The Minnesota Timberwolves have moved up to the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference, and they’re looking to keep that momentum going in their final game before the All-Star break against the Washington Wizards.
This matchup should be a fun one, and I have my eye on three prop bets that may fall under the radar in this game.
Here’s how to take advantage in the betting market on Thursday:
Wizards vs. Timberwolves best NBA prop bets
- Mike Conley OVER 21.5 Points Rebounds and Assists
- Deni Avdija OVER 0.5 3-Pointers Made
- Delon Wright OVER 0.5 3-Pointers Made
Mike Conley OVER 21.5 Points, Rebounds and Assists
Mike Conley has cleared 21.5 points, rebounds and assists in one of his two games since being traded to Minnesota, but he’s been right around this number all season long.
Conley is averaging 10.7 points, 2.5 rebounds and 7.6 assists per game on the season, and he’s gone over this line in nine of his last 12 games.
The Wolves play at a fast pace (fifth in the NBA), and Conley is their clear No. 1 option at point guard. With Anthony Edwards and Rudy Gobert flanking him, Conley should have a solid game on Thursday against Washington’s No. 19 defense.
Deni Avdija OVER 0.5 3-Pointers Made
Let’s play with a little fire and take a couple of 3-point props for the Wizards.
We’ll start with Deni Avdija, who has found the bottom of the net from distance in 32 of his 55 games this season.
Avdija isn’t a knockdown shooter, posting a 29.6 3-point percentage this season, but he’s seen the volume, taking multiple 3-balls in 16 of his last 17 games.
Avdija has shot the ball better over that stretch, and he’s made at least one 3-ball in eight of his last 10 games. He’s worth a shot against a Minnesota defense that ranks 22nd in the NBA in opponent 3-pointers made per game.
Delon Wright OVER 0.5 3-Pointers Made
We’re fading the Wolves 3-point defense in a big way, because we’re taking Delon Wright to find the range on Thursday as well.
Wright has made a 3-ball in each of his last three games, shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc on the season.
The Wizards guard has only played in 28 games this season, but he’s hit a 3-pointer in 16 of them. Against this defense, he’s worth a sprinkle at -105 odds.
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