Free NBA Picks For Today 10/26/2022
Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Magic at Cavaliers—Fultz, Harris, Isaac, Suggs and Wagner out for the Magic. Garland, Rubio and Windler out for Cleveland. Orlando falls to 0-4 after their 115-102 road defeat at NY Knicks. Poor shooting night for the Magic as they convert 42% from the field along with 7 of 35 from three.
Paolo Ranchero led the team with 21 points on 6 of 13 shooting. Defensively they did allow 46% shooting to the Knicks. Cleveland moves to 2-1 with their 117-107 home win to Washington Wizards. Cavs crushed the Wizards on the glass pulling down 13 more rebounds.
Cleveland shot 43% overall but went 39% from three. Donovan Mitchell scored 37 points on 12 of 29 shooting. Bench contributed with 43 points. They did give up 49% shooting to the Wizards with 12 of 28 from three. Cleveland does sit fourth in defensive efficiency holding teams to 104.4 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of +12.3.
Magic 23rd in defensive efficiency surrendering 114.9 points per 100 possessions with a -7.4 net rating. That is a variance of 19.7 and there is an eight point spread here. Play Cleveland -8.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Hawks at Pistons—Bogdanovic is out for the Hawks with Holiday questionable. Bagley and Burks out for the Pistons. Atlanta enters at 2-1 following their 126-109 home defeat to the Charlotte Hornets. Hawks a poor shooting performance in defeat hitting 41% overall and 8 of 35 from three.
Trae Young had 28 points on 9 of 25 from the field. Atlanta surrendered 52% overall to the Hornets with 42% from beyond the arc. Detroit fell to 1-3 after their 120-99 road defeat at Washington. Pistons shot just 41% overall and 8 of 28 from three. Back to back spot for Detroit here.
Pistons 27th in defensive efficiency allowing 118.7 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of -12.3. Hawks defensively hold opponents to 107.5 per 100. Play Atlanta -7.
Charlotte Hornets vs. NY Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Hornets at Knicks—Ball out for Charlotte with Rozier and Martin questionable. Grimes out for NYK. Charlotte sits at 2-1 following their 126-109 road win at Atlanta Hawks. Hornets shot 52% from the floor in the win with 42% from three. Oubre led the team with 24 points and ten rebounds. Bench produced 52 points.
Defensively they held the Hawks to only 41% overall and 8 of 35 from three. New York is 2-1 following their 115-102 home win to Orlando Magic. They pulled down nine more rebounds than the Magic. Knicks shot 46% in the win but only 11 of 37 from three.
Julius Randle led NY with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Brunson chipped in with 21 points. On defense the Knicks held Orlando to 42% shooting overall and 7 of 35 from three.
Charlotte sits fourth in the league in offensive efficiency averaging 118 points per 100 possessions while giving up only 108.2 per 100. Knicks average 115.5 per 100. Hornets the better three point shooting team by far at 41.6%. Play Charlotte +8.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
76ers at Raptors—Philadelphia core are healthy. Porter doubtful and Barnes questionable for the Raptors. Philadelphia improved to 1-3 with their 120-106 home victory to the Indiana Pacers. They did pull down eight fewer rebounds than the Pacers. Team shot 48% from the field along with 19 of 43 from three.
James Harden poured in 29 points on 10 of 18. Embiid contributed with 26. They limited the Pacers to 42% shooting and 12 of 44 from three. Toronto improved to 2-2 with their 98-90 road win at Miami Heat.
Raptors hit only 40% overall but made 14 of 32 from three. VanVleet had 24 points on 4 of 6 from three. Siakam chipped in with 23 points and nine boards.
Achiuwa off the bench ten points and 22 rebounds. Defensively Toronto held the Heat to 35% shooting and 8 of 34 from three. Raptors defensively holding teams to 107.8 points per 100 possessions. In their lone road game the 76ers gave up 129.9 points per 100 possessions in their loss at Boston. Play Toronto +1.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Nets at Bucks—Curry, Morris and Warren out for Brooklyn. Connaugton, Ingles and Middleton out for the Bucks. Brooklyn fell to 1-2 with their 134-124 road defeat at Memphis. Nets did shoot 54% from the floor but only 9 of 29 went in from three. Both Durant and Irving had 37 points.
Defensively they surrendered 50% shooting to the Grizzlies with 16 of 34 from beyond the arc. Milwaukee sits at 2-0 after their 125-105 home win to Houston.
Bucks shot 56% in the win and made 16 of 31 from three. Giannis had 44 points in the win with Holiday chipping in with 19. They limited the Rockets to 39% overall shooting with 43% from three. Brooklyn is last in the NBA in defensive efficiency allowing 124.7 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of -9.1.
Bucks best in the NBA in defensive efficiency allowing 99.5 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of +11.3. That is a variance of +20.4 to the Bucks side and they are favored by -3.5. Play Milwaukee -3.5.
