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Best prop bets for Heat-Lakers Game 6

We go over some of the best prop bets worth considering for Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during the fourth quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Five of the 2020 NBA Finals at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on October 9, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Game 6 of the 2020 NBA Finals is set to tip off at 7:30 ET on Sunday, and we’ve got our eyes on some quality prop bets worth considering on DraftKings Sportsbook. Everything is on the line in this potential closeout game. Let’s take a look at some of the more popular bets drawing attention.

LeBron James to score most points (-167)

James exploded for a super efficient 40 points on 21 shots in Game 6, which isn’t surprising. While Anthony Davis has been the Lakers’ leading scorer throughout the playoffs, James has gone into overdrive while Davis has struggled. I wouldn’t expect James to defer in Game 6. In fact, he could be the most aggressive version of himself early after watching Danny Green miss a potential game winner in his last outing. This is one of the safest bets you can make.

Jimmy Butler over .5 made threes (-121)

It’s no secret that Butler prefers not to shoot from beyond the arc. He’s only making 27.2 percent of his shots from deep in the NBA finals and was 1-for-3 from range in Game 5. Butler scored 12 of his 35 points from the charity stripe last game, and I expect the Lakers to sag off him more and dare him to shoot in Game 6. Butler will fire away if he has to, and I’m banking on him taking advantage of some open looks. He’s made at least one three in eight of his 20 postseason games this year.

Rajon Rondo over 5.5 assists (+110)

Playoff Rondo has been in full effect this offseason and is averaging 5.8 assists per game against the Heat in the NBA Finals. He was one of the few role players who showed up to play in Game 5 and posted 4 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists in 18 minutes. Miami could shorten its rotation in a must-win game, and Rondo is an essential bench player capable of taking some playmaking responsibility away from James.

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