John Wall WAS vs LAL Fanduel 10000 Draftkings 9500
He is Averaging 45.222 DK points and 44 FD points per game, John Wall seems to be in great form. Part of this is due to his 28.7 usage rate this season. He comes into a matchup against the Lakers that ranks 8 against point guards as they allow an average of 46.4 fantasy points to their opposition. Not to mention they allow an average of 222 fantasy points per game this year and the game is projected to be played at a decent pace. Consistent production is available from John Wall as he looks to continue being near his average of 1.25 pts/min. Look for him to take over the game at some point. A lot of skill and a good matchup for John Wall tonight!
Derrick Rose CLE @ HOU Fanduel 4500 Draftkings 4500
He is on the road facing the Rockets tonight that ranks 6 against the opposing guards this season, Derrick Rose makes a case for himself as one of the best options on the slate, relative to his price. He averages 19.7 DK points and 18.59 FD points per game beside his 0.7 pts/minute. He typically gets a decent amount of opportunities per game as he maintains an average usage rate of 26.4%. Another reason why the matchup is good for Derrick Rose is that the Rockets has been giving up around 208 fantasy points per game this year. All signs pointing in the right direction for Derrick Rose, give him a look!
Russell Westbrook OKC @ DEN Fanduel 10500 Draftkings 10200
Russell Westbrook has been strolling along this season averaging 1.4 points per minute along with a usage rate of 31.6% . Fantasy wise, he averages 47.5 fantasy points per game on fanduel and 51.5on DraftKings. Facing the Nuggets on the road tonight, this matchup seems like he is set for an optimal performance. They allow an average of 217.85 fantasy points per game and in terms of defense vs position, the Nuggets ranks 5 in that they give up an average 47.8 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.
Lonzo Ball LAL @ WAS Fanduel 6500 Draftkings 6000
Set to matchup against the Wizards, there is a lot to like about Lonzo Ball . Not only is he facing a team that ranks 13 against the point guards this year, with around 43.1 fantasy points given up to them per game, but, he also has a pretty good pt / minute ratio of 0.92 . It has translated into an average of 30.05 DK points and 30.2 fanduel points per game. This can be heavily contributed to his 18.7% 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 Wizards as they give up 220.04 points per game seems highly probable for Lonzo Ball.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope LAL @ WAS Fanduel 4700 Draftkings 4500
Usage% is arguably one of the most important stats for shooting guards. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope maintains a usage rate of 16.5 and this transpires into 0.75 pts / min. Overall, on Fanduel he averages 24 fantasy points per game and 24.25 on Draftkings. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is facing off against the Wizards tonight who allow the 7 most fantasy points against shooting guards so far, this season. Not only this but they also give up an average 220 fantasy points per game to the opposing team. You can get a lot out of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for his price tonight.
Eric Gordon HOU vs CLE Fanduel 6300 Draftkings 6500
As far as his matchup goes, Eric Gordon looks to exploit the fact that the Cavaliers allows 226.85 fantasy points per game. His 29.2 usage % and 0.97 pts per min should be put into full effect considering he is up against the team that ranks 9 against shooting guards allowing an average 49.2 fantasy points per game to them. It is expected Eric Gordon outperforms his average of 33.75 DK points and 31 FD points per game. Look for this shooting guard to get plenty of opportunities tonight against the Cavaliers.
E’Twaun Moore NO @ TOR Fanduel 4000 Draftkings 3900
There are many reasons why E’Twaun Moore can pay off to be a decent dfs option tonight. First off, he is a against the Raptors who allow 46.1 points per game and rank 15 against shooting guards in terms of fantasy points allowed. Moreover, E’Twaun Moore possesses a usage% of 14.6% and has had an admirable scoring game as he averages 0.61 points per minute. DFS wise, he averages 18.7 points per game on Fanduel and 19 on Draftkings. E’Twaun Moore is one of the more attractive options at SG this evening.
