The first round of the NBA playoffs start today and with that, oddsmakers from have released some player prop odds for Saturday’s game.

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Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have released player prop odds for the Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs game, as well as the Houston Rockets at Portland Trailblazers game.

Oddsmakers have made Mavs’ forward Dirk Nowitzki a –4.5 (-120) favorite to score more points and nab more rebounds than Spurs’ forward Tim Duncan, who is a +4.5 (-110) underdog. In the same game, oddsmakers have made Josh Howard a –3.5 (-120) favorite over Roger Mason (+3.5, -110) to score more points.

Switching to the Rockets-Blazers game, oddsmakers like Brandon Roy (-4.5, -120) to score more points than Houston’s Ron Artest (+4.5, -110). Rockets’ center Yao Ming is also a 3-point favorite (+140) to edge out LaMarcus Aldridge (+3, -180) to score more points and grab more rebounds.

Tip off tonight for Game 1 between the Mavericks and Spurs is set for 8:00PM ET, while the Rockets and Trailblazers are set to do battle at 10:30PM ET. For complete player prop odds for the two NBA playoff games tonight, see below.

MOST POINTS + REBOUNDS MADE BY (MAVS VS SPURS)

1009 DIRK NOWITZKI -4½ (-120)

1010 TIM DUNCAN +4½ (-110)

MOST POINTS SCORED BY (MAVS VS SPURS)

1011 JOSH HOWARD -3½ (-120)

1012 ROGER MASON +3½ (-110)

MOST POINTS SCORED BY (ROCKETS VS BLAZERS)

1013 RON ARTEST +4½ (-110)

1014 BRANDON ROY -4½ (-120)

MOST POINTS + REBOUNDS MADE BY (ROCKETS VS BLAZERS)

1015 YAO MING -3 (+140)

1016 LaMARCUS ALDRIDGE +3 (-180)

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Posted: 4/18/09 3:46 AM ET