Free NBA Picks For Today 11/3/2023
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 11/3/2023
Cavaliers at Pacers—Jerome and Rubio are out for Cleveland. Allen and Garland are questionable. Haliburton and Smith questionable for Indiana. Cleveland improved to 2-3 with their 95-89 road win at New York Knicks. The Cavaliers shot 43% with 38% from three and eighteen turnovers. Donovan Mitchell had 30 points with six rebounds. Caris LeVert contributed 19 points off the bench with six rebounds. They allowed 35% shooting to the Knicks with 17% from three. Indiana is 2-2 with their 155-104 road defeat to the Boston Celtics. The Pacers shot 46% with 14% from three. T.J. McConnel off the bench had 18 points with seven rebounds. Andrew Nembhard led the starters with 14 points and two rebounds. They allowed Boston 57% shooting along with 57% from three-point range. Cleveland shooting poorly hitting only 42.8% and 33.3% from three. The Pacers are holding teams to only 43.9% from three and making 47.2% from the floor. The Cavaliers are 27th in offensive efficiency by averaging only 104.4 points per 100 possessions and a -5.2 net rating. Play Indiana +3.
New York Knicks vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 11/3/2023
Knicks at Bucks—Barrett is questionable for New York. Jackson is questionable for Milwaukee. New York drops to 2-3 with the 95-89 home victory to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Knicks shot only 35% with 17% from three. Jalen Brunson had 24 points with four assists. Immanuel Quckley off the bench scored 18 points with six rebounds. They allowed 43% shooting to the Cavs with 38% from three and forced 18 turnovers. Milwaukee fell to 2-2 with their 130-111 road defeat to the Toronto Raptors. The Bucks hit 46% with 38% from three. Malik Beasley had 20 points and two rebounds. Giannis contributed 16 points with four boards. They gave up 56% shooting to the Raptors with 39% from three-point range. Milwaukee is defending poorly by allowing 51.4% shooting along with 41% from three. New York defends well limiting opponents to 44.8% shooting with 31.6% from three. Bucks are 29th in defensive efficiency by allowing 119 points per 100 possessions and a -6.6 net rating. Play New York +6.5.
Washington Wizards vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 11/3/2023
Wizards at Heat—Kispert is questionable for Washington with Gafford probable. Martin is out for Miami with Butler probable. Washington fell to 1-3 after their 130-121 road defeat to the Atlanta Hawks. The Wizards hit 50% with 25% from three. Kyle Kuzma had 25 points with nine rebounds. Deni Avdija scored 22 points with five rebounds. They allowed 50% shooting to the Hawks with 28% from three and forced 20 turnovers. Miami fell to 1-4 with their 109-105 home defeat to the Brooklyn Nets. The Heat hit 43% with 34% from three. Tyler Herro had 30 points and five assists. Jimmy Butler contributed 20 points and seven rebounds. They allowed 45% shooting to the Nets with 44% from three and forced 18 turnovers. Miami continues their regular season struggles at home by hitting 41.5% from the field and allowing 39.7% from three. The Heat sit 26th in offensive efficiency by averaging 104.8 points per 100 possessions and allowing 110.7 per 100. Play Washington +9.5.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 11/3/2023
Nets at Bulls—Cameron Johnson and Claxton out for Brooklyn. Dinwiddie and Smith are questionable for the Nets. LaVine is probable for Chicago. Brooklyn is 2-2 with their 109-105 road victory at the Miami Heat. The Nets shot 45% from the floor with 44% from three. They survived 18 turnovers. Mikal Bridges had 21 points with seven rebounds. Armoni Brooks off the bench chipped in with 17 points and two boards. Chicago fell to 2-3 following their 114-105 road defeat to the Dallas Mavericks. The Bulls shot 47% with 33% from three. Zach LaVine had 22 points with two rebounds. Nikola Vucevic scored 21 points with 20 rebounds. They allowed 46% shooting to the Mavericks with 42% from three. Chicago is in better health by far. Brooklyn on the road allowing 47% shooting and 117 points per game and 114 points per 100 possessions. Play Chicago -4.
Golden St Warriors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 11/3/2023
Warriors at Thunder—Golden St has a clean injury report. Shai Gilgeous Alexander and Kenrich Williams are out for OKC with Jaylin Williams are questionable. Golden St improved to 4-1 with their 102-101 home victory to Sacramento Kings. The Warriors shot 48% with 35% from three and seventeen turnovers. Steph Curry scored 21 points with five rebounds. Klay Thompson contributed 14 points and two assists. They held the Kings to 41% shooting along with 31% from three. Oklahoma City is 3-2 following their 110-106 home defeat to New Orleans. The Thunder hit 43% with 21% from three. Shai Gilgeous Alexander had 20 points with eight assists. Chet Holmgren contributed 19 points and eleven rebounds. They held the Pelicans to 39% shooting with 31% from three. Golden St in their road games are defending allowing 40.8% shooting. The Warriors are fourth in defensive efficiency by allowing 104.4 points per 100 possessions. At home the Thunder shot 45.6% with 108.3 points per 100 possessions. The Warriors are playing at a slow pace. No SGA the concern for OKC. Play Golden St and Oklahoma City under 227.5.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 11/3/2023
Mavericks at Nuggets—Irving and Kleber are questionable for Dallas. Cancar is out with Murray, Jokic and Braun probable for Denver. Dallas is 4-0 with their 114-105 home victory to the Chicago Bulls. The Mavs hit 46% with 42% from three. Grant Williams scored 25 points with five rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. off the bench had 24 points and three boards. They allowed 47% shooting to the Bulls with 33% from three. Denver sits at 4-1 following their 110-89 road defeat in Minnesota. The Nuggets shot 40% with 18% from three. Nikola Jokic scored 25 points with ten rebounds. Jamal Murry had 14 points and six assists. No other Nugget scored in double digits. They allowed 46% shooting to the Timberwolves with 38% from three. Denver defense has been outstanding by allowing 43.7% with 29.6% from three. Dallas is a high volume three-point shooting team. The Mavericks are allowing 48.3% shooting with 38.5% from three. Denver is sixth in defensive efficiency by allowing 105.3 points per 100 possessions and a +7.8 net rating. Irving status the concern. Play Denver -6.5.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 11/3/2023
Grizzlies at Trailblazers—Morant, Clarke and Rose out for Memphis with Aldama doubtful. Henderson, Simons and Wainwright out for Portland with Sharpe probable. Memphis fell to 0-5 with their 133-109 road defeat to the Utah Jazz. The Grizzlies hit only 36% with 26% from three. Desmond Bane scored 21 points with three rebounds. Jarren Jackson scored 19 points with eight rebounds. They allowed 54% shooting to the Jazz with 51% from three. Portland is 2-3 with their 110-101 road victory at Detroit. The Trailblazers shot 47% from the floor with 35% from three. Jerami Grant scored 24 points with not much else. Shaedon Sharpe contributed with 29 points and seven rebounds. They allowed 44% shooting to the Pistons with 38% from three. Portland overcame an eighteen-point deficit. Memphis in their road games hitting only 39.6% while allowing 48.3%. Portland is defending better. The Grizzlies are allowing 113.7 points per 100 possessions with a -11.2 net rating. Play Portland +3.5.