Free NBA Picks For Today 1/15/2022
Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Raptors at Bucks—Gary Trent questionable for Toronto. On the Milwaukee side Jrue Holliday questionable. Toronto is on a back to back after facing Detroit on the road Friday and losing 103-87. Raptors have covered five of six in back to back games. They have failed to cover two of three and gone under in all three. Raptors 24th in offensive efficiency in this span scoring 105.5 points per 100 possessions while giving up 112.6 per 100. Milwaukee broke a two game losing streak after their 118-99 home win to Golden St. Bucks have played to under in four straight. They sit 21st in offensive efficiency in that period by scoring 109.1 points per 100 possessions while on defense giving up 104.7 per 100 good for seventh best. Play Milwaukee -7.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Washington Wizards NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Trailblazers at Wizards—Damian Lillard, McCollum, Nance, Powell and Zeller out for Portland. Bradley Beal is out for Washington. Portland has lost seven of ten following their 140-108 road defeat to Denver Nuggets. Trailblazers have lost 14 of 16 on the road. Trailblazers last in defensive efficiency on the road by allowing 119.8 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of -13.9. Washington has won three straight after their 112-106 home win to Orlando. They have played to over in seven of ten. Wizards 25th in defensive efficiency in this span by allowing 117.9 points per 100 possessions while scoring 113.9 per 100. Play Portland and Washington over 217.
New York Knicks vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Knicks at Hawks—Reddish. Walker and Rose out for New York. Capela is questionable for the Hawks. New York has won four of five following their 108-85 home win to Dallas Mavericks. In this span Knicks seventh in defensive efficiency by allowing 105.7 points per 100 possessions while scoring 111 per 100. Atlanta is on a back to back after facing Miami on the road and losing 124-118. Hawks score four points below overall average in back to back games. They have lost eight of ten. Atlanta 29th in defensive efficiency in this period by allowing 121.4 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of -9.2. play New York +3.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Pelicans at Nets—New Orleans core are healthy. Joe Harris, Aldridge and Kyrie Irving out. Claxton questionable. New Orleans has won three of four following their 113-89 home win to LA Clippers. Pelicans in this period scoring 114.2 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of +8. Brooklyn has lost six of nine following their 130-109 home loss on a back to back to Oklahoma City. Nets have failed to cover seven straight at home as they surrender 114.6 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of -0.7. Play New Orleans +7.5.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
76ers at Heat—Danny Green and Shake Milton are out. On the Heat side Adebayo and Morris remain out. Butler is questionable. Philadelphia is on a back to back after hosting Boston on Friday and winning 111-99. 76ers have failed to cover three of four in back to backs scoring three fewer than overall average and surrendering five over average. 76ers have won eight of nine. They sit third in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 116.9 points per 100 possessions while surrendering 104.5. Miami is on a back to back after hosting Atlanta on Friday night and winning 124-118. Heat surrenders 7.5 points above overall average with the over coming in all six games. Heat have gone over in seven of eight. They sit second in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 119.5 points per 100 possessions while giving up 111.3 per 100. Play Miami and Philadelphia over 207.5.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Cavaliers at Thunder—Cleveland and Thunder core are healthy. Cavaliers are on a back to back after playing at San Antonio and winning 114-109. Cleveland scores five points below overall average in back to back games with under coming in six of eight. They have won four of five on this road trip. Under has come in five of six. They sit 11th in offensive efficiency in this span scoring 111.6 points per 100 possessions while giving up 106.1. OKC broke a four game losing streak with the 130-109 road win to an injury, illness and resting Brooklyn Nets. Thunder have covered six of seven. They sit 24th in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 106.7 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of -2.7. Play Cleveland and Oklahoma City under 209.5.
Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Bulls at Celtics—Caruso, LaVine and several reserves are out for Chicago. Marcus Smart questionable for the Celtics. Chicago on a back to back after facing Golden St at home and losing 138-96. Bulls surrender four points above overall average in this spot. The have failed to cover six of eight. Bulls sit 25th in defensive efficiency in this period by allowing 115 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of -2.6. Boston on a back to back after playing at Philadelphia and losing 111-99. This broke a four game win streak. They score seven points above overall average in back to backs. Over has come in six of eight for both teams on back to backs. Play Chicago and Boston over 220.
LA Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Clippers at Spurs—Paul George remains out for LAC. Kennard, Winslow and a few reserves out. Hartenstein questionable. White questionable for San Antonio. Clippers have lost four of six following their 113-89 road defeat to New Orleans Pelicans. LA 29th in offensive efficiency in this period by scoring 99.5 points per 100 possessions and surrendering 109.2 per 100. San Antonio is on a back to back after hosting Cleveland and losing 114-109. Team has lost nine of ten. San Antonio sits 27th in offensive efficiency in this period by scoring 104.5 points per 100 possessions and allowing 113 per 100. Spurs score three point below overall average in back to back games. Play LA Clippers +2.5.
LA Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Lakers at Nuggets—Davis and Nunn remain out. Carmelo Anthony is questionable. Barton and Green are questionable. LA has lost two straight after their 125-116 road defeat at Sacramento Kings. LAL has gone over in eight of ten as they sit tops in offensive efficiency scoring 118 points per 100 possessions but allowing 116.9 per 100 sitting 27th. Denver has won three of four with their 140-108 home win to Portland Trailblazers. Nuggets tenth in offensive efficiency in this span scoring 115 points per 100 possession and a net rating of +10.6. Play LA Lakers and Denver Nuggets over 224.5.
Orlando Magic vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 1/15/2022
Magic at Mavericks—Still many out for the Magic including Carter. Mo Bamba questionable. Orlando is on a back to back after playing at Charlotte and winning 116-109. Magic score three fewer points in back to back games losing eight of nine. They have covered five of seven. In that period they held teams to 107.4 points per 100 possessions while scoring only 103.6 which is 29th in the league. Dallas on a back to back following their game at Memphis and winning 112-85. Mavs under in eight of nine by allowing 98.4 points per 100 possessions. Dallas scores and surrenders five points below overall average in back to back games with the under coming in all six games. Magic under in six of nine back to backs. Play Dallas and Orlando under 208.