NBA DFS First Look: Thursday, January 26th - 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)
New York Knicks Boston Celtics BOS -8.5 223.5 107.5 116.0 #N/A PM
Detroit Pistons Brooklyn Nets BKN -7.5 233.0 112.8 120.3 #N/A PM
Chicago Bulls Charlotte Hornets CHI -5.5 234.0 119.8 114.3 #N/A PM
Cleveland Cavaliers Houston Rockets CLE -8.5 221.5 115.0 106.5 #N/A PM
Dallas Mavericks Phoenix Suns PHO -1.5 221.0 109.8 111.3 #N/A PM
San Antonio Spurs Los Angeles Clippers LAC -12.5 233.5 110.5 123.0 PM

Implied Totals, Team Stats, and Pace of Play

Offense Line Total PPG +/- O-Rating Pace Opp. D-Rating Pace P-Pace
Los Angeles Clippers -12.5 123.0 110.2 12.8 111.7 98.2 SAS 119.9 101.6 99.9
Brooklyn Nets -7.5 120.3 113.7 6.6 114.7 99.0 DET 118.3 100.9 100.0
Chicago Bulls -5.5 119.8 114.6 5.2 112.8 100.5 CHA 116.2 101.3 100.9
Boston Celtics -8.5 116.0 117.6 -1.6 116.7 99.9 NYK 113.2 97.9 98.9
Cleveland Cavaliers -8.5 115.0 111.5 3.5 114.2 96.2 HOU 116.9 100.1 98.2
Charlotte Hornets 5.5 114.3 112.0 2.3 109.0 101.3 CHI 113.0 100.5 100.9
Detroit Pistons 7.5 112.8 112.4 0.3 110.7 100.9 BKN 111.4 99.0 100.0
Phoenix Suns -1.5 111.3 113.0 -1.8 113.7 98.8 DAL 115.1 96.4 97.6
San Antonio Spurs 12.5 110.5 113.1 -2.6 111.0 101.6 LAC 112.2 98.2 99.9
Dallas Mavericks 1.5 109.8 112.9 -3.2 115.3 96.4 PHO 112.2 98.8 97.6
New York Knicks 8.5 107.5 114.1 -6.6 114.9 97.9 BOS 110.8 99.9 98.9
Houston Rockets 8.5 106.5 109.9 -3.4 109.2 100.1 CLE 109.8 96.2 98.2

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
Terance Mann LAC 123.0 $4,300 PG/SF $5,500 SG/SF 22.6 18.2 -1.1 15% 2% 0.80 0.07 0.80 0.06 SAS
Kyrie Irving BKN 120.3 $10,300 PG $10,100 PG/SG 36.9 45.2 2.4 29% 4% 1.22 0.46 1.20 0.42 DET
Ayo Dosunmu CHI 119.8 $3,800 PG $4,300 PG/SG 27.6 19.2 -1.4 15% -1% 0.70 -0.07 0.70 -0.08 CHA
Derrick White BOS 116.0 $5,900 PG/SG $6,000 PG/SG 26.2 22.6 3.5 16% 2% 0.86 0.11 0.88 0.14 NYK
Darius Garland CLE 115.0 $8,600 PG $8,400 SG/PG 36.0 40.3 0.8 27% 3% 1.12 0.11 1.07 0.15 HOU
LaMelo Ball CHA 114.3 $9,800 PG $9,000 PG 34.2 46.4 30% 8% 1.36 1.27 CHI
Killian Hayes DET 112.8 $6,200 PG $6,700 PG 26.7 25.1 6.3 20% 1% 0.94 -0.21 0.94 -0.19 BKN
Chris Paul PHO 111.3 $7,700 PG $8,000 PG 31.2 35.5 1.5 20% 8% 1.14 0.30 1.12 0.25 DAL
Tre Jones SAS 110.5 $6,300 PG $6,300 PG 29.9 30.2 -0.9 20% -2% 1.01 -0.10 1.02 -0.10 LAC
Luka Doncic DAL 109.8 $12,700 PG $12,000 PG/SG 37.5 63.2 0.6 37% -2% 1.69 -0.06 1.61 -0.08 PHO
Jalen Brunson NYK 107.5 $8,000 PG $7,900 PG/SG 34.3 38.4 2.3 26% 0% 1.12 -0.22 1.09 -0.20 BOS
Jalen Green HOU 106.5 $7,800 SG $8,100 SG/PG 34.7 34.4 0.6 28% 2% 0.99 -0.01 0.94 -0.03 CLE

