Coast-to-Coast Clash: 76ers and Celtics, Suns vs. Nuggets – Unveiling Tonight’s NBA Playoff Power Plays and Projections

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Basketball fans, get ready to experience the excitement! Two matchups are set to ignite the court, starting with the Celtics and 76ers battling it out at 07:30 PM EST at Wells Fargo Center. The Nuggets and Suns are poised for a scoring extravaganza, but the Celtics and 76ers might just bring the heat with a low-scoring grudge match. If you're playing DFS, it's time to up your game. Follow our expert analysis and fearless predictions to give yourself the advantage. Let's light it up!

Top Stars On The Main Slate

Kevin Durant ($9900/DK) was meh in his last game, puttin up 26 points, 7 assists, and 11 rebounds while shooting 10-21 from the field in 42 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #25 in the league against the PF, allowing 48.4dfs per game or +6.6 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 59.9DK and 59.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.1.

Joel Embiid ($9600/DK) had an incredible game in his last outing, dropping 33 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 7 rebounds while shooting 7-16 from the field in 37 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Celtics ranked #20 in the league against the C, allowing 54.6dfs per game or +1.4 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 56.9DK and 57.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.9.

Nikola Jokic ($11500/DK) had an incredible game in his last outing, dropping 29 points, dishing out 12 assists, and pulling down 13 rebounds while shooting 10-17 from the field in 38 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #23 in the league against the C, allowing 59.6dfs per game or +6.4 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 73.0DK and 70.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.3.

Jayson Tatum ($9800/DK) lit up the court in his last game, dropping 36 points, dishing out 5 assists, and pulling down 10 rebounds while shooting 8-16 from the field in 40 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #13 in the league against the PF, allowing 46.2dfs per game or -1.2 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 59.3DK and 59.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.1.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Jamal Murray ($8200/DK) was so-so in his last game, puttin up 19 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 5-11 from the field in 37 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #27 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 54.2 per game which is +6.1 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 44.7DK and 44.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.4.

Malcolm Brogdon ($5200/DK) underperformed in his last game, scoring only 7 points, 4 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 2-7 from the field in 26 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #22 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 46.7 per game which is +1.4 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 26.5DK and 24.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.1.

Marcus Smart ($5400/DK) put in a just-alright outing in his last game, puttin up 14 points, 4 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 0-2 from the field in 34 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #22 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 46.7 per game which is +1.4 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 30.2DK and 28.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.6.

James Harden ($8700/DK) was so-so in his last game, puttin up 17 points, 10 assists, and 8 rebounds while shooting 3-6 from the field in 39 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Celtics ranked #25 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 48.9 per game which is +3.6 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 54.7DK and 54.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.3.

Tobias Harris ($5600/DK) was a high-flyer in his last game, dropping 16 points, dishing out 1 assists, and pulling down 11 rebounds while shooting 6-7 from the field in 31 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Celtics ranked #2 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 38.7 per game which is -8.6 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 22.7DK and 21.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.0.

Cheap Value Players

Jock Landale ($3500/DK) had a tough time in his last game, scoring only 5 points, 0 assists, and 4 rebounds while shooting 2-4 from the field in 16 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #3 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 44.6 per game -8.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 16.2DK and 16.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.6.

Robert Williams ($3600/DK) was a disaster in his last game, scoring only 4 points, 0 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 2-3 from the field in 19 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #2 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 42.7 per game -10.4 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 11.4DK and 12.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.2.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope ($4400/DK) went off for a big game in his last outing, dropping 7 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 7 rebounds while shooting 0-3 from the field in 27 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #2 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 39.0 per game -6.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 17.2DK and 18.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.9.

Terrence Ross ($3400/DK) lit up the court in his last game, dropping 9 points, dishing out 1 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 0-0 from the field in 20 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #10 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 43.6 per game -1.7 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 12.9DK and 12.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.8.

De'Anthony Melton ($4200/DK) had a tough time in his last game, scoring only 4 points, 1 assists, and 4 rebounds while shooting 2-3 from the field in 23 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Celtics ranked #25 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 48.9 per game +3.6 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 19.5DK and 20.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.6.

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Today's NBA Matchups

Boston Celtics -2.5 vs Philadelphia 76ers +2.5
The Celtics and their 6-5 record head to Philadelphia for a challenging match against the formidable 76ers who hold a 7-2 record. Celtics field a top-notch #8 defense, while they are proficient on the offensive end. 76ers boast a dominant #5 defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense.

76ers hit the over 9 out of the last 14 games
Celtics hit the over 11 out of the last 15 games

Denver Nuggets +1.5 vs Phoenix Suns -1.5
Nuggets, competing with a 7-3 record, march into Phoenix to take on the strong Suns with a 6-4 squad. Nuggets are known for their solid defense, while they are known for their decent offense. Suns are average on the defensive end, while they are known for their decent offense.

Suns hit the over 10 out of the last 15 games
Nuggets hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games

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