Goran Dragic MIA @ PHO Fanduel 7100 Draftkings 6800
He is Averaging 33.2 DK points and 32 FD points per game, Goran Dragic seems to be in great form. Part of this is due to his 24.9 usage rate this season. He comes into a matchup against the Suns that ranks 7 against point guards as they allow an average of 47.2 fantasy points to their opposition. Not to mention they allow an average of 230.07 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 0.95 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!
Kyrie Irving BOS vs LAL Fanduel 8900 Draftkings 8800
He is at home facing the Lakers tonight that ranks 3 against the opposing guards this season, Kyrie Irving makes a case for himself as one of the best options on the slate, relative to his price. He averages 40 DK points and 40.2 FD points per game beside his 1.22 pts/minute. He typically gets a decent amount of opportunities per game as he maintains an average usage rate of 29.1%. Another reason why the matchup is good for Kyrie Irving is that the Lakers has been giving up around 222.64 fantasy points per game this year. All signs pointing in the right direction for Kyrie Irving, give him a look!
Stephen Curry GS vs MIN Fanduel 9500 Draftkings 9300
Stephen Curry has been strolling along this season averaging 1.36 points per minute along with a usage rate of 28.7% . Fantasy wise, he averages 44.1fantasy points per game on fanduel and 45.5 on DraftKings. Facing the Timberwolves at home tonight, this matchup seems like he is set for an optimal performance. They allow an average of 220 fantasy points per game and in terms of defense vs position, the Timberwolves ranks 1 in that they give up an average 54.6 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.
Devin Booker PHO vs MIA Fanduel 7200 Draftkings 8000
Usage% is arguably one of the most important stats for shooting guards. Devin Booker maintains a usage rate of 27.9 and this transpires into 1.03 pts / min. Overall, on Fanduel he averages 33.1 fantasy points per game and 34.7 on Draftkings. Devin Booker is facing off against the Heat tonight who allow the 8 most fantasy points against shooting guards so far, this season. Not only this but they also give up an average 216.41 fantasy points per game to the opposing team. You can get a lot out of Devin Booker for his price tonight.
Courtney Lee NYK @ ORL Fanduel 4500 Draftkings 4200
As far as his matchup goes, Courtney Lee looks to exploit the fact that the Magic allows 221.03 fantasy points per game. His 14.8 usage % and 0.68 pts per min should be put into full effect considering he is up against the team that ranks 7 against shooting guards allowing an average 49.7 fantasy points per game to them. It is expected Courtney Lee outperforms his average of 21.6 DK points and 21.3 FD points per game. Look for this shooting guard to get plenty of opportunities tonight against the Magic.
Dion Waiters MIA @ PHO Fanduel 6000 Draftkings 5700
There are many reasons why Dion Waiters can pay off to be a decent dfs option tonight. First off, he is a against the Suns who allow 54.5 points per game and rank 3 against shooting guards in terms of fantasy points allowed. Moreover, Dion Waiters possesses a usage% of 24.3% and has had an admirable scoring game as he averages 0.83 points per minute. DFS wise, he averages 26.3points per game on Fanduel and 27.2 on Draftkings. Dion Waiters is one of the more attractive options at SG this evening.
Tim Hardaway Jr. NYK @ ORL Fanduel 6000 Draftkings 6100
Looking in this (high/mid/low) price range, Tim Hardaway Jr. seems to have some good attributes that can transpire into a good game. His 0.81 pts/min and 23 usage % are a strong reason why he averages 26.5 pts per game on Fanduel and 27.5 on Draftkings. Combined with how favorable his matchup is, Tim Hardaway Jr. is even more enticing. The Magic ranks 7 giving up 49.7 fantasy points to opposing shooting guards. Additionally, they allow an average of 221 points per game which is 8 most in the league. Tim Hardaway Jr. should be a safe lock for tonight’s slate.
Josh Richardson MIA @ PHO Fanduel 4700 Draftkings 4600
Sporting a usage % of 17.3, Josh Richardson has found a respectable amount of opportunities, mainly offensively, to produce decent stat lines this season. On Fanduel, he averages 21.9points per game, and 21.825 on Draftkings. Additionally, to enhance his usage, Josh Richardson accumulates an average of 0.67 pts / min. He faces the Suns tonight that gives up an overall total of 230 fantasy points per game this season. Furthermore, against Small Forwards, they rank 10 in the league allowing approximately 42.8 fantasy points per game. A multi-threat DFS option, Josh Richardson has all the skills to put up a great game.
