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BIG3 Basketball Picks, Betting Odds & Predictions for Week 2

Eric Rosales

by Eric Rosales in News

Jun 25, 2022 · 5:30 AM PDT

Joe Johnson driving on defender
Sep 1, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Killer 3s forward Donte Green (20) guards Triplets guard Joe Johnson (1) as he drives to the basket during the Big3 Championship game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
  • Week 2 of BIG3 action begins Saturday with a 3-game slate, with another three games on Sunday
  • Michael Beasley shined in his BIG3 debut
  • See below for odds on all games and our betting predictions

Death, taxes and Joe Johnson feasting on BIG3 defenses.

That was the case again in Week 1, when Iso Joe  was the star of stars, leading the Triplets to an opening win showdown over the Trilogy.

Now that we’ve had a chance to see what teams are offering, let’s delve into the odds for this Week 2, as play continues in Chicago.

(Note: not all betting lines were available at press time. Check back later for full odds once they are available.)

BIG3 Week 2 Odds

Game Time (ET) Team Spread Moneyline
Saturday, June 25 3’s Company -4 (-114) -188
1pm Tri-State +4 (-114) +140
Game Time (ET) Team Spread Moneyline
Saturday, June 25 Aliens +3.5 (-114) +116
1pm Triplets -3.5 (-114) -154
Game Time (ET) Team Spread Moneyline
Saturday, June 25 Ball Hogs +4 (-114) +132
1pm Ghost Ballers -4 (-114) -178
Game Time (ET) Team Spread Moneyline
Sunday, June 26 Power PK (-115) OFF
3pm 3 Headed Monsters PK (-115) OFF
Game Time (ET) Team Spread Moneyline
Sunday, June 26 Enemies OFF OFF
3pm Bivouac OFF OFF
Game Time (ET) Team Spread Moneyline
Sunday, June 26 Killer 3’s OFF OFF
3pm Trilogy OFF OFF

Odds as of June 25th at Caesars Sportsbook and FanDuel.

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Aliens vs Triplets Pick

Joe Johnson wasted little time establishing himself as the MVP favorite, which would be his third straight crown as the BIG3’s best.

Even with his outside shot failing to cook (going just 5-for-17 everywhere outside the paint), he still topped all scorers in Week 1, pouring in 30 points, while adding eight boards and two dimes, as Triplets bested Trilogy 51-45.

Jeremy Pargo was the only other Triplet to break double-digit scoring, with 16, and he also drilled his first 4-pointer on the campaign.

They’re up against a newly-formed Aliens squad, who looked impressive in their 52-44 win over Enemies in Week 1.

The Aliens feature a trio of European stars that cut their teeth while playing on the FIBA 3×3 circuit: captain Dusan Bulut, and co-captains Karlis Lasmanis and Tomislav Ivosev.

With Ivosev missing the game with visa issues, his teammates picked up the slack. Bulut poured in 22 points and seven boards, while drilling four three-pointers. Lasmanis was also a do-it-all, pouring in 18 points and five boards, while hitting three triples too.

Like we did last week, though, we’ll stick with Johnson to get the Triplets a win.

Pick: Triplets -3.5 (-114)

3’s Company vs Tri State Pick

Talk about breathing new life into a franchise. That’s exactly what Michael Beasley is doing with 3’s company.

The BIG3 rookie, but longtime NBA reserve, shined bright in Week 1, going toe-to-toe with fellow newcomer Gerald Green, with 3’s Company putting up a 50-47 win.

Beasley was a beast, putting up 26 points and four boards, while drilling two 4-point bombs. There were all of five 4-pointers hit opening weekend.

3’s Company matches up with Tri-State Saturday, who are hoping Jason Richardson is back in the lineup after missing Week 1 due to COVID protocols. He was sorely missed, as Tri-State was easily handled by Power in a 50-35 romp.

Justin Dentmon was the team’s leading scorer, putting up 13 points and three boards, with DaJuan Summers chipping in 11.

Pick: 3’s Company -4 (-114)

Power vs 3 Headed Monsters Pick

Power got a shot of youth and talent to their roster this offseason, and it showed with a dominating win over 3’s Company in Week 1.

Glen Rice Jr, the first overall pick in this summer’s draft, lived up to his to billing, pouring in 23 points and adding six rebounds, including three triples.

The Power’s second-round pick, TJ Cline — son of head coach Nancy Lieberman — also shined in the opener, dropping 16 points, including the game-clinching triple.

After a relatively easy win to start things off, Power face off with the 3 Headed Monsters, who went down to the wire in a 53-50 loss to the Ghost Ballers.

Kevin Murphy led all scorers with 28, including a 4-pointer to give them a 50-49 lead. But down 51-50, he was blocked on their last possession, with the ball falling to Darnell Johnson for an easy putback clincher. Rashard Lewis chipped in 18 in the loss.

As nice as Power’s debut was, look for the ‘Monsters to square up their record in Week 2.

Pick: 3-Headed Monsters PK (-115)

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