FanDuel Fantasy Basketball Top Plays Plus Value Plays January 3rd, 2017

There are eight games on the Main NBA slate at FanDuel tonight. Let’s see if we can come up with some solid plays that take us to the winners circle tonight!

Point Guard

Memphis Grizzlies PG Mike Conley ($7000) has a great opportunity tonight against a Los Angeles Lakers defense allowing PG’s to average 47.07 FanDuel Fantasy points a game. Conley has a 49 point ceiling and should see 30 minutes tonight and if for some reason Marc Gasol doesn’t play Conley’s Usage will go through the roof. Conley has a great price and a good opportunity tonight.

If Conley isn’t enough value for you maybe you can consider Detroit Pistons PG Reggie Jackson ($6100) or Miami Heat PG Tyler Johnson ($5900).

Shooting Guard

Toronto Raptors SG DeMar DeRozan ($7900) has a terrific opportunity against a San Antonio Spurs defense allowing the SG position to average 44.21 FanDuel Fantasy points a game. DeRozan has a 56.5 point ceiling and even though he’s been in a bit of a slump recently tonight is as good a night as any for a bounce back game.

Value wise you might want to consider Sacramento Kings SG Garrett Temple ($4200) and you can also consider Denver Nuggets SG Gary Harris ($4700).

Small Forward

Minnesota Timberwolves SF Andrew Wiggins ($6900) has a great opportunity tonight against a Philadelphia 76ers defense allowing SF’s to average 41.10 FanDuel points a game. Wiggins has a 52 point ceiling and has the highest Usage Rate on the Timberwolves. Over his past five games Wiggins is averaging 35 FanDuel points a game.

For value tonight you could look to Sacramento Kings SF Matt Barnes ($3800) or Phoenix Suns SF T.J. Warren ($4900).

Power Forward

The best play in my opinion tonight is Memphis Grizzlies PF Zach Randolph ($5900) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense allowing PF’s to average 43.43 FanDuel Fantasy points a game. Randolph is coming off the bench these days but leads the Grizzlies in Usage and is averaging 25.4 FanDuel points a game.

Value plays tonight other than Randolph might be Timberwolves PF Georgui Dieng ($5600) and Miami Heat PF James Johnson ($5400).


If Memphis Grizzlies C Marc Gasol ($8200) plays tonight he has a great opportunity against a Los Angeles Lakers defense allowing 38.75 FanDuel Fantasy points a game. Gasol has been brilliant this season from inside as well as beyond the arc. If Gasol doesn’t play then I would pivot to Utah Jazz C Rudy Gobert and his matchup with a Boston Celtics defense allowing C’s to average 36.48 Fantasy points a night.

For value I would look to Phoenix Suns C Tyson Chandler ($4800) or maybe Dallas Mavericks C Andrew Bogut ($4100).

As always be sure the players you have selected are playing and if not act accordingly!

Good luck at FanDuel tonight!



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