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
Paul George LAC 123.0 $8,500 SG/SF $8,200 SG/SF 33.8 42.1 0.2 30% -6% 1.24 -0.04 1.20 -0.05 SAS
Joe Harris BKN 120.3 $4,100 SG/SF $4,600 SG/SF 24.6 16.7 3.5 14% -2% 0.68 0.16 0.66 0.11 DET
Zach LaVine CHI 119.8 $8,900 SG/SF $7,800 SG/SF 35.7 38.4 0.5 27% 0% 1.07 -0.16 1.03 -0.14 CHA
Jaylen Brown BOS 116.0 $9,400 SG/SF $8,500 SF/SG 35.8 43.9 3.6 31% -3% 1.23 -0.08 1.19 -0.11 NYK
Caris LeVert CLE 115.0 $5,600 SG/SF $5,500 SG/SF 30.8 25.2 -4.0 19% 3% 0.82 0.24 0.80 0.21 HOU
Terry Rozier CHA 114.3 $8,100 PG/SG $8,300 SG/PG 35.7 36.7 1.1 26% 4% 1.03 0.13 0.99 0.15 CHI
Jaden Ivey DET 112.8 $6,300 PG/SG $6,200 SG 30.2 28.4 3.1 24% 0% 0.94 0.06 0.90 0.04 BKN
Mikal Bridges PHO 111.3 $7,300 SF $7,400 SG/SF 36.3 31.6 -0.2 18% 6% 0.87 0.17 0.88 0.17 DAL
Romeo Langford SAS 110.5 $3,300 SG $4,500 SG 20.2 14.4 2.7 15% 0% 0.71 0.17 0.73 0.13 LAC
Spencer Dinwiddie DAL 109.8 $6,400 PG/SG $6,800 PG/SG 33.9 31.3 -0.2 21% 5% 0.92 0.00 0.89 -0.03 PHO
Quentin Grimes NYK 107.5 $4,300 SG/SF $4,600 SG/SF 29.5 20.4 -0.9 14% 2% 0.69 -0.06 0.67 -0.09 BOS
Eric Gordon HOU 106.5 $4,500 SF $5,400 SF/SG 29.9 20.6 1.8 17% 1% 0.69 0.12 0.66 0.14 CLE

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
Kawhi Leonard LAC 123.0 $10,000 SF/PF $9,500 SF/PF 31.0 37.3 6.5 27% 1% 1.20 0.17 1.20 0.18 SAS
Royce O’Neale BKN 120.3 $5,400 SG/SF $5,600 SF/PF 34.9 25.5 0.9 13% 1% 0.73 -0.02 0.72 -0.04 DET
DeMar DeRozan CHI 119.8 $9,100 SF/PF $8,900 SG/SF 36.2 42.1 2.0 28% -1% 1.16 0.03 1.17 0.05 CHA
Jayson Tatum BOS 116.0 $11,200 SF/PF $11,300 PF/SF 37.1 52.7 1.5 32% -2% 1.42 -0.07 1.37 -0.12 NYK
Isaac Okoro CLE 115.0 $3,600 SG/SF $4,600 SF/SG 20.0 12.8 5.4 12% -1% 0.64 0.13 0.66 0.15 HOU
Gordon Hayward CHA 114.3 $5,100 SG/SF $5,200 SF/SG 31.9 26.5 -7.3 19% 1% 0.83 0.05 0.81 0.10 CHI
Bojan Bogdanovic DET 112.8 $6,900 SF/PF $6,900 SF/PF 31.4 31.6 -0.2 25% 2% 1.01 0.23 0.95 0.19 BKN
Cameron Johnson PHO 111.3 $5,300 SF/PF $5,400 SF/PF 24.7 25.5 -1.1 20% 0% 1.03 0.07 1.02 0.00 DAL
Keldon Johnson SAS 110.5 $7,400 SF $7,200 PF/SF 32.3 33.6 0.6 28% -1% 1.04 -0.09 0.99 -0.09 LAC
Tim Hardaway DAL 109.8 $5,300 SF $5,300 SG/SF 29.7 23.2 3.1 21% 2% 0.78 -0.06 0.75 -0.04 PHO
RJ Barrett NYK 107.5 $7,000 SF $7,100 SF/SG 34.7 32.6 2.8 25% 1% 0.94 0.01 0.90 0.01 BOS
KJ Martin HOU 106.5 $5,000 SF/PF $5,500 SF/PF 25.2 21.2 6.7 16% -3% 0.84 -0.03 0.83 -0.02 CLE

