NBA Expert Picks & Predictions for Tonight, Friday, March 6

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NBA Picks for Tonight

With 20 NBA teams in action today, here's a look at the odds (via FanDuel Sportsbook), full TV schedule, predictions and expert picks for the four NBA games on today, Friday, March 6, 2020.

NBA Games on Today & TV Schedule

ESPN: Miami Heat (+1.5) @ New Orleans Pelicans (-1.5) – 8 p.m. EST
ESPN: Milwaukee Bucks (+1) @ Los Angeles Lakers (-1) – 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. Hawks vs Wizards Picks

Tipoff Time: 7 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Wizards (-3) | Over 245.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Wizards (61.4 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Nuggets (72.0 percent)

2. Spurs vs Nets Picks

Tipoff Time: 7:30 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Nets (-3.5) | Over 222.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Wizards (54.0 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Nets (64.0 percent)

3. Thunder vs Knicks Picks

Tipoff Time: 7:30 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Thunder (-7) | Under 218.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Wizards (67.8 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Nets (74.0 percent)

4. Jazz vs Celtics Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Utah (+2.5) | Over 219.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Celtics (67.1 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Nets (66.0 percent)

5. Pacers vs Bulls Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Pacers (-4.5) | Over 215.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Pacers (57.7 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Pacers (53.0 percent)

6. Magic vs Timberwolves Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Magic (-2) | Over 234.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Timberwolves (52.6 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Timberwolves (52.0 percent)

7. Heat vs Pelicans Picks

Tipoff Time: 8 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Pelicans (-1.5) | Over 235.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Heat (50.4 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Pelicans (69.0 percent)

8. Grizzlies vs Mavericks Picks

Tipoff Time: 8:30 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Mavericks (-8) | Under 226.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Mavericks (80.3 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Mavericks (83.0 percent)

9. Trail Blazers vs Suns Picks

Tipoff Time: 9 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Trail Blazers (-1.5) | Under 233.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Suns (57.0 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Suns (66.0 percent)

10. Bucks vs Lakers Picks

Tipoff Time: 10:30 p.m. EST
CBS Sports:
 Lakers (PK) | Under 227.5 Points
ESPN BPI: Lakers (51.3 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Lakers (65.0 percent)

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