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Free NBA Picks for February 9th, 2018

Last night we saw the Raptors destroy the KP less Knicks more than covering the spread, we also saw the Celts fight back to claim the W over a talented Washington team.  We saw 2 losses as well; starting with the Magic beating the Hawks by 2, just missing the spread of +1.5. If you took points on that, you probably won.

We also saw the Mavs blow it to the Warriors as they were covering the whole game, slipping up in the 4th.

4-2 the past 2 days. 3 Picks tonight

Celtics -4.0 vs the Inidana Pacers

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The Celtics return home tonight after an impressive win over the Wizards last night. The last time the Celts played the Pacers they coasted to an easy 10+ win over the Pacers on the road, in Indiana. The Celts must be tired from last night as they needed to go to OT in oder to top the Wizards. The Celts could play with less dominance if they are actually tired. But I don’t think it will affect them that terrible where they can’t cover against the Pacers. With Kyrie in the lineup, the Celts always have the upper hand.

Jazz -5.5 vs the Charlotte Hornets

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The Jazz are on a 7 game winning streak. They are 8-2 the last 10. They just wrapped up a road series which should make it easier for them to continue to get dubs at home. I can see tonights game being close, but the Jazz should pull away in this one covering the spread. Rudy Robert needs to have a big game on the boards to help out the offense that was been clicking heavily with Ricky Rubio. Donovan Mitchell should also have a big game tonight. The Hornets are 5-5 the last 10.

Rockets -8.5 vs the Denver Nuggets

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The Rockets remain red hot as they are 9-1 the last 10, going 5-0 the past 5 games. The Rockets are home which guarantees a victory the way the Rockets have been playing. The last time the Rockets played the Nuggets, the Rockets won by 30. The Nuggets shouldn’t be underestimated though. They have won the last 3 games including a huge W over the Golden State Warriors. It should be a close game up until maybe halftime. That’s where I can see the Rockets destroy the Nuggets easily covering the spread. Take the points here if you need it.

good-luck

 

 

 

 

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NBA Free Picks for February 8th, 2018

Last night we saw the Rockets fight the strong Miami wave of attack as the Rockets covered by 8. We also saw the Spurs absolutely destroy the Suns. What I tell ya? Booker makes that team. At one point the Suns were down by 40. The Pelicans somehow rained out being postponed.

2-0 since yesterday. I have 4 picks again tonight. I feel like tonight may be the strongest for the favorited teams.

Raptors -13.5 vs the New York Knicks

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The Knicks are coming off the heart breaking game against the Bucks where they lost their superstar Kristaps Porzingis. The Knicks have gone 3-7 the past 10. The Raptors have gone 7-3. If Porzingis didn’t get hurt, the spread would be a little outrageous. Without KP, the Knicks are an even worse team that struggles to find a main point in scoring for their offense. They struggled even with KP. I expect the Raptors to continue their dominance at home possibly by a 20 point blowout here. The Raptors are 22-4 at home.

Hawks +1.5 vs the Orlando Magic

The Magic and the Hawks enter on a 2 game winning streak. The Magic have a terrible record going 17-36 this season. They are their “best” at home going 10-14. The Hawks also have a terrible record going 17-37. They are 8-21 on the road this year.

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Apparently Elfrid Payton was just traded. That impacts the Magic on offense terribly. They acquired a pick in exchange from the Suns, which will help the Magic next season just not this season

The Magic will be without Aaron Gordon, Nikola Vucevic, and possibly Jonathon Simmons as well so do your own research before the game. Without all of these players, the Hawks have a good shot to beat the Magic tonight in what should be a close gam between 2 struggling teams.

Celtics+1.5 vs the Washington Wizards

The Wizards have been playing absurdly better without John Wall. The Wizards have won 4 out of the last 5 games, the same for the Celtics. This matchup honestly could go either way here.

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It will definitely be a challenge as the Wizards have been hot as of late. They are home tonight too. The Wizards will cool off eventually, maybe starting tonight against the East’s best in the Celtics. The Celtics main concern is the big man game. The Celts will need heavy production from their bench to top the Wizards tonight.

Mavericks +13.5 vs the Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are the best team in the NBA right now. However, every once in a while the Warriors find themselves at times dazed from teams that are awful. The Kings upset last year, this year against the Nuggets.

