Free NBA Picks For Today 11/12/2023
Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Hornets at Knicks—Rozier, Ntilikina, Martin, Bridges and Bouknight are out for Charlotte with Hayward probable. New York has a clean injury report. Charlotte improved to 3-5 with their 124-117 road victory to the Washington Wizards. The Hornets shot 45% with 21% from three. Gordon Hayward scored 27 points with nine assists. LaMelo Ball scored 25 points with six assists. Charlotte allowed 49% shooting to the Wizards with 37% from three. New York improved to 4-4 with their 126-105 home victory to the San Antonio Spurs. The Knicks hit 46% with 45% from three. Jalen Brunson had 25 points and RJ Barrett contributed 24 points and six boards. New York allowed 49% shooting to the Spurs with 26% from three. Charlotte is 27th in defensive efficiency by allowing 118.8 points per 100 possessions. They are also playing at the fourth fastest pace. The Hornets are allowing 48.5% shooting along with 39.1% from three. The Hornets are shooting 48.2% overall. Play Charlotte and New York over 224.5.
Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Wizards at Nets—Wright is out for Washington. Simmons and Cam Thomas are out for Brooklyn. Washington drops to 2-6 with their 124-117 home defeat to the Charlotte Hornets. The Wizards hit 49% with 37% from three. Tyus Jones scored 16 points with four assists. Kyle Kuzma contributed 17 points with six boards. They allowed 45% shooting to the Hornets with 21% from three. Brooklyn fell to 4-5 following their 121-107 road defeat to the Boston Celtics. The Nets shot 45% with 41% from three. Lonnie Walker off the bench had 20 points with seven rebounds. Mikal Bridges led the starters with 12 points and five rebounds. Brooklyn allowed 44% shooting to the Celtics with 37% from three. Brooklyn plays at a slow pace. The past five games they are shooting only 44.5% and allowing 45.4% overall. They are playing at the 25th slowest pace in this span. Play Washington and Brooklyn under 235.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Los Angeles Clippers NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Grizzlies at Clippers—Clarke, Morant and Rose are out for Memphis and Tillman is doubtful. Boston and Plumlee are out for Los Angeles. Memphis fell to 1-8 after their 127-121 home defeat to the Utah Jazz. The Grizzlies shot 46% with 40% from three. Desmond Bane scored 37 points with four rebounds. Bismack Biyombo had 15 points and 15 rebounds. Memphis allowed Utah to shoot 54% with 49% from three. Los Angeles is 3-5 following their 144-126 road defeat to the Dallas Mavericks. The Clippers shot 49% with 30% from three. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points with four assists. Bones Hyland off the bench contributed 17 with four rebounds. The Clippers allowed 52% shooting to the Mavs with 45% from three. Memphis is shooting poorly hitting 43.8% overall and 33.3% from three. They sit 29th in offensive efficiency by averaging 106.1 points per 100 possessions. Los Angeles is holding teams to 45.8% shooting. The Grizzlies have defended on the road by allowing 43.9%. The Clippers are playing at a slow pace. Play Memphis and Los Angeles under 225.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Philadelphia 76ers NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Pacers at 76ers—Nesmith and Smith are questionable for Indiana. Oubre out and Beverly are questionable for Philadelphia. Indiana improved to 6-3 with their 126-124 home victory to the Milwaukee Bucks. The Pacers connected on 48% with 42% from three. Tyrese Haliburton scored 29 points with ten rebounds. Bennedict Mathurin had 26 points and 11 rebounds. Indiana allowed 53% shooting to Milwaukee with 33% from three. Philadelphia is 7-1 off their 114-106 road victory at Detroit. The 76ers made 42% with 32% from three. Tyrese Maxey scored 29 points with 11 assists. Joel Embiid had 33 points and 16 boards. Philadelphia allowed 47% shooting to the Pistons with 29% from three. The 76ers are a good defensive team holding opponents to 44.1% and 34.3% from three. Philadelphia is fifth in defensive efficiency by allowing 106.4 points per 100 possessions. The Pacers don’t shoot as well on the road and the 76ers defend better at home allowing 42.5% shooting and 103.1 points per 100 possessions. Play Indiana and Philadelphia under 237.