FanDuel NBA Top Picks and Value Plays for Wednesday March 8, 2017

If you faded Russell Westbrook last night you probably are like me and kicking yourself this morning. We have eleven games tonight on the main slate to make us forget all about last night. 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.

Games Spread Over Under
Chicago @ Orlando Chicago -2 203
Brooklyn @ Atlanta Atlanta -9.5 219
Charlotte @ Miami Miami -4 207
New York @ Milwaukee Milwaukee -5 213
Toronto @ New Orleans New Orleans -1.5 201.5
Utah @ Houston Houston -5.5 216
L.A Clippers @ Minnesota Clippers -2.5 211
Detroit @ Indiana Indiana -3.5 205
Sacramento @ San Antonio San Antonio -16 200
Washington @ Denver Denver -1 227
Boston @ Golden State Golden State -9 224

 

Point Guards

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday ($7600) has a great opportunity tonight against a Toronto Raptors defense allowing point guards to average 41.9 FanDuel points per game this season and 47 FanDuel points per game over their past five. In 24 home games this season 35.58 FanDuel points per game with a home Usage Rate of 25.6 percent with a True Shooting percentage of 55 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 Cory Joseph ($5100) and Malcolm Brogdon ($5000).

 

Shooting Guards

Giannis Antetokounmpo ($10,800) is pricey but he has a great opportunity tonight at home against a New York Knicks defense allowing shooting guards to average 37 FanDuel points per game this season and 38 FanDuel points per game over the past five games.  In 32 home games this season Antetokounmpo is averaging 46.52 FanDuel points per game with a home Usage Rate of 28.4 percent with a True Shooting percentage of 62 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 include Tim Hardaway Jr ($5900) and Marcus Smart ($5700).

Small Forwards

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard ($9600) has a great opportunity tonight against a Sacramento Kings defense allowing small forwards to average 37.9 FanDuel points per game this season and 47.1 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 26 home games this season Leonard is averaging 41.73 FanDuel points per game with a home Usage Rate of 30.2 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 63 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 include Andre Iguodala ($4600) and Bojan Bogdanovic ($4000).

Power Forwards

Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green ($8200) has a nice opportunity tonight against a Boston Celtics defense allowing power forwards to average 41.7 FanDuel points per game this season and 44 FanDuel points per game over the past five games. In 28 home games this season Green is averaging 35.65 FanDuel points per game with a home Usage Rate of 15.9 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 51 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Amir Johnson ($4000) and Bobby Portis ($4300).

Centers

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert ($7800) has a great opportunity tonight against a Houston Rockets defense allowing centers to average 49.9 FanDuel points per game this season and 55.8 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 30 road games this season Gobert is averaging 35.34 FanDuel points per game with a road Usage Rate of 16.8 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 63 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Guillermo Hernangomez ($5800) and Robin Lopez ($4800).

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!!

In case you are interested in real basketball talk

On this edition of the Phil Naessens Show Welcome to Loud City Managing Editor J.A. Sherman joins Phil to discuss the historic season Russell Westbrook has put together, should he win the MVP plus the guys take a look at the other MVP candidates, KIA Rookie of the Year, NBA Coach of the Year and much more NBA talk.

 

 

 

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