DraftKings NBA Lineup Advice: Tuesday (12/5)
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by Brad Richter | @rotopilot | Featured Writer
Dec 5, 2017

Kyle Lowry is the lucky point guard who draws the Suns tonight

Tuesday night offers up just a small, mini, tiny, scant three-game slate of NBA action. On small slates like this, I like to try to identify who I think the best player is for each team given the matchup and their salary. Then I’ll attempt to see how many of them I can fit into my lineup. This usually brings together a nice balanced lineup that provides a solid floor and some upside with players spread out from all of the teams.

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One Stud

Russell Westbrook (PG – OKC): $11,000 vs UTH
There is only one true stud option on the mini three-game slate and Russell Westbrook is his name. Westbrook is the top option for the Thunder in a tough matchup with the defensive-minded, slow-paced Jazz. Westbrook is back to posting triple-double numbers (almost) over his last eight games with 25.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 9.9 assists per game. He is hard to fade on a short slate.

Core Plays

Kyle Lowry (PG – TOR): $8,700 vs PHO
The Raptors have the highest Vegas implied team total on the night facing the up-tempo Suns who will be playing in the second game of a back-to-back. The Suns have allowed the fifth most DraftKings points to opposing PGs this season and Lowry has been playing really well lately averaging 20.4 points, 8.2 rebounds and 7.6 assists over his last nine games. My only concern is Lowry’s salary and the potential for a blowout but I have a contingency pivot at the bottom of the value section.

 

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