Free NBA Picks For Today 11/8/2023
Washington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Wizards at Hornets—Washington has a clean injury report. Rozier, Ntilikina, Martin, Bridges and Bouknight are out for Charlotte. Washington fell to 1-5 with their 118-104 home defeat to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Wizards shot 51% with 41% from three but nineteen turnovers. Kyle Kuzma led the team with 28 points and six rebounds. Jordan Poole contributed with 23 and six assists. They allowed 56% shooting to the 76ers with 39% from three. Charlotte sits at 2-4 with their 124-118 road defeat to the Dallas Mavericks. The Hornets hit 49% overall with 27% from three. LaMelo Ball scored 30 points with thirteen assists and ten boards. Gordan Hayward chipped in with 20 points and eight assists. They allowed 47% shooting to the Mavericks with 33% from three. Wizards are shooting 48.6% and very poor defensively. Charlotte is allowing 48.5% shooting overall with 38.9% from three. Washington is last in defensive efficiency by allowing 120.6 points per 100 possessions. Charlotte is 27th in defensive efficiency by allowing 117.7 per 100. The Wizards are playing at the fastest pace in the NBA and the Hornets are fourth. Play Washington and Charlotte over 240.5.
Utah Jazz vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Jazz at Pacers—Kessler is questionable, and George is probable for Utah. Indiana has a clean injury report. Utah fell to 2-6 with their 130-113 road defeat to the Chicago Bulls. The Jazz made 48% with 37% from three and 22 turnovers. Lauri Markkanen had 29 points with five rebounds. Walker Kessler contributed 15 points and 15 rebounds. They allowed 52% shooting to the Bulls with 53% from three. Indiana improved to 4-3 following their 152-111 home victory to the San Antonio Spurs. The Pacers made 58% with 53% from three. Tyrese Haliburton scored 23 points with eight assists. Buddy Hield off the bench posted 19 points and two assists. They held San Antonio to 43% shooting with 31% from three-point range. These are two poor defensive teams. The Pacers are shooting 49.6% with 39.2% from three. Indiana and Utah played at a fast pace. The Pacers are tops in offensive efficiency by scoring 120.4 points per 100 possessions while allowing 117.2 per 100. Utah is 28th in defensive efficiency allowing 117.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Utah and Indiana over 241.5.
Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Celtics at 76ers—Queta out and White probable for Boston. Philadelphia has a clean injury report. Boston fell to 5-1 with their 114-109 road overtime defeat to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Celtics shot 39% with 28% from three. Jayson Tatum had 32 points with five rebounds. Jaylen Brown contributed 26 points and seven rebounds. They allowed 52% shooting to Minnesota with 35% from three and forced 23 turnovers. Philadelphia is 5-1 after their 146-128 home victory to Washington Wizards. The 76ers hit 56% with 39% from three. Joel Embiid scored 48 points with eleven rebounds. Tyrese Maxey chipped in with 22 points and 11 assists. They allowed 51% shooting to Washington with 41% from three and forced 19 turnovers. Philadelphia is defending well holding teams to 44.5% overall. Boston is holding teams to 44% shooting. Boston is fourth and Philadelphia fifth in defensive efficiency. Play Boston and Philadelphia under 228.
LA Clippers vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Clippers at Nets—Plumlee and Boston are out for Los Angeles with Mann questionable. Claxton out with Johnson doubtful for Brooklyn. Walker is probable. Los Angeles fell to 3-3 with their 111-97 road defeat to the New York Knicks. The Clippers shot 49% with 34% from three and 22 turnovers. Kawhi Leonard scored 18 points with five rebounds. James Hardin had 17 points and four assists in his Clipper debut. They allowed 47% shooting to the Knicks with 39% from three and forced nineteen turnovers. Brooklyn drops to 3-4 with their 129-125 home defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks. The Nets made 49% from the floor with 36% from three. Cam Thomas had 45 points with four rebounds. Mikal Bridges had 31 points with five rebounds. They allowed 48% shooting to the Bucks with 33% from three-point range. Brooklyn defends the three-point line. They are shooting 38.8% from three and good overall. The Nets are seventh in offensive efficiency, averaging 116.1 points per 100 possessions. On the road the Clippers struggled defensively. Play Brooklyn +4.5.
