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[The Duel will come out with a $10 parlay angle every day, tracking success on a rolling seven-day span. In the last seven days, The Duel staff has gone in parlay bets with a +$ payout differential. This month, we're +$55.65].

Game 1: Indiana Pacers @ Detroit Pistons, Pistons 3rd Quarter Points: Under 25.5 (-106), 7 p.m. EST

The Pacers are one of the best defensive teams in the league this season, and they've been at their best coming out of halftime. The Pacers only surrender an average of 24.9 points in the third quarter (first in the NBA). On the other hand, the Detroit Pistons really struggle in the third, only scoring an average of 25.1 points (29th in the NBA). 

Game 2: Golden State Warriors (-380) @ Charlotte Hornets, 7 p.m. EST

There are a ton of betting trends that support the Golden State Warriors defeating the Charlotte Hornets Monday night. For example, the Warriors are 11-5 straight up (SU) when coming off of a loss this season and are also 18-6 SU as away favorites. Finally, Steph Curry has dominated the Hornets over the course of his career, averaging 28.1 PPG against Charlotte, all while shooting 51.2 percent from 3-point range. 

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