With legal online sports betting coming to North Carolina soon, NBA prop betting is about to blow up. At the very least, the opportunities to bet on the performance of the Charlotte Hornets’ biggest star should increase dramatically.
That’s right, we’re talking about LaMelo Ball props. You’ll be able to bet on everything from the NBA All-Star guard’s season stats to just about every bucket, assist, rebound and steal that Ball records during Hornets games.
On this page, we’ve got a live feed featuring all the latest LaMelo Ball prop odds and more. So if you want to bet on LaMelo Ball, get a look at his latest prop odds, or explore even more NBA betting options for the entire Hornets roster, keep reading.
Today’s LaMelo Ball prop odds
Check the latest prop bet possibilities on LaMelo Ball’s next game/season below at top NC online sportsbooks (once legal).
LaMelo Ball MVP odds
LaMelo Ball leads the Charlotte Hornets in points, rebounds and assists. There’s little doubt he’s the team’s most valuable player, and it seems quite feasible that he could join the NBA MVP conversation in the years ahead. Here’s a look at the current odds for LaMelo Ball winning the NBA MVP this season:
Best NBA sportsbooks for LaMelo Ball props
Caesars Sportsbook NC has the most competitive NBA prop odds around. As an NBA partner, it uses official league data to settle all its NBA prop bets.
Caesars is the kind of sportsbook where you might find an odds boost on LaMelo Ball scoring 20+ points and making three or more three-pointers in his next game. You might also find a market on Ball and Portland superstar Damian Lillard each scoring 30+ in their next games. The most popular player props on the platform include:
- Triple-double and double-double markets
- Total points and total rebounds markets
- First scorer bets
Caesars Sportsbook is also the only place where you can earn Tier Credits and Reward Credits with the Caesars Rewards program for every NBA prop bet.
BetMGM NC Sportsbook makes a real effort to offer the best variety of NBA props and the best basketball odds on these bets. Popular NBA player prop markets include:
- First field goal
- Exact method of first field goal
- Points, rebounds, assists, steals, turnovers
BetMGM is the kind of sportsbook where you might find a special pre-built same game parlay linking LaMelo Ball scoring 25+ points, making three or more three-pointers, and the Hornets winning by five or more in their next game.
BetMGM also runs a big variety of other valuable NBA promotions. The sportsbook allows you to earn MGM Rewards points betting NBA props.
If you want to bet on live NBA props, DraftKings NC Sportsbook is for you, simply because it offers more live NBA prop betting options than anywhere else. It also lets you bet on a big variety of pre-game NBA player props, the most popular of which include:
- Player threes
- Head-to-head scoring props
- Total player points, rebounds and assists
DraftKings Sportsbook might also run promos offering bonus bets based on LaMelo Ball’s scoring in a big matchup.
FanDuel Sportsbook NC is truly competitive when it comes to the odds on NBA player props. Some of the most popular NBA prop markets at FanDuel include:
- Player combos
- Stat leaders
- Player threes
FanDuel Sportsbook also features a pre-built NBA Same Game Parlay of the Day. This could involve LaMelo Ball props, or an odds boost on Ball scoring 15+ points, Ja Morant scoring 20+ points, and Luka Doncic scoring 25+ points in all three players’ next games.
LaMelo Ball facts & figures
- Player: LaMelo Ball
- Born: Aug. 22, 2001
- Current Team: Charlotte Hornets
- Drafted: Third overall 2020 NBA Draft
- Position: Point Guard
- Shoots: Right
- Height: 6’7″
- Career Stats: 19.4 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 7.3 apg
- Brothers in the NBA: Lonzo Ball (Chicago Bulls), LiAngelo Ball (G League)
- High School: Chino Hills in Chino Hills, California
Before the NBA: Verbally committed to UCLA before high school – Released the Melo Ball 1 signature Big Baller Brand shoe before graduating, threatening his NCAA eligibility – Signed with Lithuanian pro basketball team Prienai in 2017 becoming the youngest American ever to sign a pro basketball contract – Signed with the Los Angeles Ballers in his father’s Junior Basketball Association in 2018 – Signed with the Illawarra Hawks of the Australian-based National Basketball League in 2019 where he won NBL Rookie of the Year before entering the NBA draft.
- NBA Awards: 2020-21 NBA Rookie of the Year
LaMelo Ball contracts
After being drafted third overall in the 2020 NBA Draft, LaMelo Ball signed a four-year rookie contract worth $35.5 million with the Charlotte Hornets. Only two years and $16,071,720 were guaranteed. However, the Hornets picked up the team option for the 2022-23 season, and Ball is earning $8.6 million for this current NBA season. The team has an option for the 2023-24 season that will pay Ball $10,900,635. Then, the Hornets can extend Ball a qualifying offer for the 2024-25 season worth as much as $14,301,633. He’ll become a restricted free agent if the team does not.
LaMelo Ball injury history
- February 2023: LaMelo Ball will miss the rest of the season with a fractured right ankle
- 2021-22 Season: LaMelo Ball played 75 of the Charlotte Hornets’ 82 games
- March 2021: LaMelo Ball missed one month after surgery on a fractured right wrist
LaMelo Ball shoes
LaMelo Ball had a shoe deal with his father Lavar Ball’s Big Baller Brand before he left high school. However, he signed a new shoe deal with Puma in October 2020 before playing his first NBA game.
The deal is reportedly worth $100 million and grants Ball access to Puma’s private jet. The Puma LaMelo Ball collection now features the MB.02 FLARE BY LAMELO BALL sneaker.
Who is LaMelo Ball’s girlfriend?
LaMelo Ball is reportedly dating 33-year-old Instagram model and social media influencer Ana Montana. Montana’s real name is Analicia Chaves. She’s from New Bedford, Massachusetts, and reportedly dated Real Madrid soccer player Karim Benzema in the past. Montana is currently a brand ambassador for Fashion Nova.
When was LaMelo Ball drafted?
LaMelo Ball was drafted third overall in the 2020 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 NBA Draft was held via videoconferencing at ESPN studios in Bristol, Connecticut. Ball was voted the NBA’s Rookie of the Year in his rookie season following the draft.