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Quick Look At The NBA Matchups For 01-28-2023

We have a total of 11 games today with the first tip off scheduled for 04:00 PM EST when the Nuggets take on the 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Early projections are for the Kings and Timberwolves to lead the day in total points scored while Knicks and Nets should be one of the bottom with the lowest over of the day.

DraftEdge Top Stand Outs Headed Into The Slate

Damian Lillard (PG)

DK Proj: 49.2 FD Proj: 46.6

Lillard put up 60 points, 8 assists, and 7 rebounds while shooting 12 for 14 from the field in 40 minutes against the Jazz. Today he faces the Raptors ranked #14 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 46.8 over 48 minutes of play which is -0.4 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 65.7DK and 62.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.6 on DraftKings and 3.4 on FanDuel.


Trae Young (PG)

DK Proj: 47.8 FD Proj: 45.5

Young put up 33 points, 11 assists, and 3 rebounds while shooting 7 for 14 from the field in 35 minutes against the Thunder. Today he faces the Clippers ranked #1 in the league against the PG, allowing an average of 40.1 over 48 minutes of play which is -7.2 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 46.6DK and 43.1FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.9 on DraftKings and 4.5 on FanDuel.


Jayson Tatum (SG)

DK Proj: 50.9 FD Proj: 49.3

Tatum put up 35 points, 4 assists, and 14 rebounds while shooting 10 for 19 from the field in 43 minutes against the Knicks. Today he faces the Lakers ranked #21 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 45.6 over 48 minutes of play which is +1.0 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 55.7DK and 52.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.4 on DraftKings and 3.2 on FanDuel.


Anthony Edwards (SG)

DK Proj: 45.7 FD Proj: 44.6

Edwards put up 25 points, 7 assists, and 7 rebounds while shooting 6 for 13 from the field in 36 minutes against the Grizzlies. Today he faces the Kings ranked #3 in the league against the SG, allowing an average of 40.8 over 48 minutes of play which is -3.8 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 50.3DK and 47.9FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 5.4 on DraftKings and 5.2 on FanDuel.


LeBron James (SF)

DK Proj: 49.4 FD Proj: 48.1

James put up 20 points, 11 assists, and 9 rebounds while shooting 7 for 14 from the field in 35 minutes against the Spurs. Today he faces the Celtics ranked #5 in the league against the SF, allowing an average of 36.2 over 48 minutes of play which is -5.3 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 60.7DK and 58.2FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.9 on DraftKings and 3.8 on FanDuel.


Pascal Siakam (PF)

DK Proj: 49.7 FD Proj: 48.7

Siakam put up 21 points, 3 assists, and 7 rebounds while shooting 7 for 20 from the field in 40 minutes against the Warriors. Today he faces the Trail Blazers ranked #4 in the league against the PF, allowing an average of 41.9 over 48 minutes of play which is -4.9 less compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 46.8DK and 47.0FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 4.7 on DraftKings and 4.7 on FanDuel.


Domantas Sabonis (C)

DK Proj: 49.7 FD Proj: 48.5

Sabonis put up 9 points, 4 assists, and 8 rebounds while shooting 3 for 8 from the field in 35 minutes against the Raptors. Today he faces the Timberwolves ranked #21 in the league against the C, allowing an average of 56.1 over 48 minutes of play which is +2.2 more compared to the league average. Over the last 3 games he is averaging 35.4DK and 32.3FD which puts him at a 3 game rolling value of 3.4 on DraftKings and 3.1 on FanDuel.

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DraftKings 01/28 10:00 PM Showdown Captain Mode TOR vs POR 1 Game
FanDuel 01/28 10:00 PM League TOR @ POR 1 Game

Today's NBA Matchups

Denver Nuggets +3.5
#7

Offense

#11

Defense

34-15

Season

8-2

Last 10

Philadelphia 76ers -3.5
#14

Offense

#4

Defense

31-16

Season

8-2

Last 10

    76ers hit the over 27% 27 out of the last 100 and 9 out of the last 15 for 60%
    Nuggets hit the over 39% 39 out of the last 100 and 6 out of the last 15 for 33%

New York Knicks +2.0
#23

Offense

#8

Defense

27-23

Season

5-5

Last 10

Brooklyn Nets -2.0
#8

Offense

#14

Defense

29-19

Season

4-6

Last 10

    Nets hit the over 54% 54 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 47%
    Knicks hit the over 42% 42 out of the last 100 and 7 out of the last 15 for 40%

