Free NBA Picks For Today 11/19/2023
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
76ers at Nets—Oubre is out for Philadelphia. Simmons and Thomas are out for Brooklyn with Dennis Smith is questionable. Philadelphia improved to 9-3 with their 126-116 road win at Atlanta. The 76ers shot 49% with 43% from three. Joel Embiid scored 32 points with eight assists. Tobias Harris chipped in with 29 points and ten rebounds. Philadelphia allowed 45% shooting to the Hawks with 36% from three. Brooklyn is fell to 6-6 with their 122-115 road defeat to Miami Heat. The Nets made 47% with 39% from three. Mikal Bridges scored 23 points with seven rebounds. Lonnie Walker off the bench had 23 points and three rebounds. Brooklyn allowed 52% shooting to the Heat with 43% from three. Past five games the 76ers are allowing 48.7% shooting. Brooklyn defensive form better in this period by allowing 43.1% shooting and a +2.9 net rating. In this span the 76ers 27th in defensive efficiency by allowing 119.9 points per 100 possessions. Play Brooklyn +3.5.
Detroit Pistons vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Pistons at Raptors—Bogdanovic, Duren, Harris and Morris are out for Detroit. Hayes and Livers are probable. Young and Koloko are out for Toronto with Anunoby probable. Detroit fell to 2-11 with their 108-100 road defeat to Cleveland. The Pistons shot 48% with 26% from three. Cade Cunnigham scored 20 points with eight assists. Isaiah Steward contributed 11 points and ten rebounds. Detroit allowed 51% shooting to the Cavaliers with 43% from three. Toronto drops to 5-7 with their 108-105 home defeat to Boston. The Raptors converted 48% with 36% from three. Pascal Siakam scored 23 points with five rebounds. Dennis Schroder chipped in with 23 points and seven rebounds. Toronto allowed 46% shooting to the Celtics with 35% from three. The Pistons defensive form poor on their past five games by allowing 47.8% shooting and giving up 116.9 points per 100 possessions. Toronto form over this span shooting 49.8% and allowing 50.1%. They allow 115.2 points per 100 possessions. Play Detroit and Toronto over 219.
Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Magic at Pacers—Carter and Fultz are out for Orlando with Suggs questionable. Nembhard is out for Indiana. Orlando improved to 7-5 following their 103-97 road win at Chicago. The Magic shot 48% with 32% from three and 17 turnovers. Franz Wagner scored 21 points with four rebounds. Jonathan Isaac off the bench had 18 points with nine rebounds. Orlando held the Bulls to 44% shooting with 34% from three. Indiana moved to 7-4 after their 132-126 road win at Philadelphia 76ers. The Pacers made 52% shots with 35% from three. Tyrese Haliburton had 33 points with fifteen assists. Obi Toppin chipped in with 27 points and six rebounds. Indiana allowed 50% shooting to the 76ers with 27% from three. Indiana is second in pace in the league. They are averaging 122 points per 100 possessions while allowing 118.5 per 100. Past five games the Pacers are shooting 52.2% and averaging 134 points per game. Play Orlando and Indiana over 237.
Denver Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Nuggets at Cavaliers—Murray and Cancar are out for Denver. Jerome, Mitchell, Okoro and Rubio are out for Cleveland. Denver fell to 9-3 with their 115-110 road defeat at New Orleans. The Nuggets shot 49% with 25% from three. Nikola Jokic scored 26 points and a Triple Double. Christian Braun off the bench had 25 points with nine rebounds. Denver allowed 52% shooting to the Pelicans with 52% from three. Cleveland improved to 6-6 after their 108-100 home victory to Detroit. The Cavaliers made 51% with 43% from three. Darious Garland scored 28 points with three assists. Evan Mobley contributed 18 points and ten rebounds. Cleveland held the Pistons to 43% shooting with 26% from three. Denver’s scoring has been depressed on the road, scoring 6.3 fewer points than overall average. The Cavs over their past five games are shooting 49.9% and putting up 115 points per game with a +2.5 net rating. Denver has a losing record on the road failing to cover four of five as they sit 17th in road offensive efficiency. Play Cleveland +3.
