FanDuel NBA Top Picks and Value Plays for Saturday April 8, 2017

We have five games on the main NBA slate at FanDuel tonight. Allegedly Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant and his $10,100 dollar price tag will be playing tonight and without a minute’s restriction.

Please remember that things in the NBA change rather quickly. Especially during the last week of the season so be as certain as you can that the players you have selected are actually playing tonight.

Games Spread Over Under
Miami @ Washington Washington -5 213.5
Milwaukee @ Philadelphia Milwaukee -5 208.5
L.A. Clippers @ San Antonio Pick 206.5
Utah @ Portland Utah -1.5 202
New Orleans @ Golden State Golden State -13 219

 

Point Guards

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul ($9400) has a good opportunity tonight against a San Antonio Spurs defense allowing point guards to average 48.8 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 26 road games this season Paul is averaging 39.22 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 38.3 points and a ceiling of 51.1 points (twice). During the past two April games Paul has a Usage Rate of 29.9 percent and a 75 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Shaun Livingston ($3500) and Tony Parker ($3900).

Shooting Guards

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson ($7300) has a good opportunity tonight against a New Orleans Pelicans defense allowing shooting guards to average 50.1 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 37 home games this season Thompson is averaging 32.87 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 27.4 points and ceiling of 52.9 points. During the month of April Thompson has a 32 percent Usage Rate and 60 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Timothe’ Cabarrot ($5500) and Josh Richardson ($4900).

Small Forwards

Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward ($7800) has a good opportunity tonight against a Portland Trail Blazers defense allowing small forwards to average 43.9 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 36 road games this season Hayward is averaging 33.58 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 25.6 points and a 52.1 point ceiling. During the month of April Hayward has a 31.9 percent Usage Rate and 62 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Khris Middleton ($5900) and Bojan Bogdanovic ($3500).

Power Forwards

San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge ($6900) has a good opportunity tonight against a Los Angeles Clippers defense allowing power forwards to average 51 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 32 home games this season Aldridge is averaging 29.98 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 22.7 points and a 35 point ceiling. Over the past two April games Aldridge has a 22 percent Usage Rate and 46 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Donatas Motiejunas ($3500) and Noah Vonleh ($3600).

Centers

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert ($9100) has a good opportunity tonight against a Trail Blazers defense allowing centers to average 56.6 FanDuel points per game during the past five nights. In 38 road games this season Gobert is averaging 37.04 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 27.5 points and a ceiling of 54.3 points. During the month of April Gobert has a 18.3 percent Usage Rate and 75 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Pau Gasol ($5700) and Greg Monroe ($5400).

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!!

 

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