3 NBA FanDuel Value Plays for 10/26/17

Greg Monroe looks to continue his string of efficient performances. Who else makes for a strong value play in Thursday's NBA DFS contests?

One of the keys to finding success in daily fantasy basketball is uncovering potential value plays. If you're looking to roster a stud player or two, you need to consider squeezing in one of these lower-priced options into your lineup.

Let's take a look at three players who can help fill in the gaps in your lineup.

Jameer Nelson, PG, New Orleans Pelicans

FanDuel Price: $4,000
Projected FanDuel Points: 21.5
Projected FanDuel Value: 5.38

Jameer Nelson has logged quality minutes as backup point guard for the New Orleans Pelicans with an average of 27.3 minutes in two games. He has contributed with 7.5 points and 3.5 assists in those contests and should continue to see time on the court with Rajon Rondo still sidelined. Nelson boasts the highest projected value among all players on tonight's slate.

Marco Belinelli, SG, Atlanta Hawks

FanDuel Price: $4,800
Projected FanDuel Points: 23.7
Projected FanDuel Value: 4.93

The Atlanta Hawks rank fourth-worst in the league in three-pointers made, so they will be happy to see Marco Belinelli in their lineup tonight. Belinelli has shot the ball well thus far, topping double figures in three of his four games played, and has chipped in averages of 2.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists. He is projected with the second-highest value among all shooting guards on Thursday.

Greg Monroe, C, Milwaukee Bucks

FanDuel Price: $4,000
Projected FanDuel Points: 20.8
Projected FanDuel Value: 5.21

Greg Monroe came back to full action on Monday and logged a season-high 20.5 minutes. He produced an efficient 8 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists in that game. According to our metrics, Monroe is projected with the highest value among all centers playing tonight.