Nover’s View: Trail Blazers-Kings Free Sunday Play

On April 14, 2024, in Free Picks, NBA, by Stephen

Trail Blazers plus 17 at Kings Yeah, this game has some meaning for the Kings. But they still are locked into the play-in round and have not been playing well losing five of their past six games, including the last three. So I don’t believe the Kings should be this high of a favorite.  The […]

Nover’s View: Pacers-Pistons Free Wednesday Play

On March 20, 2024, in Free Picks, NBA, by Stephen

Pacers at Pistons Under 235 1/2 It’s easy to think Over when the Pacers are in action. After all, the Pacers lead the NBA in scoring while ranking third from the bottom defensively.But that’s not the way things have played out. The Pacers have gone Under an unbelievable 15 of their last 16 times when […]

Nover’s View: NBA Free Friday Play

On March 15, 2024, in Free Picks, NBA, by Stephen

Spurs plus 10 1/2 vs Nuggets (in Austin, Texas) The defending world champion Nuggets have been the hottest team since the All-Star break. They’ve won 10 of their last 11 games to move into the top spot in the Western Conference. San Antonio has the worst record in the West at 14-52. So why step […]

Nover’s View: Lakers-Warriors Free Thursday Play

On February 22, 2024, in Free Picks, NBA, by Stephen

Lakers at Warriors Under 242 1/2 Maybe it’s thoughts of that ridiculous, 211-186, NBA All-Star Game still being fresh in their minds. But the oddsmaker has set too high of a total in this Lakers-Warriors matchup. This is an important late February game between two teams digging hard for playoff positioning. So, unlike the All-Star […]

Nover’s View: Rockets-Grizzlies Free Wednesday Play

On February 14, 2024, in Free Picks, NBA, by Stephen

Rockets at Grizzlies Under 219 1/2 Multiple injuries, slow tempo and above average defenses going against struggling offenses. That’s what we have in this Rockets-Grizzlies matchup. All of it should mean this total goes Under.  The Rockets are without Fred VanVleet and Cam Whitmore. That’s their third and sixth-leading scorers. If you discount scoring 129 […]

Nover’s View: Wizards-Celtics Free Friday Play

On February 9, 2024, in Free Picks, NBA, by Stephen

The record shows the Celtics to have the best mark in the NBA at 39-12 and the sixth-best defense. But Boston hasn’t been that sharp going 13-6 since the calendar turned to 2024. If you discount holding the injury-ravaged Grizzlies to 91 points, the Celtics have allowed their last three opponents to average 118.3 points. […]