Free NBA Picks For Today 11/19/2022
Toronto Raptors vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2022
Raptors at Hawks—Siakam, Trent, Achiuwa, Boucher and Banton out for Toronto. Bogdanovic out for the Hawks. Toronto improved to 9-7 with their 112-104 home win to Miami. Raptors crushed the Heat on the glass by 19 boards. They shot 51% from the floor with 27% from three. OG Anunoby had 32 points with ten rebounds. Fred VanVleet contributed with 23 points and eight boards. On defense, they allowed 55% shooting to the Heat with 37% from three. Atlanta fell to 9-6 after their 126-101 home defeat to Boston. Hawks shot 42% with 22% from three. Trae Young had 27 points and nine rebounds. Dejounte Murray contributed with 19 points and five assists. Defensively, they did allow 55% to the Celtics with 46% from three. Atlanta has lost two of three at home sitting 28th in offensive efficiency scoring 103.5 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of -7.4. Raptors have covered four of five against the Hawks. Play Toronto +5.5.
Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2022
Magic at Pacers—Banchero, Anthony, Fultz, Isaac and Wagner out for Orlando. Duarte and Theis out for the Pacers. Haliburton game time decision after an ankle injury on Friday. Orlando improved to 5-11 with their 108-107 road win at Chicago Bulls. Magic shot 49% with 43% from three. Wendell Carter had 21 points and eight rebounds. Jalen Suggs contributed with 20 points and eight assists. On defense, they held the Bulls to 46% with 24% from three. Indiana improved to 8-6 with their 99-91 road win at Houston. Pacers shot 40% with 29% from three. Tyrese Haliburton had 19 points and eights assists. Myles Turner scored 17 with seven rebounds. On defense, they limited the Rockets to 34% shooting and 21% from three. Back to back for both teams. Haliburton 20 points, 4.6 assists and 10 rebounds average. His injury a major concern. Play Orlando +6.5.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2022
Timberwolves at 76ers—Timberwolves a clean injury report. Harden, Harris, Korkmaz and Sprinter out for Philadelphia. Maxey left the game Friday with a foot injury and did not return. Minnesota improved to 7-6 with their 126-108 road win at Orlando on Thursday. They shot 52% from the floor and 33% from three. Anthony Edwards had 35 points and eights rebounds. Towns had 30 with five boards. On defense, they allowed 45% shooting to the Magic with 26% from three. Timberwolves have won two straight and have significant rest advantage. Maxey injury huge here and preliminary reports are that he will not suit up. Embiid in a back to back always a concern. Play Minnesota +1.
Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2022
Jazz at Trailblazers—Gay out for Utah. Johnson and Payton out for the Trailblazers. Little game time decision. Utah improved to 11-6 with their 134-133 home win to Phoenix Suns on Friday. Jazz shot 56% with 52% from three. Lauri Markkanen had 38 points with six rebounds. Malik Beasley off the bench scored 27 points and three rebounds. Defensively, they allowed 52% shooting to the Suns with 30% from three. Portland fell to 10-5 with their 109-107 home defeat to the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday. They pulled down eight fewer boards than the Nets. They shot 39% with 36% from three. Damian Lillard had 25 points with 11 assists. Anfernee Simons had 24. On defense, they allowed 51% shooting to Brooklyn with 38% from three. Rest advantage for the Trailblazers with the Jazz on a back to back. This is the fifth back to back spot for Utah scoring and averaging near overall average. Past five games both teams shooting well from three and each averaging 114 points per 100 possessions in this period. Jazz defensively allowing 117 per 100 over this span. Play Utah and Portland over 223.
San Antonio Spurs vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2022
Spurs at Clippers—Collins, Langford and Wesley out for the Spurs. Peltl and Vassell questionable. Kennard out for the Clippers. San Antonio fell to 6-10 with their 130-112 road defeat to the Sacramento Kings. Spurs shot 55% from the floor with 42% from three. Devin Vassell had 29 points with three assists. Bates Diop contributed with 16 points and four boards. On defense, they allowed 58% shooting to the Kings with 40% from three. LA Clippers improved to 9-7 with their 96-91 home win to Detroit Pistons. Clippers pulled down eight more boards than Detroit. They shot 41% with 37% from three. Reggie Jackson had 23 point and three assists. Paul George chipped in with 16. On defense, they held the Spurs to 38% shooting and 19% from three. Spurs have lost eight of nine sitting 30th and last in defensive efficiency allowing 120 points per 100 possessions with a net rating of -14.2. It is even worse on this road trip with a -21.2 net rating. Play LA Clippers -8.