High-Stakes Action: A Preview of Tuesday’s Five-Game NBA Slate

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Basketball fanatics, it's time to get pumped! Five games are ready to hit the hardwood, starting with the Magic vs. Raptors face-off at 08:30 PM EST at Scotiabank Arena. The Wizards and Trail Blazers are primed for a points explosion, but the Magic and Raptors might just keep it tight with a battle for every possession. It's time to take your DFS strategy to the next level. Check out our player breakdowns and fearless predictions to make sure your lineup is ready to rumble. Let's go!

Top Stars On The Main Slate

Damian Lillard ($11100/DK) was meh in his last game, puttin up 40 points, 5 assists, and 6 rebounds while shooting 5-9 from the field in 34 minutes against the Lakers. Today he faces the Wizards ranked #7 in the league against the PG, allowing 45.0dfs per game or -3.5 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 59.2DK and 55.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.3.

De'Aaron Fox ($9100/DK) was a beast on the court in his last outing, dropping 36 points, dishing out 5 assists, and pulling down 4 rebounds while shooting 12-19 from the field in 42 minutes against the Mavericks. Today he faces the Suns ranked #18 in the league against the PG, allowing 49.5dfs per game or +1.0 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 51.9DK and 51.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.7.

Fred VanVleet ($9200/DK) was a force to be reckoned with in his last outing, dropping 35 points, dishing out 8 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 6-13 from the field in 37 minutes against the Pistons. Today he faces the Magic ranked #2 in the league against the PG, allowing 42.9dfs per game or -5.5 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 39.4DK and 38.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.3.

Kawhi Leonard ($9500/DK) bricked it up in his last outing, scoring only 18 points, 4 assists, and 4 rebounds while shooting 6-11 from the field in 32 minutes against the Mavericks. Today he faces the Warriors ranked #8 in the league against the SF, allowing 38.7dfs per game or -2.2 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 43.2DK and 44.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.6.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Malcolm Brogdon ($5700/DK) had a tough time in his last game, scoring only 3 points, 4 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 0-2 from the field in 18 minutes against the Hornets. Today he faces the Bucks ranked #9 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 42.0 per game which is -1.9 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 24.2DK and 22.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.3.

Markelle Fultz ($5600/DK) was a straight up baller in his last outing, dropping 18 points, dishing out 9 assists, and pulling down 10 rebounds while shooting 8-13 from the field in 35 minutes against the Bulls. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #24 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 46.4 per game which is +2.4 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 34.0DK and 34.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.1.

Derrick White ($7100/DK) had a sick game in his last outing, dropping 23 points, dishing out 10 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 4-11 from the field in 40 minutes against the Grizzlies. Today he faces the Bucks ranked #27 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 52.3 per game which is +3.9 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 47.2DK and 45.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.6.

Sam Hauser ($4600/DK) put in a just-alright outing in his last game, puttin up 20 points, 0 assists, and 0 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 31 minutes against the Grizzlies. Today he faces the Bucks ranked #17 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 41.1 per game which is +0.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 24.1DK and 21.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.2.

Robert Williams ($6000/DK) was on fire in his last game, dropping 10 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 16 rebounds while shooting 5-8 from the field in 32 minutes against the Grizzlies. Today he faces the Bucks ranked #9 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 50.2 per game which is -4.0 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 34.2DK and 34.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.7.

Cheap Value Players

Matisse Thybulle ($3000/DK) had a ridiculous outing in his last game, dropping 14 points, dishing out 2 assists, and pulling down 6 rebounds while shooting 1-3 from the field in 26 minutes against the Lakers. Today he faces the Wizards ranked #30 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 49.3 per game +5.4 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 15.8DK and 16.4FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.2.

Payton Pritchard ($3400/DK) was a force to be reckoned with in his last outing, dropping 12 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 1 rebounds while shooting 0-0 from the field in 18 minutes against the Grizzlies. Today he faces the Bucks ranked #27 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 52.3 per game +3.9 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 11.7DK and 10.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.4.

Grant Williams ($4400/DK) was scorching hot in his last game, dropping 10 points, dishing out 4 assists, and pulling down 9 rebounds while shooting 2-3 from the field in 26 minutes against the Grizzlies. Today he faces the Bucks ranked #11 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 45.0 per game -1.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 29.8DK and 29.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.8.

Thaddeus Young ($3000/DK) was mid last game, puttin up 4 points, 2 assists, and 5 rebounds while shooting 2-3 from the field in 24 minutes against the Pistons. Today he faces the Magic ranked #23 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 48.3 per game +1.8 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 11.2DK and 11.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.8.

Nassir Little ($3600/DK) was just okay in his last game, puttin up 11 points, 1 assists, and 1 rebounds while shooting 1-2 from the field in 28 minutes against the Lakers. Today he faces the Wizards ranked #11 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 39.4 per game -1.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 17.9DK and 17.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.0.

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Today's NBA Matchups

Orlando Magic +7.0 vs Toronto Raptors -7.0
Expect a highly competitive game as the Magic with a 24-34 record battle the up-and-down Raptors who hold a 27-31 record in Toronto. Magic have a defense that is middle-of-the-pack, while they are known for their lackluster #25 ranked offense. Raptors have a defense that is middle-of-the-pack, while they are known for their high-powered offense.

Raptors hit the over 10 out of the last 15 games
Magic hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games

Boston Celtics +9.0 vs Milwaukee Bucks -9.0
Get ready for an action-packed game as the Celtics with a 41-16 record travels to Milwaukee to face the dependable Bucks who hold a 39-17 record. Celtics boast a dominant #3 defense, while they have a top-10 offense. Bucks are strong on the defensive end, while they field a potent #4 ranked offense. The Bucks can crash the boards ranking #2 in the league with 48.4 per game which is 11.5% above the NBA avg. The Celtics are one of the top rebounding teams in the NBA ranking #1 in the league with 49.3 per game which is 13.6% above the NBA avg. We have an imbalance at the boards as the Celtics rank #1 at grabbing a rebound while the Bucks struggle ranking #24 in the league at grabbing them.

Bucks hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games
Celtics hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games

Sacramento Kings +3.0 vs Phoenix Suns -3.0
It's a match to remember as the Kings and their 32-24 record face off against the middle of the road Suns and their 31-27 record in Phoenix. Kings are known for their average defense, while they field a dangerous offense. Suns are strong on the defensive end, while they have an above-average offensive attack. The Kings run a quick pace ranking #1 in the league with 123.0 points per game which is 6.5% above the NBA avg.

Suns hit the over 3 out of the last 15 games
Kings hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games

Washington Wizards +3.0 vs Portland Trail Blazers -3.0
It's a match to remember as the Wizards and their 26-30 record face off against the up-and-down Trail Blazers and their 28-29 record in Portland. Wizards are struggling as a #17 ranked defense, while they field an average offense. Trail Blazers are struggling as a #20 ranked defense, while they have room for improvement on the offensive end with a #22 ranked team. The Trail Blazers are horrible at rebounding ranking #29 in the league with 38.8 per game which is -10.6% below the NBA avg.

Trail Blazers hit the over 9 out of the last 15 games
Wizards hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games

Golden State Warriors +9.0 vs Los Angeles Clippers -9.0
It's a match to remember as the Warriors and their 29-28 record face off against the average Clippers and their 31-28 record in Los Angeles. Warriors are struggling as a #21 ranked defense, while they are the most potent offense in the league. Clippers possess a top-10 defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense. The Warriors run a quick pace ranking #2 in the league with 121.5 points per game which is 5.2% above the NBA avg.

Clippers hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games
Warriors hit the over 14 out of the last 15 games

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