High-Stakes Action: A Preview Today’s 8 Game NBA Slate

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Get ready for a wild ride, sports fans! Eight matchups are about to hit the court, kicking off with the Wizards vs. Pistons showdown at 08:00 PM EST in the Little Caesars Arena. The Warriors and Thunder are primed to light up the scoreboard, but the Wizards and Pistons 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

Julius Randle ($9900/DK) was pretty average in his last game, puttin up 31 points, 4 assists, and 9 rebounds while shooting 6-9 from the field in 47 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Hornets ranked #24 in the league against the PF, allowing 57.6dfs per game or +3.9 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 51.8DK and 46.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.2.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander ($10000/DK) was unstoppable in his last game, dropping 38 points, dishing out 4 assists, and pulling down 7 rebounds while shooting 9-15 from the field in 37 minutes against the Jazz. Today he faces the Warriors ranked #20 in the league against the PG, allowing 49.4dfs per game or +1.0 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 55.9DK and 57.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.6.

Kristaps Porzingis ($9000/DK) was a beast on the court in his last outing, dropping 24 points, dishing out 5 assists, and pulling down 13 rebounds while shooting 10-21 from the field in 36 minutes against the Bucks. Today he faces the Pistons ranked #14 in the league against the C, allowing 45.2dfs per game or -1.2 less vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 46.8DK and 47.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.2.

Anthony Davis ($10800/DK) went off for a big game in his last outing, dropping 39 points, dishing out 6 assists, and pulling down 8 rebounds while shooting 13-22 from the field in 38 minutes against the Warriors. Today he faces the Grizzlies ranked #17 in the league against the C, allowing 47.2dfs per game or +0.9 more vs average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 57.3DK and 57.5FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.3.

Standout Mid-Value Players

Marvin Bagley ($5500/DK) was mid last game, puttin up 10 points, 1 assists, and 8 rebounds while shooting 5-11 from the field in 36 minutes against the Trail Blazers. Today he faces the Wizards ranked #8 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 43.6 per game which is -2.8 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 31.0DK and 31.7FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.6.

Tyus Jones ($4900/DK) was a straight up baller in his last outing, dropping 25 points, dishing out 12 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 4-7 from the field in 36 minutes against the Clippers. Today he faces the Lakers ranked #19 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 48.3 per game which is +-0.0 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 26.3DK and 26.6FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.4.

Jaden Ivey ($5800/DK) had an incredible game in his last outing, dropping 13 points, dishing out 13 assists, and pulling down 5 rebounds while shooting 4-7 from the field in 31 minutes against the Trail Blazers. Today he faces the Wizards ranked #26 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 46.4 per game which is +2.7 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 27.8DK and 26.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.8.

Khris Middleton ($6400/DK) had a rough outing in his last game, scoring only 6 points, 2 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 2-6 from the field in 27 minutes against the 76ers. Today he faces the Magic ranked #9 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 42.6 per game which is -1.1 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 26.9DK and 25.8FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.2.

Mitchell Robinson ($4900/DK) was on fire in his last game, dropping 13 points, dishing out 0 assists, and pulling down 14 rebounds while shooting 5-8 from the field in 44 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Hornets ranked #24 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 57.6 per game which is +3.9 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 25.2DK and 26.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.2.

Cheap Value Players

Cole Anthony ($4400/DK) delivered a nothing-special performance in his last game, puttin up 5 points, 6 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 1-4 from the field in 24 minutes against the Trail Blazers. Today he faces the Bucks ranked #15 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 47.3 per game -1.1 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 29.6DK and 28.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 6.7.

Isaiah Livers ($3400/DK) had a legendary performance in his last outing, dropping 17 points, dishing out 2 assists, and pulling down 5 rebounds while shooting 4-4 from the field in 39 minutes against the Trail Blazers. Today he faces the Wizards ranked #12 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 40.6 per game -0.5 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 15.4DK and 14.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.5.

Jaylin Williams ($3600/DK) was a complete bust in his last game, scoring only 2 points, 1 assists, and 2 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 20 minutes against the Jazz. Today he faces the Warriors ranked #19 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 47.5 per game +1.1 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 16.8DK and 16.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.7.

Corey Kispert ($3200/DK) was a beast on the court in his last outing, dropping 11 points, dishing out 2 assists, and pulling down 3 rebounds while shooting 1-1 from the field in 36 minutes against the Bucks. Today he faces the Pistons ranked #23 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 45.4 per game +1.7 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 18.3DK and 16.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.7.

Isaiah Hartenstein ($3300/DK) choked in his last game, scoring only 0 points, 0 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 0-2 from the field in 10 minutes against the Celtics. Today he faces the Hornets ranked #30 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 56.3 per game +9.9 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 12.4DK and 12.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.8.

