NBA Thunder vs Mavericks Prediction & Same Game Parlay picks: SGA & Kyrie square off at +649 odds

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With the series tied at 1-1, the Thunder and Mavericks will square off in a all-important Game 3 on Saturday afternoon in Dallas. It’s an early tip-off at 3.30 pm ET on ABC, I’ve prepared a Same Game Parlay which is available below.

We also have predictions for predictions on the side and total for Game 3 of the Celtics vs Cavaliers series, to see them simply visit our NBA Picks page.

Let’s dive into my SGP bet now!

Kyrie Irving to Record 8+ Assists (+360)

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Over 1.5 Made Threes (+120)

Same Game Parlay odds: +649

Kyrie Irving to Record 8+ Assists (+360)

Playing the distributor role couldn’t have gone better for the Mavericks and for Kyrie Irving individually. He finished the game with 11 assists, but most importantly his team got the win in the all important Game 2 on the road. If the plan is working, why change it? Some of Irving’s scoring load was taken over by Tim Hardaway Jr. and P.J. Washington, you have to think that playing at home the role players will once again step up for the Mavs here and it’s up to Kyrie to find them for open shots. He’s averaging 7.3 assists per game in the last 10 meetings with OKC, with those type of numbers I’m willing to take a gamble on a bet priced at +360 odds.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Over 1.5 Made Threes (+120)

The maturation process of every young NBA superstar is hard, but SGA is making it look seamless so far this postseason. However, games like these will show us just how bright of a future this young man has. His team fumbled the ball in Game 2 and lost home court advantage, now it’s up to him to singlehandedly bring it back in a hostile environment. The MVP finalist has had a solid series so far, averaging 31 points per game on almost 49% from the field and 43% from deep. He cleared this line in Game 1 going 2-for-4, and the main reason why the Thunder lost Game 2 was because they underperformed shooting the ball from downtown. It’s up to the team’s leader to lead by example here, I have full faith in SGA delivering at least two threes here. Dallas’ three-point defense finished just outside the bottom 10 this season, allowing opponents to shoot 36.9%. Count on SGA to deliver.

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