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3/29 Fantasy NBA GPP Plays

Saturday’s NBA slate has a few key injuries and a couple of very good matchups. In this article I’ll breakdown the plays I like and the plays I’m terribly fond of:

Chris Paul $9,900 – Houston is usually strong against PGs, but with Pat Beverley injured the Rockets starting PG is Jeremy Lin who is a huge step down from Beverley. In Paul’s matchup against Lin earlier this season, he crushed with 23 points and 17 assists. Houston is without Dwight Howard as well, so I expect their offense to be a little more sloppy as usual so it’s safe to safe Paul could have several steals tonight.

Andre Drummond $7,300 – The matchup tonight for Drummond couldn’t be better, the 76ers are small an terrible on D and Drummond has taken full advantage this season with a ridiculous 31/19/6 (steals)/2 game and a 22/14/6(blocks) in 2 out of 3 contests with Philadelphia this year. His price is also pretty damn reasonable, he’s my favorite play of the night.

Henry Sims $4,600 – the 76ers may have found a legit player in Sims, topping 30 fantasy points in every one of his past 4 games. Detroit has been playing absolutely terribly on the defensive end so expect Sims to continue his tear. At $4,600 he’s probably the best value of the night.

Omer Asik $4,000 – Dwight Howard is out tonight so it’s hard not to like Asik for $4,000. I don’t expect him to have a huge game but he’ll have a double double by the end of the night most of the time, which is plenty of production for $4,000.

Jeff Adrien $4,000 – If I had to choose between Adrien and Asik, I’d choose Asik. But it’s hard not to like Adrien who’s starting for a short handed Milwaukee team that’s actually only a 10 point underdog against banged up Miami. Miami struggles rebounding so I’m taking the Bucks best rebounder in Adrien and feeling good about it.

Under the Radar

Tony Parker $6,700 – Parker is coming off a string of mediocre games, but he’s had 2 great previous games against New Orleans so he’s a real sneaky play tonight. I could see him topping 40 fantasy points and he’ll almost definitely have under 10% ownership tonight.

“Meh” Players

Brandon Jennings $7,200 – Yeah, he had a great game against Cleveland but my concern here is minutes. He could easily yield a ton to Will Bynum or Rodney Stuckey and his price is pretty high for someone who’s been this bad lately.

James Harden 10,300 – A lot of people like Harden tonight but I don’t. He’s had 3 games against the Clippers this season and he hasn’t gone off in any of them, having 3 sub-par games. His price is also very high and I’d rather play James, Griffin, Paul, or even Cousins for the same price.

Good luck tonight!

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Max J Steinberg Max Steinberg is a professional poker player and a top Daily Fantasy player who uses his creativity and mathematical abilities he cultivated as a poker player to win money on both DraftKings and FanDuel. He already has several big tournament scores to his name including the Victiv Bowl and countless MLB Monster wins. Follow him on twitter @maxjsteinberg.

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