FanDuel NBA Top Picks and Value Plays for Thursday March 30, 2017

We have five games tonight on the main NBA slate at FanDuel. Tonight we have to decide on whether or not to fade James Harden. There is plenty of value tonight so let’s see what we can find!

The Los Angeles Clippers are the only team on the slate in their second game of a back to back.

Please remember that things in the NBA change rather quickly so you will want to be as certain as you can that the players you have selected are actually playing tonight.

 

Game Spread Over Under Totals
Brooklyn @ Detroit Detroit -6.5 213
Cleveland @ Chicago Cleveland -6 212.5
L.A. Lakers @ Minnesota Minnesota -10 222.5
L.A. Clippers @ Phoenix Clippers -11 218
Houston @ Portland Houston -1 228.5

 

Point Guards

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio ($7700) has a great opportunity tonight against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that is second to last in the NBA against point guards and over the past five games has allowed point guards to average 59.8 FanDuel points per game. In 34 home games this season Rubio is averaging 31.55 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 25.8 and a ceiling of 51.1 points against this very same Lakers defense. Rubio has a Usage Rate of 22.6 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 59 percent for the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Ish Smith ($5300) and Spencer Dinwiddie ($3600).

Shooting Guard

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum ($7200) has a good opportunity tonight against a Houston Rockets defense allowing shooting guards a second to last League worst 48.5 FanDuel points per game over the past five. In 35 home games this season McCollum is averaging 35.42 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 16.7 and a ceiling of 50.5 points. McCollum has a 25.6 percent Usage Rate and a 61 percent True Shooting percentage during the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Eric Gordon ($4800) and Caris LeVert ($3900).

Small Forward

Chicago Bulls small forward Jimmy Butler ($10,000) has a good opportunity tonight against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense allowing small forwards to average 43.6 FanDuel points per game over their last five. In 37 home games this season Butler is averaging 42.7 FanDuel points per game with a past five game floor of 44 points and a ceiling of 66.9 points. Butler has a 27.3 percent Usage Rate and 61 percent True Shooting percentage for the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Rondae Hollis-Jefferson ($4900) and Trevor Ariza ($5600).

Power Forwards

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin ($8600) has a good opportunity tonight against a Phoenix Suns defense allowing power forwards to average 54.7 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 30 road games this season Griffin is averaging 37.18 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 23.6 points and a 53.5 point ceiling. Griffin has a 25.2 percent Usage Rate and 55 percent True Shooting percentage for the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Marquese Chriss ($4900) and Jared Dudley ($3900).

Centers

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns ($10,600) has a good opportunity tonight against a Los Angeles Lakers defense allowing centers to average 57.7 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 37 home games this season Towns is averaging 47.26 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 22 points and a ceiling of 55.9 points. Towns have a 27.2 percent Usage Rate and 65 percent True Shooting percentage during the month of March.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Robin Lopez ($4800) and Nene Hilario ($4500).

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!!

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