Player prop bets are a great way to jump into NHL betting action. Let’s take a look at player prop odds and picks for Cale Makar for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Lightning and Avalanche.
What are Player Props?
Player props refer to wagers that bettors can make based on player performance in a specific game. The majority of player props are built around the most common statistical benchmarks such as goals, assists or total points. Most player props are straight over/under plays that open at or near -110 and are adjusted based on where the money lands.
Cale Makar Player Prop Bet Lightning vs. Avalanche Game 6 Odds & Picks
Following their 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, the Tampa Bay Lightning head back home and will look to force a Game 7. After successfully cashing on this prop in Game 3, Game 4, and Game 5, we are going back to the well once again with Colorado’s star defenseman Cale Makar’s shot total.
Makar continues to prove in this series that he is not only the best defenseman in the world but one of the best players in general. Not only did Makar go over this total in each of the last three games, but he has now gone over this number in eight of his last 11 playoff games (73%).
Colorado has controlled the series’ pace and offensive zone for the majority of this series, which obviously results in more shots on goal. Through the first five contests in this series, the Avalanche are averaging 36.2 shots on goal.
If this trend continues, Makar should be able to get over this total once again.
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