LeBron James NBA Player Props | Model Projections For Lakers vs Grizzlies Game 2
Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the game against the Sacramento Kings.
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers secured an impressive game one win against the Memphis Grizzlies to become -300 favorites in the series.
A win in game two would put them in an incredibly strong scenario, but they’re just about playing with house money after already taking a game on the road.
Our Action Labs data aims to derive small projected edges on player prop lines in order to build long-term success over greater sample sizes. We have high-grade ratings on some of James’ props for this evening. Read on to see where we’re seeing value for game two of Lakers vs Grizzlies.
LeBron James Player Props, Picks
*Odds and projections as of Wednesday morning
There are a few ways to bet on James’ props in this contest, but one of the most appealing ways, according to the numbers, is by fading him on a steals + blocks line.
James is listed at 1.5 ( -190 / +145) at BetMGM in the blocks + steals market, while our numbers have him projected at a projected 1.7. Because of the pricing on the under, that side garners an 8/10 projected rating.
Alternatively, if you’re okay eating a significant amount of juice, James’ steals line of 1.5 (+150 / -205) is actually getting a better rating than the former. We have James projected at 0.8 steals, so even at -205 we see value on the under.
If you’re someone that strictly bets based on the numbers, that play earns a 9/10 projected rating.
As always, please bet responsibly.
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