NBA Player Props Today: Expert Pick for Brook Lopez (Sat., March 4)

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Photo by Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images. Pictured: Brook Lopez celebrating a recent 3-pointer, with his 3-pointer player prop one of our best expert player prop picks for Saturday, March 4.

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NBA Player Prop & Pick

Brook Lopez Player Prop: Over 1.5 3-Pointers Made 

Odds o1.5 3-Pointers Made (-113, playable to -135)
Time8:30 p.m. ET
Books AvailableFanDuel Sportsbook

Tonight’s NBA primetime showdown features two of the Eastern Conference’s best. With the Bucks and Sixers battling it out in Milwaukee, I’m focused in on Brook Lopez and his 3-pointers made prop.

The Bucks center has hit at least two 3-pointers in five of his last 9 games, shooting 38% from behind the arc on the season.

In his last 10 matchups against Joel Embiid, Lopez has knocked down 27 3-pointers, hitting at least two in seven of those games. In fact, 65% of his field goal attempts came from behind the arc.

As good as Embiid is defensively, he’s more comfortable roaming the paint than contesting long range shots. As a team, the Sixers allow the highest percentage of points to centers via the 3-pointer.

The potential for foul trouble will be a concern, but this is a prop that Lopez can cover in a hurry. And all things being equal, he’ll be needed on the floor to defend Embiid as much as possible.

I see Lopez knocking down three triples tonight, and would play over 1.5 threes made to -135.

Pick: Brook Lopez Over 1.5 3-Pointers Made (Play to -135)

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