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3 NBA Props for Saturday: Ibaka Over/Under 5.5 Rebounds?

May 05, 2018 2:25 PM EDT
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John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

This article offers data-driven analysis on notable NBA player prop bets, often incorporating The Action Network’s public betting data along with the tools at FantasyLabs and Sports Insights.

Saturday’s analysis will cover the following three props:

  • Ben Simmons over/under 15.5 points, Philadelphia vs. Boston, 5 p.m. ET.
  • Serge Ibaka over/under 5.5 rebounds, Toronto at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. ET.
  • Jonas Valanciunas over/under 14.5 points, Toronto at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. ET.

Looking for more props? Check out the FantasyLabs NBA Player Props tool.

 

Ben Simmons Under 15.5 points (-115)

5 p.m. ET | ESPN

Simmons is one of the more intriguing players in action Saturday. He’s obviously a phenomenal young talent, but the Celtics have absolutely owned him over the course of the season. They’ve limited him to an average of just 11.5 points per game, and he’s been over the 15.5 mark in just two of those contests, with 16 points in one game and 18 in another. Things could change with this series moving back to Philadelphia, but this line seems a bit high given his recent history against the Celtics.

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