NBA Picks and Predictions for 5/15/21 - Free NBA Picks
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It’s a lighter slate of games across the NBA on Saturday with only six games taking place but there is still plenty of value in terms of NBA Picks. Let’s break down and give a free pick on each of the games.
Chicago Bulls at Brooklyn Nets
These two teams faced off on Tuesday and it was the Brooklyn Nets that were able to come away with the 115-107 victory. The Bulls defense has been strong as of late and in the last game against the Toronto Raptors they gave up only 102 points. I expect their defense is going to be strong again in this game and that is going to lead to a lower-scoring game. Back the under to cash.
Los Angeles Lakers at Indiana Pacers
The Lakers have had issues the last few months, but they are playing better as of late winning each of their last three games. But they have been close. In the last game against the Houston Rockets, the Lakers were able to win 124-122. Even though they have won the games, they haven’t been all that impressive as of late, and the Indiana Pacers are going to take advantage. The Pacers offense is going to be strong in this game. Look for the Pacers to come away with a cover of the spread.
Play: Pacers ATS
Charlotte Hornets at New York Knicks
The Knicks defense is one of the best in the NBA and in the last game against the Spurs they only gave up 98 points. In the last game for the Hornets they only scored 90 points and their offense is going to struggle again in this game. Look for a slower-paced game with the Kniicks defense really being strong. Back the under to cash.
Phoenix Suns at San Antonio Spurs
The Suns have been playing with a fire a little as of late, but their last victory against Portland is going to give them some juice for this game. The Spurs offense really struggled in the last game scoring 98 points and that led to the defeat against the Knicks. In this game, the Suns defense will be strong in this game, and the Spurs are going to struggle to score. Back the Suns against the spread.
Play: Suns ATS
Boston Celtics at Minnesota Timberwolves
The Boston Celtics offense really struggled in the last game scoring only 94 points and that led to the defeat at the hand of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Timberwolves offense has been inconsistent and in the last game against the Nuggets, they only scored 103 points. I expect the Timberwolves offense is going to struggle to score and that will be the difference in this game in terms of the total. Back the under.
Miami Heat at Milwaukee Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks like to push the pace and a lot of the time that means very little defense is played. In the last game the Bucks were able to defeat the Pacers 142-133 and I expect that this game is going to be much like that. It might not be as high scoring in this game but this game is going to go over the total. Back the over.