NBA Picks and Predictions for 5/14/21 - Free NBA Picks
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It’s a nice slate of games across the NBA on Friday with eight different games taking place and there is plenty of value across the board with free NBA Picks>
Cleveland Cavaliers at Washington Wizards
Russell Westbrook is playing some of the best basketball of his career as of late and it seems almost every night he has a triple-double. In each of his last three games, Westbrook has had at least 28 points, and he is going to have another big game in this one. The Wizards are going to run up the score, the Cavaliers are going to have no answer, and the Wizards will cover the spread.
Play: Wizards ATS
Denver Nuggets at Detroit Pistons
The Pistons can’t wait for this season to be over, and they have shown that with their play in the last couple of weeks. The Pistons' offense has been an issue and in the last game against the Timberwolves, they only managed 100 points, which led to the 19 point defeat. The Nuggets defense will lock down and that will be the difference as Denver comes away with the cover of the spread.
Play: Nuggets ATS
Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers
The Orlando Magic and Philadelphia 76ers will both be playing their second game in as many nights when they face off on Friday. The biggest issue for this Magic team is they are a shell of what tye could be without their injuries. There are seven different players on the injury report for the magic including Otto Porter Jr and Markelle Fultz. On the second night of a back to back there are going to be tired legs and they will struggle in this game. Back the 87ers against the spread.
Play: 76ers ATS
Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder
The Utah Jazz are banged up and it really hurt them in their last game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Without Mike Conley and Donovan Mitchell, the Jazz could only manage 98 points and that led to the defeat. The Jazz are now having a much worse Thunder team, and although they should win the game, I don’t think they cover the spread. Back the Thunder against the spread.
Play: Thunder ATS
Toronto Raptors at Dallas Mavericks
The Toronto Raptors are eliminated from playoff contention and their job won’t get easier in this game against a Dallas Mavericks team who have won six games in a row. The offense for the Mavericks has been elite as of late, and their defense has also stepped up. In the last game against the Pelicans, the Mavericks won 125-107. Luka Doncic is going to be the difference again in this game as the Mavericks win and cover the spread.
Play: Mavericks ATS
Los Angeles Clippers at Houston Rockets
The Houston Rockets haven’t had the most success this season, but they haven’t quit, and in the last game against the Los Angeles Lakers they only lost by two points. The Clippers are on the second night of a back to back and with the tired legs, the Houston Rockets will keep this game close. Back the Rockets ATS
Play: Rockets ATS
Sacramento Kings at Memphis Grizzlies
The Kings and Grizzlies face off on Thursday night too so there are going to be some tired legs in this game. Even though they Kings will have tired legs they are a team that has found a lot of success as of late. I expect the Kings to keep this game close and cover the spread.
Play: Kings ATS
New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors
The Warriors are getting hot at the right time, and they are going to continue that in this game. The Warriors last game was a 122-116 victory over the Suns and the offense is going to find a whole lot of success again in this one. This game might be close most of hte game, but led by Steph Curry and Andrew Wiggins, the Warriors are going to pull away. Back the Warriors against the spread.
Play: Warriors ATS