NBA DFS First Look: Tuesday, December 6th - 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)
Los Angeles Lakers Cleveland Cavaliers CLE -4.5 225.5 110.5 115.0 7:30 PM
Detroit Pistons Miami Heat MIA -8.5 221.0 106.3 114.8 7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks Denver Nuggets DEN -4.5 223.0 109.3 113.8 10:00 PM

Implied Totals, Team Stats, and Pace of Play

Offense Line Total PPG +/- O-Rating Pace Opp. D-Rating Pace P-Pace
Cleveland Cavaliers -4.5 115.0 111.3 3.7 113.0 96.4 LAL 111.0 103.2 99.8
Miami Heat -8.5 114.8 108.8 6.0 109.5 98.0 DET 117.9 99.9 98.9
Denver Nuggets -4.5 113.8 114.7 -1.0 115.7 98.8 DAL 110.9 96.4 97.6
Los Angeles Lakers 4.5 110.5 114.8 -4.3 110.7 103.2 CLE 106.7 96.4 99.8
Dallas Mavericks 4.5 109.3 111.5 -2.3 114.2 96.4 DEN 114.4 98.8 97.6
Detroit Pistons 8.5 106.3 110.1 -3.8 109.8 99.9 MIA 110.8 98.0 98.9

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
Darius Garland CLE 115.0 $8,200 PG $8,300 SG/PG 35.9 39.5 0.0 28% -2% 1.10 -0.22 1.04 -0.22 LAL
Kyle Lowry MIA 114.8 $6,700 PG $6,700 PG 36.4 33.1 0.4 18% 0% 0.91 -0.11 0.88 -0.13 DET
Jamal Murray DEN 113.8 $7,100 PG $7,100 PG/SG 29.8 32.4 2.4 27% -1% 1.09 0.02 1.06 0.01 DAL
Dennis Schroder LAL 110.5 $4,100 PG $4,800 SG/PG 25.9 17.7 3.7 14% -3% 0.68 -0.09 0.68 -0.08 CLE
Luka Doncic DAL 109.3 $13,000 PG $11,800 PG/SG 36.8 62.8 -3.5 37% 1% 1.71 0.12 1.65 0.14 DEN
Killian Hayes DET 106.3 $6,200 PG $7,400 PG 24.2 21.3 5.3 19% 3% 0.88 0.22 0.89 0.21 MIA

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
Donovan Mitchell CLE 115.0 $8,700 PG/SG $8,800 SG/PG 36.5 45.0 -2.3 30% 0% 1.23 -0.08 1.18 -0.09 LAL
Tyler Herro MIA 114.8 $7,200 PG/SG $7,700 SG/SF 33.6 37.0 5.0 26% -2% 1.10 0.09 1.04 0.08 DET
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN 113.8 $4,000 SG $4,600 SG/SF 31.2 21.4 -2.6 14% 1% 0.69 -0.25 0.68 -0.23 DAL
Patrick Beverley LAL 110.5 $3,300 PG/SG $3,900 PG/SG 26.7 15.3 -3.4 10% 1% 0.57 0.02 0.59 0.04 CLE
Spencer Dinwiddie DAL 109.3 $6,400 PG/SG $6,800 PG/SG 31.6 30.9 -2.9 22% -2% 0.98 0.10 0.95 0.11 DEN
Jaden Ivey DET 106.3 $6,600 PG/SG $7,000 SG 31.7 31.1 -0.2 24% 3% 0.98 -0.09 0.96 -0.09 MIA

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
Lamar Stevens CLE 115.0 $3,800 SF $3,700 PF 21.5 13.4 -0.4 15% 4% 0.62 0.14 0.64 0.13 LAL
Caleb Martin MIA 114.8 $5,200 SF $4,600 SF/SG 32.2 23.8 -4.1 15% 1% 0.74 -0.17 0.75 -0.24 DET
Bruce Brown DEN 113.8 $6,100 SG/SF $5,600 SG 30.0 26.8 5.4 17% -1% 0.89 -0.16 0.88 -0.17 DAL
Lonnie Walker LAL 110.5 $4,600 SG/SF $5,200 SG/SF 31.3 25.2 -2.1 20% -4% 0.81 0.01 0.80 0.00 CLE
Tim Hardaway DAL 109.3 $4,400 SG/SF $5,700 SG/SF 24.9 21.6 5.2 23% 2% 0.87 0.41 0.84 0.38 DEN
Bojan Bogdanovic DET 106.3 $6,800 SF/PF $6,000 SF/PF 31.6 30.0 -3.4 23% 0% 0.95 0.04 0.89 0.04 MIA

