Free NBA Picks For Today 11/1/2023
Portland Trailblazers vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Trailblazers at Pistons—Simons and Wainwright are out for Portland. Bogdanovic, Morris and Livers out for Detroit with Duren questionable. Portland is 1-3 with their 99-91 road victory at Toronto. The Trailblazers shot 45% with 31% from three. Jerami Grant had 22 points with six rebounds. Malcolm Brogdon off the bench had 21 with five assists. They held the Raptors to 40% shooting with 14% from three. Detroit fell to 2-2 with their 124-112 road defeat at Oklahoma City. The Pistons hit 43% from the floor with 54% from three. Jade Ivey had 20 points and three rebounds off the bench. Cade Cunningham scored 17 with five assists. They allowed 53% shooting to the Thunder with 45% from three. Portland shooting only 42.5% and 28.5% from three sitting near the bottom of the league. The Pistons defending well allowing 43% shooting. Detroit sits 10th in defensive efficiency by allowing 107 points per 100 possessions with a +4 net rating. Portland sits 26th in offensive efficiency by averaging 103.6 points per 100 possessions. The Trailblazers are playing at the third slowest pace and the Pistons play slow as well. Play Portland and Detroit under 216.5.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Bucks at Raptors—Beauchamp is questionable for Milwaukee. Koloko is out and Achiuwa questionable for Toronto. Milwaukee improved to 2-1 after their 122-114 home victory to Miami Heat. The Bucks shot 51% with 32% from three. Giannis had 33 points and seven rebounds. Damian Lillard contributed with 25 points and five rebounds. They allowed 48% shooting to the Heat with 38% from three. Toronto fell to 1-3 with their 99-91 home defeat to the Portland Trailblazers. The Raptors shot 40% with 14% from three. Pascal Siakam had 20 points with six rebounds. Scottie Barnes chipped in with 20 points and 12 rebounds. They allowed 45% shooting to the Trailblazers with 31% from three. Toronto a strong defensive team allowing 41.1% shooting along with 27.8% from three. Milwaukee has been defending poorly to start the year by allowing 49.8% overall and 41.5% from three. The Raptors sit fourth in defensive efficiency by allowing 103.5 points per 100 possessions. The Bucks surrendered 114.4 points per 100 possessions with a -2.2 net rating. Play Toronto +5.5.
Washington Wizards vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Wizards at Hawks—Gafford is questionable for Washington. Matthews out for Atlanta with Young is probable. Washington fell to 1-2 after their 126-107 home defeat to Boston Celtics. The Wizards shot 49% with 31% from three. Kyle Kuzma had 21 points with five rebounds. Eugene Omoruyi off the bench had 14 points and six rebounds. They allowed 50% shooting to the Celtics with 36% from three. The Wizards fell behind 42-19 after one quarter. Atlanta is 2-2 after their 127-113 home victory to Minnesota Timberwolves. The Hawks hit 56% with 47% from three. Dejounte Murray had 41 points and seven rebounds. Trae Young contributed 24 points and eight assists. They allowed 49% shooting to the Timberwolves with 48% from three. Atlanta fought back from a 21-point deficit. The Hawks are surrendering 48% shooting. Washington is a poor shooting team hitting 44.8% with 34% from three. They are averaging only 106 points per 100 possessions. Play Washington and Atlanta under 238.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Boston Celtics NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Pacers at Celtics—Haliburton, Mathurin, and Smith questionable for Indiana. Queta is questionable for Boston. Indiana fell to 2-1 with their 112-105 home defeat to the Chicago Bulls. The Pacers shot 41% with 28% from three and 17 rebounds. Myles Turner scored 20 points with 11 rebounds. Tyrese Haliburton contributed with 19 points and 13 assists. They allowed the Bulls to 46% shooting along with 35% from three. Boston is 3-0 after their 126-107 road win against the Washington Wizards. The Celtics shot 50% with 36% from three. Jaylen Brown had 36 points with six rebounds. Jayson Tatum scored 33 points with six rebounds. They allowed 45% shooting to the Wizards with 31% from three. The Pacers injuries are a concern here. Boston is holding teams to 41.4% shooting and only 40.9% from three. They sit 11th in defensive efficiency by allowing 107.3 points per 100 possessions. Indiana is allowing 45% shooting. Play Indiana and Boston under 233.