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Point Guard

Kemba Walker CHA @ LAL Fanduel 8000 Draftkings 8300

He is Averaging 37.5 DK points and 36.3 FD points per game, Kemba Walker seems to be in great form. Part of this is due to his 26.8 usage rate this season. He comes into a matchup against the Lakers that ranks 21 against point guards as they allow an average of 41.6 fantasy points to their opposition. Not to mention they allow an average of 236.69 fantasy points per game this year and the game is projected to be played at a decent pace. Consistent production is available from Kemba Walker as he looks to continue being near his average of 1.06 pts/min. Look for him to take over the game at some point. A lot of skill and a good matchup for Kemba Walker tonight! Projected Points 46.


Damian Lillard POR vs ATL Fanduel 8700 Draftkings 8500

He is at home facing the Hawks tonight that ranks 12 against the opposing guards this season, Damian Lillard makes a case for himself as one of the best options on the slate, relative to his price. He averages 43.8 DK points and 41.8 FD points per game beside his 1.15 pts/minute.  He typically gets a decent amount of opportunities per game as he maintains an average usage rate of 30.1%. Another reason why the matchup is good for Damian Lillard is that the Hawks has been giving up around 218.54 fantasy points per game this year. All signs pointing in the right direction for Damian Lillard, give him a look! Projected Points 41.


dragigo01Goran Dragic MIA vs NYK Fanduel 6800 Draftkings 6600

Goran Dragic has been strolling along this season averaging 0.96 points per minute along with a usage rate of 26.6% . Fantasy wise, he averages 29.7 fantasy points per game on fanduel and 30.7 on DraftKings. Facing the Knicks at home tonight, this matchup seems like he is set for an optimal performance. They allow an average of 211.66 fantasy points per game and in terms of defense vs position, the Knicks ranks 2 in that they give up an average 47.7 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. Projected Points 37.


Kyle Lowry TOR @ MIL Fanduel 7500 Draftkings 7300

Set to matchup against the Bucks, there is a lot to like about Kyle Lowry . Not only is he facing a team that ranks 10 against the point guards this year, with around 44.7 fantasy points given up to them per game, but, he also has a pretty good pt / minute ratio of 1.09 . It has translated into an average of 37.6 DK points and 35.18 fanduel points per game. This can be heavily contributed to his 21.6% 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 Bucks as they give up 210.39 points per game seems highly probable for Kyle Lowry. Projected Points 26.


Shooting Guard

CJ McCollum POR vs ATL Fanduel 7300 Draftkings 7700

Usage% is arguably one of the most important stats for shooting guards. CJ McCollum maintains a usage rate of 26.1 and this transpires into 0.9 pts / min. Overall, on Fanduel he averages 32.6 fantasy points per game and 33.8 on Draftkings. CJ McCollum is facing off against the Hawks tonight who allow the 15 most fantasy points against shooting guards so far, this season. Not only this but they also give up an average 218.54 fantasy points per game to the opposing team. You can get a lot out of CJ McCollum for his price tonight. Projected Points 39.


Avery Bradley DET @ PHI Fanduel 6000 Draftkings 5300

As far as his matchup goes, Avery Bradley looks to exploit the fact that the 76ers allows 229.9 fantasy points per game. His 23.9 usage % and 0.76 pts per min should be put into full effect considering he is up against the team that ranks 3 against shooting guards allowing an average 49.6 fantasy points per game to them. It is expected Avery Bradley outperforms his average of 24.4 DK points and 23.5 FD points per game.  Look for this shooting guard to get plenty of opportunities tonight against the 76ers. Projected Points 47.


Khris Middleton MIL vs TOR Fanduel 7200 Draftkings 7000

There are many reasons why Khris Middleton can pay off to be a decent dfs option tonight. First off, he is a against the Raptors who allow 42.6 points per game and rank 18 against shooting guards in terms of fantasy points allowed. Moreover, Khris Middleton possesses a usage% of 24.7% and has had an admirable scoring game as he averages 0.95 points per minute. DFS wise, he averages 35.11 points per game on Fanduel and 36.18 on Draftkings. Khris Middleton is one of the more attractive options at SG this evening. Projected Points 31.


