Free NBA Picks For Today 11/21/2022
Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Hawks at Cavaliers—Bogdanovic out for Atlanta. Rubio and Windler out for Cleveland. LeVert, Love and Wade probable for Cleveland. Atlanta is 10-6 after their 124-122 home win to Toronto. Hawks shot 50% with 28% from three. Trae Young had 33 points with 12 assists. Dejounte Murray chipped in with 22 and five boards. On defense, they surrendered 44% shooting to the Raptors with 22% from three. Cleveland is 9-6 with their 113-87 home win to Miami on Sunday. They crushed a Heat team dealing with cluster injuries on the glass pulling down 19 more boards. Cavs hit on 53% with 35% from three. Darius Garland had 25 points and seven assists. Evan Mobley scored fifteen with ten boards. Defensively, they allowed 39% shooting to Miami with 19% from three. Atlanta has failed to cover 25 of 33 on the road facing a team with a winning mark at home. Cavs have won five of six at home sitting third in defensive efficiency holding teams to 106 points per 100 possessions and a +8.6 net rating. Play Cleveland -2.
Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Magic at Pacers—Anthony, Banchero, Fultz, Isaac and Wagner out for the Magic with Carter questionable. Duarte and Theis out for the Pacers. Nembhard questionable. Orlando moved to 5-12 with their 114-113 road loss at Indiana. Magic shot 42% with 37% from three. Franz Wagner had 29 points with five rebounds. Bob Bol had 22 and 11 boards. Indiana shot 46% with 39% from three. Tyrese Haliburton scored 22 with fourteen assists. Myles Turner scored 20 with 11 boards. Magic has covered both games on this road trip scoring 113.3 points per 100 possessions. Play Orlando +6.5.
Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Celtics at Bulls—Gallinari and Williams out for the Celtics. Lonzo Ball out for Chicago. Boston is 13-3 with their 117-109 road win at New Orleans. Celtics pulled down nine more boards than the Pelicans. They shot 48% with 43% from three. Jaylen Brown scored 27 points with ten rebounds. Derrick White off the bench had 26 points and three boards. On defense, they allowed 49% shooting to the Pelicans with 37% from three. Chicago is 6-10 following their 108-107 home defeat to the Orlando Magic on Friday. They hit 46% with 24% from three. DeMar DeRozan had 41 points with four rebounds. Nikola Vucevic had 14 points and sixteen rebounds. On defense, they allowed 49% shooting to the Magic with 43% from beyond the arc. Bulls have dropped six of seven sitting 24th in defensive efficiency allowing 115.3 points per 100 possessions and net rating of -6.5. Celtics in this span second in offensive efficiency scoring 121.1 points per 100 possessions and a +12.7 net rating. Play Boston -6.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Trailblazers at Bucks—Johnson, Lillard and Payton out for Portland. Ingles, Matthews and Middleton out for the Bucks. Portland is 10-6 following their 118-113 home defeat to the Utah Jazz. Trailblazers shot 47% with 31% from three. Anfernee Simons had 23 points and eight rebounds. Jusuf Nurkic with 18 points and seven rebounds. On defense, they allowed 46% shooting to the Jazz with 36% from three. Milwaukee is 11-4 with their 110-102 road defeat to the Philadelphia 76ers. Bucks shot 46% with 33% from three. Giannis had 25 points with fourteen rebounds. Bobby Portis scored 21 with 11 boards. On defense, they surrendered 51% shooting to the 76ers with 46% from three. On the road the Trailblazers allowing 48.2% shooting. Bucks at home surrendering 47.3% shooting and 40.8% from three. Play Portland and Milwaukee over 214.5.
Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Heat at Timberwolves—Butler, Oladipo and Yurtseven out for Miami. Robinson doubtful and Herro questionable. Timberwolves healthy. Miami fell to 7-9 with their 113-87 road defeat on Sunday to the Cleveland Cavaliers. They pulled down nineteen fewer boards than the Cavs. They shot 39% with 19% from three. Bam Adebayo had 21 points and six rebounds. Caleb Martin scored 17 with three boards. Defensively, they allowed 53% shooting to the Cavs with 35% from three. Minnesota is 8-8 after their 112-109 road win at Philadelphia 76ers. Timberwolves shot 47% with 33% from three. Anthony Edwards had 25 points with five rebounds. D’Angelo Russell had 19 with seven assists. On defense, they did allow 48% shooting to the 76ers with 44% from three and forced 22 turnovers. Heat have lost all three on this road trip and on a back to back in this spot. At home the Timberwolves shooting 48.4% and allowing 39% from three. Play Miami and Minnesota over 219.5.
Golden St Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Warriors at Pelicans—Iguodala out for the Warriors. Liddell out for New Orleans with Murphy questionable. Williamson expected to play. Golden St improved to 8-9 with their 127-120 road win at Houston Rockets. Warriors shot 53% with 51% from three. Klay Thompson had 41 points and four rebounds. Stephen Curry had 33 with fifteen assists. Defensively, they allowed 46% shooting to the Rockets with 33% from beyond the arc. New Orleans is 9-7 with their 117-109 home defeat to the Boston Celtics. Pelicans pulled down nine fewer boards than the Celtics. They shot 49% with 37% from three. Brandon Ingram scored 25 points with seven boards. CJ McCollum had 18 with five boards. On defense, they did allow 48% shooting to Boston with 43% from beyond the arc. On the Warriors are allowing 49.1% shooting and 42.1% from three. At home the Pelicans hitting 49.1% and 39.8% from three. GSW 29th in road defensive efficiency allowing 120.4 points per 100 possessions with a -8.7 net rating. At home the Pelicans scoring 114.2 points per 100 possessions and a net rating of +3.8. Play New Orleans -6.
New York Knicks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Knicks at Thunder—Reddish questionable for the Knicks. Bazely, Jose, Mann and Pokusevski out for OKC. New York fell to 8-9 with their 116-95 road defeat to the Phoenix Suns. Knicks were clobbered on the glass by 21 rebounds. They shot 40% with 28% from three. Jalen Brunson scored 27 points with three assists. RJ Barrett had 12 points and four boards. On defense, they allowed 43% shooting to the Suns with 44% from three. OKC fell to 7-9 following their 121-110 road defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies. Thunder pulled down fourteen fewer boards than the Grizzlies. They shot 47% with 32% from three. Josh Giddey had 15 points and six assists. Jalen Williams scored 16 with seven assists. On defense, they held Memphis to 42% shooting and 36% from three. In back to backs the Knicks allowing six points above overall average. Past five games thunder shooting 53.3% with 43.2% from three. OKC over in six straight averaging 119 points per 100 possessions. Knicks playing at a fast pace in this period scoring and allowing 123 points per 100 possessions. Play New York and Oklahoma City over 230.5.
Utah Jazz vs. LA Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 11/21/2022
Jazz at Clippers—Conley and Gay are out for Utah. Kennard are out with George questionable. Utah moved to 12-6 with their 118-113 road win at Portland Trailblazers. Jazz shot 46% with 36% from three. Jordan Clarkson led the starters with 28 points and four assists. Malik Beasley had 29 points and three rebounds. On defense, Utah allowed 47% with 31% from three. LAC improved to 10-7 after their 119-97 home win to San Antonio. Clippers hit on 54% with 52% from three. Paul George had 21 points. Norman Powell scored 26 off the bench. Defensively, they held the Spurs to 41% shooting and 27% from three. George knee issue a concern and Kahwi Leonard on a minute restriction. Play Utah +3.5.