DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Wednesday 11/27/19
With a full 14 games to choose from on tonight's NBA slate, let's take a look at how to utilize the few DFS possibilities. Here are some of the top plays and sleepers on DraftKings. As always, good luck.
Eric Bledsoe ($7,100) -- One week ago, the Milwaukee Bucks played in Atlanta, and now they swap cities and are in Wisconsin for the night before Thanksgiving. Bledsoe scored 28 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in the 135-127 win over the Hawks. Bledsoe is averaging his most points with the Bucks since his first season with them in 2017-18. He's a solid option for around a 20-5-5 line tonight at home with good value. He's projected by our model to finish with 19.1 points, 5.8 assists and 5.3 rebounds.
Devonte' Graham ($6,800) -- The Hornets have lost five straight games, and Graham has scored double-digits in all of them including his fifth double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 assists against the Chicago Bulls. Graham's averages are quietly impressive as he's 10th in assists (7.1) and 41st in scoring (18.1). At home, Graham is averaging 22.0 points and 7.6 assists per game.
Devin Booker ($8,500) -- Booker came off a monster 35 points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists against the Timberwolves and followed that up with his worst game of the season. Against Denver, Booker only scored 12 points and 5 assists in the 12-point loss. Booker is at home against the Wizards in what should be a very high-scoring game. Booker and Bradley Beal ($9,600) are two of the best young scorers in the NBA and should prove so tonight.
Zach LaVine ($7,100) -- LaVine was the talk of the NBA on Saturday when he hit the game-winner against the Hornets and a career-high 49 points on 17-of-28 shooting. He shockingly only attempted two free throws in the game and grabbed four rebounds and no assists in 35 minutes. In the next game against Portland, LaVine only managed 18 points on 6-of-13 shooting. He has a very favorable matchup and I believe the potential to get 30 points tonight. Our model projects LaVine at 22.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists tonight at Golden State.
LeBron James ($11,500) -- LeBron is is leading the league in assists (11.0) and has been on a tear during the Lakers' eight-game winning-streak. LeBron is averaging 26.8 points, 11.0 assists, and 6.3 rebounds over the eight games. He has totaled 35 combined points and assists in six of his last eight games, and he's scored 23 or more points in seven of eight.
Jimmy Butler ($8,000) -- Butler is averaging 18.5 points, 7.4 assists, and 4.4 rebounds in the Heat's 6-1 streak over the last seven games. Miami is 12-4 and six games ahead in Southeast standings mainly because of Butler's acquisition. In November, Butler is shooting 91.1 percent from free-throw line, 45.1 percent from the field, 20.0 points, 6.7 assists and 5.1 rebounds in 11 games. Our model projects Butler at 20.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists tonight. (Editor's note: Butler is now expected to miss tonight's game)
Pascal Siakam ($8,900) -- Siakam took care of business against the Philadelphia 76ers to keep the Toronto Raptors' undefeated streak at home alive this season. Siakam dropped 25 points and was part of the colony of players to keep Joel Embiid scoreless. Siakam is averaging 20.3 shot attempts per game in November and 24.6 points and 8.0 rebounds.
Julius Randle ($6,400) -- He's a double-double threat every time he's on the floor for the Knicks, and he's posted at least 12 points and 7 rebounds in his last six games. He's attempting 14.6 field goals over his last six games and averaging 18.1 points and 8.4 rebounds over his last 10 games. He's great value at $6,400 and on a back-to-back for Siakam and the Raptors, Randle could have a great game off rest if he's aggressive.
Joel Embiid ($9,100) -- The 76ers are 7-0 at home, and Embiid is averaging 22.3 points and 12.3 rebounds in his last three home games. The Kings, tonight's foe, are 21st in defensive net rating (110.3), 23rd in rebounding percentage (48.8%) and 28th in pace factor (98.50). Expect Embiid to make an immediate impact on the boards and scoring for the 76ers tonight. Our model projects him at 24.3 points and 11.9 rebounds tonight.
Clint Capela ($8,200) -- Capela had a five-game streak of 20 rebounds per game snapped when he grabbed 19 against the Los Angeles Clippers. Capela bounced back for his sixth 20-rebound game in seven contests. He is now second in the NBA behind Andre Drummond ($9,400) in rebounds with 14.7 per game. Capela is projected to score 12.1 points and grab 13.1 rebounds tonight.
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