Best NBA prop bets today for Heat vs. Celtics Game 5 (Value on Jimmy Butler)

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 Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

May 23, 2023; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat guardant Jimmy Butler (22) directs successful nan first 4th against nan Boston Celtics during crippled 4 of nan Eastern Conference Finals for nan 2023 NBA playoffs astatine Kaseya Center. Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Celtics extended nan Eastern Conference Finals pinch a triumph connected Tuesday night, but tin they get nan bid backmost to Miami for a Game 6?

It’s going to beryllium a reliable task, but Boston is favored by 8 points connected Thursday night. If you aren’t comfortable pinch taking a broadside successful this game, don’t worry.

I person 3 subordinate props that I emotion for this game, including a worth play for prima Jimmy Butler:

Heat vs. Celtics champion NBA prop bets

  • Jaylen Brown UNDER 22.5 Points
  • Caleb Martin OVER 1.5 3-Pointers Made
  • Jimmy Butler OVER 7.5 Rebounds

Jaylen Brown UNDER 22.5 Points

Jaylen Brown has yet to find his changeable successful this series, falling short of this number for nan 4th clip successful arsenic galore games.

Since nan extremity of nan first round, Brown has not scored nan shot astatine a precocious clip, averaging 20.6 points per crippled and shooting conscionable 30.6 percent from beyond nan arc.

The Celtics prima has changeable conscionable 39.0 percent from nan section against Miami, truthful I’ll gladly slice him until he shows he tin clear this number against nan Heat defense.

Caleb Martin OVER 1.5 3-Pointers Made

Caleb Martin continues to sprout nan shot astatine a precocious clip from beyond nan arc, hitting aggregate 3-point shots successful each crippled successful this series, shooting 12-for-26 from beyond nan arc.

Going backmost to nan New York Knicks series, Martin has made astatine slightest 2 shots from heavy successful six of his past 7 games, and he’s taking them astatine measurement arsenic well.

The Heat guardant hasn’t attempted less than 3 shots successful a crippled from beyond nan arc complete his past 10 playoff matchups. I emotion him astatine this prop, moreover if nan complete requires america laying a small juice.

Jimmy Butler OVER 7.5 Rebounds

This is simply a astonishing statement for Butler fixed really important he has been connected nan solid successful this series.

The Heat prima has racked up five, eight, 8 and 9 rebounds done 4 games against Boston, yet he’s astatine positive money to clear 7.5 boards for nan 4th consecutive game.

If nan Heat are trailing aliases successful a adjacent game, Butler is going to push 40+ minutes, truthful he should get plentifulness of chances to drawback rebounds connected some ends. This whitethorn beryllium my favourite worth connected nan committee successful Game 5.

Game likelihood refresh periodically and are taxable to change.

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