DFS Insights: Analyzing Today’s Top Games and Players

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Get ready for a wild ride, sports fans! Six matchups are about to hit the court, kicking off with the Trail Blazers vs. 76ers showdown at 08:00 PM EST in the Wells Fargo Center. The Hawks and Wizards are primed to light up the scoreboard, but the Cavaliers and Heat might just keep it cool with a defensive battle. It's time to bring your DFS strategy to the next level, so follow our insider analysis and bold predictions to give yourself the best shot at victory. Let's ball out!

Top Stars On The Main Slate

Nikola Jokic ($11700/DK) had a game to forget in his last outing, scoring only 18 points, 8 assists, and 12 rebounds while shooting 4-7 from the field in 35 minutes against the Bulls. Today he faces the Spurs ranked #30 in the league against the C, allowing 65.8dfs per game or +12.2 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 49.2DK and 46.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.2.

Trae Young ($9300/DK) was a high-flyer in his last game, dropping 28 points, dishing out 10 assists, and pulling down 4 rebounds while shooting 8-10 from the field in 33 minutes against the Wizards. Today he faces the Wizards ranked #11 in the league against the PG, allowing 45.9dfs per game or -2.5 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 42.1DK and 42.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.5.

Joel Embiid ($11600/DK) was just okay in his last game, puttin up 39 points, 4 assists, and 7 rebounds while shooting 9-18 from the field in 28 minutes against the Timberwolves. Today he faces the Trail Blazers ranked #26 in the league against the C, allowing 59.9dfs per game or +6.3 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 58.0DK and 57.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.0.

Kristaps Porzingis ($9100/DK) was a beast on the court in his last outing, dropping 43 points, dishing out 5 assists, and pulling down 5 rebounds while shooting 10-12 from the field in 38 minutes against the Hawks. Today he faces the Hawks ranked #24 in the league against the C, allowing 50.1dfs per game or +3.6 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 49.4DK and 47.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.4.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Jaden McDaniels ($4700/DK) had a stinker of a game in his last outing, scoring only 3 points, 1 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 0-2 from the field in 26 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the Nets ranked #11 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 44.8 per game which is -1.7 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 21.6DK and 21.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.6.

Jamal Murray ($7600/DK) had a disappointing showing in his last game, scoring only 11 points, 6 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 3-8 from the field in 35 minutes against the Bulls. Today he faces the Spurs ranked #21 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 50.0 per game which is +1.6 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 36.5DK and 35.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.8.

Jarrett Allen ($6200/DK) was a force to be reckoned with in his last outing, dropping 15 points, dishing out 2 assists, and pulling down 12 rebounds while shooting 7-10 from the field in 33 minutes against the Heat. Today he faces the Heat ranked #10 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 50.0 per game which is -3.6 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 25.8DK and 26.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.2.

Kyle Anderson ($5800/DK) struggled in his last game, scoring only 7 points, 2 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 3-6 from the field in 28 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the Nets ranked #28 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 44.2 per game which is +3.1 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 29.4DK and 30.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.1.

Rudy Gobert ($7000/DK) had a stinker of a game in his last outing, scoring only 6 points, 2 assists, and 9 rebounds while shooting 2-6 from the field in 25 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the Nets ranked #21 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 56.2 per game which is +2.6 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 36.2DK and 37.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.2.

Cheap Value Players

Reggie Jackson ($3500/DK) was underwhelming in his last game, scoring only 6 points, 2 assists, and 0 rebounds while shooting 0-3 from the field in 24 minutes against the Bulls. Today he faces the Spurs ranked #21 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 50.0 per game +1.6 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 12.9DK and 11.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.7.

Ricky Rubio ($3300/DK) was pretty average in his last game, puttin up 5 points, 4 assists, and 0 rebounds while shooting 1-5 from the field in 23 minutes against the Heat. Today he faces the Heat ranked #6 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 44.3 per game -4.0 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 13.2DK and 14.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.0.

