Adam Ronis' best NBA player props for Wednesday, April 13
There are 2 games to place wagers on in the NBA on Wednesday night on the second day of the play-in tournament. The Atlanta Hawks host the Charlotte Hornets and the New Orleans Pelicans play at home against the San Antonio Spurs. Bets may be added throughout the day if additional spots arise, so be sure to check back later in the day. My record is 89-64-1 for the season. Here are my favorite player props picks for tonight.
Kevin Huerter over 2.5 three-pointers (+105 on BetMGM)
The Hornets have done a good job of limiting Trae Young this season, and he is averaging just 20.8 points this season and 17.5 points in his last 6 games against Charlotte. Huerter is one of the players who needs to step up if the Hornets continue to get the ball out of Young’s hands. Huerter is averaging 18 points against the Hornets in 4 games this season and has hit 17 of his 31 3-pointers.
The Hornets have allowed the 2nd-most threes to shooting guards, and Huerter hit 4 3-pointers against them on November 20, 7 on December 5, 2 in a 22-point win on January 23, and 4 on March 16, meaning he has gone over this total in 3 of the 4 games. The Hornets are 5th in pace and tonight’s game total is 236 points. Both teams are bottom 10 in defensive efficiency, so the opportunities should be there for Huerter to drain at least 3 shots from distance.
Dejounte Murray over 17.5 rebounds + assists (-102 on FanDuel)
Dejounte Murray has been a money-maker for us for most of the season. He missed several games late in the season due to illness, but returned on Sunday and played 32 minutes. Murray averaged 21.1 points, 8.3 rebounds and 9.2 assists.
The Spurs point guard has been successful against the Pelicans this season, too. On March 26, Murray had 11 rebounds and 13 assists against New Orleans. He had 7 rebounds and 12 assists against the Pelicans on February 12 and 12 rebounds and 10 assists on December 12. In the other game, he had 9 rebounds and 5 assists in a 33-point loss. Murray should have the ball in his hands often and play a lot of minutes in a competitive game.