Unlocking NBA Success: 03/07/24 Daily Fantasy Slate Strategy and Stats

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As the sun sets on this thrilling day of NBA action, we’re gearing up for a fantasy basketball extravaganza featuring a tantalizing slate of 7 games, all tipping off at 08:00 PM EST. The highlight of the day is undoubtedly the clash between the San Antonio Spurs and the Sacramento Kings at the vibrant Golden 1 Center. Scheduled for an 11:00 PM EST tip-off, this game is set to be a scoring bonanza with an Over/Under of a whopping 237.0. As we delve into the nitty-gritty of player projections, matchups, and potential game-changers, this article will serve as your go-to guide for today’s DFS slate. From the hardwood of the Golden 1 Center to the rest of the league, we’ve got you covered with the most comprehensive analysis and insights. So, buckle up and get ready for a night of high-octane NBA action!

GameTime Away Team Home Team O/U Fav
08:00 PM EST Nets 25-37 Pistons 9-53 215.5 BRO -2.0
08:00 PM EST Timberwolves 43-19 Pacers 35-28 227.0 IND -1.5
08:30 PM EST Heat 35-26 Mavericks 34-28 229.0 DAL -5.0
10:00 PM EST Raptors 23-39 Suns 36-26 232.5 PHX -10.5
11:00 PM EST Bulls 30-32 Warriors 33-28 224.0 GSW -8.0
11:00 PM EST Spurs 13-49 Kings 35-26 237.0 SAC -11.0
11:00 PM EST Celtics 48-13 Nuggets 42-20 220.0 BOS -1.0

Point Guard Fantasy Insights

De’Aaron Fox ($8500), Sacramento Kings – Projected 49.7 pts

De’Aaron Fox has been on a tear recently, averaging 51.0 daily fantasy points over his last five games, a significant increase from his previous five-game average of 41.2. His points per game have also seen a notable jump, from 20.5 to 30.4, while his assists and rebounds per game have also seen modest increases. His field goal percentage has skyrocketed, hitting an impressive 67.9% from the field, although his three-point shooting has dipped slightly to 25.0%. Fox’s increased playing time, averaging 37.4 minutes per game, has no doubt contributed to his improved stats. With the Spurs’ weak defense against PGs, Fox’s strong form is expected to continue. His projected DFS value score is 5.8, indicating strong value for your lineup.

Stephen Curry ($9000), Golden State Warriors – Projected 46.4 pts

Stephen Curry’s recent performances have been a bit of a mixed bag. His fantasy points per game have dropped from 42.7 to 37.8 over his last five games, and his points per game have also decreased from 26.0 to 21.4. His assists per game have seen a significant drop, but this has been offset by a substantial increase in rebounds per game, from 2.2 to 6.2. Curry’s shooting efficiency has also dipped, with his field goal percentage dropping to 40.6% and his three-point percentage to 36.8%. Despite a decrease in playing time, Curry is still taking more shots per game, which could lead to a bounce-back performance against the Bulls. His projected DFS value score is 5.2, indicating strong value for your lineup.

Top Shooting Guard Picks for NBA Daily Fantasy Sports

Kevin Huerter ($4500), Sacramento Kings – Projected 22.3 pts

Kevin Huerter of the Sacramento Kings has been a consistent performer in the SG position. Despite his ranking of #-140 in generating fantasy points, his recent performances suggest a potential upside. Over the last five games, Huerter has averaged 16.6 daily fantasy points, 8.0 points, 2.6 assists, and 3.2 rebounds, with a commendable shooting efficiency of 47.6% from the field and 26.1% from beyond the arc. These stats are backed by an average of 24.7 minutes on the court per game. The Kings’ next game is against the Spurs, who rank #23 in defense against SGs, which could provide Huerter with an opportunity to exploit. His DraftKings salary stands at $4500, with projected points of 22.3, giving him a DFS Value Score of 5.0, indicating strong value.

Gary Payton II ($3900), Golden State Warriors – Projected 13.2 pts

Golden State Warriors’ Gary Payton II, despite his lower ranking of #-244 in generating fantasy points, has shown promising signs in his recent performances. In the last five games, Payton II has averaged 15.6 daily fantasy points, 6.4 points, 1.0 assist, and 3.4 rebounds. His shooting efficiency is impressive, with 61.9% from the field and an exceptional 66.7% from beyond the arc. These performances come with an average of 15.8 minutes on the court per game. The Warriors’ next game is against the Bulls, who rank #14 in defense against SGs, offering Payton II a challenge. His DraftKings salary is $3900, with projected points of 13.2, resulting in a DFS Value Score of 3.4, indicating a player with bad value. However, his recent performances suggest potential for improvement.

