Expert NBA Playoff Picks and Projections for Today’s Thrilling Two-Gamer

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Buckle up, basketball fans, it's game time! Two matchups are set to go down today, starting with the Celtics and 76ers duking it out at 03:30 PM EST in the Wells Fargo Center. The Nuggets and Suns are ready to unleash a scoring frenzy, but the Celtics and 76ers might steal the show with a low-scoring battle for the ages. It's time to bring your A-game to the DFS table, so check out our expert analysis and fearless predictions to get an edge on the competition. Let's get ready to rumble!

Top Stars On The Main Slate

Nikola Jokic ($10900/DK) was scorching hot in his last game, dropping 30 points, dishing out 17 assists, and pulling down 17 rebounds while shooting 10-17 from the field in 42 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #22 in the league against the C, allowing 54.1dfs per game or +2.2 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 67.5DK and 65.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.2.

Kevin Durant ($9900/DK) went off for a big game in his last outing, dropping 39 points, dishing out 8 assists, and pulling down 9 rebounds while shooting 11-26 from the field in 43 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #28 in the league against the PF, allowing 50.7dfs per game or +7.8 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 54.8DK and 55.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.5.

Jayson Tatum ($9600/DK) was pretty average in his last game, puttin up 27 points, 5 assists, and 10 rebounds while shooting 7-9 from the field in 43 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #5 in the league against the None, allowing 42.8dfs per game or -4.7 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 46.5DK and 45.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.8.

Devin Booker ($10000/DK) had a crazy-good performance in his last outing, dropping 47 points, dishing out 9 assists, and pulling down 6 rebounds while shooting 15-17 from the field in 42 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #6 in the league against the SG, allowing 41.9dfs per game or -3.8 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 58.9DK and 58.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.9.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Jamal Murray ($7900/DK) was on fire in his last game, dropping 32 points, dishing out 5 assists, and pulling down 6 rebounds while shooting 12-23 from the field in 41 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #23 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 52.4 per game which is +4.4 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 45.1DK and 43.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.7.

Derrick White ($4900/DK) was just okay in his last game, puttin up 13 points, 2 assists, and 6 rebounds while shooting 2-4 from the field in 32 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #3 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 39.5 per game which is -8.6 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 18.4DK and 17.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.8.

Michael Porter ($5600/DK) was a high-flyer in his last game, dropping 21 points, dishing out 0 assists, and pulling down 12 rebounds while shooting 1-4 from the field in 37 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #13 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 40.2 per game which is -2.7 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 25.2DK and 24.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.5.

James Harden ($8600/DK) delivered a nothing-special performance in his last game, puttin up 16 points, 11 assists, and 6 rebounds while shooting 1-7 from the field in 41 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Celtics ranked #20 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 46.7 per game which is +0.9 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 44.1DK and 42.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.1.

Cameron Payne ($5000/DK) had a game to forget in his last outing, scoring only 7 points, 6 assists, and 0 rebounds while shooting 2-4 from the field in 30 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #1 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 36.8 per game which is -11.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 11.8DK and 11.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 2.4.

Cheap Value Players

Jock Landale ($3200/DK) lit up the court in his last game, dropping 6 points, dishing out 0 assists, and pulling down 9 rebounds while shooting 3-3 from the field in 22 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #6 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 46.1 per game -5.8 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 10.5DK and 10.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.3.

T.J. Warren ($3200/DK) had an okay outing in his last game, puttin up 7 points, 1 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 2-5 from the field in 26 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #28 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 50.7 per game +7.8 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 4.8DK and 4.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 1.5.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope ($4400/DK) had a disappointing showing in his last game, scoring only 2 points, 1 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 1-2 from the field in 34 minutes against the Suns. Today he faces the Suns ranked #3 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 39.6 per game -6.1 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 18.8DK and 18.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.3.

Robert Williams ($4300/DK) was mid last game, puttin up 4 points, 0 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 16 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the 76ers ranked #3 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 44.2 per game -7.7 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 18.6DK and 20.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.3.

Terrence Ross ($3100/DK) failed to perform up to par in his last game, scoring only 5 points, 0 assists, and 0 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 14 minutes against the Nuggets. Today he faces the Nuggets ranked #6 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 41.9 per game -3.8 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 3.3DK and 3.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 1.1.

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Today's NBA Matchups

Boston Celtics -1.0 vs Philadelphia 76ers +1.0
The competition heats up as the Celtics with a 6-3 record head to Philadelphia to challenge the solid 76ers who hold a 5-2 record. Celtics are strong on the defensive end, while they are known for their high-powered offense. 76ers are known for their lockdown 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 +2.0 vs Phoenix Suns -2.0
The Nuggets and their 6-2 record head to Phoenix for a challenging match against the capable Suns who hold a 5-3 record. Nuggets are strong on the defensive end, while they are struggling with a #18 ranked offense. Suns field a top-notch #8 defense, while they have an above-average offensive attack.

Suns hit the over 9 out of the last 15 games
Nuggets hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games

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