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 Jefe's NBA Rundown - 3/8
Posted by Jeff Collins on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 17:13

As always, the rundown is designed to give you an opinion on some different players or situations in the slate today. You need to be reacting to news throughout the day. Always keep an eye on Twitter for the most up-to-date information. The idea is not that you use ONLY players from this article to build your lineups, but rather ALL of our content and optimizer. If you’re trying to only use players under the “cash” section to build your cash lineups for instance, you’re going to have a hard time. Instead, use some of those players as building blocks and fill in around them.

 

Point Guard

Cash: Parker, Schroder, Joseph

GPP: Schroder, Wall


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 Benny's Daily Hoops - 3/8
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 10:33

Chicago Bulls @ Orlando Magic

Vegas: Bulls -1.5, O/U: 203

Bulls: 22nd Pace, 23rd Scoring, 7th fewest points allowed

Magic: 19th Pace, 29th Scoring, 14th most points allowed

Jimmy Butler - Rondo and Wade are both listed as questionable. Without them playing, Butler’s usage rate skyrockets. The Bulls will have guys like Paul Zipser and a crew of Jerian Grant and Denzel Valentine playing big minutes if those two sit. That makes Butler the main offensive threat on the perimeter. He produces across the board stats and would be a solid play here again.

Robin Lopez - The big guy is a tad too cheap. He saw 30+ minutes last game and was the second best option on the Bulls. His price is really cheap, so a 6-7X return is not out of the question.

Notes: Jerian Grant and Cameron Payne at minimum price are interesting punt plays if Rondo and Wade sit. Both guys had about 25 fantasy points last game in about 24 minutes each at minimum price.


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 Jefe's NBA Rundown - 3/7
Posted by Jeff Collins on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 17:07

As always, the rundown is designed to give you an opinion on some different players or situations in the slate today. You need to be reacting to news throughout the day. Always keep an eye on Twitter for the most up-to-date information. The idea is not that you use ONLY players from this article to build your lineups, but rather all of our content from Benny’s article, to our cheat sheets and videos along with our projections algorithm and optimizer. If you’re trying to only use players under the “cash” section to build your cash lineups for instance, you’re going to have a hard time. Instead, use some of those players as building blocks and fill in around them.

 

POR at OKC - OKC by 6.5 o/u 221.5

Targets: Westbrook, Lillard, Nurkic


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 Benny's Daily Hoops - 3/7
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:13

Portland Trail Blazers @ Oklahoma City Thunder

Vegas: Thunder -6.5, O/U: 222

Blazers: 10th Pace, 7th Scoring, 5th most points allowed

Thunder: 7th Pace, 12th Scoring, 9th most points allowed

Russell Westbrook - This is a paced-up game for Westbrook against a suspect defense that allows a ton of points to opposing point guards. YIKES, talk about a dream matchup. On a short slate it is so hard to fade the likeliest high scorer and that is what Westbrook is, but allow me to play devil’s advocate here. He has not dominated the Blazers this year like you would expect from the matchup data.


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 Jefe's NBA Rundown - 3/6
Posted by Jeff Collins on Monday, March 6, 2017 - 17:23

As always, the rundown is designed to give you an opinion on some different players or situations in the slate today. You need to be reacting to news throughout the day. Always keep an eye on Twitter for the most up-to-date information. The idea is not that you use ONLY players from this article to build your lineups, but rather ALL of our content and optimizer. If you’re trying to only use players under the “cash” section to build your cash lineups for instance, you’re going to have a hard time. Instead, use some of those players as building blocks and fill in around them. Point Guard Cash: Conley, Rose, Hill, Lawson


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 Benny's Daily Hoops - 3/6
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Monday, March 6, 2017 - 11:38

Miami Heat @ Cleveland Cavaliers

Vegas: Cavs -8, O/U: 215

Heat: 20th pace, 24th scoring, 5th fewest points allowed

Cavs: 14th PAce, 3rd scoring, 9th most points allowed

Goran Dragic - The Miami point man has an ideal matchup against Kyrie Irving. Kyrie is not good at stopping anyone and Cleveland in general is not good at stopping pick and rolls. Goran Dragic should be able to get into the lane at will and create for himself and his teammates. I see a big upside game for him against a suspect defense that allows a lot of points.

Hassan Whiteside - These two just played, although it was against the Cleveland B-Squad. Whiteside did have a monster game going though. He had 20 points and 13 boards while not playing his full minutes due to the 20+ point blowout here. LeBron and Kyrie are back for this one, so the game should stay close this tie. Whiteside has an ideal matchup too, so we could see him go off for a monster game here in 34-36 minutes.


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 Benny's Daily Hoops - 3/5
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 11:22

We will be breaking down the five game main slate here. 

Point Guard

Russell Westbrook - The price is sky high, the pace matchup against one of the slowest teams in the league is not ideal, but can you really feel good about fading this guy? He is over 70 fantasy points in 9 of his last 12 games. He dropped 63.5 fantasy points the last time these two matched up which included 45 real life points and no double-double. With Oladipo still out, he is the only offensive weapon for them that can create his own shot or create shots for teammates.


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 Bryce's NBA Rundown - 3/4
Posted by Bryce Mauro on Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 16:54

As always, the rundown is designed to give you an opinion on some different players or situations in the slate today. You need to be reacting to news throughout the day. Always keep an eye on Twitter for the most up-to-date information. The idea is not that you use ONLY players from this article to build your lineups, but rather ALL of our content and optimizer. If you’re trying to only use players under the “cash” section to build your cash lineups for instance, you’re going to have a hard time. Instead, use some of those players as building blocks and fill in around them...


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 Thad Houston's DFS Plays - 3/4
Posted by Thad Houston on Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 14:21

What's up y'all? Tonight we have a 7 game main slate in the NBA. If I went over each and every play the games would be over so I’ll touch on a few of my favorite plays at each position...


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 Jefe's NBA Rundown - 3/3
Posted by Jeff Collins on Friday, March 3, 2017 - 18:13

As always, the rundown is designed to give you an opinion on some different players or situations in the slate today. You need to be reacting to news throughout the day. Always keep an eye on Twitter for the most up-to-date information. The idea is not that you use ONLY players from this article to build your lineups, but rather all of our content from Benny’s article, to our cheat sheets and videos along with our projections algorithm and optimizer. If you’re trying to only use players under the “cash” section to build your cash lineups for instance, you’re going to have a hard time. Instead, use some of those players as building blocks and fill in around them.

 

Point Guard

Cash: Westbrook, Thomas, Schroder


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