NBA Playoff Expert Survey: Monday, April 16th

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.

Monday, April 16th

Who is your favorite high-priced player for cash games?

Notorious: Kevin Durant
meansy53: Ben Simmons
STLCardinals84: Ben Simmons

Who is your favorite high-priced player for tournaments?

Notorious: Draymond Green
meansy53: Draymond Green
STLCardinals84: Draymond Green

Who is your favorite salary saver on the board?

Notorious: Dwyane Wade (FD) / Amir Johnson (DK)
meansy53: Rudy Gay
STLCardinals84: Rudy Gay

Who is your top contrarian play on the board?

Notorious: James Johnson
meansy53: LaMarcus Aldridge
STLCardinals84: Dario Saric

Who will be the biggest bust of the day?

Notorious: JaVale McGee
meansy53: JaVale McGee
STLCardinals84: Klay Thompson

Predict the final scores of each game on the slate.

Notorious: MIA 102, PHI 105 / SA 101, GS 108
meansy53: MIA 99, PHI 106 / SA 92, GSW 104
STLCardinals84: MIA 91, PHI 103 / SA 98, GSW 110

What’s your hot take of the day?

Notorious: Robert Covington and James Johnson both top 35 fantasy points.

meansy53: Draymond Green records a triple-double, including a total of at least 7 blocks/steals.

STLCardinals84: Klay Thompson scores less than 20 fantasy points.

Who is your top overall play (when considering price, matchup, projected ownership, etc.) on the board and why?

Notorious: Dario Saric — I basically play Saric every time Joel Embiid is out. He was quiet toward the end of the season, but he was dealing with a number of injuries. He was able to log 31 minutes in Game 1 and he quietly played well, scoring 31 fantasy points. Since the beginning of last season, Saric has averaged five more fantasy points per game without Embiid in the lineup.

meansy53: Ben Simmons – Especially the second half of the season, we were targeting him heavily when Joel Embiid was out. Tonight should be no different. Everything will run through him, and he should even see a few more minutes in the playoffs than he did in the regular season. And on DraftKings, I think he is still very underpriced.

STLCardinals84: Ben Simmons – He is a nightly triple-double threat with Joel Embiid on the sidelines and was fantastic in Game 1. Keep riding him with confidence until the big man returns. Simmons is the safer high end option with Durant having a difficult matchup

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