Joel Embiid celebration

Apr 20, 2022; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Philadelphia 76ers forward Georges Niang (20) congratulates center Joel Embiid (21) after he scored the game winning basket against the Toronto Raptors during overtime of game three of the first round for the 2022 NBA playoffs at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

  • The NBA Playoffs continue on Saturday (April 23) with a four-game slate
  • NBA player props are available for all of the contests
  • See below to find out where we think the betting value lies

Saturday’s NBA playoff schedule couldn’t have broke better for basketball lovers. The slate is jam packed with four contests, and with each game starting two and a half hours apart there should be little to no overlay whatsoever.

The action starts in Toronto at 2pm ET, and that’s where you’ll find the first wager on our player props betting card.

NBA Player Props – Saturday, April 23

76ers vs Raptors Points Rebounds Assists Three Pointers Made
Danny Green (PHI) 8.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 4.5 (Ov +100 / Un -135) 1.5 (Ov +140 / Un -190) 2.5 (Ov +140 / Un -180)
James Harden (PHI) 19.5 (Ov -120 / Un -110) 6.5 (Ov -140 / Un +105) 9.5 (Ov -135 / Un +100) 2.5 (Ov +145 / Un -185)
Joel Embiid (PHI) 30.5 (Ov -105/ Un -125) 12.5 (Ov -135 / Un +105) 2.5 (Ov -155 / Un +115) 1.5 (Ov +115 / Un -155)
Tyrese Maxey (PHI) 18.5 (Ov -115/ Un -115) 3.5 (Ov +105 / Un -140) 3.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 2.5 (Ov +140 / Un -180)
Fred Van Vleet (TOR) 18.5 (Ov -115 / Un -115) 4.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130) 6.5 (Ov -150 / Un +115) 3.5 (Ov +105 / Un +110)
Gary Trent Jr. (TOR) 17.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 2.5 (Ov -145 / Un +110) 1.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105) 2.5 (Ov -145 / Un +110)
OG Anunoby (TOR) 18.5 (Ov -115 / Un -115) 6.5 (Ov +120 / Un -160) 2.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130) 2.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105)
Pascal Siakam (TOR) 23.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 8.5 (Ov -135 / Un +105) 5.5 (Ov +110 / Un -150) 0.5 (Ov -155 / Un +120)
Mavericks vs Jazz Points Rebounds Assists Three Pointers Made
Bojan Bogdanovic (UTA) 21.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130) 5.5 (Ov +120 / Un -160) 1.5 (Ov -150 / Un +110) 2.5 (Ov -135 / Un +105)
Donovan Mitchell (UTA) 30.5 (Ov -115 / Un -115) 4.5 (Ov -150 / Un +110) 5.5 (Ov -130 / Un +100) 2.5 (Ov -150 / Un +115)
Mike Conley (UTA) 13.5 (Ov -130 / Un +100) 3.5 (Ov -135 / Un +100) 5.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130) 1.5 (Ov -165 / Un +125)
Rudy Gobert (UTA) 13.5 (Ov -110 / Un -120) 14.5 (Ov -130 / Un -105) 0.5 (Ov -175 / Un +130) OFF
Celtics vs Nets Points Rebounds Assists Three Pointers Made
Kevin Durant (BKN) 29.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105) 7.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 5.5 (Ov -115 / Un -115) 1.5 (Ov -200 / Un +150)
Kyrie Irving (BKN) 27.5 (Ov -105 / Un -120) 4.5 (Ov -145 / Un +110) 5.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130) 3.5 (Ov +135 / Un -175)
Seth Curry (BKN) 11.5 (Ov -105 / Un -120) 2.5 (Ov +105 / Un -135) 1.5 (Ov -195 / Un +145) 2.5 (Ov +140 / Un -180)
Jaylen Brown (BOS) 24.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105) 5.5 (Ov -150 / Un +115) 3.5 (Ov -140 / Un +105) 2.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130)
Jayson Tatum (BOS) 30.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 7.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 5.5 (Ov -140 / Un +105) 3.5 (Ov +105 / Un -135)
Marcus Smart (BOS) 14.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 3.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105) 6.5 (Ov +105 / Un -140) 2.5 (Ov +140 / Un -180)
Grizzlies vs Timberwolves Points Rebounds Assists Three Pointers Made
Anthony Edwards (MIN) 23.5 (Ov -115 / Un -115) 4.5 (Ov -160 / Un +120) 3.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105) 3.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130)
D’Angelo Russell (MIN) 18.5 (Ov -105 / Un -125) 3.5 (Ov +100 / Un -135) 7.5 (Ov -110 / Un -120) 2.5 (Ov +115 / Un -150)
Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN) 24.5 (Ov -105 / Un -120) 10.5 (Ov -130 / Un -105) 3.5 (Ov +130 / Un -100) 1.5 (Ov -110 / Un -120)
Ja Morant (MEM) 28.5 (Ov -120 / Un -110) 7.5 (Ov +115 / Un -150) 8.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105) 1.5 (Ov -135 / Un +105)
Desmond Bane (MEM) 19.5 (Ov -125 / Un -105) 5.5 (Ov +100 / Un -130) 3.5 (Ov +120 / Un -160) 1.5 (Ov -115 / Un -115)

Odds as of April 22nd at DraftKings.

We’ll kick things off with a fade of Sixers big man Joel Embiid, who’s reportedly dealing with significant pain in his right thumb.

Pick #1: Joel Embiid Under 30.5 Points

News broke on Friday that Embiid may need an MRI in the near future to determine if there’s ligament damage. Despite the injury, Embiid is set on playing in Game 4 as the 76ers have a chance to eliminate the Raptors as a 3.5-point favorite.

Embiid showed up to his press conference after Game 3 wearing a brace on his right hand, and while it didn’t seem to affect him in Wednesday’s OT victory, it is one of a few reasons to fade him on Saturday.

Embiid barely cleared 30 points last time out, despite the game going into OT. He landed on exactly 31 points in Game 2, and managed only 19 points in Game 1. Dating back to the regular season, Embiid has failed to reach 31 points in four of seven meetings against Toronto, and that’s when he’s been healthy.

With the Raptors season on the line, and with Nick Nurse knowing that Embiid is banged up, expect a Toronto defensive game plan that punishes the 28-year-old and limits his effectiveness.

Note, this line opened at 31.5 and has already been bet down a full point. Get your wagers in now, because there’s a good chance it closes below 30.5 come tip-off.

Pick: Joel Embiid Under 30.5 Points (-125)

Pick #2: Kevin Durant Over 5.5 Assists

Our next target is over 5.5 assists for Kevin Durant. KD’s Nets have their backs to the wall down 0-2 to the Celtics, but are 2.5-point favorites in Game 3.

Durant has not been distributing as much this series as he has in the past despite consistently seeing double-teams. The strategy of him trying to shoot his way out of trouble hasn’t worked so far, as evident by his 32% field goal percentage, so expect Brooklyn to mix it up.

Durant averaged 6.4 assists per game during the regular season, and prior to the start of this series, he racked up 40 assists over his final four regular season games which were all Nets victories.

Pick: Kevin Durant Over 5.5 Assists (-115)

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