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Nets at Heat—Cameron Johnson out for Brooklyn with Claxton, Smith and Dinwiddie doubtful. Keon Johnson is probable. Martin out for Miami with Highsmith and Butler questionable. Adebayo is probable. Brooklyn is 1-2 with their 133-121 road victory to the Charlotte Hornets. The Nets shot 56% with 36% from three. Cam Thomas had 33 points and two assists. Mikal Bridges contributed 24 points and four assists. They allowed 49% shooting to the Hornets with 26% from three. Miami sits at 1-3 with their 122-114 road defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks. The Heat shot 48% with 38% from three. Tyler Herro had 35 points and eight rebounds. Jimmy Butler chipped in with 13 points and four assists. They allowed 51% shooting to the Bucks with 32% from three. The Brooklyn injuries are a massive concern for at Nets team lacking depth. Brooklyn is allowing 48% shooting. The Heat are a good three point shooting team hitting 38.6%. Play Miami -6.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Cavaliers at Knicks—Allen, Garland, Jerome and Rubio are out for Cleveland with LeVert probable. New York has a clean injury report. Cleveland fell to 1-3 with their 109-91 home defeat on Tuesday to the New York Knicks. The Cavs shot 39% with 26% from three. Donovan Mitchell had 26 points with three assists. Issac Okoro had 11 points and seven rebounds. New York in the win hit 44% with 38% from three. Julious Randle had 19 points with ten rebounds. Jalen Bruson contributed 19 with five rebounds. The Knicks moved to 2-2 in the win. Traveling back-to-back for both teams. Cleveland shooting poorly. The Knicks are defending well allowing 45.2% with 30.3% from three. Both teams play at a slow pace. Cleveland is 20th in offensive efficiency by averaging 106 points per 100 possessions and the Knicks are 19th at 106.5 per 100. Play Cleveland and New York under 211.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Pelicans at Thunder—Alvarado, Marshall and Murphy are out for New Orleans. Ingram is questionable. Kenrick Williams and Jaylin Williams are out for OKC. New Orleans is 2-1 with their 130-102 home defeat to the Golden St Warriors. The Pelicans shot 41% with 26% from three. Zion had 19 points with five rebounds. CJ McCollum contributed 19 with six rebounds. They allowed 52% shooting to the Warriors with 37% from three. Ingram missed the game. Oklahoma City improved to 3-1 with their 124-112 home victory to the Detroit Pistons. The Thunder shot 53% with 45% from three. Shai Gilgeous Alexander had 32 points with nine rebounds. Josh Giddey scored 21 points with seven boards. They allowed 43% shooting to the Pistons with 54% from three. The Pelicans are defending well allowing 43.7% with 28.1% from three. They sit 8th in defensive efficiency by allowing 105.2 points per 100 possessions. Play New Orleans +3.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Hornets at Rockets—Bridges, Martin, Ntilikina and Bouknight are out for Charlotte. Eason and Oladipo are out for the Rockets. Charlotte is 1-2 with their 133-121 home defeat to the Brooklyn Nets. The Hornets shot 49% with 26% from three. Terry Rozier had 23 points with nine assists. Brandon Miller off the bench had 22 points and nine rebounds. They allowed 56% shooting to the Nets with 36% from three. Houston fell to 0-3 with their 106-95 home defeat to Golden St Warriors. The Rockets hit 38% with 27% from three. Jalen Green had 21 points with nine rebounds. Alperen Sengun had 19 points and seven assists. They allowed 43% shooting to the Warriors with 40% from three. Charlotte is allowing 47.85 shooting. Charlotte is playing at the second fastest pace and sits 19th in defensive efficiency by allowing 112 points per 100 possessions. The Rockets are 27th in defensive efficiency by giving up 115.2 points per 100 possessions. Play Charlotte and Houston over 221.
Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Nuggets at Timberwolves—Cancar is out for Denver. Clark is out with Milton and McDaniels are probable for the Timberwolves. Denver is 4-0 with their 110-102 home victory to the Utah Jazz. The Nuggets shot 56% with 32% from three. Nikola Jokic had 27 points with 11 rebounds. Aaron Gordon had 21 points and seven boards. They held the Jazz to 43% with 30% from three. Minnesota fell to 1-2 with their 127-113 road defeat to the Atlanta Hawks. The Timberwolves shot 49% with 48% from three. Anthony Edwards had 31 points and seven assists. Rudy Gobert contributed 14 points and 13 rebounds. They allowed 56% shooting to the Hawks with 47% from three. Denver is the best shooting team in the NBA as they hit 53.8% and make 38.1% from three. Timberwolves shooting 36.7% from three which is better in recent seasons. The Nuggets sit fourth in offensive efficiency by averaging 118.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Denver and Minnesota over 219.5.
