FanDuel NBA Lineup Advice: Friday (3/9)
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by Bobby Sylvester | @bobbyfantasypro | Featured Writer
Mar 9, 2018

Jokic has a tremendous matchup against the Lakers tonight

Tonight’s 10-game slate features seven stars with salary’s over $10,000. Some are in terrific matchups (Russell Westbrook, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant), but there are legitimate concerns with each that will keep them out of my cash game lineups. Rather, I’ll be spending down on some lesser names for lesser costs who have been performing like stars. That, and the value plays on this slate are so minimal that our hands are nearly forced. In fact, every single player in my lineup costs at least $5,400. I don’t believe I’ve ever done that before. Let me show you how it all came together:

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Point Guard

Frank Mason (SAC): $3,900 vs ORL
Typically, I list the highest priced player at each position first, but Mason is such a lock that I made an exception. De’Aaron Fox is not expected to play versus the Magic tonight because of a back injury he is dealing with. That means Mason should get around 30 minutes like we saw against the Pelicans Wednesday when he went for 32.2 FanDuel points. With the quality of defense or lack thereof, from the Magic, 10x is a legitimate possibility with 5x being a virtual guarantee.

 

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1Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
2Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
3Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
4Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
5Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
6Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
7Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
8Chris Carson (SEA)RB
9Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
10Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
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11DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
12Julio Jones (ATL)WR
13Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
14Davante Adams (GB)WR
15Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
16Michael Thomas (NO)WR
17Travis Kelce (KC)TE
18Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
19Marlon Mack (IND)RB
20JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
21Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
22Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
23T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
24Phillip Lindsay (DEN)RB
25Stefon Diggs (MIN)WR
26David Johnson (ARI)RB
27James Conner (PIT)RB
28Robert Woods (LAR)WR
29Mike Evans (TB)WR
30Sony Michel (NE)RB
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
2Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
4Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
5Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
6Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
7J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
8Chris Sale (BOS)SP
9Trea Turner (WSH)SS
10Manny Machado (FA)3B,SS
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12Bryce Harper (FA)CF,RF
13Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
14Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
15Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
16Ronald Acuna (ATL)LF,CF
17Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
18Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
19Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
20Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
21Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
22Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
23Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
24Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
25Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
26Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
27Trevor Story (COL)SS
28Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
29Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
30Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B,2B
1Anthony Davis (NOR)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (GSW)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (OKC)PG
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12Paul George (OKC)SG,SF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (TOR)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (HOU)PG
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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