NBA Expert Picks & Predictions for Tonight, Friday, Feb. 28

By David Hayes
NBA picks and predictions for Friday night include siding with the Milwaukee Bucks over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
NBA picks and predictions for Friday night include siding with the Milwaukee Bucks over the Oklahoma City Thunder. / Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
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NBA Picks for Tonight

With 20 NBA teams in action today, here's a look at the odds (from FanDuel Sportsbook), full TV schedule, predictions and expert picks for the 10 NBA games on today, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

NBA Games on Today & TV Schedule

ESPN: Oklahoma City Thunder (+11) @ Milwaukee Bucks (-11) – 8 p.m. EST
ESPN: Denver Nuggets (+6) @ Los Angeles Clippers (-6) – 10:30 p.m. EST

NBA Predictions for Tonight

All NBA win probability predictions are according to the ESPN Basketball Power Index (BPI) and FiveThirtyEight's Elo forecasts, while expert picks are according to CBS Sports.

1. Timberwolves vs Magic Picks

Tipoff Time: 7 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Magic (-7.5) | Under 233.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Magic (68.0 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Magic (75.0 percent)

2. Nets vs Hawks Picks

Tipoff Time: 7:30 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Hawks (+3.5) | Under 234.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Nets (58.9 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Nets (55.0 percent)

3. Hornets vs Raptors Picks

Tipoff Time: 7:30 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Hornets (+14) | Under 216 Points
ESPN BPI: Raptors (93.1 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Raptors (92.0 percent)

4. Mavericks vs Heat Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Heat (-3) | Under 229 Points
ESPN BPI: Heat (50.6 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Heat (59.0 percent)

5. Kings vs Grizzlies Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Kings (+3.5) | Under 228.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Grizzlies (58.2 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Grizzlies (65.0 percent)

6. Thunder vs Bucks Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Thunder (+10.5) | Over 229 Points
ESPN BPI: Bucks (86.4 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Bucks (71.0 percent)

7. Cavs vs Pelicans Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Pelicans (-12.5) | Over 238 Points
ESPN BPI: Pelicans (84.8 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Pelicans (87.0 percent)

8. Pistons vs Suns Picks

Tipoff Time: 9 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Pistons (+8.5) | Under 219.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Suns (64.1 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Suns (78.0 percent)

9. Wizards vs Jazz Picks

Tipoff Time: 9 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Jazz (-10) | Under 232.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Jazz (85.0 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Jazz (82.0 percent)

10. Nuggets vs Clippers Picks

Tipoff Time: 10:30 p.m. EST
CBS Sports: Nuggets (+6) | Over 219.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Clippers (64.2 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Clippers (58.0 percent)


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David Hayes is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David Hayes also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username DavidWHayes. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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