Goran Dragic MIA @ GS Fanduel 7000 Draftkings 6800
He is Averaging 34.3 DK points and 32.4 FD points per game, Goran Dragic seems to be in great form. Part of this is due to his 24.2 usage rate this season. He comes into a matchup against the Warriors that ranks 10 against point guards as they allow an average of 45.9 fantasy points to their opposition. Not to mention they allow an average of 224.13 fantasy points per game this year and the game is projected to be played at a decent pace. Consistent production is available from Goran Dragic as he looks to continue being near his average of 0.96 pts/min. Look for him to take over the game at some point. A lot of skill and a good matchup for Goran Dragic tonight!
Tyler Johnson MIA @ GS Fanduel 3900 Draftkings 4400
He is on the road facing the Warriors tonight that ranks 10 against the opposing guards this season, Tyler Johnson makes a case for himself as one of the best options on the slate, relative to his price. He averages 18.3DK points and 20.2 FD points per game beside his 0.76 pts/minute. He typically gets a decent amount of opportunities per game as he maintains an average usage rate of 19.7%. Another reason why the matchup is good for Tyler Johnson is that the Warriors has been giving up around 224.13 fantasy points per game this year. All signs pointing in the right direction for Tyler Johnson, give him a look!
Dennis Schroder ATL vs BOS Fanduel 7800 Draftkings 7100
Dennis Schroder has been strolling along this season averaging 1.15 points per minute along with a usage rate of 30.1% . Fantasy wise, he averages 36.1 fantasy points per game on fanduel and 36.4 on DraftKings. Facing the Celtics at home tonight, this matchup seems like he is set for an optimal performance. They allow an average of 192.99 fantasy points per game and in terms of defense vs position, the Celtics ranks 16 in that they give up an average 41.2 fantasy pts to the opposing point guards per game this year. A great price for a great all around player. He is worth heavy consideration.
Mike James PHO vs BKN Fanduel 5800 Draftkings 5300
Set to matchup against the Nets, there is a lot to like about Mike James . Not only is he facing a team that ranks 6 against the point guards this year, with around 48.3 fantasy points given up to them per game, but, he also has a pretty good pt / minute ratio of 1.02 . It has translated into an average of 24 DK points and 23.6 fanduel points per game. This can be heavily contributed to his 23.3% usage rate, which implies he is getting decent production on both sides of the court, especially on offense. Stuffing the stat sheet against a not so great defensive team in the Nets as they give up 234.7 points per game seems highly probable for Mike James.
Klay Thompson GS vs MIA Fanduel 7200 Draftkings 6900
Usage% is arguably one of the most important stats for shooting guards. Klay Thompson maintains a usage rate of 23.7 and this transpires into 0.98 pts / min. Overall, on Fanduel he averages 32.2 fantasy points per game and 33.55 on Draftkings. Klay Thompson is facing off against the Heat tonight who allow the 6 most fantasy points against shooting guards so far, this season. Not only this but they also give up an average 216.4 fantasy points per game to the opposing team. You can get a lot out of Klay Thompson for his price tonight.
Marcus Smart BOS @ ATL Fanduel 5900 Draftkings 5100
As far as his matchup goes, Marcus Smart looks to exploit the fact that the Hawks allows 223.89 fantasy points per game. His 21.2 usage % and 0.98 pts per min should be put into full effect considering he is up against the team that ranks 1 against shooting guards allowing an average 57.4 fantasy points per game to them. It is expected Marcus Smart outperforms his average of 25.8 DK points and 27.8 FD points per game. Look for this shooting guard to get plenty of opportunities tonight against the Hawks.
D’Angelo Russell BKN @ PHO Fanduel 8000 Draftkings 8200
There are many reasons why D’Angelo Russell can pay off to be a decent dfs option tonight. First off, he is a against the Suns who allow 51.7 points per game and rank 4 against shooting guards in terms of fantasy points allowed. Moreover, D’Angelo Russell possesses a usage% of 34.1% and has had an admirable scoring game as he averages 1.27 points per minute. DFS wise, he averages 34.4 points per game on Fanduel and 36.25 on Draftkings. D’Angelo Russell is one of the more attractive options at SG this evening.
Caris LeVert BKN @ PHO Fanduel 5300 Draftkings 4700
Looking in this (high/mid/low) price range, Caris LeVert seems to have some good attributes that can transpire into a good game. His 0.83 pts/min and 20.5 usage % are a strong reason why he averages 22.6 pts per game on Fanduel and 22.75 on Draftkings. Combined with how favorable his matchup is, Caris LeVert is even more enticing. The Suns ranks 4 giving up 51.7 fantasy points to opposing shooting guards. Additionally, they allow an average of 236.5 points per game which is 1 most in the league. Caris LeVert should be a safe lock for tonight’s slate.
Josh Jackson PHO vs BKN Fanduel 3700 Draftkings 4300
Sporting a usage % of 21, Josh Jackson has found a respectable amount of opportunities, mainly offensively, to produce decent stat lines this season. On Fanduel, he averages 18.6 points per game, and 18.2 on Draftkings. Additionally, to enhance his usage, Josh Jackson accumulates an average of 0.79 pts / min. He faces the Nets tonight that gives up an overall total of 234.7 fantasy points per game this season. Furthermore, against Small Forwards, they rank 7 in the league allowing approximately 47.9 fantasy points per game. A multi-threat DFS option, Josh Jackson has all the skills to put up a great game.
