FanDuel NBA Expert Survey: Wednesday, December 6th
Want to know who Notorious is definitely paying up for in NBA DFS today? Wondering which value play STLCardinals84 is eyeing most? You’re in luck. Our daily fantasy sports experts will answer a handful of questions to help you make crucial lineup building decisions for tonight’s contests.
Wednesday, December 6th
NOTE: Draymond Green is currently questionable to play.
|#||NBA Expert Survey Questions (Wednesday, December 6th)||Notorious||meansy53||Stevietpfl||SBK|
|1||Who is your must-play stud in cash games?||DeMarcus Cousins||DeMarcus Cousins||DeMarcus Cousins||DeMarcus Cousins|
|2||Who is your must-play stud in tournaments?||Giannis Antetokounmpo||Giannis Antetokounmpo||Kevin Durant||Draymond Green|
|3||Who is your favorite salary saver on the board?||E’Twaun Moore||Andre Iguodala||Jakarr Sampson||Taj Gibson|
|4||Which bench players (if any) are you considering playing in tournament lineups?||Darius Miller||Darius Miller||Frank Kaminsky||Will Barton|
|5||Which stud play are you fading in tournaments?||Victor Oladipo||Kyrie Irving||Giannis Antetokounmpo||Karl-Anthony Towns|
|6||Who’s your top contrarian play on the board?||Elfrid Payton||Giannis Antetokounmpo||Jamal Murray||Jimmy Butler|
|7||Which NBA team are you targeting players from the most?||NO||NO||NO||NO|
|8||Which NBA team are you looking to avoid?||MIA||MIA||MIA||MIA|
|9||What is the most “stackable” game?||NO/DEN||NO/DEN||NO/DEN||NO/DEN|
|10||What’s the best position to spend up on tonight?||C||C||C||C|
|11||What’s the best position to save salary on?||PG||PG/SG||PG||SG|
|12||Which player are you afraid of being underweight on compared to the field?||Kyrie Irving||Klay Thompson||LeBron James||Kevin Durant|
Which useful trend or statistic stuck out most during your research?
Notorious: The Hornets may have the largest home/road splits of any team in basketball. They are 1-10 on the road and 8-3 at home. Tonight they are playing in Charlotte against a short-handed Warriors’ team that loves to push the tempo. Big things are in store for the Hornets tonight when it comes to DFS.
Stevietpfl: In 60.4 minutes without Curry, Green, and McCaw; Durant and Klay Thompson both have usage rates over 30%. Durant is averaging 1.26 fantasy points per minute, while Klay is averaing 0.79 fantasy points per minute.
SBK: Zach Randolph has played at least 30 minutes in four of the last six games – a big feat for any King – and has a clearer path to playing time with WCS out.
What’s your hot take of the day?
Notorious: Elfrid Payton gets a triple-double against the Hawks, but doesn’t have more than 12 points, rebounds, or assists.
meansy53: DeMarcus Cousins records a triple double.
Stevietpfl: Kevin Durant scores 40+ actual points and goes for 65+ fantasy points
SBK: Jamal Murray scores 30+ real points
Who will you be most overweight on compared to the field and why?
Notorious: Rajon Rondo – It’s hard not to love him in this spot. He has scored at least 36 fantasy points in three straight games and draws one of the best possible matchups. On the season, Denver is ranked 28th in DvP and 27th in efficiency against point guards.
meansy53: DeMarcus Cousins – Pelicans players in general will probably be chalky tonight, but I want to make sure every lineup I make has Boogie in it. This game has one of the highest totals on the slate, and there is absolutely no one on the Nuggets who can come close to slowing him down tonight.
Stevietpfl: Jamal Murray – I love this game tonight, and with all the interesting in the Pelicans, I’m going to run it back with Murray on the other side. Without Jokic and Millsap on the floor, Murray has a 30.1% usage rate, which is a 4.2% bump for him.
SBK: Draymond Green – He’s a little too cheap given the situation and he’s considerably cheaper than Durant with an almost comparable ceiling. I’m going to want a lot of exposure to DMC so most of my GSW exposure will likely come through Green.
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