3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/4/17

If you have played daily fantasy sports for a while, you realize by now the importance of being contrarian, especially in large-field tournaments. Recognizing which players are going to be owned by the majority of the field and finding others who you think have a similar point projection but will come at much lower ownership can really separate yourself from your opponents.

It’s a lot easier to identify NFL players who will be low-owned due to Thursday Night slates, and NBA can be much more difficult if you aren’t an experienced player.

The purpose of this article will be to bring you good high-upside players at each position who will likely go overlooked, giving you an edge.

Keep in mind when constructing rosters that these are contrarian picks. There is a reason they will be overlooked by many: they are risky plays. If possible, it's probably best to relegate these players to GPP-only use where high-risk, high-reward styles make more sense.