Chicago Bulls -2.5
#20

Offense

#16

Defense

22-26

Season

5-5

Last 10

Orlando Magic +2.5
#30

Offense

#25

Defense

19-30

Season

5-5

Last 10

    Magic hit the over 31% 31 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 47%
    Bulls hit the over 41% 41 out of the last 100 and 9 out of the last 15 for 53%

Houston Rockets +4.0
#24

Offense

#30

Defense

11-38

Season

1-9

Last 10

Detroit Pistons -4.0
#27

Offense

#22

Defense

13-37

Season

3-7

Last 10

    Pistons hit the over 33% 33 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 47%
    Rockets hit the over 33% 33 out of the last 100 and 6 out of the last 15 for 33%

Los Angeles Clippers +1.0
#22

Offense

#6

Defense

27-24

Season

6-4

Last 10

Atlanta Hawks -1.0
#18

Offense

#18

Defense

25-24

Season

7-3

Last 10

    Hawks hit the over 44% 44 out of the last 100 and 9 out of the last 15 for 60%
    Clippers hit the over 24% 24 out of the last 100 and 5 out of the last 15 for 33%

Washington Wizards +5.0
#19

Offense

#19

Defense

22-26

Season

5-5

Last 10

New Orleans Pelicans -5.0
#12

Offense

#15

Defense

26-23

Season

2-8

Last 10

    Pelicans hit the over 37% 37 out of the last 100 and 6 out of the last 15 for 33%
    Wizards hit the over 40% 40 out of the last 100 and 7 out of the last 15 for 40%

Sacramento Kings -2.0
#17

Offense

#24

Defense

27-20

Season

7-3

Last 10

Minnesota Timberwolves +2.0
#4

Offense

#26

Defense

26-25

Season

6-4

Last 10

    Points Alert: The Timberwolves rank #6 at putting points on the board with 114.1/gm, 2.1% above the average, while the Kings rank #29 at defending them allowing an average of 116.3 pts per game.
    Timberwolves hit the over 41% 41 out of the last 100 and 5 out of the last 15 for 33%
    Kings hit the over 35% 35 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 47%
    Domantas Sabonis is one of our top projected C's today at 49.7 points

Phoenix Suns -5.5
#9

Offense

#1

Defense

25-25

Season

5-5

Last 10

San Antonio Spurs +5.5
#13

Offense

#24

Defense

14-35

Season

1-9

Last 10

    The Suns are one of the top teams in the NBA at generating DFS points at a whopping 232 per game which is 2.1% above the NBA avg
    The Spurs get up a ton of shots ranking #2 in the league with 91.7 per game which is 4.2% above the NBA avg
    Spurs hit the over 43% 43 out of the last 100 and 11 out of the last 15 for 67%
    Suns hit the over 35% 35 out of the last 100 and 3 out of the last 15 for 20%

Los Angeles Lakers +9.0
#15

Offense

#20

Defense

23-26

Season

5-5

Last 10

Boston Celtics -9.0
#10

Offense

#5

Defense

35-15

Season

7-3

Last 10

    Celtics hit the over 32% 32 out of the last 100 and 7 out of the last 15 for 47%
    Lakers hit the over 50% 50 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 53%
    Jayson Tatum is one of our top projected SF/PF's today at 50.9 points
    LeBron James is one of our top projected SF/PF's today at 49.4 points

Dallas Mavericks +7.5
#29

Offense

#3

Defense

26-24

Season

3-7

Last 10

Utah Jazz -7.5
#11

Offense

#7

Defense

25-26

Season

5-5

Last 10

    The Mavericks rank #30 in the league at rebounding with 41.7 per game which is -5.5% below the NBA avg
    The Jazz put up a bunch of points ranking #2 in the league at scoring with 115.1 per game which is 3.0% above the NBA avg
    Jazz hit the over 54% 54 out of the last 100 and 11 out of the last 15 for 73%
    Mavericks hit the over 43% 43 out of the last 100 and 9 out of the last 15 for 53%

Toronto Raptors +5.0
#16

Offense

#12

Defense

22-28

Season

5-5

Last 10

Portland Trail Blazers -5.0
#21

Offense

#21

Defense

23-25

Season

4-6

Last 10

    Trail Blazers hit the over 35% 35 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 47%
    Raptors hit the over 28% 28 out of the last 100 and 8 out of the last 15 for 53%
    Pascal Siakam is one of our top projected C's today at 49.7 points
    Damian Lillard is one of our top projected PG's today at 49.2 points

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