Free NBA Picks For Today 11/2/2023
Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2023
Raptors at 76ers—Achiuwa and Koloko are out for Toronto. Batum is out for Philadelphia. Toronto improved to 2-3 with their 130-111 home victory on Wednesday to the Milwaukee Bucks. The Raptors shot 56% with 39% from three. Pascal Siakam had 26 points and seven assists. Dennis Schroder contributed with 24 and 11 assists. They allowed 46% shooting to the Bucks with 38% from three. Philadelphia improved to 2-1 with their 126-98 home victory to Portland Trailblazers. The 76ers hit 49% with 39% from three. Joel Embiid scored 25 points with fifteen rebounds. Tobias Harris contributed with 23 and five boards. They held Portland to 38% shooting along with 23% from three. Toronto a strong defensive team as they limit opponents to 41.9% shooting along with 29.9% from three. The Raptors are holding teams to 105.5 points per 100 possessions and post a +1.9 net rating. Play Toronto +9.
Detroit Pistons vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2023
Pistons at Pelicans—Bogdanovic, Livers and Morris are out for Detroit. Duren and Burks are questionable. Alvarado, Ingram, Marshall, and Murphy are out in New Orleans. Detroit fell to 2-3 after their 110-101 home defeat to the Portland Trailblazers. The Pistons shot 44% from the floor with 38% from three and eighteen turnovers. Cade Cunningham had 30 points with five rebounds. Ausar Thomspon had 16 points and seven boards. They allowed 47% shooting to the Trailblazers with 35% from three and forced seventeen turnovers. Detroit blew an 18-point lead. New Orleans improved to 3-1 with their 110-106 road win at Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday. The Pelicans made 39% from three with 31% from three. CJ McCollum led the team with 29 points and 11 rebounds. Zion Williamson scored 20 points and ten boards. Brandon Ingram did not play due to his knee. They limited the Thunder to 43% shooting along with 21% from three. NOP overcame a 22-point deficit in the second quarter. It is a back-to-back for both teams. New Orleans a strong defensive team allowing 43.8% shooting and 26.5% from three. Detroit defends by limiting opponents to 43.7% shooting. The Pelicans have gone under in three of four. New Orleans is fifth in defensive efficiency by allowing 104.4 points per 100 possessions. They are 29th in defensive efficiency by shooting only 43.1% and 31.5% from three. Ingram out is huge here. Play Detroit and New Orleans under 218.
Orlando Magic vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2023
Magic at Jazz—Orlando and Utah have a clean injury report. The Magic is 2-2 with their 118-102 road defeat to the LA Clippers. The Magic shot 47% with 23% from three. Paolo Banchero had 15 points with four assists. Franz Wagner contributed with 14 and eight rebounds. They allowed 49% shooting to the Clippers with 45% from three. Utah sits at 2-3 with their 133-109 home victory to Memphis Grizzlies. The Jazz hit made 54% with 51% from three but committed 21 turnovers. Jordan Clarkson scored 20 points and six rebounds. Collin Sexton off the bench had 23 with six assists. They held Memphis to 36% shooting along with 26% from three. On the road the Magic are allowing 47.3% shooting. At home the Jazz are converting 48.7% and playing at a fast pace. In their home games the Jazz are averaging 117.6 points per 100 possessions while allowing 114.1 per 100. Play Orlando and Utah over 221.5.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Pick Prediction 11/2/2023
Spurs at Suns—San Antonio has a clean injury report. Beal and Lee are out for Phoenix with Booker questionable. San Antonio is 2-2 after their 115-114 road win at Phoenix on Tuesday. They shot 47% with 38% from three. Keldon Johnson had 27 points with four assists. Devin Vassell scored 18 points with six rebounds. The Spurs overcame a 20-point deficit. Phoenix shot 51% with 46% from three and nineteen rebounds. Kevin Durant scored 26 points with seven assists. Eric Gordon contributed 20 points and six assists. Phoenix is defending holding teams to 42.1% with 28.1% from three. San Antonio shooting only 33.3% from three. The Suns sit fourth in defensive efficiency by allowing 103.9 points per 100 possessions and a +4.9 net rating. San Antonio the defense the concern by allowing 115.2 points per 100 possessions and a -10.5 net rating. Play Phoenix -8.5.