Saturday’s NBA First Basket Props: Play Jaylen Brown, PJ Tucker, Gabe Vincent in Game 3
Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics.
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PJ Tucker | Gabe Vincent | Jaylen Brown
|Prop||Tucker (+1600) | Vincent (+1300) | Brown (+1300, +1200)|
|Matchup||Heat vs. Celtics|
|Time||8:30 p.m. ET|
The Celtics host to take on the Heat in game 3 Saturday night.
Robert Williams (61% opening-tip win rate) will be taking on Bam Adebayo (66% win rate) in the opening tip-off. Adebayo is 3-2 against Williams on opening tips over the past two seasons, so the tip-off matchup is fairly even either way.
Boston tops the league at scoring first, converting their first field goal 65% of the time. Miami is slightly below league average and scores first 48% of the time.
Miami is quite unpredictable on first baskets, while Boston is most likely to take a 3-point shot. I like PJ Tucker, Gabe Vincent and Jaylen Brown tonight. I may sprinkle in a bit on a few other players like to hit a 3-pointer once lineups are officially announced.
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