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
Marcus Morris LAC 123.0 $4,700 PF $4,500 PF/SF 28.9 23.7 -5.6 19% 0% 0.82 -0.15 0.80 -0.16 SAS
Ben Simmons BKN 120.3 $6,700 PF/C $6,800 PG/PF 27.5 28.6 0.5 15% 0% 1.04 -0.14 1.06 -0.17 DET
Patrick Williams CHI 119.8 $4,700 SF/PF $5,100 SF/PF 29.1 20.8 0.6 15% -1% 0.71 0.22 0.72 0.22 CHA
Al Horford BOS 116.0 $5,500 PF/C $5,500 C/PF 30.6 25.4 -1.7 12% 0.83 -0.12 0.83 -0.08 NYK
Evan Mobley CLE 115.0 $7,200 PF/C $7,000 PF/C 34.2 33.5 3.3 19% 8% 0.98 0.02 0.99 0.01 HOU
PJ Washington CHA 114.3 $6,200 PF $6,600 PF/C 32.4 28.5 -0.1 19% -3% 0.88 -0.11 0.89 -0.08 CHI
Isaiah Stewart DET 112.8 $5,400 PF/C $5,600 C/PF 28.6 26.2 0.9 17% -2% 0.91 -0.14 0.89 -0.10 BKN
Torrey Craig PHO 111.3 $4,400 PF $4,800 SF/PF 25.4 20.4 -0.8 13% -2% 0.80 -0.04 0.81 -0.03 DAL
Jeremy Sochan SAS 110.5 $4,800 PF $5,300 SF/PF 25.9 21.2 2.6 17% 3% 0.82 0.23 0.83 0.20 LAC
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL 109.8 $4,200 SF/PF $4,600 SF/PF 31.7 18.9 -0.5 12% -1% 0.60 0.05 0.60 0.05 PHO
Julius Randle NYK 107.5 $9,900 PF $10,000 PF/C 35.7 47.1 0.4 28% 0% 1.32 0.27 1.25 0.21 BOS
Jabari Smith HOU 106.5 $5,200 PF/C $5,700 PF 29.7 25.3 -7.0 18% 0% 0.85 -0.11 0.84 -0.10 CLE