Jordan Clarkson LAL @ WAS Fanduel 4400 Draftkings 4400
Looking in this (high/mid/low) price range, Jordan Clarkson seems to have some good attributes that can transpire into a good game. His 1.13 pts/min and 30.6 usage % are a strong reason why he averages 23.3 pts per game on Fanduel and 23.675 on Draftkings. Combined with how favorable his matchup is, Jordan Clarkson is even more enticing. The Wizards ranks 7 giving up 50 fantasy points to opposing shooting guards. Additionally, they allow an average of 220 points per game which is 10 most in the league. Jordan Clarkson should be a safe lock for tonight’s slate.
Brandon Ingram LAL @ WAS Fanduel 6200 Draftkings 5900
Sporting a usage % of 21.9, Brandon Ingram has found a respectable amount of opportunities, mainly offensively, to produce decent stat lines this season. On Fanduel, he averages 28.6 points per game, and 28 on Draftkings. Additionally, to enhance his usage, Brandon Ingram accumulates an average of 0.87 pts / min. He faces the Wizards tonight that gives up an overall total of 220.04 fantasy points per game this season. Furthermore, against Small Forwards, they rank 4 in the league allowing approximately 47.8 fantasy points per game. A multi-threat DFS option, Brandon Ingram has all the skills to put up a great game.
Kelly Oubre Jr. WAS vs LAL Fanduel 4000 Draftkings 4600
For Kelly Oubre Jr., he matches up against the heavily exploitable Lakers defense which, to his benefit, ranks 12 in the league against SFs in terms of allowing 41.9 fantasy points per game. Also, they allow an average of 222.64 points per game to their opponents. This implies a decently high pace game which benefits Kelly Oubre Jr.’s usage rate and pts/min of 15.3% and 0.75 respectively. He looks to outperform his averages of 23.4 pts/game on Fanduel and 23.7 pts/game on Draftkings. Kelly Oubre Jr. seems quite viable for both GPP and Cash games tonight.
Trevor Ariza HOU vs CLE Fanduel 5700 Draftkings 4700
Trevor Ariza, averaging 22.8 pts per game on Fanduel and 22.9 on Draftkings, and his team the Rockets take on the Cavaliers in what looks to be a highly competitive game. Cavaliers ranks 3 against SF allowing an average of 48.8 fantasy points per game to them. Trevor Ariza maintains a usage rate of 12.2 and pts/min average of 0.66 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 Cavaliers’s average points allowed per game which is 226. This small forward has some reasonable upside and he should be worth heavy consideration for GPP and Cash Games.
P.J. Tucker HOU vs CLE Fanduel 4200 Draftkings 0
According to our projection system, PJ Tucker seems to be in line for a standout performance tonight against the Cavaliers. This season, he accumulates 0.65 pts /min and possesses a usage rate of 10.6. the Cavaliers allows 226 points per game and ranks 3, dfs wise, against small forwards, giving up 48.8 fantasy points per game. PJ Tucker’s averages of 0 DK PPG and 18.5 FD PPG should be the minimal benchmark up against the Cavaliers tonight. It would not hurt to consider adding him to your lineups tonight.
Carmelo Anthony OKC @ DEN Fanduel 6800 Draftkings 6600
Carmelo Anthony averages 33.16 FPPG on Fanduel and 33.9 on Draftkings. This is heavily due to his 27.8 usage rate. Another metric regarding his production given his minutes is his 1.04 pts / min. Tonight, Carmelo Anthony and his team matchup against the Nuggets who rank 10 in fantasy points allowed against big men. This comes out to an average of 47.7 fantasy points per game. Additionally, they allow 41.5 points in the paint per game, so offensive rebounds and plenty of close up baskets wouldn’t be surprising for Carmelo Anthony tonight. Overall, he makes a for a solid play in his price range.
