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FanDuel NBA Lineup Advice: Wednesday (2/12)
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Feb 12, 2020

Will we get a classic explosion of a game from Lillard tonight?

We’ve got a big eleven-game slate on the board as the long NBA season progresses! As you can imagine, there are all kinds of stars to decide between and we should be able to pay up for a few because of all the value available. Let’s talk about some FanDuel plays for tonight.

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Guards

Damian Lillard (PG – POR): $9,600 @ Grizzlies
I am writing this before we have all of the Vegas lines, but this is likely to be the highest total of the night. The Grizzlies add 8.2 fantasy points to opponent’s average totals, and the Blazers add 7.3. Both of these teams play fast, and do not play good defense (from a fantasy perspective, at least). Lillard has been humming right along lately, being the league’s leading scorer over the last few weeks. He has recently scored 50, 48, 36, 51, 42, and 33 points – he is just shooting the ball whenever he wants to. This is a high price to pay, but Lillard gives you the highest usage rate in the highest projected scoring game, so you have to consider him at guard in this spot.

Khris Middleton (SG – MIL): $7,200 @ Pacers
The big news of the slate is that Giannis Antetokounmpo is out for personal reasons. This opens things up for Middleton in a big way. In 522 minutes this year with Giannis off the court, Middleton has scored 1.40 Fanduel points per minute. That is a huge boost as his usual rate is 1.20. The Pacers are a good defensive team, shaving off eight fantasy points from opponent’s average totals, but the added usage is more than enough to compensate for that. Middleton is a really strong play even at the $7,200 price tag.

 

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