Best player prop for Tueday's NBA slate: Barrett plays D
We are in it now people. We’ve got NBA, MLB and NFL going on right now. It’s hard to keep up but that’s why it’s fun. In my experience it’s best to dabble in all of it but when dabbling, take those plus moneylines wherever you can. And if you can find anything over +200 for just 2 instances, then do that. Don’t know what I mean? Have no fear, just read the rest of this article and you’ll come away with a +210 NBA player prop that looks like an easy winner.
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RJ Barrett over 1.5 steals + blocks (+210)
Line available at publishing at DraftKings
Alright so this is a tough NBA player prop market but it’s one we need to be aware of. Not all books have it so my bad for that, but 2 of the big dogs (BetMGM and DraftKings) do so most of us can get in on these. Today I went DraftKings because they have 1.5 for +210 which is extraordinary. For the entire morning Barrett was .5 for -200 at both DraftKings and then BetMGM and then for whatever reason, we got a bump at DK.
RJ Barrett came right out and said the other day that he’s been working on his defense. He says he wants to be First Team All-Defense. I don’t know if Barrett can quite get to that level but the idea of a guy running around trying to be Defensive Player of the Year is interesting. These stats are all about effort before anything else.
The best part of this bet is that Barrett doesn’t have to set any records to get home here. In each of his last 2 games he’s gotten home on this number. In the lone game where he didn’t get home he had 1 steal so it wasn’t like he was far off there.
I prefer steals and blocks as Barrett is a threat for both. But if you want to do just steals it’s .5 for -120. Just blocks is .5 at +170. Those are meager numbers at great prices for what we are getting here.
This is one of the best NBA player props on the slate tonight.
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