Best NBA Player Prop Picks, Bets for Parlays on Saturday May 1, 2021


May 1, 2021 7:44 AM

Another night in the NBA means another chance to cash some big value prop plays. We're back with our best for Saturday.


So how do our player prop picks work exactly?

Well, our predictive analytics model has crunched the numbers ahead of tonight's games, giving us the likely stats projections which we've matched up against the sportsbook lines to find the biggest differential and edge for you to make a play on. While this article contains the best edges that we've found against the books, you can run this exercise yourself by looking in the Pre-Game Predictions tab of the game of your choice in the NBA Bet Hub.

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It's Saturday, May 1. Here is what the data is telling us for tonight's NBA player props ⏬


Warriors @ Rockets

PLAYER: Kelly Olynyk

BET: 🔥
OVER 18.5 points with Unibet (-106)

Even with the meteoric rise of Kevin Porter Jr for the Rockets, Houston has been able to rely on a steady stream of points out of Kelly Olynyk as well. He has scored 20+ points in seven of his last nine games. It's strange that his points prop total is so low but we'll gladly take it.

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MORE: Warriors @ Rockets predictions


Pelicans @ Timberwolves


PLAYER: Zion Williamson

BET: 🔥 OVER 28.5 points with FanDuel Sportsbook (-120)

You just know we had to hit you with some Zion.

The Prop King has had a bit of a down period over his last five games, only eclipsing 30 points once, but our data is anticipating a bounce back against a Wolves team that doesn't really like playing defense. All hail the Prop King!

MORE: Pelicans @ Timberwolves predictions


Raptors @ Jazz


PLAYER: OG Anunoby

BET: 🔥 OVER 18.5 points with PointsBet (-106)

OG has been on a tear recently, scoring 20 points or more in each of his last six games. With our data projections predicting a tighter than anticipated game in Utah, look for Anunoby to get a lot of minutes on his way to making it seven in a row Over his prop total.

MORE: Raptors @ Jazz predictions

Nuggets @ Clippers


PLAYER: Michael Porter Jr

BET: 🔥 OVER 23.5 points BetMGM  (+100)

MPJR is the man right now. The young Nuggets star has benefitted most from the injury to Jamal Murray, averaging 29.4 points over his last five games. Even against the might of the LA Clippers defensive stocks, the even money on offer for Porter to go Over is far too tempting. Our projections have him down for 24.

MORE: Nuggets @ Clippers predictions

NBA Props Saturday Parlay

🔥 Olynyk o18.5 points
🔥 Williamson o28.5 points
🔥 Anunoby o18.5 points

🔥 Porter Jr o23.5 points
💰 Parlay with FanDuel Sportsbook (+1298)


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