March 30, 2022, 3:14 pm
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DFS delivery day is here, and boy oh boy is it a juicy card tonight folks! Tonight we have ourselves another strong 11-game slate to dive deep into, featuring some big names missing from lineups opening up some sneaky value in certain pricing spots. Overall, we are going to have some high flying action that will suit everyone’s needs.
We have 9 out of 11 games featuring totals over 220, allowing for some high scoring DFS action. The majority of my focus will likely be in the mid-tier range given how the top of the board is shaking out with so many injuries. I will always highlight a couple of superstars to include for a stars and scrubs lineup build, but this article will be focusing on the players expected to be higher potential value. As always stay tuned to the latest news regarding any questionable tags.
Luka Doncic ($12,000) – Coming off a blowout win against the Lakers, Luka put up a relatively stress free triple-double to the tune of 75 fantasy points. In what should be a much closer contest, Luka will be asked to provide the well rounded game needed to lead the Mavericks to another victory as they travel to take on the Cavaliers. I expect another huge outing as the playoff race continues to heat up in both conferences. The elevated price tag might deter some people from rostering him, making him an appealing tournament option.
Dejounte Murray ($11,200) – With all due respect to some of the current favorites for the Most Improved Player award, Murray needs to be added to that conversation with the season he has been having. Coming off another 65 fantasy point effort, Murray is one of the most consistent guards in the whole league. Despite a price increase over $11K and a relatively difficult matchup against the Grizzlies, I will still include him in many of my lineup builds.
Devin Booker ($9,500) – The return of Paul has put a slight damper on his expectations from a playmaking perspective, but his scoring numbers should only increase as seen by his 49-point outing a couple nights ago. I expect Booker to fly under the radar from an ownership standpoint, creating a scenario for high upside as the Suns travel to take on the banged up Warriors in a battle of two Western Conference powerhouses.
LaMelo Ball ($9,200) – The reigning rookie of the year has been in sophomore slumps of sorts, including games of 37 and 41 fantasy points. Ball has been playing very consistently lately, coming off back-to-back games of over 52 fantasy points, making him a fantastic option as a high priced guard. The playoff push will add a little extra incentive for him to play heavy minutes tonight as the Hornets travel to take on the Knicks.
RJ Barett ($8,100) – Speaking of the Knicks, the one consistent option this season is not named Randle. Barrett is having a steady strong campaign in his third year in the league. We are finally seeing his fantasy potential lately with games of at least 32 fantasy points and a high of 54 fantasy points in his last five games. I expect a performance close to the high tonight, in a must-win game against the visiting Ball-led Hornets if New York wants to keep its faint playoff hopes alive.
Chris Paul ($8,000) – Welcome back CP3 indeed. Coming off back-to-back games of at least 13 assists, I expect another signature performance as the Suns travel to Golden State. Paul is picking up right where he left off over his last two games and is aging like a fine wine, making him a must for fantasy lineup builds.
Jalen Green ($6,500) – A slight price increase may make some DFS players wary to pull the trigger on the rookie, but he is finally playing consistent basketball against one of the worst defensive teams in the entire NBA. Green is poised for another strong performance of at least 40 fantasy points, making him a great high upside pick.
Isaiah Roby ($6,200) – Roby is another player who is coming off one of the best games of his young career to the tune of 55 fantasy points. The matchup against the Hawks is not necessarily a must play, however, the uptempo style and potentially close game may lead to a strong scoring outing, along with the opportunity for 10 rebounds.
Aaron Wiggins ($4,600) – It is certainly becoming a youth movement in Oklahoma City as many of their regular starters are out for the season. Wiggins is another young two guard who has proven this season he can produce when given the opportunity. Wiggins is coming off a 34 point fantasy effort, and should see another strong outing tonight regardless of game script. He is not shy as a scorer making him a viable option under $5K.
Ben McLemore ($4,500) – Fresh off an eight-3-pointer game, McLemore is coming off the bench, making him a risky play for cash games, but a phenomenal option for tournament lineups due to his suppressed price tag and opportunity for 25-30 minutes depending on game flow.
Keifer Sykes ($3,500) – Sykes is getting serious starter minutes now that Indiana is in full tank mode to end the season. Sykes is priced near the price floor, making a fantastic option for a strong outing going up against the Nuggets in what should likely be a blowout game early.
Honorable Mentions: Nikola Jokic ($12,400), Darius Garland ($10,200), Drew Eubanks ($8,100), Davion Mitchell ($7,600), OG Anunoby ($5,700), and Aaron Gordon ($6,000)