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NBA playoff prop bets: Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons props for 5/31/2021

Monday’s NBA Playoffs slate features the Philadelphia 76ers and no shortage of betting opportunities, including lines for Ben Simmons prop bets. Simmons has an over/under of 14.5 points in his game against the Washington Wizards on Monday.

So far this season, Simmons has recorded an average of 14.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.1 assists and 1.6 steals every contest, while over his last five outings, he’s averaging 12.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 9.4 assists. He’s shooting 56.1% from the floor this season and 60.4% in his last five games.

The 76ers are being picked to win in Game 4 of their First Round series by bookmakers, who list them as 9-point favorites, while the over/under is set at 229.5 points. The teams will hit the court on Monday starting at 7:00 PM ET. How will Simmons perform relative to his betting lines? Let’s break down his performances and dig into some insights to find out.

Ben Simmons prop bets breakdown

  • Points Over/Under: 14.5
  • Over Odds: -105
  • Under Odds: -125
  • Points per game: 14.3

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list.
Lines last updated at 1:35 PM EST on May 31, 2021.

Ben Simmons points insights

  • The 14.5 points prop total set for Simmons on Monday is 0.2 more points than his season scoring average (14.3).
  • Simmons has scored more than 14.5 points in 29 of 61 games this season (47.5%).
  • Simmons’ season-long average points prop bet total is 0.8 points higher than his per-game scoring average (14.3 points).
  • In less than half of his opportunities — 15 of 50 this year (30%) — Simmons has hit the over on his point total.
  • In less than half of his games — 20 of 61 this year (32.8%) — Simmons has gone over his season average points prop bet total (15.1).
  • Opponents of the Wizards have averaged 119.1 points per game this season, the second-most against any NBA squad.

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Ben Simmons rebound insights

  • Simmons’ per-game rebound average — 7.3 — is 0.2 less rebounds than his prop bet over/under for Monday’s game (7.5).
  • In 45.9% of his games this season (28 out of 61), Simmons has gone over his prop bet total for his next matchup (7.5 boards).
  • Simmons has reeled in 0.4 fewer rebounds (7.3 per game) than his season average prop bet (7.7).
  • In only 19 of his 50 chances (38%), Simmons has surpassed his rebounds prop bet total.
  • In just 45.9% of his games (28 out of 61 contests), Simmons has outpaced his average rebounds prop bet total (7.7).
  • The Wizards’ opponents are collecting 46.2 rebounds per game, which is the sixth-most given up by an NBA squad this season.

Ben Simmons assists insights

  • Simmons has averaged 7.1 assists per game, 1.4 fewer than Monday’s assist over/under (8.5).
  • In 19 out of 61 games this season (31.1%) Simmons has had more than 8.5 assists.
  • Simmons’ per-game assist average (7.1) is 2.8 less than his average assist prop bet over/under (9.9).
  • Simmons has covered his assist prop bet over/unders in only 13 out of 50 games (26%).
  • Simmons has recorded 9.9 or more assists (his average assist prop bet total) in just 11 of 61 of his contests (18%).
  • Teams are compiling 25.2 assists per game against the Wizards this season, the ninth-most allowed by a squad.

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