The second round of the NBA Playoffs is fully here, and there are two games on this NBA DFS slate. Two-game slates can become a little tricky for building lineups. So if looking for a different way to play NBA fantasy contests during the NBA playoffs, PrizePicks could be a site that interests you. Instead of building lineups of players, at PrizePicks you are making predictions on player stats or fantasy points, with more correct predictions meaning higher payouts. With two games today, there are plenty of players to pick from on this slate.
PrizePicks provides a big list of stats and fantasy points, and you are able to pick and choose which you want to make a prediction for. Stringing together two to five picks can pay out up to 10 times your entry fee. You are even able to combine picks across different sports. The only rule is you must make picks for players on at least two different teams.
For the sake of this article, we will take you through four of the best NBA fantasy PrizePicks predictions to make for the NBA Playoffs Round 2 games today.
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It is important to note that, much like odds that update throughout the day, the player totals at PrizePicks are subject to change. So if you like these NBA picks below, it’s wise to jump on them quickly.
Mike James: Over 21.0 NBA Fantasy Points
PrizePicks uses the same NBA fantasy scoring format as FanDuel. In Game 1, Mike James was thrust into a large role as soon as James Harden left injured. James played 30 minutes and put up 24.9 fantasy points. He has averaged 0.91 NBA fantasy points per minute, and Awesemo NBA DFS projections have him playing 28.75 minutes.
Deandre Ayton: Over 34.0 NBA Fantasy Points
Deandre Ayton had two bad games to end the Round 1 series, which lowers this target fantasy score. Ayton should get back on track today and push for another double-double. He has gone over this fantasy total in six of his last seven games against the Nuggets, including all matchups this season.
Jrue Holiday: Over 5.0 Rebounds
Game 1 of the Bucks vs. Nets series proved to be a track meet, with the teams combining for 199 shot attempts. This increased the opportunities for Jrue Holiday to grab rebounds. Holiday has grabbed over five rebounds in four of his past five games. He also has gone over this amount in each of the past two games against the Nets.
Kyrie Irving: Over 6.5 Assists
Due to the Harden injury, Kyrie Irving again becomes the primary ball handler, which increases his assist total. He totaled eight assists in Game 1. The Bucks like the play a zone, which leads to many open jump shots, which the Nets are more than capable of hitting. It also, in turn, leads to more easy assists for Irving in this fast-paced game.
Devin Booker: Over 2.0 Made Threes
Devin Booker had a strong first round of the playoffs, capped off with a game where he buried eight shots from long range. Bookers has three straight games with three made 3-point shots against the Nuggets, and that should continue again today when Game 1 of the Nuggets vs. Suns series begins.
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