NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 3/28/18
If you're new to daily fantasy basketball -- maybe you started your DFS journey during the MLB or NFL seasons, or maybe basketball is your sport and this will be your first year giving it a shot -- you're in for a treat. The NBA scene changes hugely on a week-to-week, day-to-day, and -- depending on injury news -- even a minute-to-minute basis, making every slate a unique one that requires an ever-changing approach.
With so much changing so quickly, we're here with plenty of tools to help you out. We have daily projections, a matchup heat map, a lineup optimizer, and a ton of other great resources to help give you an edge.
Here, we'll put all of that together and take a look at who you should target on today's slate.
Best of the Best
LeBron James ($12,500): The King's 29.7 FanDuel points on Tuesday weren't exactly regal, but that was mainly about the matchup, as the Cleveland Cavaliers took on a Miami Heat team that has held opposing small forwards the league's fewest fantasy points this season. He still played 38 minutes, hitting that mark for the sixth time in his last seven games. One dud doesn't erase the consistency he has shown lately either, topping 60 FanDuel points in six of his last eight, with at least 68 in five of those contests. His matchup today against Charlotte positions him well for a bounce-back, as the Hornets rank 20th in defensive rating since the All-Star break and have allowed the 7th-most FanDuel points per game to opposing small forwards on the year.
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