Get Your NBA Playoff EDGE
Tap here to start your FREE trial

Saturday’s Best NBA Player Props: Betting Joel Embiid Points, More

Jan 05, 2019 5:25 PM EST

Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21), Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41).

  • Saturday's seven-game NBA slate features two player prop bets offering value
  • This piece will focus on 76ers C Joel Embiid and Grizzlies PF Jaren Jackson Jr.

Saturday’s best NBA player props focus two of the slate’s seven games:

  • Dallas Mavericks at Philadelphia 76ers: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Memphis Grizzlies at San Antonio Spurs: 8:30 p.m. ET

As a reminder, you can dig deeper on these and many other prop bets by using our FantasyLabs NBA Player Props Tool. It leverages our projections against five of the most popular online sportsbooks and grades each prop on a scale of one to 10.

76ers C Joel Embiid

The Pick: Over 27.5 points (-115)

Embiid is one of the most talented scorers in the league, averaging 26.9 points per game. He’s in a great spot today against the Dallas Mavericks, who are at the end of a really difficult road stretch.