2023 NBA Draft Props – Best Betting Tips for Draft Day

It is all set for the 2023 NBA Draft, where every team goes with high expectations to get the best possible player in the given situation. All the decisions made may have a major impact on the near future of every NBA Team. Fifty-eight players will see their dreams come true when they hear their names being called in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The NBA fans are also excited about the event as their favorite teams will bring youth and fresh energy to their rosters.

As things are heating up for the 2023 NBA Draft, we will take a look at the best NBA Draft Props.

2023 NBA Draft Props - Best Betting Tips for Draft Day
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2023 NBA Draft Prop Bets

Brandon Miller to be selected second overall

Brandon Miller is one of the top prospects in this year’s draft. Knowing that Victor Wembanyama is a lock at No. 1, Miller will most likely end up second or third. Scoot Henderson is someone that many analysts see as the second player who will be selected, but if we take a look at the teams on the board, Miller going to Charlotte makes sense.

Both Miller and Henderson are great scorers and would be able to contribute on the offensive floor from day one. Miller is the more versatile one, who can play multiple positions, and that gives him a certain advantage over Henderson.

The Hornets, who will pick second, are already covered at the point guard position having Lamelo Ball and Terry Rozier there, so they will most likely skip on Henderson. Miller being a small forward, would be able to take on the starting role in Charlotte. The Hornets have Gordon Hayward and Cody Martin at three, and it will be no wonder if they decide to trade Hayward and his heavy contract in order to build the team around Ball and Miller.

Jarace Walker to be a Top 5 pick

This is a pretty brave one since we can be pretty much sure that Wembanyama, Miller, and Henderson would be selected top three, so Walker can basically be only the fourth or fifth pick. Knowing that he is one of the best power forwards in the class, it can be expected to hear his name being called among the top 5 picks.

Walker is a little undersized for the power forward position being barely 6-7, but he is very athletic and has an impressive 7-2 wing span. He averaged 11.2 points and 6.8 rebounds for the Houston Cougars in his freshman season. Those are not very impressive numbers, but the thing is that Walker would be able to transfer them to the NBA if he ends up with either the Houston Rockets or the Detroit Pistons, who will pick fourth and fifth.

The Rockets will be lucky to get another big player since they are pretty slim in the paint. They have Jalen Green and Kevin Porter Jr. in the front court, who are seen as the cornerstones of the team. Jabari Smith Jr. is the only power forward that the Rockets see as a long-term potential.

Things look pretty similar in Detroit. They are packed in the front court, having the first overall pick from 2021, Cade Cunningham, and the seventh overall from 2020, Killian Hayes. Isaiah Stewart and James Wiseman are pretty solid inside players, but the Pistons need another one, so if the Rockets skip on Walker, the Pistons will not think twice about selecting him.

Tristan Vukcevic to be selected in the first round

Tristan Vukcevic is one of the biggest international prospects in the 2023 NBA Draft class. He is a 20 years old, 7-foot power forward with a great outside game. Vukcevic is a native of Serbia who has a long history of producing high-quality basketball players. He also holds a Greek and Swedish passport.

Vukcevic is a son of a former basketball player Dusan Vukcevic who played for many famous European clubs. Tristan began his career with Real Madrid, the same club that produced Luka Doncic. After three seasons in Madrid, Vukcevic moved to Partizan Belgrade. In the ABA League last season, Vukcevic played 14.3 minutes per game, recording 8.1 points and 3.2 rebounds.

International players like Vucevic usually end up at the bottom of the first round, and that is where he will probably be selected. The Jazz, the Pacers, and the Clippers have the last three picks in the first round, and some of them will probably land Vucevic.

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2023 NBA Draft Props

The NBA Draft is a unique event that brings different options when it comes to sports betting. NBA Draft props is something you can enjoy only once a year, so here are the markets you can try your luck on.

Pick Number

When you bet on the pick number, you are actually picking the exact player from a given position. The bookmakers usually give the option to bet on the first 10 selections. There is a significant difference in the odds depending on the number of picks you are betting on. The lower you go, the odds usually increase.

Player Draft Position

The player draft position allows you to select a specific player and bet which position he will be picked from. Betting on Victor Wembanyama would not give you high odds, but betting on any other player would make the draft more interesting.

To Be Drafted Top 5 / Top 10

This is actually a very fun bet if you avoid the biggest prospects in the draft. Here you pick a specific player and bet if he is going to be selected among the top 5 or top 10 picks.

First Round Pick

Just like you can choose if a player will go in the top 5 or top 10, you can bet if a specific player will be a first-round pick.

Who Will Be Drafted First

The bookmakers usually offer a head to head matchups between pairs of players when pundits choose which of them would end up being selected higher in the draft.

Top 3 Exact Order

The main topic going into the NBA Draft is the order of the top three picks and the bookmakers are giving you a chance to bet on that as well.

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