High-Stakes Action: A Preview Today’s 4 Game NBA Slate

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Alright, let's get hyped up for some ballin'! Four games are ready to rock your world today, starting with the Knicks vs. Magic at 07:00 PM EST in the Amway Center. Thunder and Clippers are ready to drop some serious points, but don't count out the Cavaliers and Nets who may surprise us with a low-scoring thriller. This is where the real DFS pros make their moves, so check out our predictions and player breakdowns to make sure your lineup is straight fire.

Top Stars On The Main Slate

Kawhi Leonard ($9900/DK) had a disappointing showing in his last game, scoring only 21 points, 5 assists, and 6 rebounds while shooting 5-11 from the field in 38 minutes against the Thunder. Today he faces the Thunder ranked #29 in the league against the SF, allowing 45.4dfs per game or +4.2 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 43.2DK and 42.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.4.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander ($9600/DK) had an okay outing in his last game, puttin up 31 points, 4 assists, and 7 rebounds while shooting 11-21 from the field in 36 minutes against the Clippers. Today he faces the Clippers ranked #30 in the league against the SG, allowing 56.6dfs per game or +8.4 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 45.8DK and 44.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.8.

Julius Randle ($9100/DK) put in a just-alright outing in his last game, puttin up 15 points, 9 assists, and 6 rebounds while shooting 6-11 from the field in 36 minutes against the Heat. Today he faces the Magic ranked #6 in the league against the PF, allowing 48.3dfs per game or -5.0 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 45.9DK and 42.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.0.

Brandon Ingram ($9000/DK) was pretty average in his last game, puttin up 32 points, 7 assists, and 4 rebounds while shooting 8-14 from the field in 31 minutes against the Spurs. Today he faces the Hornets ranked #21 in the league against the SF, allowing 42.4dfs per game or +1.2 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 45.2DK and 42.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.0.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Nick Richards ($5000/DK) had a legendary performance in his last outing, dropping 14 points, dishing out 1 assists, and pulling down 17 rebounds while shooting 5-8 from the field in 26 minutes against the Pacers. Today he faces the Pelicans ranked #17 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 54.3 per game which is +0.9 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 21.8DK and 21.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.3.

Jalen Williams ($6700/DK) was scorching hot in his last game, dropping 20 points, dishing out 3 assists, and pulling down 8 rebounds while shooting 6-11 from the field in 37 minutes against the Clippers. Today he faces the Clippers ranked #15 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 43.4 per game which is -0.4 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 32.6DK and 32.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.9.

Gordon Hayward ($5700/DK) went off for a big game in his last outing, dropping 22 points, dishing out 5 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 7-11 from the field in 34 minutes against the Pacers. Today he faces the Pelicans ranked #8 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 39.4 per game which is -1.8 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 25.4DK and 25.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.5.

Jarrett Allen ($6300/DK) was meh in his last game, puttin up 12 points, 1 assists, and 14 rebounds while shooting 5-11 from the field in 35 minutes against the Nets. Today he faces the Nets ranked #27 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 58.7 per game which is +5.3 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 36.2DK and 38.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.8.

Jonas Valanciunas ($7100/DK) went off for a big game in his last outing, dropping 19 points, dishing out 5 assists, and pulling down 15 rebounds while shooting 7-9 from the field in 28 minutes against the Spurs. Today he faces the Hornets ranked #28 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 59.1 per game which is +5.8 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 46.2DK and 46.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.5.

Cheap Value Players

Robert Covington ($3000/DK) played like trash in his last outing, scoring only 2 points, 0 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 1-6 from the field in 7 minutes against the Thunder. Today he faces the Thunder ranked #29 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 45.4 per game +4.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 17.9DK and 19.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.0.

Nicolas Batum ($3800/DK) was a disaster in his last game, scoring only 5 points, 1 assists, and 0 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 24 minutes against the Thunder. Today he faces the Thunder ranked #29 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 45.4 per game +4.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 9.4DK and 9.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 2.5.

Isaiah Hartenstein ($3700/DK) bricked it up in his last outing, scoring only 2 points, 0 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 1-2 from the field in 19 minutes against the Heat. Today he faces the Magic ranked #21 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 48.4 per game +1.9 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 16.8DK and 17.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.5.

Jaylin Williams ($3500/DK) had an off night in his last outing, scoring only 6 points, 1 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 0-1 from the field in 11 minutes against the Clippers. Today he faces the Clippers ranked #14 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 45.2 per game -1.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 13.6DK and 12.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.9.

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Today's NBA Matchups

New York Knicks -3.5 vs Orlando Magic +3.5
The Knicks and their 42-32 record head to Orlando for a challenging match against the fair Magic who hold a 30-43 record. Knicks have a fearsome defense, while they field an average offense. Magic are struggling as a #16 ranked defense, while they are struggling with a #19 ranked offense.

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

Cleveland Cavaliers -4.0 vs Brooklyn Nets +4.0
The battle lines are drawn as the Cavaliers with a 46-28 record square off against the average Nets and their 39-33 record in Brooklyn. Cavaliers are known for their lockdown defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense. Nets field a respectable defense, while they have room for improvement on the offensive end with a #26 ranked team. The Cavaliers rank #30 in the league at rebounding with 38.1 per game which is -12.0% below the NBA avg.

Nets hit the over 10 out of the last 15 games
Cavaliers hit the over 11 out of the last 15 games

Charlotte Hornets +9.0 vs New Orleans Pelicans -9.0
It's a match to remember as the Hornets and their 23-50 record face off against the erratic Pelicans and their 35-37 record in New Orleans. Hornets are average on the defensive end, while they are known for their lackluster #20 ranked offense. Pelicans boast a dominant #5 defense, while they are known for their lackluster #28 ranked offense.

Pelicans hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games
Hornets hit the over 4 out of the last 15 games

Oklahoma City Thunder +4.0 vs Los Angeles Clippers -4.0
The battle lines are drawn as the Thunder with a 36-36 record square off against the up-and-down Clippers and their 38-35 record in Los Angeles. Thunder need to improve on the defensive end, while they are struggling with a #17 ranked offense. Clippers are struggling as a #22 ranked defense, while they are middle-of-the-pack on offense.

Clippers hit the over 6 out of the last 14 games
Thunder hit the over 11 out of the last 15 games

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