Corrigan's Gambling Corner: 3 Best NBA Player Props: +601 Parlay Odds - March 24, 2022
Hello, and welcome back to the gambling corner. We are back with our three favorite player props in the NBA tonight.
If you hate college basketball, today is not the day for you. With the Sweet 16 starting up today, our main focus will be on March Madness, but that does not mean that the NBA player props stop. There are only five games in the NBA tonight, but the matchups look good, and the player props look even better.
My NBA props have quietly been money for over a month, as long as you ignore my 0-3 card last night. All you can do is pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and try again.
We would love for you to tail our picks. If you do so, please always remember to gamble responsibly.
*Odds via FanDuel Sportsbook
Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors
Evan Mobley Over 16.5 Points (-110)
With only a handful of games left in the regular season, Mobley has all but locked up the Rookie of the Year, and he can cement that status over fellow rookie Scottie Barnes tonight.
On the season, Mobley is only putting up 15.2 points per game, but over his last nine games, Mobley is averaging 19.2 points on 54.9% shooting from the field. He also hit this number in five of his last nine games. In his two games against the Raptors this season, Mobley has hit this total both times, averaging 19 points against Toronto.
Like the Cavs, Mobley has regressed a little bit since the All-Star break, but the offense has been among the best in the NBA. Over the Cavaliers' last five games, they are putting up 117.2 points per game.
Toronto has a solid defense, but they are ranked 21st in effective field goal percentage, 22nd in two-point shooting percentage, and they allow 45.2 points in the paint per game. With no defender over 6'9" for the Raptors, I like Mobley to have a big night against a team that favors him heavily.
Chicago Bulls at New Orleans Pelicans
Jonas Valanciunas Over 30.5 Points + Rebounds (-108)
Despite being depleted by injuries, the Pelicans are still fighting for a playoff spot. New Orleans currently sits as the last team in the play-in game. A big part of that is the trade of CJ McCollum, but Valanciunas has been huge for the Pelicans lately.
Over his last five games, Valanciunas has recorded five double-doubles, and he is averaging 23 points and 12.8 rebounds per game on 62.3% shooting from the field, and 41.7% shooting from deep. While he is not a great three-point shooter, he has hit at least one three in five-straight games.
The Bulls are an interesting team. They give off the vibe of having a good defense, but they really have not been that great for a while now. While a big part of that is the injury to Lonzo Ball, Chicago is ranked 24th in opponents' points in the paint per game, 17th in scoring, and 22nd in effective field goal percentage.
Washington Wizards at Milwaukee Bucks
Grayson Allen Over 10.5 Points (-110)
Although Allen is the most insufferable basketball player who has ever lived, he had been a damn good addition to the defending NBA champions. Allen has been inserted into the starting lineup because of injuries, and on the season, he is putting up 11.2 points on 43.8% shooting from the field and 40.3% shooting from deep.
Over his last seven games, Allen has gone over this number three times, and while he is only averaging 10.1 points per game, he is shooting over 50% from the field and from three during that span. With Khris Middleton still out, there are a lot of touches and shots to go around. The majority of those touches will go to Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jrue Holiday, and if this game turns into a blowout, which might be likely, Allen should get the most run out of any of the top players on the team.
3-LEG PARLAY ODDS: (+601) 1 UNIT TO WIN 6.01 UNITS
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