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NBA Player Props, Breakdown, Odds, and Picks (May 20)

By · May 20, 2023
  • The 2023 Western Conference Finals are great for player props betting!
  • The Nuggets lead the series 2-0 and the Lakers really need to step up in Game 3.
  • Dennis Schroder is one of the Lakers who really need to up their game ASAP.

The Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers Western Conference Finals have been great for player props. Our picks for the first two games of the series won easily – Jamal Murray went over 27 points at +122 in Game 1 and Nikola Jokic scored under 29.5 at -124 in Game 2.

Are we going to be successful with our NBA props in Game 3 as well? We sure think so, and you will too after seeing our reasoning for tonight’s prop bet.


Nuggets vs Lakers

  • When: Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 8:30 p.m ET
  • Where: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, California
  • Channel: ABC

Odds

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  • To Win XXX
  • Total X.XX
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Prop Pick

The Denver Nuggets are 2-0 up in the Western Conference Finals, meaning that the LA Lakers really need to step up ASAP. Some of their players were alright in the first two games, but some really need to pull themselves together. One of the players that belongs to the latter category is Dennis Schroder.

The 29-year-old German was pretty decent in the regular season with a PPG of 12.6. However, his form dipped over the last couple of weeks. In the first two games of the Western Conference Finals, he scored a total of only 10 points. The worst thing is that he spent roughly 30 minutes on the court in each of those games.

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He’ll have to do way, way better than that tonight. He’s got the motivation and we believe that he also has the skills needed to record a double-digit number this evening.

NBA Player PropsOdds
Dennis Schroder to score at least 10 points-106
Annie Adkins
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