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Quick Look At The NBA Matchups For 02-05-2023

We have a total of 6 games today with the first tip off scheduled for 02:00 PM EST when the Magic take on the Hornets at Spectrum Center. Early projections are for the Magic and Hornets to lead the day in total points scored while 76ers and Knicks should be one of the bottom with the lowest over of the day.

DraftEdge Top Stand Outs Headed Into The Slate

Ja Morant (PG)

DK Proj: 51.4 FD Proj: 49.7

Morant put up 24 points, 8 assists, and 8 rebounds while shooting 9 for 19 from the field in 30 minutes against the Cavaliers. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #11 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 46.4 over 48 minutes of play which is -2.4 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 59.4DK and 58.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.8 on DraftKings and 5.7 on FanDuel.


Fred VanVleet (PG)

DK Proj: 44.0 FD Proj: 43.5

VanVleet put up 32 points, 4 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 5 for 11 from the field in 37 minutes against the Rockets. Today he faces the Grizzlies ranked #27 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 55.3 over 48 minutes of play which is +6.4 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 54.4DK and 52.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.5 on DraftKings and 6.3 on FanDuel.


Anthony Edwards (SG)

DK Proj: 44.8 FD Proj: 43.7

Edwards put up 19 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 4 for 8 from the field in 38 minutes against the Magic. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #8 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 42.4 over 48 minutes of play which is -1.7 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 46.2DK and 45.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.7 on DraftKings and 4.6 on FanDuel.


Desmond Bane (SG)

DK Proj: 32.5 FD Proj: 30.9

Bane put up 25 points, 1 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 2 for 8 from the field in 32 minutes against the Cavaliers. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #24 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 46.1 over 48 minutes of play which is +2.0 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 29.8DK and 28.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.2 on DraftKings and 4.0 on FanDuel.


Brandon Ingram (SF)

DK Proj: 37.7 FD Proj: 36.4

Ingram put up 35 points, 4 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 15 for 25 from the field in 32 minutes against the Lakers. Today he faces the Kings ranked #16 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 40.6 over 48 minutes of play which is -0.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 43.8DK and 42.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.8 on DraftKings and 5.6 on FanDuel.


Julius Randle (PF)

DK Proj: 45.6 FD Proj: 43.4

Randle put up 28 points, 7 assists, and 11 rebounds while shooting 8 for 12 from the field in 41 minutes against the Clippers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #3 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 41.9 over 48 minutes of play which is -4.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 48.6DK and 45.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.3 on DraftKings and 5.0 on FanDuel.


Joel Embiid (C)

DK Proj: 52.3 FD Proj: 52.2

Embiid put up 33 points, 4 assists, and 10 rebounds while shooting 8 for 15 from the field in 28 minutes against the Spurs. Today he faces the Knicks ranked #1 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 37.8 over 48 minutes of play which is -16.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 53.0DK and 52.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 2.8 on DraftKings and 2.8 on FanDuel.

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Today's NBA Matchups

Orlando Magic +1.0
#30

Offense

#25

Defense

21-32

Season

5-5

Last 10

Charlotte Hornets -1.0
#5

Offense

#28

Defense

15-39

Season

4-6

Last 10

  • Hornets hit the over 35% 35 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 47%
  • Magic hit the over 23% 23 out of the last 100 and 6 out of the last 15 for 33%

Cleveland Cavaliers -5.0
#27

Offense

#9

Defense

32-22

Season

5-5

Last 10

Indiana Pacers +5.0
#7

Offense

#27

Defense

25-29

Season

2-8

Last 10

  • Pacers hit the over 63% 63 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 53%
  • Cavaliers hit the over 29% 29 out of the last 100 and 6 out of the last 15 for 33%

Philadelphia 76ers -3.0
#14

Offense

#5

Defense

34-17

Season

9-1

Last 10

New York Knicks +3.0
#23

Offense

#8

Defense

28-26

Season

3-7

Last 10

  • Knicks hit the over 40% 40 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 53%
  • 76ers hit the over 45% 45 out of the last 100 and 12 out of the last 15 for 73%
  • Joel Embiid is one of our top projected C's today at 52.3 points

Toronto Raptors +3.0
#15

Offense

#11

Defense

24-30

Season

4-6

Last 10

Memphis Grizzlies -3.0
#1

Offense

#18

Defense

32-20

Season

3-7

Last 10

  • The Grizzlies get up a ton of shots ranking #1 in the league with 92.7 per game which is 5.3% above the NBA avg
  • The Grizzlies can crash the boards ranking #2 in the league with 47.8 per game which is 8.3% above the NBA avg
  • The Grizzlies are the NBA leaders at stealing the ball causing a turnover 9.1 per game which is 21.4% above the NBA avg
  • Grizzlies hit the over 49% 49 out of the last 100 and 11 out of the last 15 for 67%
  • Raptors hit the over 30% 30 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 53%
  • Ja Morant is one of our top projected PG's today at 51.4 points
  • Pascal Siakam is one of our top projected C's today at 46.1 points

Denver Nuggets +2.5
#6

Offense

#10

Defense

37-16

Season

7-3

Last 10

Minnesota Timberwolves -2.5
#4

Offense

#26

Defense

28-27

Season

6-4

Last 10

  • Timberwolves hit the over 49% 49 out of the last 100 and 6 out of the last 15 for 40%
  • Nuggets hit the over 42% 42 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 53%
  • Nikola Jokic is one of our top projected C's today at 50.5 points

Sacramento Kings -1.0
#18

Offense

#23

Defense

29-22

Season

6-4

Last 10

New Orleans Pelicans +1.0
#12

Offense

#15

Defense

27-27

Season

1-9

Last 10

  • Pelicans hit the over 41% 41 out of the last 100 and 7 out of the last 15 for 40%
  • Kings hit the over 50% 50 out of the last 100 and 9 out of the last 15 for 53%
  • Domantas Sabonis is one of our top projected C's today at 50.8 points

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