Jaylen Brown BOS vs LAL Fanduel 5500 Draftkings 6200
According to our projection system, Jaylen Brown seems to be in line for a standout performance tonight against the Lakers. This season, he accumulates 0.85 pts /min and possesses a usage rate of 21.2. the Lakers allows 222.64 points per game and ranks 13, dfs wise, against small forwards, giving up 41.9 fantasy points per game. Jaylen Brown’s averages of 27 DK PPG and 26 FD PPG should be the minimal benchmark up against the Lakers tonight. It would not hurt to consider adding him to your lineups tonight.
Tobias Harris DET vs IND Fanduel 6900 Draftkings 6600
Usage wise, Tobias Harris has been pretty good as he possesses a usage rate of 23.3% and a points/min of 0.91. The main statistic for players that occupy the 4 and 5 is opponent points in the paint. For Tobias Harris’s matchup, Pacers allows 51.2 points in the paint and 10.7 offensive rebounds per game which is 1 and 7 rank in league, respectively. Trying to continue or add to his averages of 29.5 FD ppg and 30.8 DK ppg, Tobias Harris will have a great opportunity to do so tonight against the Pacers who allows 57.4 fantasy points to power forwards which ranks 1 most in the NBA. Look for elite production from this big man tonight.
Thaddeus Young IND @ DET Fanduel 6400 Draftkings 5800
Thaddeus Young, going up against the Pistons who rank 8 in the league against PF, allowing an average of 48.4 fantasy points per game. As for Thaddeus Young, he has a usage rate of 17.9 . Not to mention, his per game averages are 28.6 DraftKings fantasy points and 29 on Fanduel. He makes great use of his minutes, averaging 0.87 points per minute. Pistons gives up 41.6 points in the paint per game and 8.3 offensive rebounds. In a matchup like this, Thaddeus Young is worth heavy consideration.
Draymond Green GS vs MIN Fanduel 8200 Draftkings 7500
This primary big man has had some great stat lines this year. Averaging 1.11 points per minute, this has translated into 34DK ppg and 32.4 FD ppg. Already at his price tier, Draymond Green seems like a viable option. He also has a great matchup that struggles mightily against forwards. the Timberwolves allows around 50.2 points in the paint per game this year and 9.8 offensive rebounds. He should have plenty of space and opportunities against the team that ranks 2 allowing 52.3 fantasy points per game. You can get some great merit by locking in Draymond Green tonight.
Nikola Vucevic ORL vs NYK Fanduel 8200 Draftkings 7100
One of the more prominent usage centers in the NBA, Nikola Vucevic has a usage rate of 24% this year. He has put together averages of 35.8 FD fp and 36.8 DK fp per game, along with a pts/min of 1.19. He should accelerate these numbers against the Knicks that rank 9 against centres, giving up n average 43.8 fantasy points per game. Also, they give up a fairly high amount of points in the paint, 38.4 per game, which is 28 rank highest in the nba. Nikola Vucevic seems to be an enticing centre option on tonight’s slate.
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN @ GS Fanduel 9700 Draftkings 8900
Averaging 42.475 Draftkings ppg and 41.6 Fanduel ppg, Karl-Anthony Towns is in a decent form coming into tonight’s game. He faces the Warriors that allow plenty of fantasy points to centre, an average of 39.3 to be exact, ranking 18 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 46 points in the paint per game along with 11.9 offensive rebounds per game. With his usage of 25.4% and pts/min of 1.29, Karl-Anthony Towns is in prime position to exploit these abysmal defensive numbers.
Al Horford BOS vs LAL Fanduel 7300 Draftkings 7300
In a highly anticipated matchup against the Lakers tonight, Al Horford and his 1.09 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 13 allowing 41 fantasy points per game to centres this year. A lot of offensive rebounds have been given up as well, 9.7 per game to be exact. Al Horford has a usage rate of 19.4% and 20.9Draftkings ppg and 20.3Fanduel ppg this year. In his price tier, he seems to be one of the best cash game options. The matchup gives him plenty of upside.
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