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Pistons at Bulls—Bogdanovic, Duren, Harris, Livers and Morris are out for Detroit. Burks and Ivey are questionable. Williams and Caruso are probable for Chicago. Detroit fell to 2-8 with their 114-106 home defeat to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Pistons shot 47% with 29% from three. Killian Hayes had 23 points with five rebounds. Cade Cunningham contributed 21 points and seven assists. Detroit allowed 42% shooting to the 76ers with 32% from three. Chicago is 3-6 with their 116-115 home overtime defeat to the Phoenix Suns. The Bulls shot 44% with 42% from three. Nikola Vucevic had 26 points with six rebounds. DeMar DeRozan contributed with 22 points and seven rebounds. Chicago allowed 42% shooting to the Suns with 40% from three and forced 21 turnovers. Detroit dealing with cluster injuries. They have been a sloppy team on the road averaging 18.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Chicago showed improvement as in their past five games hitting 47.2% with 39.6% from three. In that period the Pistons have been struggling from three. Play Chicago -7.5.
Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Nuggets at Rockets—Cancar and Murray are out for Denver. Oladipo and Thompson are out for Houston. Denver improved to 8-1 with their 108-105 home victory to Golden St Warriors. The Nuggets shot 45% with 31% from three. Nikola Jokic scored 35 points with thirteen rebounds. Reggie Jackson contributed 20 points and six assists. They allowed 43% shooting to the Warriors with 31% from three. Houston improved to 5-3 with their 104-101 home victory to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Rockets made 41% with 29% from three. Jalen Green scored 25 points with four rebounds. Alperen Sengun scored 24 points with eight rebounds. Houston allowed 45% shooting to the Pelicans with 32% from three and forced 18 turnovers. Denver is the top shooting team in the NBA as they make 50.7%. They are making 36.5% from three. The Rockets are shooting well converting 47.7% overall and 37.6% from three. Denver is fourth in offensive efficiency by averaging 118.4 points per 100 possessions. Houston is 12th on that metric with 113.1 per 100. Play Denver and Houston over 217.5.
Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Mavericks at Pelicans—Kleber is out for Dallas. Murphy, McCollom and Alvarado are out for New Orleans. Marshall and Jones are questionable. Dallas improved to 7-3 following their 144-126 home victory to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Mavs shot 52% with 45% from three. Luka Doncic scored 44 points with six assists. Kyrie Irving chipped in with 27 points and six rebounds. Dallas allowed 49% shooting to the Clippers with 30% from three. New Orleans fell to 4-5 with their 104-101 road defeat to Houston. The Pelicans hit 45% with 32% from three and eighteen turnovers. Brandon Ingram scored 31 points with six rebounds. Zion contributed 24 points and eight boards. New Orleans allowed 41% shooting to the Rockets with 29% from three. Dallas is shooting well making 48.5% overall and 40.3% from three. Dallas is a poor defensive team by allowing 115.7 points per 100 possessions and are playing at a fast pace. New Orleans is 20th in defensive efficiency by allowing 113.1 points per 100 possessions and play at a fast pace. Play Dallas and New Orleans 233.5.
Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Heat at Spurs— Herro is out for Miami. Butler and Martin are questionable. Tre Jones is probable for San Antonio. Miami improved to 4-4 with their 117-109 road win at Atlanta. The Heat shot 49% with 32% from three. Bam Adebayo scored 26 points with 17 rebounds. Jaime Jaquez contributed 20 points with four assists. They allowed 44% shooting to the Hawks with 39% from three and forced 21 turnovers. San Antonio is 3-6 with their 117-110 home defeat to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Spurs hit 47% with 35% from three. Victor Wembanyama scored 29 points with nine rebounds. Devin Vassell contributed 29 with nine rebounds. San Antonio allowed 49% shooting to Minnesota with 37% from three. Miami cluster injuries the concern. Spurs have rest advantage as the Heat are on a back-to-back. Miami is shooting only 45.9% and it has been worse on the road. The Heat are 19th on road offensive efficiency by averaging 106.9 points per 100 possessions while allowing 110.3 per 100. Play San Antonio +1.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns Bulls NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Thunder at Suns—Kenrich Williams is questionable for Oklahoma City. Lee out and Booker is doubtful for Phoenix. Gordon and Beal are probable. Oklahoma City fell to 5-4 with their 105-98 road defeat to the Sacramento Kings. The Thunder shot 45% with 23% from three. Shai Gilgeous Alexander had 33 points and seven rebounds. Jalen Williams scored 14 points with five rebounds. They allowed 42% shooting to the Kings with 28% from three. Phoenix drops to 4-5 with their 122-119 home defeat to Los Angeles Lakers. The Suns hit 45% with 41% from three. Kevin Durant scored 38 points with nine rebounds. Bradley Beal poured in 24 points with four rebounds. Phoenix allowed Los Angeles 50% shooting along with 44% from three-point range. Phoenix is defending holding teams to 45.7% shooting and 35.1% from three. OKC is a good defensive team allowing 45% and 34.2% from three. On the road the Thunder allows 104.7 points per game and 41.5% shooting. The Thunder is second in defensive efficiency by allowing 103.3 points per 100 possessions. Phoenix is fourth in defensive efficiency. Play Oklahoma City and Phoenix under 233.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Timberwolves at Warriors—McLaughlin and Clark are out for Minnesota. Reid is questionable with Edwards probable. Golden St has a clean injury report. Minnesota improved to 6-2 after their 117-110 road defeat to the San Antonio Spurs. The Timberwolves made 49% with 37% from three and eighteen turnovers. Karl Anthony Towns scored 29 points with 12 rebounds. Anthony Edwards had 28 points and seven rebounds. Minnesota allowed 47% shooting to the Spurs with 35% from three. Golden St is fell to 6-3 after their 118-110 home defeat to Cleveland. The Warriors shot 41% with 34% from three and 20 turnovers. Steph Curry had 30 points with three rebounds. Klay Thompson contributed 14 points and five rebounds. Golden St allowed 43% shooting to the Cavaliers with 37% from three. It is a back to back for an aging Warriors team. Minnesota is number one in defensive efficiency by allowing 101 points per 100 possessions with a +9.6 net rating. Warriors hold a +3 net rating on the year. Golden St at home is shooting only 41.2%. Play Minnesota +1.5.
Portland Trailblazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 11/12/2023
Trailblazers at Lakers—Brogdon, Henderson and Simons are out for Portland with Wainwright is questionable. Vanderbilt and Vincent are out for Los Angeles. Hayes and Davis are probable. Portland fell to 3-5 with their 121-118 road overtime defeat to the Sacramento Kings. The Trailblazers made 51% with 36% from three but eighteen turnovers. Jerami Grant scored 38 points with nine rebounds. Deandre Ayton contributed 18 points and ten rebounds. Portland allowed 46% shooting to Sacramento with 30% from three. Los Angeles improved to 4-5 with their 122-119 road win at Phoenix. The Lakers made 50% with 44% from three. LeBron James scored 32 points with eleven rebounds. DeAngelo Russell had 19 points with nine assists. They allowed 45% shooting to Phoenix with 41% from three. The Lakers poorly defending this season by allowing 46.8% with 37.6% from three. Portland defending better as in their past five games allowing 46.1% shooting. Portland is tenth in defensive efficiency by allowing 109.5 points per 100 possessions. On the season the Lakers have a -6.1 net rating by allowing 114.5 points per 100 possessions. Play Portland +10.