 possessions. Rockets have lost all four back to back games getting outscored by an average of 19 points. Play Indiana -9.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Orlando Magic NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Pelicans at Magic—Jonas Valanciunas is out for New Orleans as is Alexander Walker. It is still a laundry list of injuries for Orlando. Cola Anthony with a sprained ankle questionable as he missed Wednesday. Wendell Carter missed Wednesday and is questionable Thursday. New Orleans has won three straight after their 111-97 home win to Portland Trailblazers.
Pelicans ninth in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 113.7 points per 100 possessions. Orlando has won two straight with their 194-98 road win at Atlanta Hawks where were also injury riddled. Magic has played to under in five of six. Magic has lost five of six in back to backs averaging only 97.8 points a game. Play New Orleans and Orlando under 209.5.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Hawks at 76ers—Hawks decimated with injury and illness. Out are Gallinari, Young, Hunter, Capela and Huerta. For Philadelphia backups Milton, Niang, Green and Drummond are out. Atlanta has lost two straight after their 104-98 home defeat to Orlando Magic. Team has lost and failed to cover six of eight.
Hawks sit 24th in defensive efficiency in this period allowing 115.2 points per 100 possessions. Philadelphia comes off the 108-103 road win to Boston Celtics. Two days rest for the 76ers and a back to back for the Hawks.
Philadelphia had lost four of five prior to their win. In that six game period the 76ers 27th in offensive efficiency with 103.6 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of -9.7. Play Atlanta +10.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Pistons at Heat—On the Pistons side out are Jerami Grant and Cade Cunningham. Frank Jackson is questionable with an ankle. For the Heat out are Adebayo, Butler, Tucker and Morris. Reserve Caleb Martin out. Pistons have lost 15 of 16 with their 105-91 road defeat to New York Knicks. Tracking their past fifteen games the Pistons last in offensive efficiency with 101.1 points per 100 possessions.
Miami has won five of seven with their 125-96 home win to Indiana Pacers. Heat are sixth in defensive efficiency in this period holding teams to 105.7 points per 100 possessions. Without the Pistons scorers in the game go under. Play Detroit and Miami under 206.
Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Wizards at Knicks—The Wizards core players are healthy. Knick core healthy but several reserves questionable. Washington had lost seven of eight prior to their 109-103 road win to Utah Jazz way back on Saturday.
New York has won two of three with their 105-91 home win to Detroit Pistons. Knicks are averaging 114.7 points per 100 possessions in this period. With the scorers back for the Wizards will go over here. Play Washington and New York over 211.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Bucks at Mavericks—Out for the Milwaukee Bucks are Giannis, DiVincenzo, Lopez and Portis. Grayson Allen is questionable. Mavericks a laundry list of injuries and illnesses. Out are Doncic, Bullock, Hardaway, Kleber and Burke. Porzingis is questionable with a toe.
Milwaukee broke a two game losing streak with their 126-108 home victory on Wednesday to the Houston Rockets. A back to back spot for an injury riddled Bucks team. Dallas broke a two game losing streak with their 114-102 home win to Minnesota Timberwolves. Mavs have covered for of five. Rest advantage for the Mavericks here. Play Dallas +3.5.
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Charlotte Hornets vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Hornets at Nuggets—Reserve Cody Martin out for Charlotte. Their core is healthy. Denver core healthy with a few reserves out. Charlotte has lost six of eight with their 112-102 road defeat to Utah Jazz. This is the final game of a six game road trip.
On this road trip the Hornets 29th in defensive efficiency by allowing 122.8 points per 100 possessions. Denver has lost two of three with their 108-94 road defeat to Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Back to back spot here. Denver has gone over in six of seven. Nuggets 21st in defensive efficiency in this period by allowing 113.6 points per 100 possessions. Play Denver and Charlotte over 230.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Thunder at Suns—OKC has a clean injury report. Suns core are healthy with reserve Kaminsky out. Oklahoma City has won three straight after their 108-94 home win to Denver Nuggets. Thunder third in defensive efficiency in this span by allowing 100.3 points per 100 possessions. They are scoring 106 per 100.
Phoenix has won six of seven following the 108-90 road win to LA Lakers. Suns best in defensive efficiency in that seven game period allowing 98.6 points per 100 possessions. They have a net rating of +11.6 and OKC +6 in their time period. Play Oklahoma City +15.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Timberwolves at Jazz—The Timberwolves core are healthy but have many reserves out. Utah core are healthy. Minnesota had their four game win streak snapped in a 114-102 road win at Dallas Mavericks. In this five game period the Timberwolves tenth in defensive efficiency with 106.9 points per 100 possessions allowed. They are sixth on the offensive side scoring 113.7 per 100.
Utah broke a two game losing streak after their 112-102 home win to Charlotte Hornets. This is their last game of a five game home stand. Utah ninth in offensive efficiency and 11th on the defensive side on this homestand checking in with a net rating of +5.1. Play Minnesota 12.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Grizzlies at Warriors—Ja Morant returned to the Memphis lineup and their core is healthy. Jordan Poole is out as is reserve Damian Lee. Memphis has lost two straight with their 102-99 home win to Oklahoma City Thunder in Morant’s return to the lineup.
Golden St comes off the 113-98 home win to Sacramento Kings. Warriors have won six of eight. Warriors allowing 104.5 points per 100 possessions in this period. Play Golden St and Memphis under 217.5.
San Antonio Spurs vs. LA Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 12/23/2021
Spurs at Lakers—The Spurs core and bench healthy. For the Lakers out are Davis, Reaves, Nunn, Mond, Bradley and Bazemore. LeBron James probable as he expects to continue to play through his ab injury. San Antonio has won three of five with their 116-92 road win at LA Clippers on Monday.
Spurs sit tops in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 117.5 points per 100 possessions. LA Lakers have lost three straight after their 108-90 home defeat to Phoenix Suns. LA continued their trend of poor results without Anthony Davis in the lineup and when he had left early in games. Play San Antonio +1.5.
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