FanDuel NBA Lineup Advice: Monday (3/6)

by Tony Falasz
Mar 6, 2017

Karl-Anthony Towns has taken his game to another level of late

A very busy night in the NBA with 12 games on the slate. Let’s get right to it, here is my FanDuel lineup for the evening.

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Point Guard

Kemba Walker (CHA): $8,200 vs. IND
Walker comes into Monday night averaging 29.3 points, 5.3 assists, and 3.8 rebounds in the Hornets’ past four games, good for 42.6 FanDuel points per game. Since the All-Star break, Walker has scored at least 26 points in five of the six games and is shooting a robust 47 percent in those contests. He has been a steady performer and should have no problem against a pedestrian Pacers defense.

Ty Lawson (SAC): $4,600 vs. DEN
Lawson has registered at least nine assists in two of his past three games and has scored in double figures in all three of those contests. He gets a chance to keep it going against his former team, who have been surrendered the second-most FanDuel points to point guards on the season. The juicy matchup and low price tag make Lawson a gamble worth taking.

Shooting Guard

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (DET): $5,300 vs. CHI
KCP has a boom-or-bust quality about him, but he’s been a bit more consistent of late and has averaged 19.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in his past five games (30.9 FanDuel points). Caldwell-Pope has scored over 25 points in two of the Pistons’ past five games and faces the Bulls, who have given up the sixth-most points to shooting guards in their past 10 games.

C.J. McCollum (POR): $7,200 vs. MIN
McCollum is coming off a game in which he recorded 31 points, five rebounds, and five assists (46.5 FanDuel points) and faces a Timberwolves team that he shredded for 43 points in their last matchup. McCollum has averaged 22.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 3.6 assists in the Blazers’ past five games and is reasonably priced for a player of his caliber.

Small Forward

Khris Middleton (MIL): $5,600 vs PHI
After missing over three months of the season, Middleton appears to be at full strength. The 25-year-old has averaged 21.3 points, 4.6 assists and 4.0 rebounds in the Bucks’ past three games—an average of 35.4 FanDuel points. If he can keep that type of production going on Monday, Middleton would be one of the better values of the night.

Jaylen Brown (BOS): $3,900 vs. LAC
Another good value play here with the rookie Brown. He appears to be gaining more confidence and continues to see his playing time increase. Brown has scored in double digits in five of the Celtics’ past six games and has tallied over 20 FanDuel points in four of his past six contests. Boston faces a subpar Clippers defense on Monday, offering the 20-year-old a good opportunity to excel.

Power Forward

Blake Griffin (LAC): $9,600 vs. BOS
Griffin has averaged 25.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 6.0 assists in the Clippers’ past five games and has been performing at a high level since returning to action in late January. He is a complete player and has impressively tallied at least five assists in 11 straight games. No reason why Griffin cannot continue to fill out the stat sheet on Monday against the Celtics.

Aaron Gordon (ORL): $5,200 vs. NY
Back-to-back double-doubles for the youngster as Gordon has scored over 32 FanDuel points in each of Orlando’s past two games. Gordon is a bit of a risk, but his recent play makes him worth the cheap price tag against the Knicks on Monday.

Center

Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN): $10,400 vs. POR
The double-double machine gets to face the below-average Blazers defense on Monday and has been performing on another level recently. Towns has six straight double-doubles and is averaging 26.8 points and 17.5 rebounds in that timeframe. His recent play warrants the hefty price tag.

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Tony Falasz is a correspondent at FantasyPros. For more from Tony, check out his archive and follow him @TFalasz.

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