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NBA playoff prop bets: Phoenix Suns Mikal Bridges props for 6/3/2021

The NBA Playoffs roll on Thursday for the Phoenix Suns, so let’s take a look at Mikal Bridges’ prop bets and lines. The point total set for Bridges in Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers is 11.5.

Bridges records an average of 13.2 points per game this season, while connecting on 53.2% of his shot attempts. Over just his last five games, he’s averaged 9.2 points in each outing and has shot 37.8% from the floor.

The Lakers are being picked to win the game by bookmakers, who list them as 2-point favorites, while the over/under is set at 207.5 points. The teams will take to the court on Thursday in Game 6 of their First Round series, starting at 10:30 PM ET. Let’s dig into some insights and stats to figure out how Bridges will perform in this matchup, especially as it pertains to his betting markets.

Mikal Bridges prop bets breakdown

  • Points Over/Under: 11.5
  • Over Odds: -128
  • Under Odds: -105
  • Points per game: 13.2

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list.
Lines last updated at 1:37 PM EST on June 3, 2021.

Mikal Bridges points insights

  • The 11.5 point total set for Bridges on Thursday is 1.7 fewer points than his season scoring average (13.2).
  • Bridges has put up more than 11.5 points 45 times this season (out of 77 total games — 58.4%).
  • Bridges’ season-long average points prop bet total, 12.4 points, is 0.8 fewer points than his per-game scoring average.
  • In 58.5% of his outings this year, Bridges has gone over his point total (38 out of 65 opportunities).
  • In 55.8% of his matchups this year, Bridges has hit the over on his season-long average point total of 12.4 points (in 43 of his 77 games).
  • Opponents of the Lakers have put up 107.6 points per game this season, the 27th-most against any NBA squad.

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Mikal Bridges rebound insights

  • Bridges has collected 4.3 rebounds per game, 0.8 more boards than his prop bet for Thursday’s game (3.5).
  • In 61% of his games this year (47 out of 77), Bridges has gone over his prop bet total for his next matchup (3.5 boards).
  • The average prop bet over/under Bridges has had set for rebounds this season is 4.3. That equals his season rebounding average.
  • Just 43.1% of the time this season (28 out of 65 opportunities), Bridges has hit the over on his rebounds prop bet total.
  • Bridges has gone over his average rebounds prop bet total (4.3 boards) in only 39% of his matchups (30 of 77 games).
  • Teams are averaging 42.3 rebounds per game against the Lakers this season, the 29th-most given up by a team.

Mikal Bridges assists insights

  • Bridges’ year-long assist average — 2.1 per game — is 0.6 assists higher than Thursday’s assist over/under (1.5).
  • In 63.6% of his matchups this season (49 out of 77) Bridges has dished out more than 1.5 assists.
  • Bridges’ per-game assist average (2.1) is 0.2 more than his average assist prop bet over/under (1.9).
  • Bridges has dished out 1.9 or more assists (his average assist prop over/under) in 49 of 77 of his games (63.6%).
  • Teams are dishing out 23.4 assists per game against the Lakers this season, the 24th-most given up by a squad.

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