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
Ivica Zubac LAC 123.0 $5,700 C $6,100 C 29.3 27.6 1.7 15% 5% 0.94 -0.19 0.95 -0.22 SAS
Nic Claxton BKN 120.3 $7,600 C $8,200 C 29.3 32.7 8.0 16% 5% 1.12 0.07 1.19 0.04 DET
Nikola Vucevic CHI 119.8 $9,000 C $8,400 C 33.8 40.3 1.8 21% 4% 1.19 0.09 1.16 0.09 CHA
Robert Williams BOS 116.0 $5,600 C $5,700 PF/C 22.3 23.4 1.1 11% 1% 1.05 -0.19 1.10 -0.18 NYK
Jarrett Allen CLE 115.0 $6,500 C $7,700 C/PF 33.1 32.6 -0.7 16% -1% 0.99 0.02 1.01 0.03 HOU
Mason Plumlee CHA 114.3 $6,800 C $7,600 C 28.2 32.2 -1.3 15% 3% 1.14 0.23 1.15 0.21 CHI
Jalen Duren DET 112.8 $5,100 C $6,200 C 24.4 23.2 0.2 12% 7% 0.95 0.80 0.97 0.84 BKN
Deandre Ayton PHO 111.3 $7,500 C $7,500 C 29.6 35.3 24% 8% 1.19 1.17 DAL
Jakob Poeltl SAS 110.5 $6,000 C $6,800 C 25.9 31.3 -5.5 18% 4% 1.21 0.16 1.24 0.18 LAC
Dwight Powell DAL 109.8 $3,600 C $4,300 C/PF 18.5 13.7 10.9 12% -3% 0.74 0.07 0.77 0.06 PHO
Jericho Sims NYK 107.5 $4,000 PF/C $4,800 C 13.9 11.5 15.0 8% 0% 0.83 -0.18 0.86 -0.20 BOS
Alperen Sengun HOU 106.5 $8,700 C $8,300 C 28.0 35.2 22% -1% 1.26 1.25 CLE

