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5 FREE FanDuel and DraftKings NBA DFS Picks 3/19

NBA DFS has a 10-game slate on DraftKings and FanDuel, and an eight-game slate on SuperDraft. These are the early morning Top 5 NBA DFS Picks for DraftKings and Fanduel. Be sure to dive into the NBA DFS Rankings, Cash Picks, and Player Pool or the GPP Picks and Player Pool afterward. And of course, the Rise or Fall NBA DFS Projections, ownerships, player ratings, and data are a good place to start for daily fantasy sports.

Top 5 NBA DFS Picks: DraftKings, FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks

DraftKings NBA DFS Target – Nikola Vucevic, C, ORL vs BKN O/U 224

Big Vuc aka Discount Jokic is having a nice little season for himself. A glance at the fantasy points trend section in the Team Rise or Fall NBA DFS Study hub for DraftKings shows Vucevic averaging 51 DraftKings points over his last three games.

Nikola has done well against Brooklyn recently with a 48 DK point average in his last three games against the Nets. This is a slight pace up spot for the Magic as a whole so that’s great for Vucevic’s production.

DraftKings NBA DFS Target – Karl-Anthony Towns, C, MIN @ PHX O/U 232.5

It took Towns a little time to adjust after sitting out for awhile but it’s safe to say the KAT is back. He’s averaged 52.5 DK points over his last three games, and 56.75 DK points in his last three games against Phoenix.

The T-Wolves and Suns are playing one of those back to back games against each other. KAT dropped 69.5 DraftKings points in the last game. At 9.4k I’ll be happy if he gets within 15 points of that score.

FanDuel NBA DFS Target – Nikola Jokic, C, DEN vs CHI O/U 224.5

It’s one of those nights where the centers are where the action is. Vuc and KAT on DK, and now I’m starting with the Joker on FanDuel.

Jokic is averaging 52 FD points over his last three games, and 61 FD points in his last three games against the Bulls. Nikola is a tough matchup for anyone in the league but the Bulls really don’t have anyone that matches up with him.

He’s 11k tonight and James Harden is 11.3k. Either are capable of putting up a triple double tonight so give me the guy that’s gonna save me $300.

FanDuel NBA DFS Target – Damian Lillard, PG, POR vs DAL O/U 227.5

It could be my imagination but I feel like every time I push Lillard he drops a dud of a game. Let’s see what happens tonight.

Lillard is averaging 51.6 FD points over his last three games, and 65 FD points in his last three games against the Mavs. I don’t think the Eagsix jinx can stop him from having a big game tonight. But if he doesn’t, well, you know.

NBA DFS Lineup Winning Pick – Nikola Vucevic, C, ORL vs BKN O/U 224

I really think Vucevic is in a smash spot tonight. If I wanted to poke holes in this play I’d say that Brooklyn has played much better defense as of late. In the games I’ve seen it seems like the Nets are swarming guards/ball handlers. Does that mean the Magic will have trouble getting the ball to Nikola? I don’t think so.

Vucevic will run you 9.9k on DraftKings and 9.7k on FanDuel. This makes him a stronger play on FD where your overall salary is 60k. You can get great production at a discount.

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NBA DFS Core Builds (Building Blocks)

The NBA DFS Core Builds are also referred to as our NBA DFS Building Blocks. Each staff member identifies the core players they would build their cash or GPP lineup around for both DraftKings and FanDuel. These NBA DFS Picks are basically the Building Blocks of their NBA DFS Lineups.

NBA DFS GPP Pivots (Slate Breakers)

The NBA DFS GPP Pivots is for those chasing glory in DFS tournaments on both DraftKings and FanDuel. The goal here for our staff is to identify a GPP pivot, often a price point pivot away from a chalky player, that could potentially break the slate and win you a tournament. Have you ever seen the guy that is lower-owned and went nuclear in tournaments and you think to yourself, “I should have pivoted to him?”. Our goal is to identify those GPP Pivots.

NBA DFS Picks Rankings

The NBA DFS Picks Rankings will be a staple to your daily fantasy basketball research. This list of players is compiled by a staff member while they are making a player pool for DraftKings and FanDuel. These players then get ranked in the form of Tiered Rankings, which you often see in Fantasy Basketball or Fantasy Football. These Tiered Rankings will help you identify the value in both NBA DFS Cash Games and NBA DFS GPP’s as it shows you who they value more at each position than other players.

NBA DFS Picks and Pools (Cash Games)

The NBA DFS Picks and Pools for Cash Games is clutch for anybody who wants to play those on either FanDuel or DraftKings. These are identified in the Tiered Rankings and player notes. This small list of players gives you a road map to putting together an NBA DFS Lineup each and every night.

NBA DFS Picks and Pools (GPP Priority Picks)

The NBA DFS Picks and Pools for GPP’s is crucial for Single Entry players. This list of priority picks are players with slate winning upside each night. They aren’t just the top projected players, they are picks that take into consideration the Rise or Fall ownership projection, tournament leverage, and daily fantasy basketball roster construction.

NBA DFS Strategy and Player Notes

In the NBA DFS Picks Rankings, there is a section for strategy and player notes. These are written up in the form of analysis for the player and best use of the player for DFS. In addition to the notes, being a part of the Rise or Fall Discord Chat is a fantastic way to discuss Draftkings, FanDuel, and SuperDraft with both members and staff. Everyone is in there picking each other’s brains all day long and enjoying DFS together.

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