Top SF Players in NBA Daily Fantasy Sports

Dalen Terry ($3200), Chicago Bulls – Projected 0.8 pts

Dalen Terry, the SF for the Chicago Bulls, has been showing a steady performance in the recent games. However, his ranking at #-375 in the NBA for generating fantasy points might raise some eyebrows. Over the last five games, Terry has averaged 8.3 daily fantasy points, 1.8 points, 1.4 assists, and 2.0 rebounds. His shooting efficiencies stand at 40.0% from the field and 33.3% from beyond the arc. These stats are backed by an average of 10.7 minutes on the court per game. Terry’s next game is against the Warriors, who rank #19 in defense against SFs. Comparing his last five games to the previous five, there’s a noticeable drop in his performance. His fantasy points per game have decreased by 3.6, points per game by 3.0, and his field goal percentage has dropped by a significant 35.0%. His DFS Value Score is 0.2, indicating a bad value for the upcoming slate.

None ($3000), Chicago Bulls – Projected 0.0 pts

The SF position for the Chicago Bulls also includes a player named None. With a ranking of #0 in the NBA for generating fantasy points and a DraftKings salary of $3000, None has not recorded any stats in the latest five-game stretch. His performances show 0 points, 0 assists, and 0 rebounds, with shooting efficiencies of 0% from the field and 0% from beyond the arc. He has averaged 0 minutes on the court per game. The next game is against the Warriors, who rank #11 in defense against SFs. Comparing his last five games to the previous five, there’s no change in his performance as he hasn’t recorded any stats. His DFS Value Score is 0.0, indicating a bad value for the upcoming slate.

Top Power Forwards in the NBA Daily Fantasy Sports

Jonathan Kuminga ($6600), Golden State Warriors – Projected 33.2 pts

Jonathan Kuminga of the Golden State Warriors has been showing some impressive performances recently. Over his last five games, he has averaged 33.0 daily fantasy points, 19.2 points, 2.8 assists, and 5.2 rebounds. His shooting efficiency has been remarkable, with a field goal percentage of 61.2% and a three-point percentage of 22.2%. These stats are supported by an average of 26.0 minutes on the court per game. His next game is against the Bulls, who rank 26th in the league in defense against power forwards. Comparing his last five games to the previous five, Kuminga has shown significant improvements in his fantasy points, points per game, and shooting efficiency, although his assists and rebounds have slightly decreased. With a DraftKings salary of $6600 and projected points of 33.2, Kuminga has a DFS Value Score of 5.0, making him a strong value pick for the upcoming slate.

Keegan Murray ($5800), Sacramento Kings – Projected 29.0 pts

Keegan Murray of the Sacramento Kings is another player to keep an eye on. Over his last five games, he has averaged 31.6 daily fantasy points, 16.8 points, 1.8 assists, and 4.6 rebounds. He has been shooting efficiently with a field goal percentage of 58.8% and a three-point percentage of 42.9%. He has been spending an average of 36.4 minutes on the court per game. His next game is against the Spurs, who rank 12th in the league in defense against power forwards. Comparing his last five games to the previous five, Murray has shown improvements in his fantasy points, points per game, assists, and three-point percentage, although his rebounds have slightly decreased. With a DraftKings salary of $5800 and projected points of 29.0, Murray has a DFS Value Score of 5.0, making him a strong value pick for the upcoming slate.

Top NBA Centers for Daily Fantasy Sports

Domantas Sabonis ($10600), Sacramento Kings – Projected 60.2 pts

Domantas Sabonis is a force to be reckoned with at the center position. Currently ranked #26 in the NBA for generating fantasy points, Sabonis has been delivering a strong performance over his last five games with an average of 50.5 daily fantasy points, 16.4 points, 8.2 assists, and 16.0 rebounds. His shooting efficiencies stand at 48.4% from the field and 33.3% from beyond the arc, with an average of 36.6 minutes on the court per game. Despite a slight dip in his performance compared to the previous five games, Sabonis is expected to bounce back in the upcoming game against the Spurs, who rank #24 in defense against centers. With a DraftKings salary of $10600 and projected points of 60.2, Sabonis offers a 5.7 DFS value score, making him a strong value pick for your lineup.

Nikola Vucevic ($8300), Chicago Bulls – Projected 44.2 pts

Nikola Vucevic of the Chicago Bulls is another center to consider for your DFS lineup. Over his last five games, Vucevic has averaged 40.9 daily fantasy points, 19.8 points, 2.8 assists, and 11.4 rebounds. His shooting efficiencies are 52.9% from the field and 29.2% from beyond the arc, with an average of 34.8 minutes on the court per game. While his performance has been relatively consistent compared to the previous five games, Vucevic is set to face the Warriors, who rank #19 in defense against centers. With a DraftKings salary of $8300 and projected points of 44.2, Vucevic’s DFS value score stands at 5.3, indicating strong value for DFS players.

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