DraftKings NBA Lineup Advice: Tuesday (1/9)
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by Brad Richter | @rotopilot | Featured Writer
Jan 9, 2018

DeRozan is a must-play in tonight’s small slate

Despite just a four-game NBA slate on tap for Tuesday, there is surprisingly a lot of solid value options to consider due to injuries. With the position flexibility on DraftKings, Tuesday is a good night to fit in as many PGs as possible using the PG, SG, G, and UTIL slots since that is where most of the value lies. The challenge on the slate will be determining which big men to roster and if you play the only high-priced stud on the slate, Russell Westbrook.

Note that some of the stats referenced in this article are my custom DvP calculations that combine both season and last five games data along with blending similar positions production allowed together.

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Russell Westbrook (PG – OKC): $11,500 vs POR
The biggest roster decision on Tuesday’s slate is whether you should pay up for Russell Westbrook or not. There are certainly enough value options on the slate to include him, unfortunately, most of that value plays the same position at PG. Based on my early lineup construction I will likely include him in my Cash game lineups but may fade him GPPs as I expect he will be very popular as the only high-priced stud. His matchup isn’t great on paper against the Blazers but with Damian Lillard out it improved and really does it matter who Westbrook is playing.

 

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2Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
3Michael Thomas (NO)WR
4Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
5Damien Williams (KC)RB
6Julian Edelman (NE)WR
7Robert Woods (LAR)WR
8Brandin Cooks (LAR)WR
9Sony Michel (NE)RB
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13Mark Ingram (NO)RB
14Rex Burkhead (NE)RB
15Sammy Watkins (KC)WR
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17Chris Conley (KC)WR
18Phillip Dorsett (NE)WR
19Keith Kirkwood (NO)WR
20Tre'Quan Smith (NO)WR
21Chris Hogan (NE)WR
22Spencer Ware (KC)RB
23Cordarrelle Patterson (NE)WR
24Ted Ginn (NO)WR
25Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
26John Kelly (LAR)RB
27Kelvin Benjamin (KC)WR
28Austin Carr (NO)WR
29Gerald Everett (LAR)TE
30Darrel Williams (KC)RB
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3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
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6J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
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14Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
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16Bryce Harper (FA)CF,RF
17Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
18Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
19Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
20Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
21Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
22Trevor Story (COL)SS
23Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
24Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
25Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
26Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
27Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
28Juan Soto (WSH)LF,RF
29Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
30Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
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5Kevin Durant (GSW)SF,PF
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7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
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13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (TOR)SG,SF
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16Jimmy Butler (PHI)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (CHA)PG
18Kyrie Irving (BOS)PG,SG
19Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
26Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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