NBA Picks and Predictions for 5/22/21 - Free NBA Player Props
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NBA Games on Saturday, May 22nd
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The NBA playoffs here and there are four games taking place on Saturday. In the four games there are plenty of NBA player props that can make your Saturday filled with winners.
Giannis Antetokounmpo under 29.5 points (-120)
Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 29.5 points on the season, but I expect him to finish with under 29.5 points in this game. The Miami Heat know to win this game, they need to slow down Giannis and I think they will do that, somewhat. Look for the Heat's defense to be strong enough to make Antetokounmpo finish with 24 or 25 points, and for the under to cash.
Damian Lillard over 28.5 points (-155)
I don’t love the -155 that has to be laid with this Damian Lillard bet, but this is the safest bet on the entire board. Two games ago against the Suns, Lillard finished with 40 points, and he is going to light up the scoreboard in this game. Look for Lillard to finish well over the 28.5 points, and for this bet to cash with ease. this feels like one of those games where Lillard could go off for his 50 games with a lot of those points coming in the 4th quarter.
Luka Doncic won’t finish with a double-double (-107)
Luka Doncic has only had one double-double over his last seven games, and there isn’t any reason to believe that this is going to be the game where he gets another one. In his last game against the Timberwolves he finished with six rebounds, and six assists, a number he will finish right around in this game. Look for Doncic to fail to get a double-double.
James Harden won’t finish with a double-double (+128)
I am still not convinced that James Harden is healthy, and in this game he is going to fail to have a double-double. In the last game, James Harden finished with five rebounds and assists. Look for Harden to have a nice game, but he won’t have enough success to get the double-double. Look for Harden to finish with around six rebounds and six assists.