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Free NBA Picks, Tips, and Expert Predictions

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Be on the lookout for free NBA expert picks from The TwinSpires Edge throughout the season. Find analysis on player performances, breakdowns of key matchups, the latest injury news, and the competitive insights you need to make intelligent wagers.
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What Are NBA Picks?

Our in-house experts forecast the outcome of NBA games and offer predictions on the moneyline, spread, and total for featured contests. They also predict the outcome of NBA futures like the NBA Championship and the NBA Draft as well as the following annual awards:

  • MVP
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Defensive Player of the Year
  • Sixth Man of the Year
  • NBA Finals MVP

How Do NBA Picks Work?

Our writers are basketball junkies who live, breathe and eat the NBA. They share their NBA betting predictions, NBA score predictions, and NBA spread predictions right here as well as on our NBA home page throughout the season. Read their NBA betting tips and NBA betting picks and then visit our TwinSpires Sportsbook to take advantage of their exceptional handicapping skills.  

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5 Team Friday Parlay

NBA expert Ryan Murphy puts his powers of prognostication to the test every Friday during the NBA regular season by picking five moneyline winners. Ryan had an impressive 72% success rate during the 2018-19 NBA season and an 81% success rate in 2019-20. Check back on Friday for his latest selections.

NBA picks for Friday, February 26, 2021

Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors
Charlotte Hornets vs. Golden State Warriors
Utah Jazz vs, Miami Heat
Phoenix Suns vs. Chicago Bulls
L.A. Clippers vs. Memphis Grizzlies

NBA trends to consider

  • The Raptors are 6-4 in their last 10, and are 6-5 as a home favorite
  • The Warriors have won two straight, and are 11-6 at home
  • The Jazz have won 22 of their last 24, and are 14-2 against Eastern Conference teams
  • The Suns are 8-2 over their last 10, and 8-4 against Eastern Conference teams
  • The Clippers are 9-1 after a loss, and 5-0 on no rest

2021 NBA Championship Odds

NBA Championship 2020/2021

Mon, August 30 2021, 11:57 PM

Los Angeles Lakers


Brooklyn Nets


Los Angeles Clippers


Milwaukee Bucks


Utah Jazz


Philadelphia 76ers


Boston Celtics


Denver Nuggets


Miami Heat


Dallas Mavericks