Golden State Warriors v Minnesota Timberwolves

The Mavs are 2-8 the last 10. The Warriors have also struggled considering their talent going 6-4. The Warriors are looking to stop a 2 game skid, which should probably happen against an injury riddled Mavs team. KD is also questionable for tonight but as I stress, you should always do your own research. I see Dub nation getting the W easily here, but will they cover the spread? The Warriors are bad this year ATS going 23-30-1 this season. I say the Warriors win by 8 or 9 with the Mavs losing the entire game while coming back to threaten the Warriors slightly. If you can take the points, add them here against the NBA’s best team.

good-luck

Free NBA Picks for January 31st, 2018

Last nights card we saw the Thunder fail to win against the Wizards, the Timberwolves covered against the Raptors, the Cavs underperformed once again looking very scary, and finally; the Trail Blazers beat the Clips outright pushing for an even night.

I have 2 suggestions tonight

Lakers -2.5 vs the Orlando Magic

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The Lakers ride into Orlando on a 7-3 streak the past 10 games, opposed to the Magic who are 2-8 the past 10. Lonzo will be out tonight, but I think the Lakers will have enough production to pace the Magic.

The Lake show is 7-16 on the road. But the Lakers are on a hot streak and I expect it to continue at least tonight agains the struggling Magic.

It should be a close game considering the Magic were embarrassed last night by James Harden and the Rockets.

Celtics -5.0 vs the New York Knicks

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The Celts and the Knicks clash as the Knicks look to continue a short 2 game winning streak. The Celtics at home are 18-8. They are 5-5 in the last 10, but I expect Kyrie Irving to serve up tonight against the Knicks. I also can see Michael Beasley having a big game for the Knicks.

The Celts are disgusting at home, I trust them to have a big game against the Knicks if the Knicks make it interesting. Send it

 

Free NBA Picks for January 30th, 2018

Last night we saw the Pacers win by 9 easily covering the spread. We also saw the Celts top the Nuggets by 1, not needing the spread which went up to +2 on some sites for the Celts.

The Suns started off good, but fell hard in the 2nd after giving up 42 points in a quarter.

I have 4 Pick suggestions for tonight’s card

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Thunder -3.0 vs the Washington Wizards

The Thunder are continuing to dominate the NBA in the month of January.

They are 5-0 past 5 games, 8-2 past 10. John Wall was declared out for the next couple weeks as well. The Wizards have been noted to play worse against teams that are worse than them, but without Wall; the Wizards may be screwed for those 2 weeks.

Westbrook, Pg13, and Melo are going to eat tonight.

Timberwolves +6.0 vs the Toronto Raptors

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Both teams enter tonight’s matchup looking to get back on track. The Raptors are 5-5 the past 10 along with the T-Wolves. The Raptors at home however are 18-4 at home this season.

The T-Wolves beat the Raptors at home by 6 on January 20th, which isn’t long ago.

I have a feeling that the T-wolves could be losing the elite game, but should be able to push hard enough to cover the spread, possibly losing. Wouldn’t surprise me if the T-Wolves upset tonight as well.

Cavs -5.5 vs the Detroit Pistons

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The Cavs are having their worst season under LeBron James as the entire team just looks off. It shouldn’t be a surprise to readers; the dissension going on in Cleveland is real.

The Pistons are coming off a blockbuster trade in which they acquired Blake Griffin from the Clippers, in order to make a push for the East. Griffin won’t be in the lineup tonight and same with Avery Bradley and Tobias Harris as they also have been traded in part of the deal.

The Pistons are 1-9 the past 10 games.

Take the Cavs and the points to beat the Pistons. The Pistons will need a great game from everyone if they aim to take down the second best in the East.

 

Trail Blazers -2.5 vs the Los Angeles Clippers

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The final pick is of course my favorite matchup of the night, the late night game.

The Clippers traded Blake Griffin yesterday in order to soften the landing spot for LBJ in the offseason. It’s also rumored that Lou Williams and DeAndre Jordan may be on their way as well, as the Clips look to move on from Griffin and Chris Paul.

The Clips are 7-3 the past 10, compared to Portland who is 6-4.

With Griffin on another team, I think the Clips will have to learn how to play without that constant production forever, as opposed to a short duration of time. The shooters on the Trail Blazers are amazing consisting of Damian Lillard and C.J McCollum.

Jursuf Nurkic has a big matchup tonight as he’ll be matched up with DeAndre Jordan who averages almost 15 RPG.

