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

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Alright sport fans, get ready for the show! Two matchups are ready to rock the court, starting with the 76ers vs. Celtics showdown at 07:30 PM EST at TD Garden. The Suns and Nuggets are prepared for a points barrage, but the 76ers and Celtics might just shock us with a defensive showdown. If you're playing DFS, it's time to bring your A-game. Check out our in-depth analysis and fearless predictions to give yourself the upper hand. Let's ball!

Top Stars On The Main Slate

Nikola Jokic ($11200/DK) was on fire in his last game, dropping 53 points, dishing out 11 assists, and pulling down 4 rebounds while shooting 18-26 from the field in 39 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #24 in the league against the C, allowing 57.7dfs per game or +5.3 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 74.2DK and 72.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.6.

Jayson Tatum ($9600/DK) went off for a big game in his last outing, dropping 24 points, dishing out 6 assists, and pulling down 18 rebounds while shooting 8-14 from the field in 47 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #12 in the league against the PF, allowing 44.4dfs per game or -3.1 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 46.2DK and 46.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.8.

Joel Embiid ($9700/DK) was a high-flyer in his last game, dropping 34 points, dishing out 4 assists, and pulling down 13 rebounds while shooting 11-23 from the field in 46 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Celtics ranked #15 in the league against the C, allowing 51.8dfs per game or -0.6 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 48.1DK and 49.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.0.

Kevin Durant ($10000/DK) lit up the court in his last game, dropping 36 points, dishing out 6 assists, and pulling down 11 rebounds while shooting 9-15 from the field in 44 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #29 in the league against the PF, allowing 51.1dfs per game or +9.2 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 58.2DK and 58.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.8.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Jamal Murray ($8100/DK) had a sick game in his last outing, dropping 28 points, dishing out 7 assists, and pulling down 5 rebounds while shooting 12-22 from the field in 42 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #26 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 53.5 per game which is +5.3 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 41.1DK and 40.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.1.

Michael Porter ($5800/DK) was a high-flyer in his last game, dropping 11 points, dishing out 4 assists, and pulling down 10 rebounds while shooting 2-4 from the field in 41 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #11 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 39.7 per game which is -2.1 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 29.3DK and 28.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.1.

Jaylen Brown ($7900/DK) was pretty average in his last game, puttin up 23 points, 5 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 7-8 from the field in 44 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #23 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 47.6 per game which is +2.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 38.8DK and 37.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.9.

Marcus Smart ($5200/DK) was on fire in his last game, dropping 21 points, dishing out 7 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 2-5 from the field in 42 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #23 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 47.6 per game which is +2.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 31.1DK and 29.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.0.

Malcolm Brogdon ($5300/DK) had an incredible game in his last outing, dropping 19 points, dishing out 2 assists, and pulling down 8 rebounds while shooting 1-5 from the field in 36 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #23 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 47.6 per game which is +2.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 33.6DK and 30.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.3.

Cheap Value Players

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope ($4300/DK) underperformed in his last game, scoring only 10 points, 1 assists, and 1 rebounds while shooting 5-5 from the field in 34 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #2 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 38.6 per game -6.8 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 17.2DK and 17.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.0.

Jock Landale ($3400/DK) was a beast on the court in his last outing, dropping 8 points, dishing out 1 assists, and pulling down 5 rebounds while shooting 4-6 from the field in 21 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #7 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 45.9 per game -6.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 13.9DK and 14.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.1.

Terrence Ross ($3100/DK) played like trash in his last outing, scoring only 8 points, 0 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 17 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #7 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 42.6 per game -2.8 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 6.8DK and 6.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 2.2.

Robert Williams ($3900/DK) failed to perform up to par in his last game, scoring only 4 points, 1 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 14 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #3 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 44.4 per game -8.0 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 16.8DK and 19.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.3.

T.J. Warren ($3300/DK) bricked it up in his last outing, scoring only 5 points, 2 assists, and 1 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 19 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #29 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 51.1 per game +9.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 7.8DK and 7.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 2.4.

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Philadelphia 76ers +7.5 vs Boston Celtics -7.5
76ers, impressive with a 6-2 record, march into Boston to take on the formidable Celtics with a 6-4 squad. 76ers are known for their solid defense, while they are known for their lackluster #26 ranked offense. Celtics possess a top-10 defense, while they are known for their explosive #5 ranked offense.

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

Phoenix Suns +5.5 vs Denver Nuggets -5.5
Suns, formidable with a 6-3 record, march into Denver to take on the strong Nuggets with a 6-3 squad. Suns are strong on the defensive end, while they are known for their decent offense. Nuggets possess a top-10 defense, while they are known for their lackluster #22 ranked offense.

Nuggets hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games
Suns hit the over 10 out of the last 15 games

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