Eric Bledsoe MIL @ ORL Fanduel 8000 Draftkings 7100
He is Averaging 32.3 DK points and 32.8 FD points per game, Eric Bledsoe seems to be in great form. Part of this is due to his 27.4 usage rate this season. He comes into a matchup against the Magic that ranks 6 against point guards as they allow an average of 40.5 fantasy points to their opposition. Not to mention they allow an average of 220.98 fantasy points per game this year and the game is projected to be played at a decent pace. Consistent production is available from Eric Bledsoe as he looks to continue being near his average of 1.09 pts/min. Look for him to take over the game at some point. A lot of skill and a good matchup for Eric Bledsoe tonight! Projected Points 55.
Jamal Murray DEN @ PHO Fanduel 7100 Draftkings 6500
He is on the road facing the Suns tonight that ranks 5 against the opposing guards this season, Jamal Murray makes a case for himself as one of the best options on the slate, relative to his price. He averages 27.8 DK points and 26.3 FD points per game beside his 0.89 pts/minute. He typically gets a decent amount of opportunities per game as he maintains an average usage rate of 23.6%. Another reason why the matchup is good for Jamal Murray is that the Suns has been giving up around 230.13 fantasy points per game this year. All signs pointing in the right direction for Jamal Murray, give him a look! Projected Points 48.
Dennis Smith Jr. DAL vs LAL Fanduel 7100 Draftkings 6600
Dennis Smith Jr. has been strolling along this season averaging 0.95 points per minute along with a usage rate of 29.2% . Fantasy wise, he averages 27.4 fantasy points per game on fanduel and 28.7 on DraftKings. Facing the Lakers at home tonight, this matchup seems like he is set for an optimal performance. They allow an average of 216.33 fantasy points per game and in terms of defense vs position, the Lakers ranks 9 in that they give up an average 39.4 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 47.
Austin Rivers LAC @ PHI Fanduel 4500 Draftkings 4900
Set to matchup against the 76ers, there is a lot to like about Austin Rivers . Not only is he facing a team that ranks 1 against the point guards this year, with around 42 fantasy points given up to them per game, but, he also has a pretty good pt / minute ratio of 0.82 . It has translated into an average of 27 DK points and 26.2 fanduel points per game. This can be heavily contributed to his 22.4% 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 76ers as they give up 206.44 points per game seems highly probable for Austin Rivers. Projected Points 36.
Khris Middleton MIL @ ORL Fanduel 7500 Draftkings 7300
Usage% is arguably one of the most important stats for shooting guards. Khris Middleton maintains a usage rate of 24.8 and this transpires into 0.95 pts / min. Overall, on Fanduel he averages 34.5 fantasy points per game and 35.8 on Draftkings. Khris Middleton is facing off against the Magic tonight who allow the 10 most fantasy points against shooting guards so far, this season. Not only this but they also give up an average 220.98 fantasy points per game to the opposing team. You can get a lot out of Khris Middleton for his price tonight. Projected Points 59.
Will Barton DEN @ PHO Fanduel 7500 Draftkings 6800
As far as his matchup goes, Will Barton looks to exploit the fact that the Suns allows 230.13 fantasy points per game. His 20.6 usage % and 0.93 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 43.9 fantasy points per game to them. It is expected Will Barton outperforms his average of 30 DK points and 29.4 FD points per game. Look for this shooting guard to get plenty of opportunities tonight against the Suns. Projected Points 53.
Bradley Beal WAS @ CHI Fanduel 9300 Draftkings 9000
There are many reasons why Bradley Beal can pay off to be a decent dfs option tonight. First off, he is a against the Bulls who allow 40 points per game and rank 3 against shooting guards in terms of fantasy points allowed. Moreover, Bradley Beal possesses a usage% of 28.2% and has had an admirable scoring game as he averages 1.06 points per minute. DFS wise, he averages 37.8 points per game on Fanduel and 38.9 on Draftkings. Bradley Beal is one of the more attractive options at SG this evening. Projected Points 58.
