Tonight, January the 27th, sees 11 games on a busy NBA schedule, after just 5 games on the slate a night ago. Tonight’s featured games include the Minnesota Timberwolves staying on the road and visiting the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Portland Trailblazers playing host to the Utah Jazz. Other games on the NBA schedule include the Los Angeles Lakers visiting the Indiana Pacers, the Toronto Raptors host the Miami Heat, the Los Angeles Clippers visit the New Jersey Nets, the Detroit Pistons host the Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City welcomes Chicago to town, Philadelphia is in Milwaukee, Atlanta visits San Antonio, Denver travels to Houston, and Golden State will play host to New Orleans. Do not miss out on this week’s continued excitement all across the NBA, and be sure to get your FREE NBA predictions and picks below.
NBA Predictions and Free Picks January 27th:
Minnesota Timberwolves @ Cleveland Cavaliers – After receiving a thumping at the hands of the New York Knicks one night ago, the Minnesota Timberwolves are back at it against a Cleveland squad that has won 5 straight games. Cleveland has been untouchable in recent weeks, and have a 4-game lead for first place in the Eastern Conference over 2nd place Orlando. The favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings between these two, and Minnesota is 1-7 ATS vs. the NBA Central. The Cavaliers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games, and the Timberwolves are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall with Cleveland. Take the home team tonight to cover a large spread.
Free Pick – CAVALIERS -13.5 at -110
Utah Jazz @ Portland Trailblazers – The Utah Jazz bring a 3-game winning streak into Portland tonight, a streak that has them tied with the Trailblazers at 7.5 games back of the first place LA Lakers in the Western Conference. The home team has won each of the last 8 meetings between the Jazz and Blazers, and is 22-8 ATS in the last 30 meetings. The Jazz have an in-conference record of 11-12, while the Trailblazers have a more impressive in-conference record at 17-8. The Trailblazers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 overall, and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 as an underdog. The Jazz are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 trips to Portland. Take the home underdog to beat the 3-point spread tonight. This game also features 2 teams who can put points on the board. OVER is 4-1 in the Jazz last 5 games overall, and 4-0 in the Jazz last 4 vs. the Western Conference. OVER is also 4-0 in Portland’s last 4 vs. the West, and 5-1 in the Blazers last 6 home games. Take the OVER tonight between two highly-potent offenses.
Free Pick – TRAILBLAZERS +3 at -110
Free Pick – OVER 195 at -115