FanDuel NBA Top Picks and Value Plays for Saturday March 18, 2017

We have six games tonight on the main FanDuel NBA slate. Let’s see what we can find for the main NBA slate at FanDuel.

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.

Games Spread Over Under Totals
Washington @ Charlotte  Charlotte -1  213.5
Cleveland @ L.A. Clippers  Clippers -1.5  219.5
Utah @ Chicago Utah -6.5 194
San Antonio @ Memphis San Antonio -4 199
Houston @ Denver Houston -5 239.5
Milwaukee @ Golden State Golden State -12.5 216

 

Point Guards

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul ($8600) has a good opportunity tonight against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense allowing point guards to average 43.8 FanDuel points per game this season and 37.2 FanDuel points per game over the past five games. In 25 home games this season Paul has averaged 40.34 FanDuel points per game with a five game floor of 18.5 points and a ceiling of 51.7 FanDuel points. During the month of March Paul has a Usage Rate of 25.2 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 64 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Jamal Murray ($4400) and Patrick Beverley ($5300).

Shooting Guards

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden ($11,800) has a very good opportunity tonight against a Denver Nuggets defense allowing shooting guards to average 44.7 FanDuel points per game this season and 48.3 points per game over their past five. In 35 road games this season Harden is averaging 52.84 FanDuel points per game with a five game floor of 46.29 (twice) and a ceiling of 73.3 points that he reached last night against New Orleans. In the month of March Harden has a Usage Rate of 34.5 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 67 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include J.J. Redick ($4300) and Tony Allen ($4100).

Small Forwards

Washington Wizards small forward Otto Porter ($6400) has a good opportunity tonight against a Charlotte Hornets defense allowing small forwards to average 41.9 FanDuel points per game this season and 42.8 points per game over their past five. In 31 road games this season Porter is averaging 28.03 FanDuel points per game with a five game floor of 23.6 FanDuel points and a ceiling of 40 points. Porter has a March Usage Rate of 14.8 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 57 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Tony Snell ($4200) and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ($5100).

Power Forwards

San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge ($6900) has a good opportunity tonight against a Memphis Grizzlies defense allowing power forwards to average 40.45 FanDuel points per game this season and over their past five games has seen that number soar to 46.4 points per game. In 34 road games this season Aldridge is averaging 32.35 FanDuel points per game with a five game floor of 24.7 points and a ceiling of 41.8 points. During the month of March Aldridge has a Usage Rate of 23.7 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 51 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Frank Kaminsky ($5700) and Bobby Portis ($3900).

Centers

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert ($7900) has a good opportunity tonight against a Chicago Bulls defense allowing centers to average 46.1 FanDuel points per game this season and over their past five games are allowing 51.6 points per game. In 33 road games this season Gobert is averaging 35.82 FanDuel points per game with a five game FanDuel floor of 28.5 and a ceiling of 50.3 points. During the month of March Gobert has a Usage Rate of 16 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 73 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Cody Zeller ($5000) and Tristan Thompson ($5100).

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!!

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