NBA Player Props Today: How to bet Tyrese Haliburton, Draymond Green and Khris Middleton on Thursday, March 9th


Best Bets on Today’s NBA Player Props Market 

You’re in the right spot if you’re looking for NBA player props today, as we have three picks you’ll want to tail on Thursday, March 9th. The players we’re targeting this evening are Tyrese Haliburton, Draymond Green and Khris Middleton. Keep reading to find out our best bets for all three players, who happen to have salivating matchups. 


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Here are our favorite NBA prop bets for Wednesday, March 9 (odds provided by DraftKings Sportsbook): 

Houston Rockets at Indiana Pacers (-9.5, 236.5)

Tyrese Haliburton is coming off the best game of his NBA career, as he had 40 points and 16 assists against a very good Philadelphia 76ers defense. The 23-year-old has just been superb all season long, and we’re now counting on him to put up some good numbers against a very bad Rockets team.

What we’re specifically looking for out of Haliburton in this one is a double-double. The point guard has recorded one in 12 of his last 19 games, and he’ll now get a crack at doing so in a game with a total of 236.5. That’s the second-highest point total of the evening, so this is a game that really should be played at a fast pace. If it is, it’s hard to see Haliburton not getting it done with points and assists.

We just need to hope that Indiana doesn’t blow Houston out in this spot. The Pacers are favored by a lot of points and Haliburton won’t play big minutes if his team isn’t in danger of losing.

Bet: Haliburton Double-Double (-145)

Golden State Warriors (-2.5, 235.5) at Memphis Grizzlies

Draymond Green is averaging 6.8 assists per game this season, and it’s always nice seeing a plus-money number on a total that’s less than a guy’s nightly output. Green also happened to have 11 assists in Tuesday’s loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, and that’s significant because Stephen Curry is back in the lineup for Golden State. That means that we’re getting closer to seeing the real Warriors, and that will only make Green more comfortable in his role as a playmaker.

Regardless of who has played, Green has had at least seven assists in 14 of his last 20 games. Now, the future Hall of Famer gets to face a Grizzlies team that he just verbally eviscerated on his podcast. With that said, it wouldn’t be surprising if Green is a little extra fired up for this one. And he’s averaging 10.0 assists per game in two meetings with this Memphis team this season, so it’s already a defense that he is comfortable dicing up.

We should also mention that the Over is 31-26-1 on Green’s assist total this year, according to our Daily Prop Analyzer. So, this hits rather often.

Bet: Green Over 6.5 Assists (+114) 

Brooklyn Nets at Milwaukee Bucks (-12, 232) 

This season has been rough on Bucks forward Khris Middleton, who has been dealing with injuries and hasn’t quite been himself in some time. But there does appear to be some light at the end of the tunnel, as Middleton had 24 points in 31 minutes of action against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday.

Middleton is averaging just 22.2 minutes per game this season, but that’s because the Bucks were trying to be cautious with him. Now, Milwaukee is starting to really ramp up his minutes, as he has played at least 25 minutes in five of his last seven games. And Middleton has also played 29.0 minutes per game over the last two contests.

With the playoffs right around the corner, the Bucks are clearly trying to get Middleton accustomed to playing his normal role. That means there could be some value in backing the Over on his point totals the rest of the way. We’ll start by doing so in Milwaukee’s meeting with Brooklyn tonight. He had 18 points in just 23 minutes against the Nets on February 28th, so he should be able to do some more damage with additional playing time. The Nets are also in the bottom half of the league in defensive rating since making those trade deadline deals.

Bet: Middleton Over 18.5 Points (-110)  

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