Chicago Bulls vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Bulls at Mavericks—LaVine is probable for Chicago. Irving is questionable for Dallas. Chicago is 2-2 with their l112-105 road win against the Indiana Pacers. The Bulls shot 46% with 35% from three. Nikola Vucevic had 24 points with 17 rebounds. Zach LaVine contributed with 23 and five rebounds. Chicago allowed 41% shooting to the Pacers with 26% from three. Dallas improved to 3-0 with their 125-110 road win at Memphis Grizzlies. The Mavs shot 50% with 49% from three. Luka Doncic had 35 points with 12 rebounds and assists. Derrick Jones chipped in with 22 and four rebounds. They allowed 46% shooting to the Grizzlies with 38% from three. Irving status is a concern here. Dallas defensively is allowing 48.7% shooting along with 40% from three. The Mavericks are allowing 111.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Chicago +5.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Grizzlies at Jazz—Morant, Clarke, Rose and Aldama out for Memphis. Utah has a clean injury report. Memphis fell to 0-4 with their 125-110 home defeat to the Dallas Mavericks. The Grizzlies hit 46% with 38% from three. Jaren Jackson had 30 points with nine rebounds. Desmond Bane contributed 30 points with six boards. They allowed 50% shooting to the Mavs with 49% from three. Utah fell to 1-3 with their 110-102 road defeat to the Denver Nuggets. The Jazz shot 43% with 30% from three. Lauri Markkanen had 27 points with fourteen rebounds. Walker Kessler scored 22 points with thirteen rebounds. They allowed 56% shooting to the Nuggets with 32% from three. Memphis shooting poorly to start the season with 43.5% overall and 34.4% from three. Utah is also struggling to make shots at 43.9% with 33.6% from three. Memphis is 27th in offensive efficiency by scoring 102.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Memphis and Utah under 225.
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Kings at Warriors—Fox and Lyles are out for Sacramento. Kuminga is questionable with Saric and Thompson probable. Sacramento is 2-1 with their 132-127 home overtime victory to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Kings shot 47% with 35% from three. De’Aaron Fox had 37 points with eight assists. Malik Monk off the bench scored 22 points with three assists. They held the Lakers to 44% shooting with 33% from three. Golden St improved to 3-1 following their 130-102 road win at New Orleans Pelicans. The Warriors shot 52% with 37% from three. Steph Curry had 42 points and five assists. Chris Paul off the bench had 13 points and six rebounds. They held New Orleans to 41% shooting along with 26% from three. The Fox injury huge here. Golden St is holding teams to 41.7% shooting and 29% from three. They are 7th in defensive efficiency by allowing 104.8 points per 100 possessions with a +10.2 net rating. Play Golden St -7.
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 11/1/2023
Clippers at Lakers—Boston is out for LAC with Leonard, George, Harden, Mann, Tucker and Petrusev are questionable. Vanderbilt is out with Hachimura doubtful for Los Angeles. Reddish is probable. LA Clippers are 3-1 with their 118-102 home victory to the Orlando Magic. The Clippers shot 49% with 45% from three. Paul George had 27 points with seven assists. Russell Westbrook scored 18 points with seven assists. They allowed 47% shooting to the Magic with 23% from three. Los Angeles Lakers sit 2-2 with their 106-103 home victory to the Orlando Magic. The Lakers hit 50.3% with 30% from three. D’Angelo Russell had 28 points with eight assists. Anthony Davis contributed with 26 and 19 rebounds. They held Orlando to 40% shooting but 40% from three. Clippers shooting 51.6% with 42.3% from three. The Lakers are struggling from the three point line making only 29.2% sitting 28th in the league. LAC is tops in defensive efficiency by allowing 102.2 points per 100 possessions. The Lakers are 18th in offensive efficiency by scoring 106.5 points per 100 possessions. Play Los Angeles Clippers +6.5.