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Which props made bettors most money in Game 1 of NBA Finals?

We recap the most profitable player prop bets placed on DraftKings Sportsbook for Game 1 between the Suns and Bucks on Tuesday night.

Cameron Johnson of the Phoenix Suns celebrates a three point basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during Game One of the 2021 NBA Finals on July 6, 2021 at Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

The Phoenix Suns took down the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1 of the 2021 NBA Finals on Tuesday night. The Suns closed out the second half behind a big performance from Chris Paul, who scored 32 points in the 118-105 victory to take a 1-0 series lead. While CP3 had a huge game, he wasn’t the reason the public made out with a ton of cash. We’re going to look over the top 5 most profitable player prop bets on DraftKings Sportsbook from Game 1.

First field goal bets are always fun and usually make bettors a decent amount given the steep odds. Lopez was able to get it done on Tuesday night at 8/1 odds. He also had a pretty decent night with 17 points, hitting the over on his points prop.

Cameron Johnson ended up at 2 of the top 5 spots with his O1.5 3-pointers and O6.5 points props on DKSB. Both numbers appeared to be a bit low given Johnson is one of the only bench players getting minutes for Phoenix. He played 21 minutes, scoring 10 points with 2 treys in the win.

Deandre Ayton was a beast on the glass, finishing with a 22-19 double-double. He didn’t even need any assists to get to the over of 28.5 combined points, rebounds and assists in 39 minutes. We can expect Ayton’s double-double and rebounding lines to be popular bets heading into Game 2.

Game 1 Top Player Props

Rank Player Odds
Rank Player Odds
1 Brook Lopez First FG Scorer +800
2 Jrue Holiday Over 8.5 Assists +120
3 Cameron Johnson Over 1.5 3-Pointers Made +131
4 Cameron Johnson Over 6.5 Points -134
5 Deandre Ayton Over 28.5 Points, Rebounds & Assists -113

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