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NBA Free Picks January 9th 2020

NBA Free Picks January 9th 2020

We went 1-3 last night overall. We lost the Houston Rockets game by 1 point and the Mavs lost to the Nuggets in a close game.

NBA Free Picks For January 9, 2020

We have some more games on tonight, lets take a look.

Cleveland Cavs

Cleveland Cavs

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Detroit Pistons

7:00 PM ET

Detroit Pistons

Analysis: 

The Cleveland Cavaliers are not playing great of late as they lost the past five games. The Cavaliers spent the last four games at home yet couldn’t get a success simultaneously. After the most recent tight destruction to the Detroit Pistons, the Cavs dropped to a 10-27 record and are in the fourteenth spot in the Eastern Conference.

The Detroit Pistons got back from a six-game excursion and two successes in the last three games, including the one over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Detroit presently improved to a 14-24 record and is in the tenth situation in the East.

These Central Division equals previously met twice this season, and the Pistons won the two experiences in Cleveland.

The Cavaliers missed the mark to the Pistons at home

Cleveland endured the second thrashing to the Detroit Pistons this season and fifth in succession in general as they dropped a twofold digit lead and missed the mark 115-113. The Cavaliers were up by 15 at one point of the game, while they were up by 12 in the final quarter, yet couldn’t polish off the Pistons. Kevin Love drove the Cavs with 30 focuses and nine bounce back. Collin Sexton scored 20, Cedi Osman included 17 focuses, while Darius Garland and Brandon Knight joined for 27 focuses and eight helps. Larry Nance Jr. (knee) and Kevin Porter Jr. (knee) are out uncertainly, while Dante Exum (disease) is flawed to confront Detroit on Wednesday.

This season, the Cavaliers have the 27th offense in the NBA that midpoints 104.6 focuses per game, and they are confronting the Pistons’ seventeenth protection that permits 111.1 focuses per challenge. The Cavaliers are the twentieth in bounce back with 44.3 and 27th in helps with 21.4 per game.

PICK: Detroit Pistons -7 (-110)

Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics

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Philadelphia 76ers

7:00 PM ET

Philadelphia 76ers

Analysis: 

Tobias Harris and the Philadelphia 76ers (24-14, third in the Atlantic Division) have the Boston Celtics (25-9, first in the Atlantic Division) at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Boston opens this matchup as 1.5 point hounds. The O/U has been set at 218.

The Celtics are covering 62.5% of the time, having gone 20-12-2 ATS. Philadelphia is covering 44.1% of the time, going 15-19-4 against the spread.

Jayson Tatum comes into this game averaging 21.1 focuses per challenge while playing 34.2 minutes out of each night this year. He snatches 6.9 bounce back per challenge and circulates 2.8 helps per game. His FG rate is 43% while his free toss rate is 85%. Jaylen Brown midpoints 20.7 focuses per challenge in 33.6 minutes per game. He midpoints 2.3 helps per game and 7.2 bounce back per challenge. His field objective rate is 51% for the season while his free toss rate is 77%.

Tobias Harris scores 19.4 focuses per challenge while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He pulls in 6.5 bounce back per challenge and has 3.0 helps per game on the season. His FG rate is 49% and his free toss rate is at 81%. Ben Simmons midpoints 14.9 focuses per game this year and he sees the court a normal of 35.4 minutes per game. He additionally gets 7.5 bounce back per game and has 8.6 helps per challenge. His field objective rate is 56% and his free toss rate is 59%.

Boston midpoints 110.9 focuses per challenge, which is fourteenth in the alliance. Their normal scoring edge is 7.3 and their shooting rate is 46% as a unit, which has them positioned sixteenth. From 3-point an area they shoot 35%, which is useful for twentieth in the NBA. They normal 46.2 sheets per challenge and 23.1 helps per game, which positions them tenth and 21st in those hostile classifications. In the turnover division they are 23rd with 13.9 per game. The Celtics permit 103.5 focuses per challenge, which is first in the NBA. They likewise give up a 44% shooting rate and a 34% normal from 3-point run, positioning them fourth and ninth in cautious field objective rate. Adversaries normal 44.2 bounce back a game which positions ninth, and they permit 22.8 helps per game which places them in fifth spot in the group. They power 15.9 turnovers per game which positions them 25th in the NBA.

PICK:  Philadelphia 76ers -1.5 (-110)

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers

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Minnesota Timberwolves

8:00 PM ET

Minnesota Timberwolves

Analysis: 

Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves (14-22, fifth in the Northwest Division) have the Portland Trail Blazers (16-22, fourth in the Northwest Division) at Target Center on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The chances on this matchup have Portland as 2 point top choices. The O/U opens at 222.

The Blazers are covering the spread 41.7% of the time, having gone 15-21-2 ATS. Minnesota is covering 44.1% of the time, going 15-19-2 against the spread.

