1.27.21 Hoop Tales: What’s your Favorite Scary (Terry) Movie Edition?

Terry Rozier at the forefront of Hornets' youth movement - The Boston Globe

Last Thursday: 4-3 (+.52 units)

Season: 27-33 (-9.93 units)

Recap: Last Thursday looked oh, so promising until Malcolm Brogdon decided to hit his over as the game-winning 3-pter in OT against the Magic.

First Pick: Terry Rozier O17.5 pts vs IND (-120)

Fact #1: The Pacers are allowing an average of 25 PPG to the two-guard position over their last seven games.

Fact #2: Rozier has eclipsed 18 pts in four of his last six.

Second Pick: Jerami Grant O23.5 pts vs CLE (-110)

Fact #1: Grant went for 28 the first time these teams played and has eclipsed 24 pts in four of his last six.

Fact #2: The Cavs are allowing 28.5 PPG to the small forward position — the 2nd-most by any team — over their last seven games.

Third Pick: Evan Fournier O17.5 pts vs SAC (-134)

Fact #1: Fournier has eclipsed 18 points in all four games since returning from injury.

Fact #2: The Kings are allowing 27 PPG to the two-guard position over their last seven contests.

Obligatory homer picks incoming…

Fourth Pick: Kyrie Irving O24.5 pts vs ATL (-118)

Fact #1: Irving has hit this number in three of four games since Harden’s arrival

Fact #2: The Hawks allow an average of 25 PPG to the PG position over their last seven.

Fifth Pick: James Harden O9.5 assists vs ATL (+107)

Fact #1: Harden has recorded double-digit assists in five of six games since joining Brooklyn and this game should be very high-paced as the previous two matchups were.

Sixth Pick: Nets -5.5 vs ATL (-110)

Fact #1: The Nets are catching the Hawks in their third-game-in-four-nights and they struggled to get past a Kawhi and PG13-less Clippers team last night.

Seventh Pick: Bucks -2.5 1st quarter vs TOR (-108)

Fact #1: The Bucks are an NBA-best 12-4 against the 1st quarter spread this season. Yes, Toronto is 11-6, but they will be with OG Anunoby, while Siakam is a game-time decision.

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