Gary Harris DEN @ PHO Fanduel 6700 Draftkings 6500
Looking in this (high/mid/low) price range, Gary Harris seems to have some good attributes that can transpire into a good game. His 0.87 pts/min and 20.5 usage % are a strong reason why he averages 29.8 pts per game on Fanduel and 30.3 on Draftkings. Combined with how favorable his matchup is, Gary Harris is even more enticing. The Suns ranks 1 giving up 43.9 fantasy points to opposing shooting guards. Additionally, they allow an average of 230.13 points per game which is 3 most in the league. Gary Harris should be a safe lock for tonight’s slate. Projected Points 56.
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL @ ORL Fanduel 11500 Draftkings 10800
Sporting a usage % of 31.9, Giannis Antetokounmpo has found a respectable amount of opportunities, mainly offensively, to produce decent stat lines this season. On Fanduel, he averages 52.5 points per game, and 53 on Draftkings. Additionally, to enhance his usage, Giannis Antetokounmpo accumulates an average of 1.44 pts / min. He faces the Magic tonight that gives up an overall total of 220.98 fantasy points per game this season. Furthermore, against Small Forwards, they rank 4 in the league allowing approximately 39.5 fantasy points per game. A multi-threat DFS option, Giannis Antetokounmpo has all the skills to put up a great game. Projected Points 79.
Harrison Barnes DAL vs LAL Fanduel 6800 Draftkings 6300
For Harrison Barnes, he matches up against the heavily exploitable Lakers defense which, to his benefit, ranks 3 in the league against SFs in terms of allowing 40.3 fantasy points per game. Also, they allow an average of 216.33 points per game to their opponents. This implies a decently high pace game which benefits Harrison Barnes’s usage rate and pts/min of 24.5% and 0.89 respectively. He looks to outperform his averages of 30.39056512 pts/game on Fanduel and 31.495 pts/game on Draftkings. Harrison Barnes seems quite viable for both GPP and Cash games tonight. Projected Points 56.
Brandon Ingram LAL @ DAL Fanduel 7100 Draftkings 6800
Brandon Ingram, averaging 29.7 pts per game on Fanduel and 30.2 on Draftkings, and his team the Lakers take on the Mavericks in what looks to be a highly competitive game. Mavericks ranks 11 against SF allowing an average of 36.5 fantasy points per game to them. Brandon Ingram maintains a usage rate of 21.9 and pts/min average of 0.89 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 Mavericks’s average points allowed per game which is 211.87. This small forward has some reasonable upside and he should be worth heavy consideration for GPP and Cash Games. Projected Points 36.
Wilson Chandler DEN @ PHO Fanduel 3500 Draftkings 3900
According to our projection system, Wilson Chandler seems to be in line for a standout performance tonight against the Suns. This season, he accumulates 0.66 pts /min and possesses a usage rate of 14.2. the Suns allows 230.13 points per game and ranks 23, dfs wise, against small forwards, giving up 33.2 fantasy points per game. Wilson Chandler’s averages of 19.7 DK PPG and 19.3 FD PPG should be the minimal benchmark up against the Suns tonight. It would not hurt to consider adding him to your lineups tonight. Projected Points 26.
Ben Simmons PHI vs LAC Fanduel 8700 Draftkings 8500
Ben Simmons averages 41 FPPG on Fanduel and 41.5 on Draftkings. This is heavily due to his 23.2 usage rate. Another metric regarding his production given his minutes is his 1.19 pts / min. Tonight, Ben Simmons and his team matchup against the Clippers who rank 3 in fantasy points allowed against big men. This comes out to an average of 41 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 Ben Simmons tonight. Overall, he makes a for a solid play in his price range. Projected Points 54.
