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March 31 NBA Prop Bet Tips: James Harden, Julius Randle

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2021

For Wednesday, Mike Barner has your March 31 NBA Prop Bet Tips and 3/31/21 NBA Player Prop Bets. All odds were obtained from PointsBet.

A 2-1 mark with my player prop picks Monday improved my season record to 50-57 (-16.33 units). Wednesday brings a busy night in the NBA consisting of 10 games, so let’s try to string together a couple of winning nights with the following three wagers to consider.

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March 31 NBA Prop Bet Tips

James Harden, Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets

Over 20.5 Assists + Rebounds (-125)

Wager: 1 unit (win would pay 1.8 units)

Harden has been as good as it gets, recording at least 21 combined assists and rebounds in seven of his last 11 games. That included when he posted 24 combined assists and rebounds over these same Rockets. Despite the Nets winning that game by 18 points, Harden played 41 minutes. He’s averaging 39 minutes per game as a member of the Nets, so even though there is some blowout potential here, I still think he plays enough to hit the over.


Julius Randle, New York Knicks at Minnesota Timberwolves

Over 40.5 Points + Rebounds + Assists (-115)

Wager: 1 unit (win would pay 1.87 units)

This is a great matchup for Randle considering the Timberwolves have played at the fourth-fastest pace and recorded the fourth-worst defensive rating in the league. On top of that, they have allowed the third-most rebounds per game and the firth-most assists per game. The last time these two teams met, Randle recorded a combined 43 points, rebounds and assists. Expect him to have similar success in their rematch.


Malcolm Brogdon, Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat

Over 27.5 Points + Rebounds + Assists (-115)

Wager: 1 unit (win would pay 1.87 units)

Brogdon is on a scoring tear right now, averaging 22.8 points across the last nine games. He’s also averaged 4.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists during that stretch, which makes the over on this prop so appealing. In two recent matchups against the Heat, Brogdon recorded 34 and 28 combined points, rebounds and assists, respectively. With his high minutes floor and leading role on the Pacers, Brogdon could be poised for another excellent all-around stat line.

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Mike Barner

Mike started covering fantasy sports in 2007. In addition to The Game Day, Mike has written for RotoWire, Sportsline, Sports Illustrated, DK Live and RealTime Fantasy Sports. In 2018, he was a finalist for the 2018 FSWA Basketball Writer of the Year award. .

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