NBA Picks for Jan 30, 2024: Tatum Points, Warriors vs. Sixers & More

NBA Stars' Performance and Betting Insights for Tonight

by Nouman Rasool
NBA Picks for Jan 30, 2024: Tatum Points, Warriors vs. Sixers & More
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On the evening of January 30, 2024, basketball enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to as five thrilling NBA matchups take center stage. Among the most anticipated games are the Los Angeles Lakers facing off against the Atlanta Hawks, the Boston Celtics clashing with the Indiana Pacers, and the Golden State Warriors squaring up against the Philadelphia 76ers.

While these games promise excitement, there are also intriguing player prop bets to consider, adding an extra layer of engagement for fans. Players like Steph Curry, Jayson Tatum, and Tyrese Haliburton are poised to make an impact in their respective games.

Jayson Tatum, currently ranked 11th in the NBA in scoring, maintains an average of 26.9 points per game. Although Tatum's scoring has faced challenges due to the presence of Kristaps Porzingis and Jrue Holiday on the Celtics' roster, he remains a scoring force capable of surpassing the 30-point mark.

Player Prop Insights: Tatum & Haliburton

Our NBA daily top pick suggests a prop bet of 30.5 points for Tatum against the Indiana Pacers. While he has exceeded 31 points in just one of his last 10 games, it might be a safer bet to consider him going under, given his recent scoring performance this month.Tyrese Haliburton currently leads the league in assists, showcasing a remarkable improvement from 10.5 assists per game last season to 12.5 this season.

As the Indiana Pacers face the Boston Celtics, Haliburton's playmaking skills will be on full display. Our NBA daily pick features a prop bet of 10.5 assists for Haliburton in this game, slightly lower than his season average.

Despite missing several recent games due to a hamstring injury, head coach Rick Carlisle expects Haliburton to play and potentially notch at least 11 assists, reinforcing his All-Star caliber status. The Golden State Warriors (-155) surprisingly emerge as favorites against the Philadelphia 76ers (+135) for their upcoming clash.

Despite the Warriors' home-court advantage at the Chase Center, their performance this season has not been consistently dominant. The Warriors-Sixers game, included in our NBA daily picks, sees oddsmakers predicting a Philadelphia victory, with the Sixers expected to cover the spread (+3.5), and the total score likely to surpass 236.5 points.

Another notable NBA daily pick centers around Steph Curry's scoring ability. With a prop bet of 28.5 points against the Philadelphia 76ers, slightly higher than his current season average of 27.3 points per game, Curry is expected to continue his impressive scoring streak.

Curry's recent performances, including a 46-point game against the LA Lakers and a 33-point game against the Sacramento Kings, suggest he can easily surpass the 28.5-point mark, especially considering the potential absence of key Sixers players.