NBA Playoffs Player Props Today: Bet on Austin Reaves, Jimmy Butler and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope on Wednesday, April 19th

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If you’re looking for some plays for the NBA Playoff games on Wednesday, April 19th, we have you covered in every way possible. As always, we’ll have best bets to give you some ideas of what to back when it comes to moneylines, spreads and totals. However, we’re tackling player props here, and we’re targeting Austin Reaves, Jimmy Butler and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tonight. Keep reading to find out how we’re betting on both of them. Also, check out our NBA Playoffs Hub for all of our postseason NBA content. 

 

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Here are our favorite NBA prop bets for Wednesday, April 19:

Los Angeles Lakers (-1, 227) at Memphis Grizzlies – Game 2

Austin Reaves was the hero for the Lakers in Game 1 of this series, as he scored 23 points and came up huge in the second half. Tonight, we’re simply looking for Reaves to hit two 3s in the game. Reaves hit three triples in the first game of this series, and has hit multiple 3s in five of his last eight games.

Not only has Reaves been hitting shots from deep, but he’s also just taking a lot. And that’s more important when looking at a prop like this. If Reaves is letting it rip from deep, he’ll have a good chance of hitting a couple of 3s. The 24-year-old shot 39.8% from 3 during the regular season. So, let’s just hope he comes out firing and helps us cash this rather quickly.

Bet: Reaves Over 1.5 Made 3s (-110) 

Miami Heat at Milwaukee Bucks (-6.5, 219.5) – Game 2

Jimmy Butler scored 35 points in a Game 1 win over the Bucks, and the Heat are going to need more heroics from him the rest of the series. Tyler Herro is out for the remainder of the postseason after breaking his right hand going for a loose ball in the series opener. Now, Miami has no choice but to lean heavily into Butler isolations offensively.

Butler might not score 29 points in the most efficient of ways, but it’s hard to see him not doing it at all. The Heat just don’t have many other scoring options, and they certainly don’t have guys that can create offense for themselves. With that in mind, the rest of this series should feature a lot of Butler turnaround jumpers from the mid-post. And the Miami forward will also look to bully his way to the rim as often as he can — especially if Giannis Antetokounmpo (doubtful) doesn’t play. Check out our NBA Injury Report for more on the Greek Freak’s status.

Get ready to dust off that meme of an exhausted Butler resting during Miami’s run to the Finals in the Orlando bubble. He’s going to have to work these next few games.

Bet: Butler Over 28.5 Points (-105) 

Minnesota Timberwolves at Denver Nuggets (-8, 222.5) – Game 2

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope shot 42.3% from behind the 3-point line this season, and he just looked lethal playing in an offense that consistently provided him with wide open spot-up looks. Caldwell-Pope continued his hot shooting in Game 1 of this series with the Timberwolves, going 3 for 6 from deep in the game.

Caldwell-Pope should continue to get good looks from deep moving forward, as this Timberwolves defense is very unorganized. That makes it an easy decision to back him to hit at least two 3s at these generous odds. Caldwell-Pope proved that he lives for these moments throughout the Lakers’ title run a few years ago. He’s a big game player and can be counted on to do his job in the postseason.

Bet: Caldwell-Pope Over 1.5 Made 3s (-115) 

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