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3 QUICK & EASY DeMar DeRozan NBA Player Props & Expert Betting Picks Tonight | Nets vs. Bulls 1/12/22

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The second game of tonight’s ESPN NBA doubleheader features the top two teams in the Eastern Conference standings. The second-place Brooklyn Nets will attempt to gain ground on the top spot when they travel to the Windy City to face the Chicago Bulls. Coming into the day, Chicago holds a 2.5-game lead over Brooklyn atop the East. It is certainly a game not to miss and one that bettors will want to have some action on as well. The revamped Awesemo OddsShopper Tool is the perfect resource to help find the best NBA player props and betting picks for tonight’s Nets – Bulls matchup. Let’s take a look at Awesemo’s must-bet projections for a surprising league MVP candidate in Bulls’ veteran, DeMar DeRozan.

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With help from OddsShopper, the following column aims to find optimal odds and discusses some positive ROI prop bets for DeMar DeRozan in tonight’s matchup.

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With OddsShopper, finding the best NBA betting player props is fast and simple. All users must do is filter the prop selections, sort the page and find the best pick to bet. The process is extremely quick and highly effective. Try out the tool for yourself tonight with the three featured DeRozan props below.

Over 5.5 Rebounds (+130, Caesars)

Awesemo’s biggest edge on DeRozan NBA player props for Wednesday’s game is on his rebounding total. In his latest stellar performance on Tuesday, the Bulls’ star finished with a whopping 12 boards. That mark easily exceeded both his per-game average of 5.2 on the season and tonight’s NBA betting line of 5.5. While another dozen boards are unlikely, Awesemo does prefer betting DeRozan to once again go over the total. A big reason for this is the favorable odds that are attached. OddsShopper shows that the entire market is juiced to the under, resulting in plus-money odds of up to +130 on the over. That price is as much as 15 cents better value than those at other sportsbooks. Awesemo has determined the expected ROI to be 13% at the preferred odds.

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Over 4.5 Assists (+100, Caesars)

Tonight’s assists prop for DeRozan is an interesting one given the wide range of prices on either side. OddsShopper shows that bettors can find this prop bet juiced to the over at some shops and to the under at others. Odds on DeRozan to exceed 4.5 assists range from +100 to -125. While Awesemo’s projection of 4.81 assists does not result in a massive statistical advantage, the variance in price throughout the market helps beef up the value. Bettors should make sure to check the latest NBA player props odds before making this prediction given the unpredictability of the market on this wager. At +100 odds, Awesemo gives the over an expected ROI of 7%.

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Under 1.5 Assists (-112, FanDuel)

While DeRozan has been putting up solid numbers across the board, his scoring contributions serve as the anchor of his being among midseason talks to win the MVP award. The 32-year-old comes into tonight’s marquee matchup averaging 26.2 points per contest. However, he has fallen short of that mark and tonight’s NBA player props betting line in each of the Bulls’ last three games. While the Nets are far from the NBA’s best defensive team, Awesemo believes that DeRozan is more likely to fall short of 26.5 points in this game. OddsShopper shows that the betting market tends to agree, with this prop juiced to the under. Favorable odds of -112 offer up to 12 cents better value than the prices available at other sportsbooks.

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