DraftKings NBA Lineup Advice: Thursday (1/18)
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Jan 18, 2018

LeBron is well worth spending up on this evening

It’s Thursday night and we have a four-game slate over on DraftKings. Despite only having four games on the schedule, we have several star players in action, highlighted by James Harden‘s return from a hamstring injury and Lebron James in a home matchup against the Magic. A key piece of news to track for tonight’s slate is the status of Kyrie Irving, as Terry Rozier will benefit substantially and become core plays in his absence.

However, if Irving plays, finding value isn’t going to be easy and I will be more focused on pairing mid-range plays alongside Lebron James. In today’s breakdown, I am going to identify my two favorite plays, regardless of price, at each position and then a few mid-range value plays that can help round out our line-ups if the Celtics’ value doesn’t pan out.

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Guards

Elfrid Payton (ORL): $6,400 at CLE

 

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