San Antonio Spurs vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Spurs at Knicks—Vassell is doubtful for San Antonio with Johnson probable. New York has a clean injury report. San Antonio fell to 3-4 with their 152-111 road defeat to the Indiana Pacers. The Spurs shot 43% with 31% from three. Doug McDermott had 17 points with four assists off the bench. Keldon Johnson scored 16 points with three assists. The Spurs allowed 58% shooting to the Pacers with 53% from three. New York improved to 3-4 following their 111-97 home victory to LA Clippers. The Knicks made 47% from the field with 39% from three but nineteen turnovers. RJ Barrett scored 26 points with six rebounds. Julious Randle had 27 points and ten rebounds. They allowed 49% shooting to the Clippers with 34% from three and forced 22 turnovers. New York past five games hitting 40.3% and allowing 43.9%. They sit 28th in offensive efficiency and second on the defensive side. New York plays at the 24th pace. Spurs are just 22nd in offensive efficiency as a below average three-point shooting team. Play San Antonio and New York under 222.
Phoenix Suns vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Suns at Bulls—Booker and Lee are out for Phoenix with Beal questionable. Williams and Caruso are probable for Chicago. Phoenix improved to 3-4 with their 120-106 road victory over the Detroit Pistons. The Suns hit 50% with 38% from three and eighteen rebounds. Kevin Durant led the team with 41 points and five assists. Eric Gordan had 21 points and eight assists. They allowed 49% shooting to the Pistons with 35% from beyond the arc. Chicago improved to 3-5 after their 130-113 home victory to Utah Jazz. The Bulls made 52% from the field with 53% from three. Zach LaVine scored 24 points and three assists. DeMar DeRozan contributed 21 points and five rebounds. Chicago allowed 48% shooting to Utah, 37% from three, and forced 22 turnovers. Suns injuries will impact scoring. They are a below average shooting team. The Bulls are shooting poorly. Phoenix is doing a great job defending threes. Chicago is playing at the third slowest pace. Play Chicago and Phoenix under 221.
LA Lakers vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Lakers at Rockets—Vincent and Vanderbilt are out for Los Angeles. Hayes and Davis are questionable with Hachimura are probable. Thomspon and Oladipo are out for Houston with Eason questionable. Los Angeles drops to 3-4 following their 108-107 road defeat to the Miami Heat. The Lakers shot 54% with 31% from three and committed 17 turnovers. LeBron James had 30 points with four rebounds. Austin Reaves contributed 23 points and ten rebounds. LAL allowed 47% shooting to the Heat with 32% from three. Houston is 3-3 with their 122-97 home victory to Sacramento Kings. The Rockets made 57% from the floor with 48% from three. Jalen Green scored 23 points with two assists. Alperen Sengun scored 17 points with 12 assists. Houston allowed 44% shooting to the Kings with 35% from three. Los Angeles is struggling with defense on the road. The Rockets are shooting well at home with 47.9% and 42.3% from three. Houston is 9th in offensive efficiency at home, averaging 117.4 points per 100 possessions. Play Los Angeles and Houston over 222.
Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Heat at Grizzlies—Martin, Jovic and Cain are out for Miami. Butler is probable. Morant, Clarke, Rose and Tillman are out for Memphis with Konchar doubtful. Miami improved to 3-4 with their 108-107 home victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Heat made 47% from the field with 32% from three. Jimmy Butler scored 28 points with six assists. Ban Adebayo had a Triple Double. Miami allowed 54% shooting to the Lakers with 31% from three. Memphis improved to 1-6 after their 112-100 road victory to Portland. The Grizzlies shot 51% with 41% from three. Desmond Bane scored 30 points with five assists. Jaren Jackson had 27 points with seven rebounds. Memphis allowed 39% shooting to the Trailblazers with 31% from three. Miami is making their threes and Memphis doing a bad job defending them allowing 39.75. Miami is defending poorly. On the road the Heat allowing 115.7 points per game and 49.6% shooting. Grizzlies are giving up 114.7 points per game at home and 48% shooting. Play Miami and Memphis over 218.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Pistons at Bucks—Morris, Livers, Ivey, Harris, Burks and Bogdanovic are out for Detroit with Duren questionable. Middleton is out for Milwaukee. Detroit fell to 2-6 with their 120-109 home defeat to the Golden St Warriors. The Pistons shot 48% with 43% from three. Cade Cunningham had 21 points with five assists. Killian Hayes chipped in with 21 points off the bench with seven assists. Detroit allowed 47% shooting to the Warriors with 29% from three. Milwaukee is 4-2 with their 129-125 road victory at Brooklyn. The Bucks made 48% from the floor with 33% from three. Giannis had 36 points and twelve rebounds. Damian Lillard scored 21 points with seven assists. Milwaukee allowed 49% shooting to the Nets with 36% from three. The Bucks are defending poorly. Pistons are a good shooting team making 46.2% with 39.1% from three. Milwaukee is 24th in defensive efficiency allowing 116.7 points per 100 possessions and Pistons allowing 112.6 per 100. The Bucks failed to cover five of six. Play Detroit +12.