Free NBA Picks For Today 2/9/2022
San Antonio Spurs vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 2/9/2022
Spurs at Cavaliers—Jones and Walker are questionable for San Antonio. Markkanen out for the Cavs with LeVert probable and Garland questionable. Spurs had their three game losing streak snapped in a 131-106 home win to Houston Rockets. San Antonio in this period ninth in offensive efficiency scoring 115.4 points per 100 possessions while giving up 114.5 per 100. Cleveland has won six of eight with their 98-85 home win to Indiana Pacers. Cavaliers third in defensive efficiency in this period allowing 104.4 points per 100 possessions while scoring 106.8 per 100. Play San Antonio +6.
Added Pick: OVER 216.5. Garland questionable but trending in the right direction. He will be side by side with Caris LeVert in the backcourt for Cleveland. Dejounte Murray healthy and in the lineup makes the Spurs a good offensive team.
Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 2/9/2022
Bulls at Hornets—Out for Chicago are Ball, Caruso, Jones and Williams. Hayward, Martin and McDaniels out for the Hornets. Chicago has dropped three of four after their 127-124 home defeat to Phoenix Suns. They have gone over in seven straight sitting tops in offensive efficiency scoring 121.5 points per 100 possessions while giving up 122.7 per 100. Charlotte has lost five straight after their 118-101 home defeat to Toronto Raptors. Hornets in this period last in offensive efficiency surrendering 100.7 points per 100 possessions while giving up 110.5 per 100. Play Chicago -1.
Added Pick—Under 237. This number a bit too high based on the offensive form of Charlotte.
Toronto Raptors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 2/9/2022
Raptors at Thunder—Raptors core healthy. On the Thunder side out are Gilgeous-Alexander, Muscala, Robinson-Earl, Roby and Wiggins. Toronto has won and covered six straight after their 116-101 road win at Charlotte Hornets. Raptors fourth in defensive efficiency in this span allowing 106.6 points per 100 possessions while scoring 114.9 per 100. OKC comes off the 110-98 home defeat to Golden St Warriors. They have covered four of five sitting second in defensive efficiency allowing 103.7 points per 100 possessions while scoring 104.5 per 100. Play Toronto -9.5.
Golden St Warriors vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 2/9/2022
Warriors at Jazz—Green, Thompson, Wiseman, Bjelica and Iguodala out for the Warriors with Looney questionable. Gobert out for Utah with Gay questionable. Golden St has won nine straight after their 110-98 road win at Oklahoma City. Warriors fourth in offensive efficiency in this period by scoring 118.9 points per 100 possessions while giving up 108.2 per 100. Utah has won three straight on this home stand with their 113-104 home win to New York Knicks. Under has come in all three games by allowing 108.4 points per 100 possessions while scoring 119.3 per 100. Play Golden St +3.
LA Lakers vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 2/9/2022
Lakers at Trailblazers—Anthony and Nunn are out for LAL. Keep an eye on James and Davis status in this back to back spot. Portland is without Zeller, Lillard, Hart, Bledsoe and several reserves. LA is on a back to back after hosting Milwaukee on Tuesday losing 131-116. LAL has gone over in five of six as they are giving up 114.8 points per 100 possessions and scoring 113.1. Lakers have gone over in five of seven back to back spots. Portland is on a back to back after hosting Orlando on Tuesday losing 113-95 for their seventh loss in nine games. They are 29th in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 104.7 points per 100 possessions while giving up 115.3 per 100. Both teams near season average in points allowed and scored in this spot. Thin Trailblazers lineup have to go deeper into their rotation on a back to back here and have failed to cover six straight. Play LA Lakers -7.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 2/9/2022
Timberwolves at Kings—Core healthy here for Minnesota. Sabonis, Holiday, Holmes, Bagley and Lamb out for the Kings. Harkless questionable. This is a back to back rematch as these teams met on Tuesday in Sacramento with Minnesota winning 134-114 for their fifth straight win. Timberwolves tops in offensive efficiency in this period scoring 124.2 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of +15.4. Timberwolves give up five points above overall average. Kings score three points below average in back to backs. Kings thin lineup goes deeper into their rotation here on consecutive games. In back to back games. Play Minnesota –9.