After winning Game 3 on the road, the Denver Nuggets have the Miami Heat on the ropes and can deal the knockout blow in Game 4. They needed a fantastic performance from both Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray, who were the first teammates to have 30-point triple-doubles in an NBA Finals game, and they’ll need their stars to shine bright again in Game 4.
The Nuggets could all but clinch their first ever NBA championship and we can secure a big payout on a same-game parlay tonight. If you’re somebody who loves to see a plus sign then this bet is for you. Here are my four picks for a Nuggets vs. Heat SGP.
Best Nuggets vs. Heat same-game parlay picks
- Nuggets Moneyline
- Bam Adebayo 10+ rebounds
- Bruce Brown 10+ points
- Nikola Jokic over 12.5 rebounds
This same-game parlay pays out +665 odds in the FanDuel Sportsbook. That means a $100 bet would win $665 if it cashes.
Everyone keeps counting out the Miami Heat, but I think it’s with good cause this time. Michael Porter Jr. was terrible in Game 3 and was basically benched in the game and the Nuggets still won by 15 points. The Heat just simply don’t have answers for Jokic and Murray and are too small. Denver outrebounded Miami 58-33 in Game 3 even with Bam Adebayo hauling in 17 boards.
Maybe, I’m just another idiot that’s counting out Miami, but I think Denver cruises in Game 4 and closes out the Heat in Game 5.
Bam Adebayo 10+ rebounds
Somebody on the Heat has to grab rebounds and Adebayo seems to be the only player capable. Miami is just so much smaller across the board and that leaves Bam to clean up the glass as much as possible. Because rebounding is such a weakness for Miami I actually like this prop more.
Bruce Brown 10+ points
With MPJ getting benched in Game 3 and likely not playing starter minutes going forward, somebody has to fill in the role. It looks like that’s going to be Bruce Brown. Even though Christian Braun was the star in Game 3 with 15 points on 7-8 shooting in 19 minutes, Bruce Brown played 29 minutes and is much more likely to play in crunch time. I’ll lean on Brown to score in double-figures though he just had five points on 1-5 shooting last game.
Nikola Jokic over 12.5 rebounds
The Joker is a dominant force in every series, but especially this one. He finished Game 3 with 32 points, 21 boards, and 10 assists. He is averaging 30.5, 13.4, and 10.1 for the entire postseason and has been even better than that in the Finals. It’s clear that Adebayo can do nothing with him and he’s by far Miami’s best bet. Miami is trying to force him into being a scorer instead of a facilitator and that worked in Game 2, but that doesn’t mitigate his impact in terms of rebounding. There is another bet I like on its own for this game; Jokic 20+ rebounds +950. It just feels like the Heat are too small.
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