NBA DFS First Look: Thursday, May 26th - Odds, Salaries, Stats, Projected Starters

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. Be sure to check out more RotoGrinders NBA DFS resources later in the day, including our NBA lineup optimizer, NBA expert rankings, and other NBA Premium tools and content.

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NBA Schedule & Vegas Lines

Road Team Home Team Favorite Spread Game Total Road Total Home Total Time (ET)
Dallas Mavericks Golden State Warriors GSW -7.0 215.5 104.3 111.3 9:00 PM

Implied Totals, Team Stats, and Pace of Play

Offense Line Total O-Rating Pace Opp. D-Rating Pace P-Pace
Golden State Warriors -7.0 111.3 113.7 98.5 DAL 113.9 95.2 96.8
Dallas Mavericks 7.0 104.3 117.1 95.2 GSW 111.7 98.5 96.8

Note: The team stats above are since the All-Star Break.

Point Guard (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between season averages and this playoff series.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- TS% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Stephen Curry GSW 111.3 $11,000 PG $15,500 PG 34.5 45.9 0.3 29% 1% 60% 1% 1.33 0.07 1.26 0.05 DAL
Luka Doncic DAL 104.3 $12,600 PG $16,500 PG/SG 35.4 57.2 2.4 37% 3% 57% 2% 1.62 -0.01 1.52 0.05 GSW

Shooting Guard (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between season averages and this playoff series.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- TS% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Klay Thompson GSW 111.3 $8,800 SG/SF $12,000 SG/SF 29.4 32.6 5.4 28% -7% 55% 2% 1.11 -0.30 1.06 -0.26 DAL
Jalen Brunson DAL 104.3 $9,000 PG/SG $13,500 PG/SG 31.9 29.9 2.9 22% 6% 58% -2% 0.94 0.07 0.91 0.06 GSW

Small Forward (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between season averages and this playoff series.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- TS% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Andrew Wiggins GSW 111.3 $8,000 SF/PF $13,000 SF/PF 31.9 29.9 4.0 22% -3% 56% 0% 0.94 0.02 0.93 0.00 DAL
Reggie Bullock DAL 104.3 $6,400 SG/SF $8,500 SG/SF 28.0 17.1 11.7 13% -2% 56% 4% 0.61 -0.02 0.59 -0.03 GSW

Power Forward (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between season averages and this playoff series.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- TS% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Draymond Green GSW 111.3 $7,600 PF/C $11,500 PF/C 28.9 30.8 1.1 14% 0% 58% -2% 1.06 -0.15 1.08 -0.15 DAL
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL 104.3 $6,600 SF/PF $9,500 SF/PF 33.0 23.5 6.2 14% -1% 60% 2% 0.71 -0.12 0.71 -0.17 GSW

Center (Projected Starters)

The +/- columns show the difference between season averages and this playoff series.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- TS% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Kevon Looney GSW 111.3 $7,000 C $11,000 C/PF 21.1 20.2 6.3 12% -1% 59% 8% 0.96 0.07 0.99 0.05 DAL
Dwight Powell DAL 104.3 $2,200 C $7,000 C/PF 21.9 18.4 -11.5 14% -3% 73% -10% 0.84 -0.40 0.86 -0.39 GSW

Notable Bench Players

The +/- columns show the difference between season averages and this playoff series.

Starter Team Total DK Pos FD Pos MIN/G FP/G +/- USG% +/- TS% +/- DK/M +/- FD/M +/- OPP
Jordan Poole GSW 111.3 $7,200 PG/SG $10,500 PG/SG 30.0 31.1 -2.1 25% -2% 60% 7% 1.04 -0.06 0.99 -0.02 DAL
Moses Moody GSW 111.3 $2,000 SG/SF $6,500 SG 11.7 7.7 1.7 15% 1% 57% 5% 0.66 -0.14 0.64 -0.12 DAL
Jonathan Kuminga GSW 111.3 $2,800 PF $8,500 SF 16.9 16.0 -3.6 23% 4% 60% -1% 0.95 0.36 0.93 0.35 DAL
Spencer Dinwiddie DAL 104.3 $6,200 PG/SG $10,000 PG/SG 29.6 28.8 -3.3 21% 2% 54% 1% 0.97 -0.04 0.94 -0.06 GSW
Maxi Kleber DAL 104.3 $4,400 PF/C $9,000 PF/C 24.6 19.5 0.1 13% 0% 54% 15% 0.79 -0.17 0.81 -0.15 GSW
Davis Bertans DAL 104.3 $2,600 PF $7,500 SF 14.4 10.7 -3.7 17% -2% 53% 7% 0.74 0.10 0.72 0.18 GSW

Legend

Term Description
USG% Percentage of possessions a player used while on the floor this season.
TS% Shooting efficiency from this season.
DK/M DraftKings fantasy points per minute from this season.
FD/M FanDuel fantasy points per minute from this season.

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