Free NBA Picks For Today 2/4/2022
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Cavaliers at Hornets—Garland and Markkanen out for Cleveland. Hayward practiced on Thursday and questionable Thursday for Charlotte. Cleveland has lost two of three with their 115-104 road defeat to Houston Rockets. They have failed to cover six of seven sitting 28th in offensive efficiency scoring 107.4 points per 100 possessions while giving up 108.5 per 100. Charlotte has dropped four of six with their 113-107 road loss at Boston Celtics. Over his period the Hornets 21sts in defensive efficiency allowing 115.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Charlotte -4.5.
Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Celtics at Pistons—Boston core is healthy. Cunningham and Jackson out for the Pistons. Boston has won five of six with their 113-107 home win to Charlotte Hornets. Celtics over this period tops in defensive efficiency allowing 96.6 points per 100 possessions while scoring 115.9 per 100 for a net rating of +19.3. Detroit is on a back to back after playing at Minnesota on Thursday. Pistons surrenders five points above overall average in this period getting outscored by 14 in these spots. Team has gone under in six of those eight back to back games putting up 101.1 points a game. Play Boston -7.5.
Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Bulls at Pacers—Chicago is without Ball, Caruso, Jones and Williams. LaVine is questionable playing in a back to back. Laundry list of injuries for the Pacers as out are Brogdon, McConnell, Sabonis, Turner and Warriors. Chicago is on a back to back after playing at Toronto on Thursday losing 127-120 in overtime. They have gone over in four straight sitting 29th in defensive efficiency by allowing 120.7 points per 100 possessions while scoring 122.1 per 100. Bulls give up two more points than overall average in this spot and has gone over in eight of those ten back to back games. Indiana has lost five of seven with their 119-118 home defeat to Orlando Magic. Pacers in this period 29th in defensive efficiency giving up 120.5 points per 100 possessions while scoring 111 per 100. Play Chicago and Indiana over 231.5.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Hawks at Raptors—Williams is out for Atlanta. Raptors core are healthy. Atlanta is on a back to back after playing at Phoenix on Thursday winning 124-115. They have covered eight of nine sitting fifth in offensive efficiency scoring 117.9 points per 100 possessions while giving up 108.6 per 100. Hawks have failed to cover six of nine in back to backs scoring 5.6 points below overall average. Toronto on a back to back after facing Chicago at home Thursday winning 127-120 in overtime. They have won four straight sitting fourth in defensive efficiency by allowing 105.9 points per 100 possessions while scoring 112 per 100. Raptors have covered seven of nine in this back to back spot. Play Toronto -1.5.
Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Rockets at Spurs—Houston core healthy. San Antonio is without several reserves with Murray and McDermott questionable. Rockets broke a four game losing streak after their 115-104 home win to Cleveland Cavaliers. They sit 28th in defensive efficiency in this period by allowing 118.7 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of -10.5. San Antonio is on a back to back after playing at home to Miami and losing 112-95. Spurs have lost three straight sitting 26th in defensive efficiency by giving up 117.8 points per 100 possessions and scoring 110.5 per 100. San Antonio score four points below overall average in this spot and have gone under in seven of ten in this spot. Play Houston +3.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Nets at Rockets—Durant, Aldridge, Harris and Millsap are out for Brooklyn. Gobert and House out for Utah with Clarkson as well as Whiteside questionable. Brooklyn has lost six straight after their 112-101 road defeat to Sacramento Kings. Nets 29th in defensive efficiency in this period allowing 120.2 points per 100 possessions while scoring 112.1 per 100. Utah broke a five game losing streak after their 108-104 home win to Denver Nuggets. Jazz 26th in defensive efficiency in this six game period allowing 117.6 points per 100 possessions while scoring 109.1 per 100. Play Brooklyn +5.5.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Pelicans at Nuggets—Hart is questionable for New Orleans with several reserves out. Core healthy for Denver. New Orleans broke their four game losing streak after their 111-101 road win at Detroit Pistons. In this five game period the Pelicans 26th in offensive efficiency scoring 106.7 points per 100 possessions while giving up 111.3 per 100. Denver returns home off a 4-2 road trip following their 108-104 road defeat on a back to back to the Utah Jazz. Nuggets fifth in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 118.5 points per 100 possessions while giving up 111.4 per 100. They have gone over in seven of nine with rest. Play New Orleans and Denver over 221.5.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
Thunder at Trailblazers—Gilgeous-Alexander and Robinson-Early out for the Thunder as well as several reserves. Lillard and Zeller are out for Portland. Nance is doubtful. Oklahoma City has won two straight after their 120-114 road win at Dallas Mavericks. Thunder four of five sitting second in defensive efficiency allowing 102.6 points per 100 possessions while scoring 104.8 per 100. Portland has lost five of six with their 99-94 road defeat to LA Lakers. Trailblazers 25th in offensive efficiency by scoring 107.4 points per 100 possessions while giving up 114.7 per 100. Play Portland -7.5.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 2/4/2022
76ers at Mavericks—Milton out for Philadelphia with Curry questionable. Hardaway and Porzingis out for the Mavs. Philadelphia had their five game win streak snapped in a 106-103 home defeat to Washington Wizards. 76ers in this six game period scoring 114.3 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of +5.8. Dallas has lost two straight after their 120-114 home defeat to Oklahoma City. They have gone over in five straight scoring 117 points per 100 possessions while giving up 116.8 per 100. Play Dallas and Philadelphia over 213.5.