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
Evan Mobley CLE 115.0 $7,600 PF/C $7,800 PF/C 34.2 34.5 -0.5 19% -3% 1.01 0.14 1.03 0.15 LAL
Jimmy Butler MIA 114.8 $8,600 PF $9,400 SF/PF 35.5 42.6 -1.1 23% 5% 1.20 0.11 1.21 0.05 DET
Aaron Gordon DEN 113.8 $5,900 PF $6,100 PF/C 29.2 31.2 3.8 19% 0% 1.07 -0.17 1.07 -0.18 DAL
LeBron James LAL 110.5 $10,400 SF/PF $10,900 SF/PF 35.4 50.4 -0.7 31% 1% 1.42 0.17 1.38 0.15 CLE
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL 109.3 $4,700 SF/PF $4,800 SF/PF 32.7 18.4 -4.0 12% -2% 0.56 -0.21 0.57 -0.24 DEN
Isaiah Stewart DET 106.3 $5,600 PF/C $5,800 C/PF 27.5 28.2 2.4 17% 1% 1.03 -0.15 1.00 -0.16 MIA

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
Jarrett Allen CLE 115.0 $6,300 C $6,900 C/PF 32.0 32.3 17% 1.01 1.01 LAL
Bam Adebayo MIA 114.8 $8,000 C $8,900 C/PF 35.1 39.6 3.4 26% -1% 1.13 -0.17 1.12 -0.17 DET
Nikola Jokic DEN 113.8 $11,400 C $11,300 C 32.2 53.3 1.1 26% 0% 1.66 0.10 1.60 0.09 DAL
Anthony Davis LAL 110.5 $11,200 C $12,300 PF/C 34.6 56.5 0.8 28% 5% 1.63 0.33 1.67 0.30 CLE
Dwight Powell DAL 109.3 $3,100 C $3,900 C/PF 17.1 12.4 0.2 13% 1% 0.72 -0.05 0.75 -0.09 DEN
Marvin Bagley DET 106.3 $5,700 C $6,700 PF/C 24.5 25.5 1.7 20% 0% 1.04 0.00 1.05 -0.07 MIA

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
Caris LeVert CLE 115.0 $4,500 SG/SF $5,600 SG/SF 30.9 25.3 -6.4 19% 1% 0.82 0.06 0.79 0.07 LAL
Kevin Love CLE 115.0 $5,100 PF/C $4,900 PF/C 20.9 24.8 1.6 20% 2% 1.19 -0.12 1.11 -0.15 LAL
Cedi Osman CLE 115.0 $4,200 SF/PF $4,300 SF/PF 23.2 16.6 3.1 17% -2% 0.71 -0.04 0.68 -0.01 LAL
Max Strus MIA 114.8 $5,300 SG/SF $5,300 SG/SF 33.0 24.9 -6.4 18% 0% 0.76 -0.01 0.73 0.04 DET
Gabe Vincent MIA 114.8 $3,100 PG/SG $4,500 PG/SG 24.8 17.6 -5.1 17% -3% 0.71 -0.18 0.69 -0.17 DET
Haywood Highsmith MIA 114.8 $3,400 SF/PF $4,500 SF 18.8 12.9 3.7 12% -2% 0.68 0.36 0.71 0.40 DET
Ish Smith DEN 113.8 $3,200 PG $4,000 PG/SG 12.0 10.4 7.3 20% 1% 0.86 -0.01 0.88 -0.01 DAL
DeAndre Jordan DEN 113.8 $3,100 C $4,000 C 15.7 15.3 -2.3 14% 0% 0.97 -0.07 0.97 -0.06 DAL
Jeff Green DEN 113.8 $3,300 PF/C $3,500 PF/SF 19.9 13.8 16% 0.69 0.69 DAL
Russell Westbrook LAL 110.5 $6,500 PG $7,000 PG 28.0 34.9 -1.3 27% -5% 1.25 0.01 1.20 0.01 CLE
Austin Reaves LAL 110.5 $3,900 SG/SF $4,900 SF/SG 28.7 18.9 1.9 12% -1% 0.66 -0.02 0.64 -0.01 CLE
Troy Brown LAL 110.5 $3,200 SF/PF $4,100 SF 25.6 17.2 -5.1 13% -2% 0.67 0.09 0.66 0.12 CLE
Christian Wood DAL 109.3 $6,900 C $7,100 PF/C 26.1 30.4 4.7 27% -3% 1.17 0.06 1.12 0.04 DEN
Reggie Bullock DAL 109.3 $3,300 SG/SF $3,900 SG/SF 27.4 12.6 -3.4 10% 0% 0.46 0.10 0.47 0.11 DEN
Maxi Kleber DAL 109.3 $3,400 PF/C $4,200 PF/C 25.2 14.5 1.3 10% 2% 0.58 0.17 0.59 0.18 DEN
Saddiq Bey DET 106.3 $5,500 SF/PF $5,900 SF 30.1 25.1 -6.8 20% 5% 0.84 0.17 0.82 0.16 MIA
Jalen Duren DET 106.3 $3,500 C $4,800 C 21.6 18.4 -1.5 12% 1% 0.85 0.01 0.89 0.04 MIA
Alec Burks DET 106.3 $5,000 PG/SG $5,200 PG/SG 20.4 22.2 -2.7 26% -7% 1.09 -0.15 1.07 -0.11 MIA

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