Wednesday only brings six games in the NBA, but there are plenty of question marks with teams possibly set to rest players. With that in mind, here are my best NBA prop bets today to consider taking a chance on.
Mike Barner’s season record: 95-102 (-24.21 units)
Please note that all NBA gameday odds are current as of Wednesday, April 6, at 10 a.m. ET from Caesars Sportsbook.
NBA Props 4/6/22: Dallas Mavericks @ Detroit Pistons
Luka Doncic: OVER 28.5 Points (-105) at Caesars
Wager: 1 Unit
The Pistons might have a bad record, but they have been playing teams tough down the stretch. They are 4-5 across their last nine games with all five of their losses coming by seven or fewer points. Cade Cunningham is not listed on the injury report, so as long as he plays, this game could stay relatively close.
Luka Doncic has been as good as it gets down the stretch, scoring at least 32 points in five straight games. Going back further, he has scored at least 30 points in 11 of his last 15 games.
The last time these two teams met, Doncic scored 33 points in what was a 30-point win for the Mavericks. Despite the blowout potential, he could be in line for another big night in the scoring column, making this our NBA bet of the day.
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NBA Props 4/6/22: Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls
Jaylen Brown: OVER 25.5 Points (-105) at Caesars
Wager: 1 Unit
The Celtics still have plenty left to play for. They are two games behind the Heat in the loss column for the top seed in the East.
They currently occupy the second seed, but they could fall all the way to the fourth seed since they have the same record as the Bucks and 76ers. That should mean that they play their normal rotations in this game.
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Jaylen Brown has been locked in as the playoffs approach, scoring at least 26 points in eight of his last nine games. The one time he failed to reach that threshold, it was a near-miss with 25 points.
The Bulls rank inside the bottom-10 in the league in defensive rating, which could leave Brown to thrive again.
NBA Props 4/6/22: Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics
Nikola Vucevic: To Record a Double-Double (-125) at Caesars
Wager: 1 Unit
Nikola Vucevic had a night to forget against the Bucks on Tuesday, scoring seven points and grabbing six rebounds across 26 minutes. He shot just 3-for-19 from the field, and was worked over by Brook Lopez on the defensive end.
As bad as Vucevic was in that matchup, he has still recorded a double-double in three of his last five games. He usually plays a lot, and he’s an important part of the Bulls’ scoring attack, so he should continue to receive plenty of shot attempts.
His rebounding efforts could be bolstered in this game by the fact that Robert Williams III (knee) is out for the Celtics.