FanDuel NBA Top Picks and Value Plays for Sunday March 12, 2017

We have five 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
New York @ Brooklyn New York -1.5 221.5
Miami @ Indiana Indiana -4 207.5
Portland @ Phoenix Portland -1.5 235
Cleveland @ Houston Houston -4 230
Philadelphia @ Los Angeles Lakers Lakers -3 220

 

Point Guards

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard ($9000) has a good opportunity tonight against a Phoenix Suns defense allowing point guards to average 51.7 FanDuel points per game this season and 63.6 FanDuel points per game over the last five games. In 30 road games this season Lillard is averaging 40.96 FanDuel points per game and over the past five games has a floor of 35.8 and a ceiling of 45.3. Lillard also has a 32.4 Usage Rate and a True Shooting percentage of 55 percent for the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include T.J. McConnell ($5700) and Tyler Ulis ($4300).

Shooting Guards

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden ($11,700) has an outstanding opportunity tonight against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense allowing shooting guards to average 44 FanDuel points per game this season and 49 points per game over their past five games. In 32 home games this season Harden is averaging 54.47 FanDuel points per game at home this season and over the past five games has a 38.1 point floor and a 56.9 point ceiling. Harden has a Usage Rate of 34.6 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 69 percent in the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Courtney Lee ($5100) and Iman Shumpert ($3500).

Small Forwards

Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James ($11,400) has a good opportunity tonight against a Houston Rockets defense allowing small forwards to average 43.8 FanDuel points per game this season and 50.5 points per game over the past five games. In 27 road games this season James is averaging 48.95 points per game this season and over the past five games has a floor of 55.9 FanDuel points and a ceiling of 63.6 points. James has a Usage Rate of 32.6 percent and a True Shooting percentage 59 percent for the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Brandon Ingram ($4200) and Luke Babbitt ($3500).

Power Forwards

New York Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis ($6400) has a good opportunity tonight against a Brooklyn Nets defense allowing power forwards to average 48.5 FanDuel points a game this season and 47.9 points per game over the past five. In 30 road games this season Porzingis is averaging 32.23 FanDuel points per game with a past five game floor of 24.9 and a ceiling of 47 points. Porzingis has a Usage Rate of 23.4 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 52 percent for the month of March.

Value plays under $6000 bucks tonight include; Trevor Booker ($5400) and Marquese Chriss ($4600).

Center

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic ($7200) has a nice opportunity tonight against a Phoenix Suns defense allowing centers to average 48 FanDuel points per game this season and 49.1 points per game over the past five games. In five road games this season Nurkic is averaging 29.86 FanDuel points per game with a five game floor of 21.4 FanDuel points and a 77 point ceiling. Nurkic has a Usage Rate of 26.6 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 57 percent for the month of March.

Value plays under $6000 bucks tonight include Guillermo Hernangomez ($5800) and Alan Williams ($5600).

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!!

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