DraftKings NBA Lineup Advice: Tuesday (1/9)
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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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3Jay Ajayi (PHI)RB
4Latavius Murray (MIN)RB
5Jerick McKinnon (MIN)RB
6Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
7Stefon Diggs (MIN)WR
8Rex Burkhead (NE)RB
9James White (NE)RB
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14Brandin Cooks (NE)WR
15Alshon Jeffery (PHI)WR
16Nelson Agholor (PHI)WR
17Marqise Lee (JAC)WR
18Chris Hogan (NE)WR
19Danny Amendola (NE)WR
20Dede Westbrook (JAC)WR
21Allen Hurns (JAC)WR
22Jarius Wright (MIN)WR
23Torrey Smith (PHI)WR
24Keelan Cole (JAC)WR
25Zach Ertz (PHI)TE
26Laquon Treadwell (MIN)WR
27Kyle Rudolph (MIN)TE
28Mack Hollins (PHI)WR
29Michael Floyd (MIN)WR
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16Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
17Daniel Murphy (WSH)1B,2B
18Nelson Cruz (SEA)RF,DH
19George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
20Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
21Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
22Edwin Encarnacion (CLE)1B,DH
23Josh Donaldson (TOR)3B,DH
24Yu Darvish (FA)SP
25Robinson Cano (SEA)2B
26Bryce Harper (WSH)RF
27Miguel Cabrera (DET)1B,DH
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29Madison Bumgarner (SF)SP
30Jose Abreu (CWS)1B,DH
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19Myles Turner (IND)PF,C
20Paul George (OKC)SG,SF
21Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
22Draymond Green (GSW)SF,PF
23Kristaps Porzingis (NYK)PF,C
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25CJ McCollum (POR)PG,SG
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28Klay Thompson (GSW)SG,SF
29Marc Gasol (MEM)C
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