Best NBA Prop Bets Today (Jose Alvarado, Malik Beasley Expected to Make it Rain from Deep)

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jose Alvarado.
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jose Alvarado. / Jonathan Bachman/GettyImages

The BetSided team is all in on player props for this NBA season, sharing our favorite and best prop bet picks each day during the year. 

Best NBA Prop Bets Record to Date

Here are the plays we are eyeing for tonight’s slate with all odds via WynnBET:

Best NBA Prop Bets Today

  • Jose Alvarado 1+ 3-Pointers (-110)
  • Karl-Anthony Towns OVER 23.5 Points (-120)
  • Malik Beasley OVER 1.5 3-Pointers Made (-120)

Jose Alvarado 1+ 3-Pointers (-110)

Alvarado is being labeled “The New Patrick Beverley” because of his pesky defense. He got Chris Paul with his hiding steal trick and that may have been a sign for some to take his steals prop tonight. However, Alvarado can also shoot.

He’s made a three in every game this series except for Game 4. Alvarado doesn’t get insane volume, but he gets quality looks and provides a threat. With Brandon Ingram going nuclear, expect Alvarado to get good shots and knock down one. – Donnavan Smoot

Karl-Anthony Towns OVER 23.5 Points (-120)

Karl-Anthony Towns was much more aggressive in Game 4 of this series, scoring 33 points on 17 shots and hitting three shots from beyond the arc. 

Towns has cleared this line in two of the four games in this series, but the other two games he struggled mightily, taking a combined 11 shots. 

The Wolves need Towns to be aggressive to have any chance against the Grizzlies in Game 5, so I’ll back him to have a strong scoring night on Tuesday. – Peter Dewey

Malik Beasley OVER 1.5 3-Pointers Made (-120)

The only Timberwolves player who lost in Minnesota's Game 4 victory over the Grizzlies was Malik Beasley. The sharp shooter played just 11 minutes, not even attempting a field goal after coming off a game where he attempted seven 3-point shots.

Timberwolves coach Chris Finch addressed Beasley's disappearing act in Game 4, stating that he met with Beasley on Monday to discuss, and that he's back to where he needs to be. It may be coach-speak, but that sounds like they want him back and aggressively shooting the ball from outside in a pivotal Game 5 on the road.

Beasley for the season averaged three 3-point shots made per game; attempting 8.1 per matchup. I expect him to look more like himself after a rough go in Minnesota his last time out. -- Ben Heisler

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