Phil’s Fantasy Sports: FanDuel NBA Top Picks and Value Plays for Thursday April 6, 2017

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(Maximum Sports Channels – Phil Naessens) We have six games on the main FanDuel NBA slate tonight. Boston is the only team on the second game of back to backs. Things change rather quickly in the NBA so be certain as possible that the player or players you have selected are actually playing tonight.

Games Spread Over Under Totals
Chicago @ Philadelphia Chicago -5.5 211
Brooklyn @ Orlando Brooklyn -1 223.5
Milwaukee @ Indiana Indiana -4.5 202
Washington @ NY Knicks Washington -5 217
Boston @ Atlanta Boston -3 213
Minnesota @ Portland Portland -6 220

Point Guards

Portland Trail Blazers pointy guard Damian Lillard ($9100) has a good opportunity tonight at home against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense allowing point guards to average 48.7 FanDuel points a game over their past five games. In 35 home games this season Lillard is averaging 40.62 FanDuel points per game with a past five game floor of 22.9 points and a 53 point ceiling. Over the past month Lillard has a 33 percent Usage Rate and a 62 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Ron Baker ($3600) and Jeremy Lin ($6000).

Shooting Guards

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum ($7100) has a good opportunity tonight against a Timberwolves defense allowing shooting guards to average 48 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 37 home games this season McCollum is averaging 35.19 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 16.7 points and a 50.5 point ceiling. Over the past 30 days McCollum has a 25.4 percent Usage Rate and a 60 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Denzel Valentine ($3900) and K.J. McDaniels ($3500).

Small Forwards

Chicago Bulls small forward Jimmy Butler ($9900) has a very good opportunity tonight against a Philadelphia 76ers defense allowing small forwards to average 52.1 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 33 road games this season Butler is averaging 40.91 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 38.6 and a 56.7 point ceiling. Over the past 30 days Butler has a 24.7 percent Usage Rate and a 58.7 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Terrence Ross ($4300) and Jaylen Brown ($3800).

Power Forwards

Philadelphia 76ers power forward Richaun Holmes ($6100) is a viable option tonight on a very thin slate and has a good opportunity against a Chicago Bulls defense allowing power forwards to average 45.9 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 23 road games this season Holmes is averaging 20.82 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 16.4 points and a ceiling of 39.1 points. During the past 30 days Holmes has a 19.6 Usage Rate and 65 percent True Shooting percentage.

Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Gorgui Dieng ($5600) and Ersan Ilyasova ($5000).

Centers

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns ($10,200) has a good opportunity tonight against a Trail Blazers defense allowing centers to average 52.6 FanDuel points per game over their past five games. In 37 road games this season Towns is averaging 41.78 FanDuel points per game with a past five game FanDuel floor of 39.2 points (twice) and 55.9 points. During the past 30 days Towns has a Usage Rate of 27.4 percent and a 65 percent True Shooting percentage.
Value plays tonight under $6000 bucks include Robin Lopez ($4700) and Kelly Olynyk ($4000).

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!

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