Free NBA Picks For Today 11/5/2023
Phoenix Suns vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Pick Prediction 11/5/2023
Suns at Pistons—Beat and Lee are out for Phoenix with Booker probable. Bogdanovic, Livers and Morris out for Detroit with Burks questionable. Phoenix fell to 2-4 with their 112-100 road defeat to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Suns shot 36% with 26% from three. Kevin Durant had 31 points with eight rebounds. Eric Gordon contributed 13 points and three assists. They allowed 48% shooting to the 76ers with 37% from three. Detroit fell to 2-4 with their 125-116 road defeat to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pistons shot 44% with 34% from three. Cade Cunningham scored 22 points with 11 assists. Marcus Sasser off the bench had 19 points with three assists. Pistons are holding opponents to 44.5% shooting. Phoenix is shooting only 35.3% from three and sit 16th in offensive efficiency by averaging 109.8 points per 100 possessions. Two days rest advantage for Detroit and back-to-back for the Suns. Play Detroit +3.
Toronto Raptors vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 11/5/2023
Raptors at Spurs—Koloko out for Toronto with Achiuwa doubtful. Vassell is probable for San Antonio. Toronto fell to 2-4 with their 114-99 road defeat to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Raptors shot 48% with 36% from three and nineteen rebounds. Scottie Barnes had 24 points with eight assists. OG Anunoby contributed 16 points and four rebounds. They allowed 46% shooting to the 76ers with 36% from three. San Antonio improved to 3-2 with their 132-121 road win at Phoenix Suns. The Spurs hit 52% with 49% from three. Victor Wembanyama scored 38 points and ten rebounds. Zach Collins contributed 10 with eight rebounds. They allowed 54% shooting to the Suns with 50% from three. Toronto is a poor shooting team making 45.7% overall and 34.8% from three. They are 25th in offensive efficiency by averaging 106.6 points per 100 possessions. San Antonio is hitting 47.7% from the field and at home it is better at 50.3%. Spurs have covered both home games. Play San Antonio +4.
Golden St Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 11/5/2023
Warriors at Cavaliers—Thompson is probable for Golden St. Jerome and Rubio are out for Cleveland with Okoro questionable. Golden St improved to 5-1 after their 141-139 road win at the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors hit 53% with 45% from three. Steph Curry scored 30 points with eight rebounds. Dario Saric off the bench had 20 points and six boards. They allowed 60% shooting to the Thunder with 52% from three and forced 19 turnovers. Cleveland is 2-4 with their 121-116 road defeat to the Indiana Pacers. The Cavs shot 52% with 29% from three. Donovan Mitchell scored 38 points with nine assists. Evan Mobley contributed 14 points and ten rebounds. They allowed 52% shooting to the Pacers with 48% from three. The Cavaliers dug themselves to a deficit as high as eighteen points. Cleveland near the bottom of the NBA hitting 44.3% from the field and 32.7% from three. Warriors have been a good defensive team allowing 44.4% with 32.5% from three. Golden St is 10th in defensive efficiency by allowing 109.3 points per 100 possessions. Cleveland is 27th in defensive efficiency by scoring 105.8 points per 100 possessions. The Cavaliers are playing at a slow pace. Warriors 4-2 to the under this year. Play Golden St and Cleveland under 220.5.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 11/5/2023
Hornets at Mavericks—Bridges and Ntilikina are out for Charlotte with Martin, Rozier plus Bouknight questionable. Kleber is out for Dallas with Morris questionable. Irving is probable. Charlotte improved to 2-3 with their 125-124 road win against the Indiana Pacers. The Hornets shot 53% with 40% from three. Mark Williams scored 27 points with seven rebounds. Gordon Hayward chipped in with 23 points and six rebounds. They allowed 48% shooting to the Pacers with 49% from three. Dallas fell to 4-1 with their 125-114 road defeat to the Denver Nuggets. The Mavericks shot 48% with 40% from three Luka Doncic scored 34 points with ten rebounds. Kyrie Irving chipped in with 22 points and seven assists. They allowed 53% shooting to the Nuggets with 43% from three-point range. Back-to-back for Charlotte with one day rest advantage for the Mavericks. Charlotte is hitting 48%. The Mavericks are not a good defensive team by allowing 49.2% shooting with 39.2% from three. Dallas second best three-point shooting team in the league by making 40.9%. On the road the Hornets shot 51.7% while allowing 50.3% overall. Charlotte plays at the second fastest pace in the NBA but sits 28th in defensive efficiency by allowing 117.2 points per 100 possessions. The Mavericks are second in offensive efficiency by averaging 119.8 points per 100 possessions while allowing 114.9 per 100. Play Charlotte and Dallas over 234.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 11/5/2023
Grizzlies at Trailblazers—Morant, Rose, Konchar are out for Memphis with Aldama is questionable. Simons, Wainwright, and Henderson out for Portland with Camera is probable. Memphis fell to 0-6 after their 115-113 road overtime defeat to the Portland Trailblazers. The Grizzlies shot 49% with 29% from three. Jaren Jackson had 30 points with ten rebounds. Desmond Bane contributed with 33 points and eight rebounds. Portland shot 41% with 28% from three. Jerami Grant scored 26 points with eight rebounds. Malcom Brogdon had 24 points and ten rebounds. Memphis is near the bottom of the NBA in shooting hitting 43.2% from the floor and 31.7% from three. Portland does a good job with three-point defense by allowing 33.3%. Memphis last in the NBA in three-point defense by allowing 41.4%. Memphis is last in offensive efficiency by scoring 102.9 points per 100 possessions and a -9.8 net rating. Play Portland +3.