Jeremy Lamb CHA @ LAL Fanduel 6100 Draftkings 5600

Looking in this (high/mid/low) price range, Jeremy Lamb seems to have some good attributes that can transpire into a good game. His 1.01 pts/min and 23.6 usage % are a strong reason why he averages 26.3 pts per game on Fanduel and 26.5 on Draftkings. Combined with how favorable his matchup is, Jeremy Lamb is even more enticing. The Lakers ranks 4 giving up 48.7 fantasy points to opposing shooting guards. Additionally, they allow an average of 236.69 points per game which is 1 most in the league. Jeremy Lamb should be a safe lock for tonight’s slate. Projected Points 39.


Small Forward

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA @ LAL Fanduel 4600 Draftkings 4100

Sporting a usage % of 16.5, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has found a respectable amount of opportunities, mainly offensively, to produce decent stat lines this season. On Fanduel, he averages 21.2 points per game, and 20.3 on Draftkings. Additionally, to enhance his usage, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist accumulates an average of 0.82 pts / min. He faces the Lakers tonight that gives up an overall total of 236.69 fantasy points per game this season. Furthermore, against Small Forwards, they rank 1 in the league allowing approximately 49.7 fantasy points per game. A multi-threat DFS option, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has all the skills to put up a great game. Projected Points 25.


Wilson Chandler DEN vs UTA Fanduel 5200 Draftkings 4800

For Wilson Chandler, he matches up against the heavily exploitable Jazz defense which, to his benefit, ranks 6 in the league against SFs in terms of allowing 43.2 fantasy points per game. Also, they allow an average of 220.81 points per game to their opponents. This implies a decently high pace game which benefits Wilson Chandler’s usage rate and pts/min of 15% and 0.69 respectively. He looks to outperform his averages of 21.14 pts/game on Fanduel and 21.9 pts/game on Draftkings. Wilson Chandler seems quite viable for both GPP and Cash games tonight. Projected Points 27.


T.J. Warren PHO @ SA Fanduel 7500 Draftkings 6100

TJ Warren, averaging 31.7 pts per game on Fanduel and 31 on Draftkings, and his team the Suns take on the Spurs in what looks to be a highly competitive game. Spurs ranks 28 against SF allowing an average of 35.7 fantasy points per game to them. TJ Warren maintains a usage rate of 26.7 and pts/min average of 1.01 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 Spurs’s average points allowed per game which is 200.9. This small forward has some reasonable upside and he should be worth heavy consideration for GPP and Cash Games. Projected Points 26.


Brandon Ingramingrabr01 LAL vs CHA Fanduel 6400 Draftkings 6600

According to our projection system, Brandon Ingram seems to be in line for a standout performance tonight against the Hornets. This season, he accumulates 0.86 pts /min and possesses a usage rate of 21.6. the Hornets allows 214.6 points per game and ranks 11, dfs wise, against small forwards, giving up 41.5 fantasy points per game. Brandon Ingram’s averages of 29.8 DK PPG and 29.6 FD PPG should be the minimal benchmark up against the Hornets tonight. It would not hurt to consider adding him to your lineups tonight. Projected Points 32.


Power Forward

Tobias Harrisharrito02 DET @ PHI Fanduel 6200 Draftkings 6400

Tobias Harris averages 28.6 FPPG on Fanduel and 29.8 on Draftkings. This is heavily due to his 22.5 usage rate. Another metric regarding his production given his minutes is his 0.88 pts / min. Tonight, Tobias Harris and his team matchup against the 76ers who rank 8 in fantasy points allowed against big men. This comes out to an average of 46.2 fantasy points per game. Additionally, they allow 42.5 points in the paint per game, so offensive rebounds and plenty of close up baskets wouldn’t be surprising for Tobias Harris tonight. Overall, he makes a for a solid play in his price range. Projected Points 50.


