DraftKings NBA Lineup Advice: Saturday (3/10)
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by Brad Richter | @rotopilot | Featured Writer
Mar 10, 2018

Westbrook must be owned in such a small slate tonight

We have been spoiled lately with a ton of exciting NBA DFS slates this past week with numerous high-priced studs to choose from, a bunch of chap value options due to injuries and a lot of games with high Vegas totals and fantasy points. Unfortunately, Saturday’s nights small four-game slate has none of those things going for it. It could be a good night to reduce the amount of your bankroll you put in play or skip the slate entirely and actually spend a Saturday doing some Spring cleaning or even going out somewhere with your significant other without incessantly checking your phone every five minutes.

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One Stud

Russell Westbrook (PG – OKC): $11,500 vs SA
There is only one high-priced stud on the small four-game slate and he draws a tough matchup in a pace down spot against the Spurs. Westbrook has averaged just 44 DraftKings points per game in two previous meetings this season while shooting a woeful 31.8% from the field in those games. Usually as the only stud on a small slate Westbrook would be a no-brainer play and very highly owned but due to the lack of value on the slate and his matchup, he may be worth fading. Did I just say that?!?! Of course, he is capable of putting up big numbers against anyone, so I’d suggest taking a stand one way or the other and either be all-in or fade him completely.

 

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