Unlock Winning NBA Daily Fantasy Picks with Strategy and Stats for 03/06/24 Slate

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Welcome to another exhilarating night of NBA action, as we have an eight-game slate tipping off at 08:00 PM EST today. The marquee matchup of the night sees the Sacramento Kings traveling to Los Angeles for a high-octane showdown against the Lakers at the iconic Crypto.com Arena. With the game’s Over/Under set at a whopping 239.0, we’re anticipating a veritable scoring bonanza that could potentially be a goldmine for fantasy points. As we delve deeper into tonight’s matchups, we’ll be highlighting the top projected players at each position, using statistical insights to guide your fantasy team selections. So, whether you’re a seasoned fantasy veteran or a newcomer to the game, buckle up and get ready for an in-depth analysis that could give you the winning edge in your fantasy league.

GameTime Away Team Home Team O/U Fav
08:00 PM EST Magic 36-26 Wizards 9-52 224.0 ORL -7.5
08:30 PM EST Clippers 39-21 Rockets 27-34 222.5 LAC -6.5
08:30 PM EST Grizzlies 21-41 76ers 35-26 212.0 PHI -6.0
08:30 PM EST Cavaliers 41-21 Hawks 27-35 215.0 ATL -2.5
10:00 PM EST Bulls 29-32 Jazz 28-34 224.0 CHI -3.5
11:00 PM EST Thunder 42-19 Trail Blazers 17-43 223.5 OKL -13.5
11:00 PM EST Bucks 41-21 Warriors 32-28 227.0 GSW -4.0
11:30 PM EST Kings 34-26 Lakers 34-29 239.0 LAL -2.5

Top PG Players to Watch in NBA Daily Fantasy Sports

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander ($10700), Oklahoma City Thunder – Projected 56.4 pts

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been demonstrating a strong performance for the Oklahoma City Thunder, ranking #28 in the NBA for generating fantasy points. Over the last five games, he has averaged 54.1 daily fantasy points, 30.6 points, 5.2 assists, and 6.8 rebounds. His shooting efficiencies stand at 49.3% from the field and 47.1% from beyond the arc, with an average of 34.2 minutes on the court per game. His next game is against the Trail Blazers, who rank #9 defensively against PGs. Comparing his last five games to the previous five, there’s a slight increase in fantasy points and rebounds, but a decrease in assists, field goal percentage, and three-point percentage. His DraftKings salary is $10700, with projected points at 56.4, giving him a DFS value score of 5.3.

Damian Lillard ($9200), Milwaukee Bucks – Projected 47.1 pts

Damian Lillard, playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, ranks #6 in the NBA at generating fantasy points. Over his last five games, he has averaged 42.2 daily fantasy points, 24.2 points, 5.8 assists, and 5.8 rebounds. His shooting efficiencies are 46.3% from the field and 42.9% from beyond the arc, with an average of 33.9 minutes on the court per game. His next game is against the Warriors, who rank #12 defensively against PGs. Comparing his last five games to the previous five, there’s an increase in fantasy points, points, rebounds, three-point percentage, and minutes per game, but a decrease in assists and field goal percentage. His DraftKings salary is $9200, with projected points at 47.1, giving him a DFS value score of 5.1.

Top Shooting Guard Picks for Today’s Slate

Collin Sexton ($7200), Utah Jazz – Projected 37.9 pts

Collin Sexton, with his consistent performance, has been a strong contributor to the Utah Jazz. Ranked 49th in the NBA for generating fantasy points, Sexton has averaged 37.3 daily fantasy points over his last five games. His stats include an impressive 20.8 points, 5.8 assists, and 2.0 rebounds per game, with shooting efficiencies of 50.0% from the field and 52.6% from beyond the arc. These numbers are backed by an average of 30.2 minutes on the court per game. However, Sexton’s next game is against the Bulls, who rank 11th in defense against SGs. Despite a slight dip in his performance compared to his previous five games, Sexton’s projected DFS value score of 5.3 indicates strong value for his $7200 DraftKings salary.

Kevin Huerter ($4700), Sacramento Kings – Projected 23.7 pts

Kevin Huerter, playing for the Sacramento Kings, is another SG to watch out for. Although he’s ranked 139th in the NBA at generating fantasy points, Huerter has shown improvement in his recent games. Over the latest five-game stretch, he has averaged 19.2 daily fantasy points, 10.6 points, 2.4 assists, and 3.6 rebounds per game. His shooting efficiencies stand at 50.0% from the field and 33.3% from beyond the arc, with an average of 27.4 minutes on the court per game. Huerter’s next game is against the Lakers, who rank 5th in defense against SGs. Despite a drop in his shooting percentages, Huerter’s increased minutes and shot attempts have led to an increase in his fantasy points. With a DraftKings salary of $4700 and a projected DFS value score of 5.0, Huerter offers strong value for today’s slate.

