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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 3/12/2022
Timberwolves at Heat—McLaughlin questionable for the Timberwolves. Martin and Morris out for Miami. Minnesota is on a back to back after playing at Orlando on Friday losing 118-110. This broke a six game win streak. Timberwolves in that period sitting second in offensive efficiency scoring 124.2 points per 100 possessions while allowing 113.4 per 100. Minnesota has played to over in nine of twelve back to back games allowing six points above overall average. Miami is on a back to back after hosting Cleveland on Friday winning 117-105. Heat have covered six of seven sitting third in defensive efficiency by allowing 106.9 points per 100 possessions while scoring 113.3 per 100. Heat over in nine of eleven back to backs scoring three points above overall average while giving up seven points overall average. Play Miami and Minnesota over 225.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 3/12/2022
Cavaliers at Bulls—Allen and LeVert out for Cleveland. Ball and Williams out for the Bulls with Caruso doubtful and LaVine questionable. Cleveland is on a back to back after playing at Miami on Friday losing 117-105. Cavaliers have lost four of six sitting 28th in defensive efficiency by allowing 120.4 points per 100 possessions while scoring 114.6 per 100. Cavs have gone under in eight of eleven back to backs scoring six points below overall average and allowing one point below average. Chicago comes off the 114-108 road win at Detroit Pistons. Bulls have failed to cover six straight sitting 26th in defensive efficiency allowing 119.7 points per 100 possessions while scoring 112.3 per 100. Play Chicago -3.
Indiana Pacers vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 3/12/2022
Pacers at Spurs—Brogdon, McConnell, Turner and Warren out for Indiana. McDermott, Langford and Bates-Diop out for the Spurs. Indiana has lost three straight after their 127-124 home defeat to Cleveland Cavaliers. Pacers in this period 28th in defensive efficiency by allowing 124.9 points per 100 possessions while scoring 118.9. San Antonio on a back to back after playing Utah at home winning 104-102. Team has won two of three on this home stand sitting 24th in offensive efficiency scoring 107.6 points per 100 possessions while allowing 110.3 per 100. Spurs have covered eight of thirteen in back to backs surrendering three points below overall average. Play Indiana +5.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 3/12/2022
Bucks at Warriors—Connaughton and Lopez out for Milwaukee with Hill and Wigginton questionable. Green, Iguodala Porter and Payton out for Golden St. Milwaukee has won six straight after their 124-115 home win to Atlanta Hawks. Bucks in this period second in offensive efficiency scoring 125 points per 100 possessions while allowing 111.9 per 100. Golden St comes off the 113-102 road win at Denver Nuggets. Warriors have covered three straight scoring 116.7 points per 100 possessions while allowing 110 per 100. Golden St win on Denver came with the Nuggets on a back to back and playing fifth game in seven days. Play Milwaukee -1.
Toronto Raptors vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 3/12/2022
Raptors at Nuggets—Anunoby and Flynn out for Toronto. Murray and Porter out for Denver. Barton and Gordon questionable. Raptors on a back to back after playing at Phoenix on Friday winning 117-112. Team has won two of three on this trip sitting sixth in defensive efficiency by allowing 107.4 points per 100 possessions while scoring 111 per 100. Raptors in back to backs covered nine of fourteen scoring two point above overall average. Denver comes off the 113-102 home defeat to Golden St Warriors. Nuggets have failed to cover four of six scoring 115.3 points per 100 possessions while allowing 112.6 per 100. Rest advantage for the Nuggets and Raptors an east coast team having to deal with rare high elevation game in a back to back. Play Denver -5.5.
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 3/12/2022
Kings at Jazz—Davis out for the Kings with Lamb and Harkless questionable. Bogdanovic questionable for the Jazz. Sacramento has lost four of five after their 106-100 home defeat to the Denver Nuggets. Kings 21sts in defensive efficiency over this period by allowing 116.7 points per 100 possessions while scoring 107.4 per 100. Utah is on a back to back after playing at San Antonio on Friday losing 104-102. Team has failed to cover five of six averaging 112.3 points per 100 possessions while allowing 110.1 per 100. Jazz have lost seven of ten back to back games scoring 4.5 points below overall average. Holmes healthy for the Kings. Play Sacramento +10.
Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 3/12/2022
Wizards at Trailblazers—Washington has a clean injury report. Out for Portland are Nurkic, Lillard, Simons, Bledsoe and Winslow. Washington is on a back to back after playing at the LA Lakers on Friday losing 122-109. They have gone over in seven of eight allowing 118 points per 100 possessions while scoring 117.1 per 100. Wizards have gone over in seven of nine back to backs despite allowing three points below overall average. Portland has lost six straight after their 123-85 road defeat to the Utah Jazz. Trailblazers in this period last in defensive efficiency allowing 124.1 points per 100 possessions while scoring 92.9 per 100. Play Portland and Washington over 218.5.