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

We have five games tonight on the main FanDuel NBA 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
Cleveland @ Detroit Cleveland -4 214
L.A. Clippers @ Memphis Memphis -1 208.5
San Antonio @ Oklahoma City San Antonio -3.5 212
Philadelphia @ Portland Portland -10 221
L.A. Lakers @ Phoenix Phoenix -7 231

 

 

Point Guards

Los Angeles Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell has a good opportunity tonight against a Phoenix Suns defense allowing point guards to average 51.7 FanDuel points per game this season and over the past five games allowed point guards to average 65.4 points per game. In 24 road games this season Russell is averaging 26.71 FanDuel points per game with a road Usage Rate of 27.6 percent with a True Shooting percentage of 50 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include T.J. McConnell ($5500) and Tony Parker ($4400).

 

Shooting Guard

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum ($7000) has a good opportunity tonight against a Philadelphia 76ers defense allowing shooting guards to average 42 FanDuel points per game this season and 45.6 points per game over the past five. In 29 home games this season McCollum is averaging 35.29 FanDuel points per game with a home Usage Rate of 27.6 percent with a True Shooting percentage of 58 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Kentavious Caldwell-Pope ($5100) and J.J. Redick ($4100).

Small Forward

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard ($9600) has a solid opportunity tonight against a Oklahoma City Thunder defense allowing small forwards to average 41.3 FanDuel points per game this season and 42.8 points per game over their past five. In 31 road games this season Leonard is averaging 41.79 FanDuel points per game with a road Usage Rate of 32.5 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 60 percent.

Value plays under $6000 bucks include Maurice Harkless ($4800) and Brandon Ingram ($4000).

Power Forwards

San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge ($7000) has a good opportunity tonight against a Oklahoma City Thunder team allowing power forwards to average 43.3 FanDuel points per game this season and 43.1 per game over their past five games. In 33 road games this season Aldridge is averaging 32.62 FanDuel points per game with a road Usage Rate of 25.2 percent with a True Shooting percentage of 50 percent.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Tobias Harris ($5400) and Al-Farouq Aminu ($5400).

Centers

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic ($6500) has a good opportunity tonight against a Philadelphia 76ers defense allowing centers to average 52.5 FanDuel points per game this season and 59.6 points per game over their past five games. In two home games this season Nurkic is averaging 41 FanDuel points per game with a home Usage Rate of 25.7 percent and a True Shooting percentage of 61 percent.

Value plays under $6000 bucks include Alan Williams ($5900) and Tristan Thompson ($5800).

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!!

 

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