Top SF Players in NBA Daily Fantasy Sports

Franz Wagner ($9400), Orlando Magic – Projected 37.5 pts

Franz Wagner of the Orlando Magic has been showing consistent performances on the court. He is currently ranked 25th in the NBA for generating fantasy points. Over his last five games, Wagner has averaged 29.6 daily fantasy points, 15.0 points, 3.8 assists, and 5.4 rebounds. His shooting efficiencies are impressive, with a 66.7% success rate from the field, although his three-point percentage is a bit low at 11.1%. He’s been averaging 30.9 minutes on the court per game. His next game is against the Wizards, who are ranked 22nd defensively against SFs. Comparing his last five games to his previous five, there’s been a slight dip in his performance, but he remains a solid choice. His DFS value score stands at 4.0, making him a core value player.

Deni Avdija ($8600), Washington Wizards – Projected 37.5 pts

Deni Avdija of the Washington Wizards is another player to watch. He’s ranked 54th in the NBA at generating fantasy points. In his latest five-game stretch, Avdija has averaged 36.9 daily fantasy points, 18.6 points, 3.2 assists, and a whopping 10.0 rebounds. He’s been shooting at 36.7% from the field and 46.2% from beyond the arc, with an average of 34.3 minutes on the court per game. His next game is against the Magic, who are top-ranked defensively against SFs. Despite a slight decrease in his field goal percentage compared to his previous five games, Avdija’s performance remains steady. His DFS value score is 4.4, positioning him as a core value player in the upcoming slate.

Top Power Forward Picks for Today’s DFS Slate

Paolo Banchero ($10600), Orlando Magic – Projected 46.1 pts

Paolo Banchero, the Orlando Magic’s power forward, is currently ranked third in the NBA for generating fantasy points. Over the last five games, Banchero has averaged 35.9 daily fantasy points, 21.4 points, 4.2 assists, and 6.6 rebounds. He’s been shooting with a 50.0% field goal percentage and a 31.6% three-point percentage. These stats are backed by an average of 32.6 minutes on the court per game. Banchero’s next game is against the Wizards, who rank 22nd in defense against power forwards. However, his performance has slightly dipped compared to the previous five games, with a decrease in fantasy points, assists, rebounds, field goal percentage, and minutes per game, but an increase in points and three-point percentage. With a DraftKings salary of $10600 and projected points of 46.1, Banchero’s DFS value score is 4.3, making him a core value player for the upcoming slate.

Jaren Jackson Jr. ($8800), Memphis Grizzlies – Projected 41.9 pts

Jaren Jackson Jr., the power forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, has been performing well in his recent games. Over the last five games, Jackson Jr. has averaged 39.4 daily fantasy points, 23.4 points, 2.6 assists, and 5.8 rebounds. He’s been shooting with a 47.5% field goal percentage and a 33.3% three-point percentage. These stats are backed by an average of 32.7 minutes on the court per game. Jackson Jr.’s next game is against the 76ers, who rank 13th in defense against power forwards. His performance has been relatively stable compared to the previous five games, with a slight increase in fantasy points, rebounds, three-point percentage, and minutes per game, but a decrease in points, assists, and field goal percentage. With a DraftKings salary of $8800 and projected points of 41.9, Jackson Jr.’s DFS value score is 4.8, making him a core value player for the upcoming slate.

Center Position DFS Analysis

Domantas Sabonis ($10600), Sacramento Kings – Projected 56.5 pts

Domantas Sabonis has been a consistent performer for the Sacramento Kings, ranking 26th in the NBA at generating fantasy points. Over his last five games, Sabonis has averaged 50.0 daily fantasy points, 16.6 points, 8.2 assists, and 15.0 rebounds per game. He’s been shooting at 45.5% from the field and 33.3% from beyond the arc, while playing an average of 36.2 minutes per game. However, his performance has dipped slightly compared to the previous five games, with a decrease in fantasy points, points, assists, and shooting efficiency. The Kings’ next game is against the Lakers, who rank 26th against Centers. Sabonis’ DraftKings salary is $10600, with projected points of 56.5, giving him a DFS Value Score of 5.3.

Anthony Davis ($10300), Los Angeles Lakers – Projected 56.4 pts

Anthony Davis, playing as a Center for the Los Angeles Lakers, is ranked 27th in the NBA at generating fantasy points. In his latest five-game stretch, Davis has averaged 51.8 daily fantasy points, 24.6 points, 2.4 assists, and 12.8 rebounds. He’s been shooting at an impressive 60.3% from the field, but hasn’t made any three-pointers. Davis has been on the court for an average of 37.6 minutes per game. His performance has remained steady compared to the previous five games, with a slight increase in rebounds and minutes played. The Lakers’ next game is against the Kings, who rank 22nd against Centers. Davis’ DraftKings salary is $10300, with projected points of 56.4, giving him a DFS Value Score of 5.5.

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