3 Best Prop Bets for Heat vs Bucks Game 5 (Brook Lopez Stays Aggressive From Deep)

Best Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks prop bets for Game 5 on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.
Best Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks prop bets for Game 5 on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. / (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Wednesday's NBA Playoffs slate includes an exciting Game 5 showdown between the Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks. Miami is hoping to close things out, while Milwaukee looks to extend the series.

Here are three of the best prop bets for Heat-Bucks Game 5, courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook.

Heat vs Bucks Game 5 Player Props

1. Brook Lopez - Made Threes: Over 1.5 (+110)

After some poor shooting to begin the series, Brook Lopez woke up in a major way last time out. Lopez was instrumental to the Bucks nearly taking Game 4, as he hit 4-of-7 attempts from 3-point range. The big man had plenty of success against Miami in the regular season, hitting at least two treys in two of four meetings as well. Coming off a big showing and with his team facing elimination, I expect Lopez to come out firing from deep.

2. Jimmy Butler - Assists: Under 5.5 (-102)

Jimmy Butler is absolutely having his way with the Bucks as a scorer this seires. He has three performances of at least 30 points against Milwaukee already, including a 56-point explosion in Game 4. While he's thriving as a bucket-getter, Butler's playmaking has gone by the wayside. After posting 11 dimes in Game 1, he's failed to record more than 4 assists in any outing. The All-Star's attention is clearly centered on scoring, as he's chucking up a whopping 21.5 field goal attempts per game against the Bucks in the first round. With Milwaukee on the ropes, it'd be no surprise to see Butler take matters into his own hands once again.

3. Jrue Holiday - Rebounds: Over 4.5 (-146)

The Bucks will need to play with urgency in order to stave off elimination, and one of the best ways to set the tone for the game is on the boards. Jrue Holiday's provided a consistent rebounding presence this series despite his other struggles, notching at least 5 rebounds in every contest so far. Given his current scoring rut, the All-Star guard could focus even more on corralling rebounds tonight in order to help his team out.

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