LaMarcus Aldridge SA vs PHO Fanduel 8700 Draftkings 8200

Usage wise, LaMarcus Aldridge has been pretty good as he possesses a usage rate of 28.7% and a points/min of 1.17. The main statistic for players that occupy the 4 and 5 is opponent points in the paint. For LaMarcus Aldridge’s matchup, Suns allows 48.6 points in the paint and 10.7 offensive rebounds per game which is 2 and 3 rank in league, respectively. Trying to continue or add to his averages of 38.7 FD ppg and 39 DK ppg, LaMarcus Aldridge will have a great opportunity to do so tonight against the Suns who allows 49.5 fantasy points to power forwards  which ranks 1 most in the NBA.  Look for elite production from this big man tonight. Projected Points 42.


Frank Kaminsky CHA @ LAL Fanduel 4500 Draftkings 4600

Frank Kaminsky, going up against the Lakers who rank 5 in the league against PF, allowing an average of 47.9 fantasy points per game. As for Frank Kaminsky, he has a usage rate of 20.4 . Not to mention, his per game averages are 20 DraftKings fantasy points and 19.4 on Fanduel. He makes great use of his minutes, averaging 0.86 points per minute. Lakers gives up 50.6 points in the paint per game and 10.2 offensive rebounds. In a matchup like this, Frank Kaminsky is worth heavy consideration. Projected Points 31.




Andre Drummond DET @ PHI Fanduel 9500 Draftkings 9100

One of the more prominent usage centers in the NBA, Andre Drummond has a usage rate of 20.9% this year. He has put together averages of 43.2 FD fp and 43.9 DK fp per game, along with a pts/min of 1.35. He should accelerate these numbers against the 76ers that rank 4 against centres, giving up n average 43.5 fantasy points per game. Also, they give up a fairly high amount of points in the paint, 42.5 per game, which is 19 rank highest in the nba. Andre Drummond seems to be an enticing centre option on tonight’s slate. Projected Points 62.


Dwight Howard CHA @ LAL Fanduel 8600 Draftkings 8400

Averaging 35.9 Draftkings ppg and 34.7 Fanduel ppg, Dwight Howard 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 40.7 to be exact, ranking 7 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 50.6 points in the paint per game along with 10.2 offensive rebounds per game. With his usage of 25.1% and pts/min of 1.18, Dwight Howard is in prime position to exploit these abysmal defensive numbers. Projected Points 52.


Jusuf Nurkic POR vs ATL Fanduel 7500 Draftkings 7300

In a highly anticipated matchup against the Hawks tonight, Jusuf Nurkic and his 1.12 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 5 allowing 42.8 fantasy points per game to centres this year. A lot of offensive rebounds have been given up as well, 10.9 per game to be exact. Jusuf Nurkic has a usage rate of 27.9% and 39.8 Draftkings ppg and 38.8 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. Projected Points 33.


Nikola Jokic DEN vs UTA Fanduel 9700 Draftkings 8800

The Jazz ranks 28 in the NBA giving up plenty of fantasy points, 34.3  per game to centres this year. Nikola Jokic has great potential to stuff the stat sheet tonight as he maintains a usage rate of 22.5 giving him a bunch of room to produce. DFS wise, he gets 1.3 pts /min, 38.8 fdppg and 39.8 dkppg, not only is he a prime candidate to get a bunch of fantasy points from blocks, assists, rebounds, etc.. , Nikola Jokic 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. Projected Points 34.

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Remo is currently a writer, Expert and contributor to DFS Winning Lineups. Possessing an astounding ability to recognize and analyze patterns has allowed him to excel in all fantasy sports. With countless wins in both GPP’s and cash games, Remo knows how to get you to the top of your game. You can follow him on Twitter @DFSEXP


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