Damian Lillard midpoints 26.9 focuses per game in 36.9 minutes per challenge. He midpoints 7.6 helps per challenge and 4.2 bounce back per game. His field objective rate is 44% for the year while his free toss rate is 89%. CJ McCollum comes into this challenge averaging 21.9 focuses per game while playing 36.5 minutes out of every night. He pulls down 4.3 bounce back per game and dishes out 3.8 helps per game also. His field objective rate is 45% while his free toss rate is at 80%.

Andrew Wiggins midpoints 24.1 focuses per game and he sees the court a normal of 35.5 minutes per challenge. He likewise midpoints 5.4 bounce back per challenge and 3.3 helps per game. His field objective rate is 44% and his free toss rate is 75%. Karl-Anthony Towns midpoints 26.5 focuses per game while playing 33.9 minutes per challenge. He snatches 11.7 bounce back per game and has 4.4 helps per challenge on the year. His field objective rate is 51% and his free toss rate is at 80%.

The Blazers permit 113.6 focuses per game to their adversaries which positions them 21st in the alliance. They additionally permit a 44% shooting rate and a 36% normal from behind the circular segment, positioning them tenth and 21st in those protective classifications. Adversaries normal 47.9 bounce back a game which positions 29th, and they surrender 23.6 helps per challenge which places them in twelfth spot in the alliance. They power 13.0 turnovers per game which positions them fifth in the alliance. Portland midpoints 112.0 focuses per challenge this season, which positions them eleventh in the NBA. Their normal scoring edge is – 1.6 and their shooting rate is 45% as a group, which has them positioned eighteenth. Behind the curve they shoot 36% which is useful for twelfth in the association. They normal 45.9 bounce back per game and 19.7 helps per challenge, which positions them twelfth and 30th in those hostile classes. In the turnover division they rank 27th with 13.1 per game.

The Timberwolves give up 114.4 focuses per challenge, which positions them 24th in the NBA. Their guard permits a 46% shooting rate and a 36% normal from 3-point run, positioning them seventeenth and eighteenth in those cautious measurements. They rank tenth with 23.3 helps permitted per challenge, and 30th with 48.5 bounce back gave up per game. The Timberwolves are 23rd in the NBA in constraining turnovers with 15.7 per game. Minnesota is twelfth in the association with 111.8 focuses per game this year. They are 28th in the group in taking shots at 43%, while their normal scoring edge is – 2.6. They shoot 32% from 3-point extend, which is useful for 29th in the NBA. They are seventh in the class in bouncing back with 46.5 sheets per game and 24th in helps per challenge with 22.3. The Timberwolves are tenth in turnovers per game with 15.5.

PICK:  Minnesota Timberwolves +2 (-110)

Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets

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OKC Thunder

9:30 PM ET

OKC Thunder

Analysis: 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder (21-16, third in the Northwest Division) play the Houston Rockets (24-11, first in the Southwest Division) at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Oklahoma City opens this challenge as 2.5 point hounds. The all out is set at 224.

The Rockets are covering 51.4% of the time, having gone 18-17-0 ATS. Oklahoma City is covering 67.6% of the time, going 25-12-0 against the spread.

Russell Westbrook midpoints 24.1 focuses per challenge in 35.3 minutes per game this year. He midpoints 7.0 helps per game and 7.9 bounce back per challenge. His field objective rate is 43% for the season while his free toss rate is 78%. James Harden comes into this game averaging 38.4 focuses per challenge while playing 37.6 minutes of the night. He snatches 6.0 bounce back per challenge and disperses 7.6 helps per game. His FG rate is 46% while his free toss rate is 86%.

Chris Paul midpoints 16.6 focuses per game and he sees the court a normal of 31.9 minutes per game. He likewise pulls in 5.1 bounce back per game and dishes 6.5 helps per challenge. His field objective rate is 47% and his free toss rate is 91%. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 19.8 focuses per challenge while playing 35.5 minutes per game. He pulls in 5.3 bounce back per challenge and has 2.8 helps per game on the season. His FG rate is 46% and his free toss rate is at 81%.

Helpful Team Statistics

The Rockets permit 113.9 focuses per challenge which is 23rd in the NBA. They additionally give up a 46% shooting rate and a 35% normal from 3-point run, positioning them eighteenth and thirteenth in protective field objective rate. Rivals normal 45.9 bounce back a game which positions seventeenth, and they permit 26.1 helps per game which places them in 29th spot in the association. They power 15.4 turnovers per game which positions them 21st in the NBA. Houston midpoints 119.4 focuses per challenge, which is first in the alliance. Their normal scoring edge is 5.5 and their shooting rate is 46% as a unit, which has them positioned seventeenth. From 3-point an area they shoot 35%, which is useful for nineteenth in the NBA. They normal 47.1 sheets per challenge and 21.6 helps per game, which positions them fifth and 26th in those hostile classes. In the turnover office they are fifteenth with 14.9 per game.

PICK:  OKC Thunder +2.5 (-110)

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