Chat with our Live Handicapper to Know More about the Game.
Indiana Pacers vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Pacers at Bulls—Turner questionable and Theis probable for Indiana. Ball out for Chicago. Indiana dropped to 1-3 with their 120-106 road defeat at Philadelphia. Pacers shot only 42% in defeat with 12 of 44 coming from three. Haliburton led the team with 19 points and ten assists.
Buddy Hield had 18, 6 assists and 6 boards. Pacers defense surrendered 48% shooting to the 76ers along with 19 of 43 going in from three. Chicago sits at 2-2 after their 120-102 home win to the Boston Celtics. Bulls converted 48% overall and from three in victory.
DeMarr DeRozen led the team with 25 points and five assists. Bench contributed with 32 points. They limited the Celtics to 37% overall and 18 of 48 from three. Pacers sit 25th in defensive efficiency allowing 118 points per 100 possessions.
In their lone road game they allowed 129.9 points per 100 possessions to the 76ers. Bulls 21-9 to the spread as a home favorite past two seasons. Play Chicago -8.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Spurs at Timberwolves—Vassell doubtful for the Spurs. Anderson and Garza out for Minnesota with Rivers doubtful. San Antonio improved to 3-1 with their 115-106 road win at Minnesota. Three straight wins all on the road for the Spurs. San Antonio shot 46% in the win with 12 of 37 from three.
Balanced scoring in the win with Vassell leading the team with 23 points and nine rebounds. They limited the Timberwolves to 44% with 8 of 31 from three.
Minnesota in the loss were led by Towns with 27 points and eleven rebounds. Bad shooting night for Edwards going 3 of 15. Timberwolves struggling from three this season hitting 28.7%. They sit 18th in offensive efficiency. Play San Antonio +9.
Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Rockets at Jazz—Feranando, Sengun and Washington out for Houston with Tate questionable. Azubuike out for the Jazz. Houston improved to 1-3 after their 114-108 home win to Utah. Rockets survived a 42% shooting performance with 11 of 35 from three.
Kevin Porter Jr. led the team with 26 points and ten rebounds. Jalen Green chipped in with 25. They did allow 47% shooting to the Jazz but forced 20 turnovers. Utah fell to 3-1 with the loss. Jordan Clarkson led Utah with 17 points.
Rockets shooting just 42.8% on the year and giving up 49.7% and 40.8% from three. Rockets 26th in the league in defensive efficiency allowing 118 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of -8.2. Jazz holding teams to 108.7 per 100 defensively and have a +5.4 net rating. Play Utah -6.
LA Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Lakers at Nuggets—Bryant, Schroder and Swider out for LA with Westbrook doubtful. Gillespie out for Denver with Porter questionable. Green probable. LAL fell to 0-3 with their 106-104 home defeat to the Portland Trailblazers.
Lakers shot 45% in defeat with a miserable 6 of 33 from three. LeBron James led the team with 31 points with Anthony Davis contributing with 22. LA Bench scored 19. Defensively they allowed 44% shooting to the Trailblazers with 37% from three.
Denver is 2-2 after their 135-110 road defeat at Portland. Nuggets shot 49% in the loss with 39% from three. But they allowed Portland 58% shooting with 46% from beyond the arc. Gordon led the Nuggets with 26 points. Jokic just 9 points but had nine boards and assists.
Nuggets defense has been poor on the season as they are surrendering 50% shooting and 40% from three. Lakers are last in offensive efficiency averaging 97.2 points per 100 possessions. They can’t hit shots as LAL converting 40.7% and 21.2% from three on the season. Play Denver -6.
Miami Heat vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 10/26/2022
Heat at Trailblazers—Oladipo and Yurtseven out for Miami. Payton, Sarr and Watford out for Portland with Winslow questionable. Miami fell to 1-3 with their 98-90 home defeat to Toronto. Heat shot just 35% in the loss with 8 of 34 from three.
Jimmy Butler led Miami with 26 points and Herro had 22. Defensively they limited Toronto to 40% shooting overall but 44% from the three point line. Portland 4-0 with their 135-110 home win to Denver. Trailblazers shot 58% in victory converting 46% from three.
Lillard had 31, Simons 29 and Jerami Grant with 21. They did allow 49% shooting to the Nuggets along with 39% from three. Heat are struggling shooting the basketball and converting only 22.1% from three.
Trailblazers shooting well at 47.5% and 39.5% from three. Miami 28th in offensive efficiency averaging 105.6 points per 100 possessions with a -5.1 net rating. Portland is averaging 115 points per 100 possessions. Play Portland -1.
NBA Pro Basketball Free Premium Picks Predictions. Today’s entire NBA Basketball premium pick predictions against the spread are free right now at 1-888-711-4311 or text the word WINBIG to 760-670-3130 to receive them. Included are Best Bets, Parlays and Halftime winners for this week free of charge.