FanDuel NBA Top Picks and Value Plays for March 15, 2017

 

We have ten games tonight on the main FanDuel NBA slate. There is value to be found everywhere so let’s go find it!

I need to remind you this column is written in the morning. Things change quickly in the NBA so you need to be certain whoever you have selected is actually playing that night.

 

Game Spread Over Under Totals
Dallas @ Washington Washington -7.5 208
Charlotte @ Indiana Indiana -7.5 207.5
Minnesota @ Boston Boston -6.5 210
New Orleans @ Miami Miami -6 208
Utah @ Detroit Utah -3 199
Memphis @ Chicago Memphis -1 200
L.A. Lakers @ Houston Houston -16.5 235
Portland @ San Antonio San Antonio -9.5 212
Sacramento @ Phoenix Phoenix -6.5 220
Milwaukee @ L.A. Clippers Clippers -9 212.5

 

Point Guards

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio ($7600) has a good opportunity tonight against a Boston Celtics defense allowing point guards to average 47.8 FanDuel points per game this season and over the past five games point guards are averaging 49.40 points per game. In 27 road games this season Rubio is averaging 26.38 FanDuel points per game and over the past five games Rubio has a floor of 33 and a ceiling of 56.5 FanDuel points. Rubio has a March Usage Rate of 21.9 and a True Shooting percentage of 58 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Rajon Rondo ($5600) and Reggie Jackson ($5200).

Shooting Guard

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker ($6600) has a good opportunity tonight against a Sacramento Kings defense allowing shooting guards to average 45.5 FanDuel points per game this season and 52.2 over their past five games. In 34 home games this season Booker is averaging 29.63 FanDuel points per game and over the past five games has a FanDuel floor of 23 points and a ceiling of 44 points. Booker has a March Usage Rate of 28.4 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 58 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Lou Williams ($5400) and Manu Ginobili ($3900).

Small Forward

Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward ($7800) has a good opportunity tonight against a Detroit Pistons defense allowing small forwards to average 39.9 FanDuel points per game this season and over the past five games are allowing 47.7 FanDuel points per game. In 29 road games this season Hayward is averaging 34.13 FanDuel points per game and over the past five games has a floor of 12.6 FanDuel points and a ceiling of 39.4 FanDuel points. Hayward has a March Usage Rate of 26.7 percent and a True Shooting percentage of the 54 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ($5300) and Brandon Ingram ($4300).

Power Forward

Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki ($6300) has a good opportunity tonight against a Washington Wizards defense allowing power forwards to average 46.2 FanDuel points a game this season and over the past five games have allowed 42.4 FanDuel points per game. In 17 road games this season Nowitzki is averaging 26.91 FanDuel points a game and over the past five games has a floor of 18.6 FanDuel points and a ceiling of 39.7 FanDuel points. Nowitzki has a Usage Rate of 26 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 59 percent in the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Ryan Anderson ($4900) and Willie Cauley-Stein ($5500).

Center

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl Anthony-Towns ($10,800) has a great opportunity tonight against a Boston Celtics defense allowing centers to average 48.3 FanDuel points per game this season and over their past five games are allowing 54.3 FanDuel points per game. In 30 away games this season Towns is averaging 41.86 FanDuel points per game and over the past five games has a FanDuel floor of 37.8 points and a ceiling of 59.6 points. Towns has a March Usage Rate of 28.1 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 67 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Clint Capela ($5300) and Kosta Koufos ($4400).

Good luck tonight at FanDuel!

 

In case you are interested,

On this edition of Peachtree Hoops hosts Kris Willis and Phil Naessens tackle all the difficult happenings of the Atlanta Hawks; from the benching of Dennis Schroder, Tim Hardaway Jr and his demotion to the bench, President Mike Budenholzer vs Coach Mike Budenholzer, why Kent Bazemore starts and much more Atlanta Hawks and NBA talk!

 

 

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