Dario Saric PHI vs LAC Fanduel 7100 Draftkings 6700
Usage wise, Dario Saric has been pretty good as he possesses a usage rate of 20.3% and a points/min of 0.93. The main statistic for players that occupy the 4 and 5 is opponent points in the paint. For Dario Saric’s matchup, Clippers allows 42.5 points in the paint and 10.8 offensive rebounds per game which is 21 and 2 rank in league, respectively. Trying to continue or add to his averages of 27.9 FD ppg and 29.2 DK ppg, Dario Saric will have a great opportunity to do so tonight against the Clippers who allows 41 fantasy points to power forwards which ranks 3 most in the NBA. Look for elite production from this big man tonight. Projected Points 43.
Dirk Nowitzki DAL vs LAL Fanduel 5900 Draftkings 5200
Dirk Nowitzki, going up against the Lakers who rank 5 in the league against PF, allowing an average of 40.2 fantasy points per game. As for Dirk Nowitzki, he has a usage rate of 20.6 . Not to mention, his per game averages are 24 DraftKings fantasy points and 24 on Fanduel. He makes great use of his minutes, averaging 0.98 points per minute. Lakers gives up 48.7 points in the paint per game and 10.4 offensive rebounds. In a matchup like this, Dirk Nowitzki is worth heavy consideration. Projected Points 38.
Tobias Harris LAC @ PHI Fanduel 7100 Draftkings 6800
This primary big man has had some great stat lines this year. Averaging 0.91 points per minute, this has translated into 30.2 DK ppg and 29 FD ppg. Already at his price tier, Tobias Harris seems like a viable option. He also has a great matchup that struggles mightily against forwards. the 76ers allows around 41.3 points in the paint per game this year and 10.2 offensive rebounds. He should have plenty of space and opportunities against the team that ranks 16 allowing 36.8 fantasy points per game. You can get some great merit by locking in Tobias Harris tonight. Projected Points 29.
Nikola Jokic DEN @ PHO Fanduel 9900 Draftkings 9300
One of the more prominent usage centers in the NBA, Nikola Jokic has a usage rate of 23.5% this year. He has put together averages of 40.3 FD fp and 41.9 DK fp per game, along with a pts/min of 1.3. He should accelerate these numbers against the Suns that rank 11 against centres, giving up n average 35 fantasy points per game. Also, they give up a fairly high amount of points in the paint, 47.3 per game, which is 6 rank highest in the nba. Nikola Jokic seems to be an enticing centre option on tonight’s slate. Projected Points 59.
Robin Lopez CHI vs WAS Fanduel 4100 Draftkings 4300
Averaging 22.7 Draftkings ppg and 22.6 Fanduel ppg, Robin Lopez is in a decent form coming into tonight’s game. He faces the Wizards that allow plenty of fantasy points to centre, an average of 31 to be exact, ranking 27 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 44.8 points in the paint per game along with 10.2 offensive rebounds per game. With his usage of 20.7% and pts/min of 0.83, Robin Lopez is in prime position to exploit these abysmal defensive numbers. Projected Points 30.
Joel Embiid PHI vs LAC Fanduel 10400 Draftkings 9700
In a highly anticipated matchup against the Clippers tonight, Joel Embiid and his 1.45 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 17 allowing 34.3 fantasy points per game to centres this year. A lot of offensive rebounds have been given up as well, 10.8 per game to be exact. Joel Embiid has a usage rate of 33.3% and 28 Draftkings ppg and 27.1 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. Projected Points 46.
Julius Randle LAL @ DAL Fanduel 7200 Draftkings 7000
The Mavericks ranks 9 in the NBA giving up plenty of fantasy points, 35.1 per game to centres this year. Julius Randle has great potential to stuff the stat sheet tonight as he maintains a usage rate of 25.1 giving him a bunch of room to produce. DFS wise, he gets 1.16 pts /min, 27 fdppg and 28 dkppg, not only is he a prime candidate to get a bunch of fantasy points from blocks, assists, rebounds, etc.. , Julius Randle is projected to have a bunch of opportunities to score as the opponents allow an average of 40.3 points in the paint per game. He is a superb play that should not be ignored tonight. Projected Points 26.
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