Anthony Davis NO @ TOR Fanduel 11900 Draftkings 11000
Usage wise, Anthony Davis has been pretty good as he possesses a usage rate of 28.3% and a points/min of 1.51. The main statistic for players that occupy the 4 and 5 is opponent points in the paint. For Anthony Davis’s matchup, Raptors allows 44.4 points in the paint and 9.5 offensive rebounds per game which is 12 and 19 rank in league, respectively. Trying to continue or add to his averages of 55.15 FD ppg and 55.7 DK ppg, Anthony Davis will have a great opportunity to do so tonight against the Raptors who allows 53 fantasy points to power forwards which ranks 2 most in the NBA. Look for elite production from this big man tonight.
Ben Simmons PHI @ SAC Fanduel 9900 Draftkings 9000
Ben Simmons, going up against the Kings who rank 6 in the league against PF, allowing an average of 48.7 fantasy points per game. As for Ben Simmons, he has a usage rate of 24.6 . Not to mention, his per game averages are 47.4 DraftKings fantasy points and 46 on Fanduel. He makes great use of his minutes, averaging 1.32 points per minute. Kings gives up 40.8 points in the paint per game and 11.3 offensive rebounds. In a matchup like this, Ben Simmons is worth heavy consideration.
Dario Saric PHI @ SAC Fanduel 4100 Draftkings 4600
This primary big man has had some great stat lines this year. Averaging 0.75 points per minute, this has translated into 19.5 DK ppg and 17.8 FD ppg. Already at his price tier, Dario Saric seems like a viable option. He also has a great matchup that struggles mightily against forwards. the Kings allows around 40.8 points in the paint per game this year and 11.3 offensive rebounds. He should have plenty of space and opportunities against the team that ranks 6 allowing 48.7 fantasy points per game. You can get some great merit by locking in Dario Saric tonight.
Joel Embiid PHI @ SAC Fanduel 9600 Draftkings 8000
One of the more prominent usage centers in the NBA, Joel Embiid has a usage rate of 33% this year. He has put together averages of 41.9 FD fp and 42.8 DK fp per game, along with a pts/min of 1.56. He should accelerate these numbers against the Kings that rank 5 against centres, giving up n average 47.6 fantasy points per game. Also, they give up a fairly high amount of points in the paint, 40.8 per game, which is 23 rank highest in the nba. Joel Embiid seems to be an enticing centre option on tonight’s slate.
Marcin Gortat WAS vs LAL Fanduel 5500 Draftkings 5600
Averaging 27.825 Draftkings ppg and 27.4 Fanduel ppg, Marcin Gortat is in a decent form coming into tonight’s game. He faces the Lakers that allow plenty of fantasy points to centre, an average of 41 to be exact, ranking 14 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 points in the paint per game along with 9.7 offensive rebounds per game. With his usage of 15.3% and pts/min of 0.9, Marcin Gortat is in prime position to exploit these abysmal defensive numbers.
Kevin Love CLE @ HOU Fanduel 7300 Draftkings 7400
In a highly anticipated matchup against the Rockets tonight, Kevin Love and his 1.2 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 21 allowing 37.7 fantasy points per game to centres this year. A lot of offensive rebounds have been given up as well, 7.4 per game to be exact. Kevin Love has a usage rate of 25.3% and 22.55 Draftkings ppg and 23.1 Fanduel 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.
Willie Cauley-Stein SAC vs PHI Fanduel 4900 Draftkings 4300
The 76ers ranks 4 in the NBA giving up plenty of fantasy points, 48 per game to centres this year. Willie Cauley-Stein has great potential to stuff the stat sheet tonight as he maintains a usage rate of 15.4 giving him a bunch of room to produce. DFS wise, he gets 0.95 pts /min, 23.18 fdppg and 22.55 dkppg, not only is he a prime candidate to get a bunch of fantasy points from blocks, assists, rebounds, etc.. , Willie Cauley-Stein is projected to have a bunch of opportunities to score as the opponents allow an average of 41.8 points in the paint per game. He is a superb play that should not be ignored tonight.
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