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NBA playoff prop bets: Milwaukee Bucks Brook Lopez props for 6/5/2021

The NBA Playoffs roll on Saturday for the Milwaukee Bucks, so let’s take a look at Brook Lopez’s prop bets and lines. The points over/under set for Lopez in Saturday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets is 13.5.

Over his last five outings, Lopez has averaged 16.2 points and 6.6 rebounds, compared to his season average of 12.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game. He’s shooting 50.8% from the field this year (64.7% in just his last five games).

The Bucks will face the Nets on Saturday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, starting at 7:30 PM ET. The Nets are being picked to win the game by bookmakers, who list them as 4-point favorites. The over/under is set at 238.5 points. Let’s dig into some insights and stats to figure out how Lopez will fare in this matchup, especially as it pertains to his betting markets.

Brook Lopez prop bets breakdown

  • Points Over/Under: 13.5
  • Over Odds: -105
  • Under Odds: -128
  • Points per game: 12.5

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list.
Lines last updated at 10:41 PM EST on June 3, 2021.

Brook Lopez points insights

  • The 13.5 point total set for Lopez’s game Saturday is 1.0 more point than his per-game scoring average.
  • Lopez has put up more than 13.5 points in 27 of 74 games this season (36.5%).
  • Lopez’s season-long scoring average, 12.5 points per game, is 0.6 points higher than his average points prop bet over/under.
  • In less than half of his opportunities — 32 of 65 this year (49.2%) — Lopez has hit the over on his point total.
  • In 39 of 74 games this year (52.7%), Lopez has hit the over on his season average points prop bet total (11.9).
  • The Nets’ opponents are racking up 112.3 points per game, which is the 12th-most given up by an NBA squad this season.

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Brook Lopez rebound insights

  • Lopez’s per-game rebound average — 5.1 — is 0.4 less rebounds than his prop bet over/under in Saturday’s game (5.5).
  • In 39.2% of his games this season (29 out of 74), Lopez has gone over his prop bet total for his next matchup (5.5 boards).
  • Lopez has collected 0.1 more rebounds (5.1 per game) than his season average prop bet (five).
  • In just 26 of his 65 chances (40%), Lopez has outpaced his rebounds prop bet total.
  • The Nets’ opponents are grabbing 45.9 rebounds per game, which is the ninth-most allowed by an NBA team this season.

Brook Lopez assists insights

  • Lopez’s season-long assist average — 0.7 per game — is 0.2 assists higher than Saturday’s assist prop bet total (0.5).
  • In 32 out of 74 games this season (43.2%) Lopez has dished out more than 0.5 assists.
  • Lopez has averaged 0.2 more assists per game than his average assist prop bet over/under of 0.5.
  • Lopez has gone over his average assist prop total (0.5) in only 32 of his 74 contests (43.2%).
  • Opponents of the Nets have averaged 22.6 assists per game this season, the 28th-most against any NBA team.

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