Sacramento Kings vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Kings at Mavericks—Len and Lyles are out for Sacramento with Huerter probable. Kleber is out for Dallas. Sacramento improved to 7-4 with their 129-120 road victory to San Antonio. The Kings shot 54% with 43% from three. De’Aaron Fox scored 43 points with eight rebounds. Domantas Sabonis chipped in with 27 points and fourteen rebounds. Sacramento allowed 47% shooting to the Spurs with 42% from three. Dallas fell to 9-3 with their 132-125 road defeat to Milwaukee on Saturday. The Mavs shot 50% with 34% from three. Kyrie Irving had 39 points with six assists. Luka Doncic contributed 35 points and nine rebounds. Dallas allowed 52% shooting to Milwaukee with 38% from three. Dallas is a good offensive team but bad defensively. They average 120.5 points per 100 possessions while surrendering 117.1 per 100. They play at the fourth fastest pace. The past three games with Fox in the lineup the Kings are averaging 124.1 points per 100 possessions and playing at the second fastest pace. Play Sacramento and Dallas over 244.5.
Boston Celtics vs. Memphis Grizzlies NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Celtics at Grizzlies—Brown is probable for Boston. Clarke, LaRavia, Morant, Smart and Tillman are out for Memphis. Kennard is questionable. Boston improved to 10-2 with their 108-105 road win at Toronto. The Celtics made 46% with 35% from three. Jaylen Brown had 23 points with four rebounds. Jayson Tatum contributed 17 points with seven rebounds. Boston allowed 48% shooting to the Raptors with 36% from three. Memphis is 3-9 after their 120-108 road win at San Antonio. The Grizzlies connected on 47% with 33% from three. Desmond Bane scored 26 points with five rebounds. Jaren Jackson had 27 points with five boards. Memphis allowed 43% shooting to the Spurs with 38% from three. Boston has a losing spread record on the road as they make 45.4% as they sit 12th in road offensive efficiency. The Celtics have lost three of four on the road, sitting 24th in road offensively efficiency and a +1.2 net rating. Play Memphis +11.
Phoenix Suns vs. Utah Jazz NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Suns at Jazz—Beal and Lee are out for Phoenix with Watanabe probable. Kessler is out for Utah. Phoenix improved to 6-6 with their 131-128 road win at Utah. The Suns shot 52% with 55% from three. Kevin Durant had 38 points with nine assists. Devin Booker chipped in with 24 points and fifteen assists. Utah shot 51% with 44% from three. Jordan Clarkson chipped in with 37 points and five assists. Lauri Markkanen had 21 points with not much else. Phoenix on the road shooting 44.4%. Past five games Phoenix is allowing 47.7% shooting. The Jazz have covered four of five at home by shooting 47.5% and sitting seventh in home offensive efficiency by averaging 117.2 points per 100 possessions with a +3.8 net rating. Play Utah +5.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trailblazers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Thunder at Trailblazers—Oklahoma City has a clean injury report. Brogdon, Henderson, Simons and Wainwright are out in Portland. Oklahoma City improved to 9-4 with their 130-123 overtime road win at Golden St on Saturday. The Thunder shot 52% with 35% from three. Shai Gilgeous Alexander had 40 points and seven rebounds. Chet Holmgren contributed 36 points and ten boards. OKC allowed 45% shooting to the Warriors with 39% from three. Portland is 3-9 with their 107-95 home defeat to LA Lakers. The Trailblazers shot 40% with 27% from three and eighteen turnovers. Jerami Grant scored 24 points with four rebounds. Deandre Ayton contributed 17 points with 12 rebounds. Portland allowed 49% shooting to the Lakers with 41% from three. Oklahoma City on the road averaging 116.5 points and shooting 49.5%. They average 114.4 points per 100 possessions and play fast. Portland is defending poorly at home allowing 50%. They have shown improvement shooting the basketball the past five games. Play Oklahoma City and Portland over 225.
Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Pick Prediction 11/19/2023
Rockets at Lakers—Oladipo out for Houston with Thompson questionable and Eason probable. Vanderbilt and Vincent are out for Los Angeles. James and Davis are probable. Houston fell to 6-4 after their 106-100 road defeat to LA Clippers. The Rockets made 43% with 32% from three. Alperen Sengun scored 23 points with eight rebounds. Jalen Green had 20 points and five assists. Houston allowed 44% shooting to the Clippers with 39% from three. Los Angeles moves to 7-6 with their 107-95 road victory at Portland. The Lakers converted 49% with 41% from three. LeBron James had 35 points with nine assists. Anthony Davis scored 16 points with fourteen rebounds. Los Angeles limited the Trailblazers to 40% shooting with 27% from three. Houston the past five games are shooting 47.6%. They have struggled to defend on the road by allowing 47% and 116 points per game. The Lakers good offensive form as in their past five games shooting 51.3% and averaging 117.8 points. In this period Los Angeles is playing at a fast pace. Play Houston and Los Angeles over 220.