1.29.31 Hoop Tales: Who Doesn’t Love Revenge Games?!

If Nets get Harden, where should New Orleans Pelicans trade Jrue Holiday?

Wednesday: 5-2 (+2.41 units)

Season: 32-35 (-7.53 units)

First Pick: Devonte’ Graham O15.5 pts vs IND (-118)

Fact #1: Graham has eclipsed 16 points in four of his last five games.

Fact #2: Indiana is allowing an average of 26.5 PPG to the two-guard position over their last seven games — the second most in the NBA over this span.

Second Pick: De’Andre Hunter O16.5 pts vs WAS (-106)

Fact #1: Hunter has eclipsed 17 points in three straight.

Fact #2: The Wizards are allowing 26.5 PPG to the small forward position over their last seven games.

Third and Fourth Picks: Trae Young O2.5 made 3pters (-105) and O28.5 pts (-120) vs WAS

Fact #1: Young has eclipsed 3+ made three’s in four straight.

Fact #2: Young has eclipsed 29+ in three of his last four.

Fact #3: The Wizards are allowing 28.1 PPG to the point guard position over their last seven.

Fifth Pick: Bucks/Pelicans O57 1st quarter points (-112)

Fact #1: The Bucks (31.5) and Pelicans (29.8) are 1st and 6th, respectively in first quarter point averages this season.

Sixth Pick: Jrue Holiday O16.5 pts vs NOP (-103)

Logic: Holiday is coming off his worst shooting performance of the season against Toronto (2-14), but tonight is his first regular season return to New Orleans, who traded him this past off-season. I’m here for the revenge game narrative.

Seventh Pick: Marvin Bagley III O13.5 pts vs TOR (-110)

Fact #1: The Raptors are allowing 23 PPG to the PF position over their last seven games.

Fact #2: Bagley has eclipsed 14 points in three of his last five and put up 15 against the Raptors in their first meeting back on the 8th.

Eighth Pick: James Harden O27.5 pts vs OKC (-106)

Fact #1: You have to remind your past that you’re better since you left them.

Fact #2: Durant is out tonight.

Fact #3: Harden has 28+ in three of his seven games since joining Brooklyn.

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