The Clips could perform better without Blake Griffin. But that feeling in the locker room that no one is safe should play a major part in the mental game for tonight which is why I love the Trail Blazers at -2.5.

 

Good luck!

 

 

 

Free NBA Picks for January 29th, 2018

Pacers -3.0 vs. the Charlotte Hornets

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The Pacers find themselves at home against a Charlotte Hornets team that has been rocky on the road. The Hornets are 6-14 on the road this year.

The Pacers have been surprise this season posting a 27-23 record after losing PG13 in the offseason. Expect Victor Oladipo, Lane Stephenson, and Myles Turner to have a great game tonight. I think the Pacers will run Charlotte out the building tonight.

Suns +8.0 vs the Memphis Grizzlies

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The Phoenix Suns have dropped the last 4 of past 5 games. The Suns however, are looking for the third win against the Grizzlies this season, tonight.

I expect the Suns to have a minor bounce back in attempt to stop the losing skid. I don’t see the Grizzlies blowing out the Suns considering they also have been team with constant indecision.

The Suns are 9-16 on the road, compared to the Grizzlies 12-15. You never have to ride the wave, but ride this one. The Suns +8 is too good to not take, if you can also take more points.I expect it to be a close one

Boston +1.5 vs the Denver Nuggets

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The Celtics have been brutal the past 5 games, losing 4 out of 5 including one defining loss against the Warriors.

I expect the Celtcs to bounce back tonight. Marcus Smart out of the lineup certainly changes things a little. But I don’t think the Nuggets are good enough to take down a team like the Celtics, especially since the Celtics will be looking to bounce back after a string of losses.

The Nuggets are on a 3 game winning streak, but I expect that to crash down to tonight with Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum having big games. If the Celtics do end up losing majority of the game, I can see the Celts rallying back. The Nuggets tend to give up leads to teams down the stretch.

 

Free NBA Picks for January 25th, 2018

Last nights card we saw the Sixers win outright covering the spread by more than 5 points. We also saw the Pelicans not needing the spread, winning outright by 5. A nice little comeback from a series of bad beats.

We also saw the Celts do their thing over the Clips, not needing the +1.0 considering they beat them by 11.

Thunder -5.0 vs. the Washington Wizards

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The Thunder have been on a nice 7 game winning streak since figuring out the chemistry needed to take it to the next level. The Wizards are average on the road, but if the Thunder push it against the Wizards, the should be able to sustain their winning streak by winning at home, where they are 17-7 this year.

John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Marcin Gortat will have to bring their top class performance if they want to outpace the core 3 of the Thunder. The Wizards have their best chance to top the Thunder considering the winning streak, calling question to the factors of durability and fatigue for the Thunder.

Nuggets -5.5 vs. the New York Knicks

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The Denver Nuggets at home have also been a force to deal with. The Nuggets are 17-6 at home with stars Nikola Jokic who is averaging a double-double per game; putting up 16.2 PPG and 10.4 RPG. For the Knicks, I expect Kristaps Porzingis (Knee) to return tonight to the lineup.

Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 23.3 PPG and has taken up the main scoring role for the Knicks. Porzingis is only averaging 6.7 RPG, which could easily be outmatched by Jokic which is why I like this matchup.

Jamal Murray has also been a key factor for the Nuggets, dropping 30+ for the Nuggets the past 2 games. The Knicks are also 6-18 on the road this year, another consideration to factor in.

Both teams have been struggling as of late as Denver comes in 4-6 the past 10 games, followed by the Knicks coming into the matchup 3-7 the last 10.

Safe to say the Nuggets should be able to cover, if you take points off or not. Barring an epic NYK comeback.

 

Updated NBA Late Night Card for January 24th, 2018

Celtics +1.0 against the Los Angeles Clippers

Behind the power of Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum, the Celts should have enough fire power to combat the Clippers.

Even with Al Horford out, I think the Celts will manage to pull out the victory here.

DeAndre Jordan was originally Out, but will go ahead and play tonight.

The pick doesn’t change, even with a healthy/hobbled DeAndre Jordan; the game should be close but the Celts won’t lose with their talent

The Clippers best chance at winning is their full team. DeAndre Jordan will be a tough matchup. But the Celts have proven to be poised in big games.

The Celts will have a tough test tonight in LA

Go Celts