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Today's NBA Matchups

Washington Wizards -8.0 vs Detroit Pistons +8.0
Expect a highly competitive game as the Wizards with a 30-34 record battle the mediocre Pistons who hold a 15-50 record in Detroit. Wizards are known for their solid defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense. Pistons are struggling as a #20 ranked defense, while they are struggling with a #26 ranked offense.

Pistons hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games
Wizards hit the over 10 out of the last 15 games

Milwaukee Bucks -7.0 vs Orlando Magic +7.0
The stage is set for a thrilling matchup as the Bucks brings their 46-18 record to Orlando to take on the up-and-down Magic and their 27-38 record. Bucks are known for their lockdown defense, while they are the most potent offense in the league. Magic field a top-notch #8 defense, while they are known for their lackluster #28 ranked offense. The Bucks are one of the top rebounding teams in the NBA ranking #1 in the league with 51.8 per game which is 19.4% above the NBA avg. The Bucks run a quick pace ranking #2 in the league with 123.1 points per game which is 6.9% above the NBA avg.

Magic hit the over 4 out of the last 15 games
Bucks hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games

Philadelphia 76ers +2.5 vs Minnesota Timberwolves -2.5
It's a match to remember as the 76ers and their 42-22 record face off against the inconsistent Timberwolves and their 34-32 record in Minnesota. 76ers boast a dominant #3 defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense. Timberwolves are struggling as a #19 ranked defense, while they field a dangerous offense.

Timberwolves hit the over 8 out of the last 15 games
76ers hit the over 5 out of the last 15 games

Charlotte Hornets +10.5 vs New York Knicks -10.5
It's a match to remember as the Hornets and their 20-46 record face off against the dependable Knicks and their 39-27 record in New York. Hornets are struggling as a #21 ranked defense, while they are known for their lackluster #17 ranked offense. Knicks field a top-notch #6 defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense. We have an imbalance at the boards as the Knicks rank #6 at grabbing a rebound while the Hornets struggle ranking #29 in the league at grabbing them.

Knicks hit the over 9 out of the last 15 games
Hornets hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games

Golden State Warriors -4.0 vs Oklahoma City Thunder +4.0
The Warriors and their 34-31 record head to Oklahoma City for a challenging match against the inconsistent Thunder who hold a 30-34 record. Warriors have a defense that is middle-of-the-pack, while they boast a dynamic #3 ranked offense. Thunder need to improve on the defensive end, while they field a dangerous offense. The Warriors are one of the top teams in the NBA at generating DFS points at a whopping 242 per game which is 5.0% above the NBA avg. The Thunder get up a ton of shots ranking #2 in the league with 92.8 per game which is 5.4% above the NBA avg. The Warriors rank #3 in the league at generating fantasy points (241.7/gm) while the Thunder rank #26 in the league at defending against them at (239.9/gm).

Thunder hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games
Warriors hit the over 5 out of the last 15 games

Brooklyn Nets -6.5 vs Houston Rockets +6.5
The stage is set for a thrilling matchup as the Nets brings their 36-28 record to Houston to take on the lacking Rockets and their 15-49 record. Nets are struggling as a #17 ranked defense, while they have room for improvement on the offensive end with a #23 ranked team. Rockets need to improve on the defensive end, while they field a bottom-tier offense.

Rockets hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games
Nets hit the over 5 out of the last 15 games

Utah Jazz +9.0 vs Dallas Mavericks -9.0
The stage is set for a thrilling matchup as the Jazz brings their 31-34 record to Dallas to take on the inconsistent Mavericks and their 33-32 record. Jazz field a bottom-tier #29 defense, while they are middle-of-the-pack on offense. Mavericks are known for their average defense, while they field a bottom-tier offense. The Jazz are one of the top rebounding teams in the NBA ranking #2 in the league with 48.4 per game which is 11.6% above the NBA avg. The Mavericks are horrible at rebounding ranking #29 in the league with 38.2 per game which is -11.9% below the NBA avg.

Mavericks hit the over 6 out of the last 15 games
Jazz hit the over 7 out of the last 14 games

Memphis Grizzlies +2.0 vs Los Angeles Lakers -2.0
The stage is set for a thrilling matchup as the Grizzlies brings their 38-25 record to Los Angeles to take on the middle of the road Lakers and their 31-34 record. Grizzlies are average on the defensive end, while they are known for their high-powered offense. Lakers need to improve on the defensive end, while they field an average offense. The Lakers are the NBA leaders at stealing the ball causing a turnover 5.6 per game which is -23.0% above the NBA avg. We have an imbalance at the boards as the Lakers rank #3 at grabbing a rebound while the Grizzlies struggle ranking #30 in the league at grabbing them.

Lakers hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games
Grizzlies hit the over 7 out of the last 15 games

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