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4/8 NBA DFS: Alphabet Soup for the Soul

4/8 NBA DFS: Alphabet Soup for the Soul
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Daily Fantasy Rundown – April 8 NBA DFS Picks and Analysis

Welcome to Friday’s edition of the Daily Fantasy Rundown with “dinkpiece”, “leonem” and “TheNumbersGuy”. Each day throughout the NBA season our daily NBA scouting reports will highlight the best top, value and cheap plays of the day based on the Daily Fantasy Industry’s pricing for salary cap games.  Our goal is to bring analysis that will help you build rosters that put you in position to win consistently over the long term.

*Any time a player’s salary is reference as a discount or premium, it is relative to the average cost of a roster spot.

**Usage/Assist/Rebounding Rates courtesy of Basketball-Reference.com unless otherwise noted.

Point Guard – Our featured site for the point guard position is FanDuel

Top Play:

John Wall (WAS) – The Wizards are three games out of the final playoff spot with four games to go and they’re playing the Pistons (the team they are chasing) on Friday. Detroit ranks 14th in defensive efficiency against point guards and 13th in overall defensive efficiency. Nothing about the matchup particularly stands out, but this slate is unique. With all the late season values emerging and few high priced options on this slate, the slate plays a bit like a pick-em. Wall missed the last game with a knee issue and is considered questionable tonight. It’s an early start (7:30 EST) so we’ll probably have confirmation before lock. We’re expecting Wall to play and he projects as our highest scorer at the point guard position. There is a lot of depth to the values at point guard, so he’s not a necessity but he does represent one of the few higher priced options to potentially target.

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