Jaime Jaquez Jr. is expected to step up for the Miami Heat in the absence of key players, with a prop bet favoring him to score over 13.5 points. Meanwhile, a play for Giannis Antetokounmpo suggests taking the under on 18.5 assists and rebounds, as he has struggled to meet that mark in recent games.By the Numbers
- Jaime Jaquez Jr. averaging 15.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.9 assists in games without Butler
- Jaquez has cleared the 13.5 point total in 12 of 16 games without Butler
- Antetokounmpo averaging 33.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 3.5 assists in two meetings with Miami this season
- Giannis has gone under 18.5 rebounds and assists in seven of his last nine games
As key players are expected to miss the game, the prop bets focus on potential standouts. Jaquez is expected to thrive in the Heat's offense, while Antetokounmpo's performance is projected to fall short of the 18.5 mark.
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