Adam Ronis' NBA player prop picks for Monday, January 10: Portis piles it on

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Adam Ronis

NBA· 1 week ago

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Hey there, my name is Adam Ronis and I'll be contributing to the NBA betting coverage here at Pickswise. I have been in the Fantasy Sports industry for more than a decade and have been providing betting picks over at Fantasy Alarm for the last two seasons. The NBA is a lot of fun and I'll be here to guide you with winning picks.

There are 7 games in the NBA Monday night. Two games have a line of 5 points or fewer and 2 games have a double-digit line. Two games have a total of at least 228 points. As always, stay up to date on the latest injury news since lines can change and COVID-19 is making a big impact. Bets may be added throughout the day if there are additional spots that arise, so be sure to check back later in the day. My record is 40-26 for the season. Here are my picks for tonight.

Don’t miss our picks for EVERY NBA matchup tonight!

Bobby Portis Over 26.5 Points+Rebounds (-120 on BetMGM)

Portis is back to playing more than 30 minutes per game. He has played 32 and 37 minutes over the last two games. Portis gets the same matchup as Friday when he had 19 points and 13 rebounds against the Hornets. Portis had 25 points and 12 rebounds in the prior game against Brooklyn. Milwaukee is still missing several players and Portis was tied for second on the team with Khris Middleton for 17 field goal attempts on Friday. The Hornets are tied for first in pace, rank 27th in defensive efficiency and are last in rebounding rate.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Milwaukee Bucks vs Charlotte Hornets

Seth Curry Over 21.5 Points+Assists (-120 on FanDuel)

Curry has been running the offense more with Tyrese Maxey out. Maxey reportedly feels fine and is waiting on clearing league protocols. Curry has gone over this total in 3 of the last 4 games. Curry had 23 points and 7 assists Friday against the Spurs and 20 points and 12 assists in the prior game against the Magic. The matchup against the Rockets is one of the best. The Rockets are tied for first in pace, and rank last in defensive efficiency.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Philadelphia 76ers vs Houston Rockets

Kyrie Irving Over 19.5 Points (-120 on DraftKings)

Irving made his season debut on Wednesday against the Pacers and scored 22 points in 32 minutes. Irving shot 9-for-17 from the field, including 0-for-2 from three-point range and hit all 4 free throws. The Nets scored 129 points with the Big 3 playing for the first time this season. Portland is 29th in defensive efficiency and allows 112.6 points per game.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Brooklyn Nets vs Portland Trail Blazers

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