The four-game Monday slate in the NBA is just flat out weird.
There are a handful of notable injury absences, including Domantas Sabonis, Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell.
Then you have the Chicago-Oklahoma City game that has the potential to get weird because the Bulls are on the second leg of a back-to-back set of games and they have one of the most depleted rosters in the NBA right now.
Instead of getting too crazy with hot-and-cold replacements, I'm sticking with some of the most reliable players spread across Monday's slate for the 3-Point Play.
NBA 3-Point Play
Overall Record: 27-27
Darius Garland Over 30.5 Points & Assists
Darius Garland averages 8.1 assists per game and he is on a four-game double-digit assist streak.
The Cleveland Cavaliers point guard also has a five-game 20-point streak ongoing.
There is a good chance that any shot taken while Garland is on the floor will be affected by him in one way or the other.
Garland took at least 18 shots in his last four contests and he is taking most of them within the three-point line, which is a nice sign that the two-pointers can be relied upon for this combo prop.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Over 5.5 Assists
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 6.3 assists per game in January and he has six or more handouts in six of his last seven games.
The Chicago Bulls just gave up 31 assists to the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. They also allowed 20 assists to the Milwaukee Bucks in the game before that.
Gilgeous-Alexander should have a field day on offense against a Chicago guard lineup depleted by injuries and on the second leg of a back-to-back set of games.
Justin Holiday Over 2.5 Threes
The Indiana Pacers may have to rely more on their perimeter players in New Orleans.
Goga Bitadze has been a decent replacement with Domantas Sabonis out injured, but he faces a tough matchup against Jonas Valanciunas.
That leads me to Justin Holiday, who has hit a trio of three-point shots in five of his last six games.
New Orleans will be without Brandon Ingram, so that will force the team's best defenders to tougher assignments. Even if Caris LeVert, who is listed as day-to-day, plays, Holiday should get off a ton of shots against the second-worst three-point defense in the NBA.