Adam Ronis' NBA player prop picks for Monday, January 3

Bulls center Nikola Vucevic
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Adam Ronis

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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 10 games in the NBA Monday night. Three games have a line of 4 points or fewer and 5 games have double-digit lines. Three 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 36-23 for the season. Here are my picks for tonight.

Kyle Kuzma Over 17.5 Points (-115 on Caesars)

Kuzma has scored 22, 25 and 29 points over the last 3 games due to the Wizards missing players. He has taken at least 17 shots from the field in each game and gone over this total in 4 of the last 5. He is averaging 21.2 points over the last 5 games. Kuzma gets a great matchup against Charlotte, which is 29th in defensive efficiency, first in pace and allow the most three-pointers.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards

Nikola Vucevic Over 29.5 Points+Rebounds (-115 on FanDuel)

Vucevic is averaging 16 points and 11.4 rebounds on the season, but he’s been putting up big numbers recently. He is averaging 34.4 points and rebounds over the last 5 games. He has gone over this total in 5 straight games and 9 of the last 11 games. Vucevic gets his former team in a great matchup as the Magic are 25th in points allowed to centers and rank 23rd in rebounding rate.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Orlando Magic vs Chicago Bulls

Marcus Morris Over 18.5 Points (-110 on FanDuel)

Morris has taken on a bigger offensive role with the Clippers short-handed. He has taken at least 16 shots from the field in the last 5 games and gone to the free-throw line more. Morris has scored at least 20 points in 5 consecutive games and 8 of the last 10 games. Morris has played 38 minutes in each of the last 2 games.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Clippers

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