DraftKings NBA Lineup Advice: Friday (1/11)
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by Brad Richter | @rotopilot | Featured Writer
Jan 11, 2019

Sabonis should hit value tonight with Myles Turner out

There is a solid nine-game NBA slate lined up for Friday night. The slate only has four healthy players priced in five figures and you can probably guess who leads the way with the Rockets on the slate. The biggest news on the slate is the depleted Jazz backcourt who will be without all three of their point guards. That should mean a big increase in minutes and usage for the healthy options which begs the question how many Jazz players are too many Jazz players when building your lineups. I have three listed on my recommendations list but there are others that could also be in play. Enjoy another fun NBA DFS slate to start off the weekend!

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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James Harden (PG/SG – HOU): $12,500 vs. CLE
This has to be getting boring to read because it sure is becoming boring to write. Practically every time Harden is on the slate since Chris Paul went down with an injury, he is the headliner for virtually every recommendation list out there. That isn’t going to change on Friday’s slate with the Rockets drawing a very favorable matchup against the Cavaliers who have allowed increased production to SGs in points (+6.2%), rebounds (+5.7%) and assists (+7.7%). Sure, he might get his minutes cut a little bit if they get out to a big lead as Vegas suggests but how do you think they got that big lead to begin with?

 

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2Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
3Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
4Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
5Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
6Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
7DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
8James Conner (PIT)RB
9Davante Adams (GB)WR
10Le'Veon Bell (NYJ)RB
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11Michael Thomas (NO)WR
12Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
13Julio Jones (ATL)WR
14Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
15Odell Beckham Jr. (CLE)WR
16David Johnson (ARI)RB
17Travis Kelce (KC)TE
18Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
19Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
20Antonio Brown (OAK)WR
21JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
22Zach Ertz (PHI)TE
23George Kittle (SF)TE
24Aaron Jones (GB)RB
25Mike Evans (TB)WR
26A.J. Green (CIN)WR
27T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
28Patrick Mahomes (KC)QB
29Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
30Sony Michel (NE)RB
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
2Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
4Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
5J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
6Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
7Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
8Trea Turner (WSH)SS
9Ronald Acuna (ATL)LF,CF
10Chris Sale (BOS)SP
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11Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
12Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
13Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
14Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
15Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
16Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
17Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
18Trevor Story (COL)SS
19Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
20Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
21Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
22Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
23Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
24Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
25Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
26Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
27Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
28Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
29Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B
30Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
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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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
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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