Monday’s NBA lineup will feature two games. The action will begin with Game 2 of the Brooklyn Nets-Milwaukee Bucks series at 7:30 p.m., and Game 1 of the Denver Nuggets-Phoenix Suns series will follow that at 10:00 p.m. ET. There are several quality prop bets available at DraftKings Sportsbook ahead of the action, and we’ve identified some of the best plus-money options.
Jrue Holiday to record a double-double (+285)
If Holiday grabbed one more rebound on Saturday and dished out one more assist in the Milwaukee Bucks’ closeout game against the Miami Heat, he’d have recorded double-doubles in all five of his playoff games this year. His averages of 15.6 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 9 assists per game are toeing the line, and Donte DiVincenzo’s foot injury opens the door for him to continue flirting with triple-doubles on a nightly basis. Holiday has tallied at least 11 points with 9 rebounds or assists in seven straight games, so getting these odds against a notoriously poor defensive team makes a lot of sense.
Joe Harris O3.5 three-pointers (+102)
Harris is now the Brooklyn Nets’ third option on offense, with James Harden ruled out for Game 2. Harris responded to his increase in offensive responsibility by knocking down five of his nine attempts from beyond the arc over the weekend. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant are plenty capable of drawing defenders away from Harris, who was wide open on five of his three-point attempts from Saturday. He knocked down three of those looks and made 56% of his wide-open threes during the regular season.
Monte Morris O4.5 assists (+130)
Morris is still coming off the bench behind Austin Rivers and Facundo Campazzo, but his workload increased in the last two games of the first round. Morris outpaced Campazzo by averaging 37 minutes in Games 5 and 6 of the Nuggets-Portland Trail Blazers series and amassed 14 assists. He’s ranked second in assist-to-turnover ratio for three straight seasons and is far more suited more making playmaking for others than either of Denver’s starters against the Suns’ backcourt.
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