Definition of Player Points and Assists

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What does the term "player points and assists" mean in the world of basketball betting? What is meant by the term "player points and assists"?

The "player points and assists" line allows you to bet on whether a basketball player's total points AND assists for a game will be over or under a certain number.

In photo: Patrick Ewing - The betting term Player Points and Assists is explained.For instance, let's say that the Los Angeles Lakers are playing the New York Knicks at home.

LeBron James has been on a tear as of late, scoring 30+ points in 5 straight games.

His "player points/assists" line for the game looks like this:

38.5 Points and Assists

Under 38.5 points and assists, -110
Over 38.5 points and assists, -110


So, if you think that LeBron's hot streak is likely to continue, you'd want to take the over.

On the other hand, if you think that he is going to cool down, you'd want to take the under.


Here is another example:

James Harden

41.5 Points and Asists

Under 41.5 Points and Assists, -110
Over 41.5 Points and Assists, -110


There are many different configurations of the "player stat combos" for basketball betting, but player points and assists is probably the most popular.