NBA DFS First Look: Saturday, April 1st - Sortable Odds, Salaries, Stats

The NBA DFS First Look is complete with sortable NBA odds, implied team totals, player statistics, and NBA projected starters to help you get an early start on the upcoming slate.

NBA Schedule & Vegas Lines

Road Team Home Team Favorite Spread Game Total Road Total Home Total Time (ET)
Dallas Mavericks Miami Heat MIA -1.0 224.5 111.8 112.8 7:30 PM
Los Angeles Clippers New Orleans Pelicans NOP -3.0 226.0 111.5 114.5 8:30 PM

Implied Totals, Team Stats, and Pace of Play

Offense Line Total PPG +/- O-Rating Pace Opp. D-Rating Pace P-Pace
New Orleans Pelicans -3.0 114.5 114.2 0.3 113.7 99.7 LAC 113.5 98.6 99.2
Miami Heat -1.0 112.8 108.7 4.1 111.6 96.7 DAL 115.7 96.9 96.8
Dallas Mavericks 1.0 111.8 113.8 -2.1 115.9 96.9 MIA 112.9 96.7 96.8
Los Angeles Clippers 3.0 111.5 113.3 -1.8 113.9 98.6 NOP 111.7 99.7 99.2

Point Guard (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between this season’s averages and the last three games.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
CJ McCollum NOP 114.5 $7,500 PG $7,900 PG/SG 35.1 38.2 -1.5 26% -3% 1.09 -0.20 1.05 -0.20 LAC
Gabe Vincent MIA 112.8 $3,900 PG/SG $4,600 PG/SG 26.1 17.9 -2.1 17% 1% 0.68 0.07 0.66 0.09 DAL
Luka Doncic DAL 111.8 $11,700 PG $12,100 PG/SG 36.3 60.5 -1.2 37% -1% 1.67 0.01 1.59 0.00 MIA
Russell Westbrook LAC 111.5 $8,700 PG $8,800 PG 29.0 37.0 2.4 27% 0% 1.27 0.06 1.22 0.06 NOP

Shooting Guard (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between this season’s averages and the last three games.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Trey Murphy NOP 114.5 $6,000 SG/SF $6,400 SF 30.4 24.6 4.5 16% 1% 0.81 0.00 0.81 0.01 LAC
Tyler Herro MIA 112.8 $6,400 PG/SG $7,100 SG/SF 35.3 36.3 -0.2 25% 1% 1.03 -0.05 0.98 -0.05 DAL
Kyrie Irving DAL 111.8 $9,200 PG/SG $9,200 PG/SG 37.0 45.9 -1.8 29% -7% 1.24 -0.14 1.21 -0.07 MIA
Terance Mann LAC 111.5 $5,000 PG/SG $4,700 PG/SG 23.2 18.4 3.7 15% -3% 0.79 -0.15 0.79 -0.17 NOP

Small Forward (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between this season’s averages and the last three games.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Brandon Ingram NOP 114.5 $9,500 SF $9,700 SF 33.3 40.6 2.1 31% 1% 1.22 0.21 1.17 0.18 LAC
Jimmy Butler MIA 112.8 $8,500 SF $9,400 SF/PF 33.4 41.6 0.3 25% -5% 1.24 -0.49 1.27 -0.53 DAL
Tim Hardaway DAL 111.8 $5,600 SG/SF $5,100 SG/SF 30.3 23.8 2.0 20% 1% 0.79 0.01 0.75 0.01 MIA
Kawhi Leonard LAC 111.5 $10,000 SF/PF $10,000 SF/PF 33.6 41.7 -3.2 26% -1% 1.24 -0.04 1.25 -0.03 NOP

Power Forward (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between this season’s averages and the last three games.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Herb Jones NOP 114.5 $4,900 PF $5,100 SG/SF 29.1 22.2 2.7 14% -5% 0.76 -0.10 0.80 -0.16 LAC
Kevin Love MIA 112.8 $4,200 PF $5,200 PF/C 20.3 20.5 -2.1 18% -3% 1.01 -0.22 0.96 -0.14 DAL
Reggie Bullock DAL 111.8 $4,500 SF/PF $4,000 SG/SF 30.7 16.4 -1.0 10% 3% 0.54 -0.08 0.52 -0.11 MIA
Nicolas Batum LAC 111.5 $4,700 PF/C $4,800 SF/PF 21.8 16.5 1.9 11% 4% 0.76 0.24 0.76 0.15 NOP

Center (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between this season’s averages and the last three games.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Jonas Valanciunas NOP 114.5 $7,600 C $7,800 C 25.0 31.5 0.6 23% 0% 1.26 0.12 1.21 0.10 LAC
Bam Adebayo MIA 112.8 $7,400 C $8,100 C 35.2 40.6 0.3 25% -2% 1.15 -0.18 1.16 -0.19 DAL
Dwight Powell DAL 111.8 $3,200 C $4,100 C 19.4 15.1 -10.7 13% 2% 0.78 -0.29 0.80 -0.34 MIA
Ivica Zubac LAC 111.5 $5,100 C $5,700 C 28.6 27.6 -7.0 15% 4% 0.97 0.06 0.98 0.07 NOP

Notable Bench Players

The +/- columns show the difference between this season’s averages and the last three games.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Josh Richardson NOP 114.5 $3,800 PG/SG $4,300 SF/SG 23.8 21.2 -3.0 19% -2% 0.89 -0.25 0.88 -0.26 LAC
Larry Nance NOP 114.5 $3,700 PF/C $4,500 PF/C 21.2 19.4 -1.5 12% 0% 0.92 -0.30 0.96 -0.33 LAC
Naji Marshall NOP 114.5 $3,600 SF/PF $4,600 SF 24.0 19.4 -8.5 17% 3% 0.81 0.32 0.80 0.37 LAC
Kyle Lowry MIA 112.8 $4,000 PG $5,000 PG 32.1 27.6 -8.7 16% -3% 0.86 -0.16 0.84 -0.10 DAL
Caleb Martin MIA 112.8 $3,900 SF/PF $4,800 SF/PF 29.5 21.6 -2.5 14% 2% 0.73 -0.10 0.74 -0.10 DAL
Victor Oladipo MIA 112.8 $3,500 PG/SG $4,100 SG 26.4 21.9 -5.7 20% 5% 0.83 -0.12 0.82 -0.16 DAL
Christian Wood DAL 111.8 $5,400 C $5,900 PF/C 26.1 31.9 -12.1 26% -9% 1.22 -0.12 1.20 -0.07 MIA
Josh Green DAL 111.8 $4,300 SF/PF $4,400 SG 25.4 17.0 -7.3 14% -8% 0.67 -0.23 0.65 -0.20 MIA
Jaden Hardy DAL 111.8 $4,800 SG $5,800 SG 14.7 14.2 3.8 25% -3% 0.96 0.24 0.92 0.26 MIA
Norman Powell LAC 111.5 $4,600 SG/SF $5,600 SF/SG 25.7 25.1 -1.5 25% 3% 0.98 -0.20 0.95 -0.21 NOP
Mason Plumlee LAC 111.5 $4,400 C $4,700 C 26.6 29.5 -6.9 15% -2% 1.11 -0.16 1.11 -0.14 NOP
Bones Hyland LAC 111.5 $5,300 PG $6,900 PG 19.3 22.0 3.8 28% 1% 1.14 0.37 1.10 0.36 NOP

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