The NBA is the Wild West right now given COVID and the protocols, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t edges to be had. We went 2-1 on our plays on Monday, with both player props coming through, improving to 17-11 in the article plays this season. Let’s dive into Wednesday’s card.
Follow along on Twitter — @julianedlow — for what we hope to be another great season, as some plays jump out late due to news, particularly in the player prop market. Here’s what jumps out to me on DraftKings Sportsbook.
Milwaukee Bucks at Detroit Pistons: *If Derrick Rose is OUT
Editor’s Note: Pistons PG Derrick Rose (knee) has been ruled out tonight vs. the Bucks.
Rose missed Detroit’s last game, and was downgraded from probable to questionable on Wednesday, which is never a good sign. If he sits, Wright is the main prop to target. Against Phoenix — when Rose suffered the injury and only played 19 minutes — we saw Wright’s minutes go up to 34, and he dropped 16 points. While he only scored six points against the Jazz over the weekend in the game Rose missed, he shot just 2-of-9 from the field. An average shooting night with the extra minutes gets him