Droppin’ Dimes and Breakin’ Hearts: NBA Play-In Tournament Day Breakdown

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Basketball fans, get ready to experience the excitement! Two matchups are set to ignite the court, starting with the Bulls and Raptors battling it out at 07:00 PM EST at Scotiabank Arena. The Thunder and Pelicans are poised for a scoring extravaganza, but the Bulls and Raptors 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

Brandon Ingram ($10000/DK) had a sick game in his last outing, dropping 42 points, dishing out 7 assists, and pulling down 12 rebounds while shooting 15-25 from the field in 42 minutes against the Timberwolves. Today he faces the Thunder ranked #30 in the league against the SF, allowing 47.7dfs per game or +5.5 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 54.8DK and 54.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.5.

Pascal Siakam ($9400/DK) had a tough time in his last game, scoring only 19 points, 2 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 7-12 from the field in 30 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Bulls ranked #12 in the league against the PF, allowing 45.6dfs per game or -1.2 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 45.8DK and 47.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.9.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander ($10500/DK) was pretty average in his last game, puttin up 22 points, 7 assists, and 7 rebounds while shooting 6-14 from the field in 38 minutes against the Jazz. Today he faces the Pelicans ranked #12 in the league against the PG, allowing 47.8dfs per game or -0.6 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 48.4DK and 47.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.6.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Zach LaVine ($7300/DK) had a rough outing in his last game, scoring only 17 points, 2 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 5-10 from the field in 26 minutes against the Pistons. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #1 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 40.0 per game which is -4.6 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 32.1DK and 31.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.4.

Nikola Vucevic ($7400/DK) had a disappointing showing in his last game, scoring only 8 points, 0 assists, and 7 rebounds while shooting 4-9 from the field in 17 minutes against the Pistons. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #11 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 50.9 per game which is -2.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 33.7DK and 33.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.5.

Trey Murphy ($6400/DK) had an okay outing in his last game, puttin up 20 points, 0 assists, and 4 rebounds while shooting 5-6 from the field in 40 minutes against the Timberwolves. Today he faces the Thunder ranked #11 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 43.3 per game which is -1.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 40.1DK and 40.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.3.

Luguentz Dort ($5400/DK) played like trash in his last outing, scoring only 5 points, 0 assists, and 8 rebounds while shooting 1-4 from the field in 19 minutes against the Jazz. Today he faces the Pelicans ranked #12 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 43.3 per game which is -1.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 22.4DK and 21.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.2.

DeMar DeRozan ($7700/DK) failed to perform up to par in his last game, scoring only 16 points, 5 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 6-11 from the field in 24 minutes against the Pistons. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #1 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 40.0 per game which is -4.6 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 27.6DK and 27.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.6.

Cheap Value Players

Larry Nance ($3800/DK) struggled in his last game, scoring only 2 points, 2 assists, and 1 rebounds while shooting 1-2 from the field in 17 minutes against the Timberwolves. Today he faces the Thunder ranked #25 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 49.3 per game +2.5 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 15.3DK and 15.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.0.

Gary Trent ($4200/DK) was scorching hot in his last game, dropping 23 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 1 rebounds while shooting 3-6 from the field in 27 minutes against the Bucks. Today he faces the Bulls ranked #9 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 43.1 per game -1.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 17.2DK and 16.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.1.

Isaiah Joe ($4100/DK) lit up the court in his last game, dropping 11 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 0-2 from the field in 21 minutes against the Jazz. Today he faces the Pelicans ranked #12 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 43.3 per game -1.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 19.6DK and 18.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.8.

Patrick Beverley ($4400/DK) was pretty average in his last game, puttin up 2 points, 4 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 24 minutes against the Pistons. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #6 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 45.4 per game -3.1 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 24.2DK and 26.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.5.

Josh Richardson ($3700/DK) had an absolute clunker in his last game, scoring only 2 points, 1 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 1-3 from the field in 29 minutes against the Timberwolves. Today he faces the Thunder ranked #11 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 43.3 per game -1.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 10.8DK and 10.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 2.9.

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