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
Norman Powell LAC 123.0 $5,800 SG/SF $6,400 SF/SG 25.6 25.4 1.9 25% 1% 0.99 0.17 0.96 0.13 SAS
Nicolas Batum LAC 123.0 $3,800 PF/C $4,500 SF/PF 22.1 17.1 2.7 11% -2% 0.77 -0.06 0.78 -0.07 SAS
Luke Kennard LAC 123.0 $3,200 SG $3,600 SG/SF 22.1 15.5 15% 0.70 0.67 SAS
Seth Curry BKN 120.3 $5,000 PG/SG $4,900 PG/SG 23.0 18.9 7.8 19% -3% 0.82 -0.10 0.79 -0.12 DET
TJ Warren BKN 120.3 $4,200 PF $4,500 SF/PF 19.0 17.0 -7.0 20% 0% 0.90 -0.13 0.91 -0.12 DET
Yuta Watanabe BKN 120.3 $3,300 SF/PF $3,700 SG 18.0 13.3 -5.0 13% -2% 0.74 -0.24 0.74 -0.20 DET
Alex Caruso CHI 119.8 $4,100 PG/SG $5,600 PG/SG 24.6 19.1 1.7 11% -1% 0.78 0.09 0.83 0.17 CHA
Coby White CHI 119.8 $3,900 PG/SG $4,800 PG/SG 21.2 16.8 -0.7 16% 3% 0.79 0.15 0.77 0.18 CHA
Derrick Jones CHI 119.8 $3,300 PF/C $3,800 SF/PF 15.3 12.5 2.4 14% 2% 0.82 0.11 0.87 0.11 CHA
Malcolm Brogdon BOS 116.0 $6,000 PG/SG $5,800 PG/SG 24.4 27.3 10.3 23% -1% 1.12 0.01 1.08 0.03 NYK
Grant Williams BOS 116.0 $4,600 SF/PF $4,900 PF 27.7 19.7 3.9 13% 7% 0.71 -0.04 0.70 -0.11 NYK
Payton Pritchard BOS 116.0 $4,200 PG $4,400 PG/SG 12.7 9.4 20.3 19% -7% 0.74 -0.11 0.70 -0.11 NYK
Kevin Love CLE 115.0 $3,400 PF/C $4,200 PF/C 20.0 21.1 -2.9 19% -2% 1.06 -0.35 1.00 -0.35 HOU
Ricky Rubio CLE 115.0 $3,300 PG $4,000 PG 14.1 11.7 2.0 19% 6% 0.83 -0.05 0.82 0.00 HOU
Dean Wade CLE 115.0 $3,000 SF/PF $3,900 PF/SF 22.3 14.1 -15.0 10% 0.63 -0.41 0.64 -0.35 HOU
Jalen McDaniels CHA 114.3 $5,200 SF/PF $6,000 PF/SF 27.1 23.9 1.7 17% -2% 0.88 0.00 0.90 -0.03 CHI
Dennis Smith Jr. CHA 114.3 $4,500 PG $5,300 PG 26.0 22.6 1.7 17% 2% 0.87 -0.02 0.90 -0.06 CHI
Mark Williams CHA 114.3 $3,200 C $4,500 C 13.5 17.0 0.5 19% 1% 1.26 -0.01 1.34 0.08 CHI
Saddiq Bey DET 112.8 $5,700 SF $6,300 SF 28.7 25.0 2.3 20% 3% 0.87 0.22 0.86 0.23 BKN
Hamidou Diallo DET 112.8 $4,300 SG/SF $4,700 SG/SF 16.6 15.4 3.6 20% 2% 0.93 -0.10 0.95 -0.15 BKN
Alec Burks DET 112.8 $4,400 PG/SG $4,500 PG/SG 21.7 22.4 -1.6 22% -3% 1.03 -0.31 1.01 -0.32 BKN
Bismack Biyombo PHO 111.3 $3,900 C $4,900 C 14.5 13.6 11.5 13% 2% 0.94 0.12 1.02 0.11 DAL
Damion Lee PHO 111.3 $3,800 SG/SF $4,100 SG 22.5 17.0 -3.6 15% 3% 0.76 -0.05 0.71 -0.05 DAL
Josh Okogie PHO 111.3 $3,300 SF $4,400 SF/SG 13.3 13.2 10.6 18% 5% 0.99 0.21 1.02 0.19 DAL
Zach Collins SAS 110.5 $3,700 C $5,300 PF/C 20.7 22.0 2.6 19% 0% 1.06 -0.18 1.05 -0.22 LAC
Josh Richardson SAS 110.5 $4,400 PG/SG $5,600 SF/SG 23.2 21.6 -0.6 20% -2% 0.93 0.10 0.90 0.13 LAC
Malaki Branham SAS 110.5 $3,100 PG/SG $4,000 SF 19.5 12.9 0.6 17% 1% 0.66 0.15 0.64 0.18 LAC
Reggie Bullock DAL 109.8 $3,300 SF/PF $4,400 SG/SF 29.4 14.6 -1.2 9% 2% 0.49 0.08 0.49 0.11 PHO
Josh Green DAL 109.8 $3,500 SF $4,300 SG 21.2 14.2 8.3 13% 3% 0.67 -0.06 0.67 -0.09 PHO
Davis Bertans DAL 109.8 $3,000 PF $3,600 SF 10.8 7.2 -1.2 15% -6% 0.66 0.20 0.63 0.26 PHO
Immanuel Quickley NYK 107.5 $4,900 PG/SG $5,100 SG/PG 27.4 24.5 4.0 19% -5% 0.89 -0.24 0.88 -0.25 BOS
Isaiah Hartenstein NYK 107.5 $3,300 C $4,400 PF/C 18.5 16.1 -0.4 12% -2% 0.87 0.04 0.91 0.10 BOS
Obi Toppin NYK 107.5 $3,200 PF/C $3,800 PF 15.6 14.3 -3.2 18% -2% 0.92 0.44 0.89 0.39 BOS
Tari Eason HOU 106.5 $4,400 PF $5,000 SF 19.0 19.5 4.9 18% 2% 1.03 0.05 1.07 0.03 CLE
Jae’Sean Tate HOU 106.5 $4,000 PG/SF $4,300 SF/PF 20.7 18.6 1.7 16% 0% 0.90 -0.15 0.89 -0.21 CLE
Garrison Mathews HOU 106.5 $3,000 SG/SF $3,800 SF 13.3 9.0 6.4 14% 1% 0.67 -0.15 0.66 -0.19 CLE

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