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NBA Playoff Player Props for First Round Games on Wednesday, June 2

Isaiah De Los Santos
NBA Playoffs player prop bets for first round games on Wednesday, June 2.
NBA Playoffs player prop bets for first round games on Wednesday, June 2. / Will Newton/Getty Images

The NBA Playoffs are heating up as the first round marches on. FanDuel Sportsbook has fans covered with a list of player prop bets for every game throughout the postseason.

Let's take a look at one player prop for each team playing on Wednesday, June 2.

Wizards vs 76ers Player Props

Wizards Player Props

1. Russell Westbrook - Rebounds: Over 12.5 (-106)

Washington Wizards star Russell Westbrook took a minute to warm up on the boards, but he's in full swing now. Westbrook has grabbed a whopping 33 rebounds over his last two games after having just 11 combined boards to show for after Games 1 and 2. And now Westbrook should get an extra boost with Joel Embiid sidelined in Game 5 for the Phillies 76ers. Embiid's absence takes away a rebound magnet and opens up even more opportunities for Westbrook to hit the over here.

76ers Player Props

2. Ben Simmons - Assists: Over 7.5 (+102)

Embiid's absence also will have a major impact on his teammate in Ben Simmons. The 76ers' offense usually runs through the big man, who recorded 28.5 points and 2.8 assists per game in a season that put him in MVP contention. Embiid now being sidelined will put the ball in Simmons' hands more and give him the chance to make plays for his teammates as the primary initiator on offense. He's already recorded three games with 8 or more assists this series, making the plus-money on the over especially attractive.

Hawks vs Knicks Player Props

Hawks Player Props

3. Trae Young - Points: Over 25.5 (-108)

The New York Knicks continue to not have an answer for Trae Young. He's averaging 27.5 PPG on 47.0% shooting from the field and a solid 36.7% from deep. He's also only missed one of his 22 free throw attempts so far. With a chance to shush the Madison Square Garden for good this season, expect Young to come out guns blazing as the Hawks look for a 4-1 series win.

Knicks Player Props

4. Julius Randle - Points: Under 23.5 (-108)

Julius Randle has had the opposite of scoring success in the first round. After an All-Star season where he averaged 24.1 PPG, Randle hasn't scored more than 23 points in a game so far against the Atlanta Hawks. He's shooting a tragic 27.4% from the field despite chucking up 18.3 field goal attempts per game. It's clear whatever he's throwing up right now isn't going in, and it's hard to see him breaking through tonight.

Grizzlies vs Jazz Player Props

Grizzlies Player Props

5. Ja Morant - Assists: Under 7.5 (+104)

Ja Morant is raining in buckets this series, averaging 31.0 PPG for the Memphis Grizzlies. But he's fallen under this assist total in three of four games so far this series. And now this first round matchup heads back to Utah, where Morant recorded just 11 total dimes over the first two games. The plus-money here on the under is appealing given his assist numbers during the first round.

Jazz Player Props

6. Mike Conley - Assists: Over 7.5 (-120)

On the flip side, Mike Conley has regularly racked up dimes this series. He's recorded 8-plus assists in three of four games against Memphis, including a combined 26 assists over the first two games of the series. Those performances came at home, and the Jazz will return to their arena tonight with the chance to close things out. Conley is the much safer bet to hit the over on his assist total in Game 5.

Mavericks vs Clippers Player Props

Mavericks Player Props

7. Luka Doncic - Points: Over 28.5 (-118)

The Dallas Mavericks have a chance to take back the series lead in Game 5 tonight, and it'll take a monster night from Luka Doncic to do so. He scored 30-plus points in the first three games of this series before an off night in Game 4. It happens. But prior to that, he was averaging 38.0 PPG on 51.9% shooting from the field and 45.9% from deep. He's throwing up 26.3 field goal attempts per game in the first round, and if he hits shots like he did to open this matchup, he should pass the over without much of a problem.

Clippers Player Props

8. Kawhi Leonard - Points: Over 30.5 (-106)

The same goes for Kawhi Leonard. He's averaging 33.0 PPG while shooting 62.7% from the field and 47.6% from deep. It's clear Leonard can get any shot he wants and doesn't need to force things, as evidenced by his insane shooting percentage. Leonard has also drawn 32 free throws this series and hit 88.5% of them so far. He has scoring opportunities at the rim, in the midrange, from deep and at the FT line, which makes even his high over here more than attainable.

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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.