FanDuel NBA Lineup Advice: Friday (3/15)
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Mar 15, 2019

Keep riding Bradley Beal’s hot hand with the Wizards hosting the Hornets on Friday night.

There are eight games on FanDuel’s main slate tonight. With a variety of contests from high-dollar tournaments to $0.25 contests, there is a little something for everyone. Four of the eight games have projected game totals of at least 228 points.

Eleven players are priced at $9,000 or higher, with five of them priced in the five-digit range. Even though there is some star power and high-cost studs on this slate, two are head and shoulders above everyone else. James Harden ($12,500) and Giannis Antetokounmpo ($11,800) are the two highest-priced players by far.

There are a lot of ways to construct lineups. Stacking games with high-scoring projections is never a bad option. You can also look to take the Stars-and-Scrubs approach, where you pair higher-priced players with low-cost values and punt plays to round out your roster. If you don’t feel good about the high-end or low-end players, then you can take the balanced approach, which minimizes your risk a bit but can also limit your upside.

The roster and comments that I provide are intended as an early first look. In no way should you blindly enter this lineup in a contest, nor plug in these players automatically without examining all the information available to you. Remember that you roster nine players on FanDuel but only count your best eight scores, as FD drops the worst one from your lineup.

As always, more value should open up as the day goes by that may allow you to get even better players into your lineup. All of the recommendations are players I will consider for my lineups. That doesn’t mean that I will end up with all of these guys, as updated news and constructing rosters might lead me to a different play. Remember to check the news and injury reports, especially in the 30 minutes prior to lock. Have a solid process, using all the information available to you to make the best decision possible for your lineup. Good luck and have fun!

 

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2Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
3Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
4Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
5Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
6DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
7Davante Adams (GB)WR
8David Johnson (ARI)RB
9Le'Veon Bell (NYJ)RB
10James Conner (PIT)RB
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16Michael Thomas (NO)WR
17Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
18JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
19Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
20Antonio Brown (OAK)WR
21George Kittle (SF)TE
22Mike Evans (TB)WR
23T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
24A.J. Green (CIN)WR
25Marlon Mack (IND)RB
26Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
27Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
28Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
29Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
30Sony Michel (NE)RB
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5J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
6Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
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14Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
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16Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
17Trea Turner (WSH)SS
18Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
19Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
20Chris Sale (BOS)SP
21Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
22Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
23Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
24Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
25Blake Snell (TB)SP
26Adalberto Mondesi (KC)2B,SS
27Trevor Bauer (CLE)SP
28Rhys Hoskins (PHI)1B,LF
29Whit Merrifield (KC)1B,2B
30George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
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13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (TOR)SG,SF
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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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