FanDuel NBA Lineup Advice: Wednesday (1/9)
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by Jason Micklewright
Jan 9, 2019

James Harden is on an unbelievable run right now

With 10 games to decide between, I’ve been lead towards a studs-and-scrubs strategy. As usual, I set myself the challenge of coming in under the FanDuel $60k budget, ideally with a little spending money left over. This week I have $1,000 left over. Let’s take a look at the lineup.

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Point Guard

Kyrie Irving (BOS): $8,400 vs. IND
Irving (eye) missed two games prior to Monday’s return, in which he had a successful night before sitting out the fourth quarter. He scored 17 points, two rebounds, six assists, and three steals in that game. His salary dropped a few hundred dollars, but he’s likely to see his typical 30+ minutes now. Take advantage of buying on the dip.

Patty Mills (SA): @ $3,800 @ MEM
Mills has scored double-digit points in his last four games. In the last two, he has seen and increased average of 24.5 minutes and 24.1 FPTS. Memphis have been in the top three in turnovers over the last three games, so there’s opportunity here for Mills as a bargain-bin play. There’s a risk that Mills sees limited minutes, and some of his recent output has been due to game flow, but in his last game against the Grizzlies, two games ago, Mills saw 23 minutes for 24.4 FPTS.

 

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2Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
4Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
5Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
6J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
7Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
8Chris Sale (BOS)SP
9Trea Turner (WSH)SS
10Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
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11Manny Machado (FA)3B,SS
12Ronald Acuna (ATL)LF,CF
13Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
14Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
15Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
16Bryce Harper (FA)CF,RF
17Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
18Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
19Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
20Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
21Trevor Story (COL)SS
22Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
23Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
24Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
25Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
26Juan Soto (WSH)LF,RF
27Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
28Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
29Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
30Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
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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