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Pelicans at Timberwolves—Alvarado, Marshall, Murphy and McCollum are out for New Orleans with Jones questionable. Clark and McLaughlin are out in Minnesota. New Orleans fell to 4-3 with their 134-116 road defeat to the Denver Nuggets. The Pelicans made 50% from the floor with 43% from three. Jordan Hawkins scored 31 points with seven rebounds. Brandon Ingram contributed 22 points and five assists. They allowed 54% shooting to the Nuggets with 38% from three. Minnesota improved to 4-2 with their 114-109 home overtime victory to Boston Celtics. The Timberwolves 52% with 35% from three but 23 turnovers. Anthony Edwards scored 38 points with nine rebounds. Jaden McDaniels had 20 points and two rebounds. They held Boston to 39% shooting along with 28% from three. Minnesota is defending well sitting tops in defensive efficiency allowing 100.7 points per 100 possessions. Pelicans are lower third in defensive efficiency and on the offensive side. NOP injuries concerning as well. Play Minnesota -7.5.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Cavaliers at Thunder—Jerome, Merrill, Okoro and Rubio are out for Cleveland. Kenrich Williams out and Dort questionable for OKC. Dieng is probable. Cleveland improved to 3-4 after their 115-104 home victory to Golden St Warriors. The Cavaliers shot 49% with 30% from three but eighteen turnovers. Darious Garland had 24 points and seven rebounds. Donovan Mitchell led the team with 31 points with seven assists. Cleveland held the Warriors to 36% shooting with 39% from three. Oklahoma City improves to 4-3 after their 126-117 home victory to Atlanta Hawks. The Thunder made 48% with 40% from three. Shai Gilgeous Alexander had 30 points with eight rebounds. Jalen Williams scored 21 with three boards. OKC held Atlanta to 37% shooting with 33% from three. The Cavaliers are a poor shooting team. OKC defending well. Thunder making 49.2% with 38.7% from three. Cleveland is 27th in offensive efficiency and Oklahoma City is 11th. Play Oklahoma City +2.
Toronto Raptors vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Raptors at Mavericks—Achiuwa is questionable and Koloko probable for Toronto. Kleber is questionable for Dallas. Toronto improved to 3-4 with their 123-116 road overtime victory to the San Antonio Spurs. The Raptors hit 45% with 40% from three. OG Anunoby scored 24 points with seven rebounds. Dennis Schroder had 24 points with six assists. They allowed 49% shooting to the Spurs with 31% from three. Dallas is 6-1 with their 117-102 road victory to Orlando. The Mavs shot 50% with 38% from three. Luka Doncic scored 29 points with six assists. Tim Hardaway Jr. chipped in with 21 points and six rebounds. Dallas allowed 47% shooting to the Magic with 30% from three and forced 20 turnovers. Dallas defense the concern here. Toronto is a very good defensive team and sits sixth in defensive efficiency. They play at the second slowest pace. Play Toronto +5.
Golden St Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Warriors at Nuggets—Green is questionable for Golden St. Murray and Cancar are out for Denver with Jokic probable. Golden St improved to 6-2 with their 120-109 road win at Detroit Pistons. The Warriors made 47% with 29% from three. Steph Curry had 34 points with four assists. Chris Paul off the bench had 17 points with six assists. They did allow Detroit 48% shooting with 43% from three. Denver is 7-1 with their 134-116 home victory to New Orleans Pelicans. The Nuggets shot 54% with 38% from three. Nikola Jokic scored 35 points with a Triple Double. Michael Porter Jr. contributed 22 points and nine rebounds. They allowed 50% shooting to New Orleans with 43% from three. Murray injury the concern for Denver here. Warriors are defending well. Play Golden St +3.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Pick Prediction 11/8/2023
Trailblazers at Kings—Henderson, Simons, Wainwright, and Williams are out for Portland. Fox and Lyles are out for Sacramento. Portland fell to 3-4 with their 112-100 home defeat to Memphis Grizzlies. The Trailblazers hit 39% with 31% from three. Jerami Grant scored 27 points with three assists. Malcolm Brogdon scored 18 points with 11 rebounds. Portland allowed 51% shooting to the Grizzlies with 41% from three. Portland gets outscored 26-2 to close the game. Sacramento fell to 2-4 with their 122-97 road defeat to the Houston Rockets. The Kings hit 44% with 35% from three. Kevin Huerter had 13 points with three rebounds. Keegan Murry contributed 12 points and five rebounds. Sacramento allowed 57% shooting to the Rockets with 48% from three. Sacramento is defending poorly in the lower third in key areas. Shooting near the bottom of the league and sit 20th in offensive efficiency with a -5 net rating. Portland is defending threes. Play Portland +8.