Royce O'Neale ($3800/DK) had a crazy-good performance in his last outing, dropping 11 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 11 rebounds while shooting 1-2 from the field in 33 minutes against the Rockets. Today he faces the Timberwolves ranked #8 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 39.1 per game -2.0 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 24.2DK and 24.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.4.

Isaac Okoro ($3700/DK) had an incredible game in his last outing, dropping 13 points, dishing out 2 assists, and pulling down 0 rebounds while shooting 2-3 from the field in 29 minutes against the Heat. Today he faces the Heat ranked #11 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 42.7 per game -1.1 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 15.5DK and 16.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.2.

Taurean Prince ($3800/DK) lit up the court in his last game, dropping 13 points, dishing out 2 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 4-7 from the field in 25 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the Nets ranked #28 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 44.2 per game +3.1 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 19.8DK and 19.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.2.

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Today's NBA Matchups

Portland Trail Blazers +8.5 vs Philadelphia 76ers -8.5
The stage is set for a thrilling matchup as the Trail Blazers brings their 31-35 record to Philadelphia to take on the capable 76ers and their 43-22 record. Trail Blazers are struggling as a #25 ranked defense, while they have room for improvement on the offensive end with a #24 ranked team. 76ers are known for their lockdown defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense. The Trail Blazers rank #30 in the league at rebounding with 37.6 per game which is -13.4% below the NBA avg.

76ers hit the over 4 out of the last 15 games
Trail Blazers hit the over 10 out of the last 15 games

Atlanta Hawks -1.5 vs Washington Wizards +1.5
Get ready for an action-packed game as the Hawks with a 33-33 record travels to Washington to face the hit-or-miss Wizards who hold a 31-35 record. Hawks field a bottom-tier #18 defense, while they are known for their high-powered offense. Wizards are known for their average defense, while they are struggling with a #17 ranked offense.

Wizards hit the over 4 out of the last 15 games
Hawks hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games

Cleveland Cavaliers -1.5 vs Miami Heat +1.5
The battle lines are drawn as the Cavaliers with a 42-26 record square off against the average Heat and their 35-32 record in Miami. Cavaliers boast the best defense in the league, while they have an above-average offensive attack. Heat are strong on the defensive end, while they are the absolute worse offense in the league.

Heat hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games
Cavaliers hit the over 9 out of the last 15 games

Denver Nuggets -13.0 vs San Antonio Spurs +13.0
Get ready for an action-packed game as the Nuggets with a 46-20 record travels to San Antonio to face the struggling Spurs who hold a 16-49 record. Nuggets are known for their average defense, while they are powered by a top-5 offense. Spurs are the absolute worse defense in the league, while they are known for their lackluster #27 ranked offense. The Spurs get up a ton of shots ranking #2 in the league with 93.0 per game which is 5.6% above the NBA avg. The Nuggets rank #2 in the league at generating fantasy points (242.2/gm) while the Spurs rank #30 in the league at defending against them at (248.3/gm).

Spurs hit the over 4 out of the last 15 games
Nuggets hit the over 4 out of the last 15 games

Brooklyn Nets +4.5 vs Minnesota Timberwolves -4.5
The competition heats up as the Nets with a 37-29 record head to Minnesota to challenge the middle of the road Timberwolves who hold a 34-33 record. Nets need to improve on the defensive end, while they have room for improvement on the offensive end with a #25 ranked team. Timberwolves field a bottom-tier #21 defense, while they are known for their decent offense.

Timberwolves hit the over 9 out of the last 15 games
Nets hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games

Toronto Raptors -2.0 vs Los Angeles Lakers +2.0
The competition heats up as the Raptors with a 32-35 record head to Los Angeles to challenge the hit-or-miss Lakers who hold a 32-34 record. Raptors field a top-notch #10 defense, while they are known for their lackluster #16 ranked offense. Lakers field a bottom-tier #22 defense, while they are middle-of-the-pack on offense. The Lakers can crash the boards ranking #2 in the league with 48.9 per game which is 12.6% above the NBA avg. The Lakers are the NBA leaders at stealing the ball causing a turnover 5.6 per game which is -23.9% above the NBA avg.

Lakers hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games
Raptors hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games

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