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

LeBron should hit value tonight in a pace-up game versus Denver

With baseball just in Spring Training and the NCAA March Madness brackets still a week away it is still a perfect time to play some DFS hoops. Saturday night features a solid seven-game slate on DraftKings that offers plenty of star-power and some decent value options but seems to be lacking upside in the mid-range salary space. It could be a great “stars and scrubs” or “studs and duds” night in the Association.

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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One Stud

LeBron James (SF/PF – CLE): $11,500 vs DEN
While I have plenty of interest in some of the other high-priced studs on the slate, LeBron James takes the top spot. He gets a pace up matchup against the Nuggets as a favorite in the game with the highest Vegas total on the slate. James has scored at least 30 points in three straight outings and hasn’t scored fewer than 54 DraftKings points in his last nine games. It also feels like SF is a tough position to fill whenever I started to construct a lineup.

Core Plays

Chris Paul (PG – HOU): $7,900 vs BOS
Sure, Chris Paul has a tough matchup against Kyrie Irving and the Celtics defense in a pace down matchup for the Rockets, however, when are you ever going to get another opportunity to roster Paul for less than $8,000. He should get significant minutes as the Rockets may be forced into a close, competitive game to challenge their 14-game winning streak. Look for Paul to rise to the challenge.

 

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