Daily Fantasy Rundown – December 30 NBA DFS Picks and Analysis
Welcome to Wednesday’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 DraftKings
For our purposes we’re going to assume Stephen Curry (GS) is unable to go tonight. The Warriors have been hinting about getting him some rest and with a calf issue and leaving the last two games for stretches due to injury, this seems like a prime spot to get him some rest. If Curry plays, he’s the top option at the position, but not someone to spend up for. The position is loaded with “next in line” options that are cash game viable and all project similarly. John Wall (WAS) projects a little ahead of this group, but is generally priced more aggressively so he’s a better tournament target. Chris Paul (LAC) is also priced a bit ahead but projects similarly, so he’s in the same boat as John Wall. We like both of them, but the price points are guiding us to a secondary group of point guard plays that all project VERY similarly.
The group we want to target is: