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NBA DraftKings & FanDuel DFS Primer: Thursday (12/1)

Dec 1, 2022
NBA DraftKings & FanDuel DFS Primer: Thursday (12/1)

I hate to go on a rant here, but what is the NBA doing? We had almost every team in action on Wednesday and are left with just one game here. Doesn’t the NBA want to make its fans happy? It’s not like we have a potential Finals preview either, with Dallas traveling to face Detroit. In any case, it’s still basketball, which means we still have DFS to cover! It also means we’re looking at a single-game slate, so this will be one of the shorter articles of the season. With that in mind, let’s look at the odds for this one game!

View the best player prop bets for tonight’s slate with our NBA Prop Bet Cheat Sheet >>

Schedule and Odds

DAL at DET (DAL -7,5) O/U: 222.5
This should be an interesting matchup. Detroit has one of the worst defenses in the league, while Dallas has one of the best. It’ll likely lead to a Dallas win, but anything can happen in the NBA!

Check out our consensus game odds as well as the odds from each sportsbook at BettingPros >>

Injury Report

Core Plays/Cash Game Considerations

Luka Doncic (PG/SG – DAL): $14,400 DraftKings, $17,000 FanDuel
Doncic is the safest play on every slate, and he’s impossible to fade with just one game. He’s leading the NBA with 65 DraftKings points per game, scoring at least 45 DK points in all 18 outings this year. No one on this slate is even averaging that floor, making Luka the lock for your captain slot on both sites! Not to mention, Detroit ranks 25th in points allowed and 29th in defensive efficiency.


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