Jaylen Brown BOS @ ATL Fanduel 5700 Draftkings 6000
For Jaylen Brown, he matches up against the heavily exploitable Hawks defense which, to his benefit, ranks 4 in the league against SFs in terms of allowing 49.8 fantasy points per game. Also, they allow an average of 223.89 points per game to their opponents. This implies a decently high pace game which benefits Jaylen Brown’s usage rate and pts/min of 21.4% and 0.88 respectively. He looks to outperform his averages of 27.2 pts/game on Fanduel and 27.8 pts/game on Draftkings. Jaylen Brown seems quite viable for both GPP and Cash games tonight.
T.J. Warren PHO vs BKN Fanduel 6200 Draftkings 5700
TJ Warren, averaging 27.9 pts per game on Fanduel, and his team the Suns take on the Nets in what looks to be a highly competitive game. Nets ranks 7 against SF allowing an average of 47.9 fantasy points per game to them. TJ Warren maintains a usage rate of 27.6 and pts/min average of 1.06 so he is set to be given a lot of scoring opportunities tonight. He should be a large contributor to his team’s offense tonight as they are expected to be around Nets’s average points allowed per game which is 234.7. This small forward has some reasonable upside and he should be worth heavy consideration for GPP and Cash Games.
Taurean Waller-Prince ATL vs BOS Fanduel 5900 Draftkings 5600
According to our projection system, Taurean Prince seems to be in line for a standout performance tonight against the Celtics. This season, he accumulates 0.85 pts /min and possesses a usage rate of 21.8. the Celtics allows 192.99 points per game and ranks 15, dfs wise, against small forwards, giving up 41.6 fantasy points per game. Taurean Prince’s averages of 27.3 DK PPG and 26.1 FD PPG should be the minimal benchmark up against the Celtics tonight. It would not hurt to consider adding him to your lineups tonight.
Trevor Booker BKN @ PHO Fanduel 4100 Draftkings 4500
Trevor Booker averages 21.8 FPPG on Fanduel and 23 on Draftkings. This is heavily due to his 21.8 usage rate. Another metric regarding his production given his minutes is his 1.01 pts / min. Tonight, Trevor Booker and his team matchup against the Suns who rank 5 in fantasy points allowed against big men. This comes out to an average of 51.1 fantasy points per game. Additionally, they allow 49.6 points in the paint per game, so offensive rebounds and plenty of close up baskets wouldn’t be surprising for Trevor Booker tonight. Overall, he makes a for a solid play in his price range.
Jayson Tatum BOS @ ATL Fanduel 5800 Draftkings 5600
Usage wise, Jayson Tatum has been pretty good as he possesses a usage rate of 17.6% and a points/min of 0.86. The main statistic for players that occupy the 4 and 5 is opponent points in the paint. For Jayson Tatum’s matchup, Hawks allows 47 points in the paint and 11.7 offensive rebounds per game which is 10 and 2 rank in league, respectively. Trying to continue or add to his averages of 26.7 FD ppg and 27.6 DK ppg, Jayson Tatum will have a great opportunity to do so tonight against the Hawks who allows 52.9 fantasy points to power forwards which ranks 3 most in the NBA. Look for elite production from this big man tonight.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN @ PHO Fanduel 6700 Draftkings 5900
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, going up against the Suns who rank 5 in the league against PF, allowing an average of 51.1 fantasy points per game. As for Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, he has a usage rate of 20.8 . Not to mention, his per game averages are 28 Dk fantasy points and 28.9 on Fanduel. He makes great use of his minutes, averaging 1.08 points per minute. Suns gives up 49.6 points in the paint per game and 10.1 offensive rebounds. In a matchup like this, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is worth heavy consideration.
Dragan Bender PHO vs BKN Fanduel 3800 Draftkings 3400
This primary big man has had some great stat lines this year. Averaging 0.7 points per minute, this has translated into 15.333 DK ppg and 14.8 FD ppg. Already at his price tier, Dragan Bender seems like a viable option. He also has a great matchup that struggles mightily against forwards. the Nets allows around 50.4 points in the paint per game this year and 10.4 offensive rebounds. He should have plenty of space and opportunities against the team that ranks 14 allowing 47.5 fantasy points per game. You can get some great merit by locking in Dragan Bender tonight.
Al Horford BOS @ ATL Fanduel 7500 Draftkings 7200
One of the more prominent usage centers in the NBA, Al Horford has a usage rate of 19.1% this year. He has put together averages of 33.4 FD fp and 35.4 DK fp per game, along with a pts/min of 1.07. He should accelerate these numbers against the Hawks that rank 10 against centres, giving up n average 43.6 fantasy points per game. Also, they give up a fairly high amount of points in the paint, 47 per game, which is 10 rank highest in the nba. Al Horford seems to be an enticing centre option on tonight’s slate.
Tyson Chandler PHO vs BKN Fanduel 4900 Draftkings 4100
Averaging 21.25 Draftkings ppg and 21.55 Fanduel ppg, Tyson Chandler is in a decent form coming into tonight’s game. He faces the Nets that allow plenty of fantasy points to centre, an average of 52.2 to be exact, ranking 1 most in the NBA. One of the reasons the big men are superb against them are because of their inability to defend the paint. They allow an average of 50.4 points in the paint per game along with 10.4 offensive rebounds per game. With his usage of 12.5% and pts/min of 0.86, Tyson Chandler is in prime position to exploit these abysmal defensive numbers.
Alex Len PHO vs BKN Fanduel 4500 Draftkings 4600
In a highly anticipated matchup against the Nets tonight, Alex Len and his 1.02 pts/min looks to have a breakout performance. He has a good chance to do so against them with their poor defense against centres this year. They rank 1 allowing 52.2 fantasy points per game to centres this year. A lot of offensive rebounds have been given up as well, 10.4 per game to be exact. Alex Len has a usage rate of 16.7% and 12.6 Draftkings ppg and 12.55 Fanduel ppg this year. In his price tier, he seems to be one of the best GPP options. The matchup gives him plenty of upside.
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