NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/12/19
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.
We'll also be coming at you with this primer every day, breaking down a few of the day's top plays at each price point.
Let's take a look at who you should target on today's main slate, which starts at 3:30 p.m. EST and features two games.
Best of the Best
Nikola Jokic ($11,100): Looking at solely postseason production, there is no one on this slate who has a higher floor and higher ceiling then the Joker. Jokic has averaged 52.57 FanDuel points per game against the San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail Blazers this postseason. He has posted massive outings of 66.0, 69.8, 77.9, and 76.6 FanDuel points in these playoffs. He's got enormous slate-winning potential in Game 7, a contest in which Jokic may play every minute that he can handle (barring foul trouble).
To read all premium content, upgrade to a Premium account with numberFire
If you're not a Premium subscriber, it takes just a few seconds to sign up. You'll get access to all of our insider information, game projections, handicapping advice, DFS tools, advanced statistics, and more.