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Joel Embiid Player Props | Celtics vs. 76ers Game 3 Pick

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  • Joel Embiid is officially listed as questionable for Game 3 of the Celtics vs 76ers series, but after returning in the previous game, he's expected to play.
  • Action Network's Player Prop Projections show value on the MVP in one key area.
  • Alex Kolodziej has the details on Embiid props today, including the picks our projections like for Celtics vs 76ers Game 3.

Celtics vs. 76ers Odds

Celtics Odds-2.5
76ers Odds+2.5
Over/Under214.5
DateFriday, May 5
Time7:30 p.m. ET
How to WatchESPN
Odds via BetMGM as of Friday

Who says you can’t find any betting value on the best player in the NBA? Tonight’s pick for Celtics vs. 76ers is a big one, folks.

Action Network’s PRO Projections have a juicy edge and pick for Joel Embiid player props Friday in 76ers vs. Celtics Game 3.

Our advanced model crunched the odds Friday and has value on Embiid’s points over/under.

The 76ers star and 2023 MVP was held out of the series opener vs. Boston, before returning in the second matchup with 15 points in a loss.

Embiid was a stat-stuffer during the regular season, scoring more than 33 points per game.

Will Embiid go over or under his point total vs. the Celtics in Game 3?

After analyzing the odds at BetMGM, our model’s projection pick on Embiid is an A+ edge for Game 3 — and one of our projection tool’s best player prop bets of the day.


Check out our NBA props page for daily player props lines and projections.


Joel Embiid Player Props, Pick

Embiid has yet to go off in this series. Projections apparently feel like tonight’s as good a spot as any.

Embiid’s consensus point total for Game 3 vs. the Celtics is 25.5.

Our numbers, however, made the fair total more like 29.3, creating a huge 24.1% edge and A+ selection on Embiid over his points total.

Overall, it’s the third-largest edge and best bet according to projections.

Joel Embiid Best Player Prop: Over 25.5 points (via Action Network PRO tools)


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