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5 FREE FanDuel and DraftKings NBA DFS Picks 4/6

NBA DFS has eight-game slates on DraftKings, FanDuel, and 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 – Joel Embiid, C, PHI @ BOS O/U 221.5

The Process looks to be recovered from his knee injury, though he was held out of Sunday’s game as a precaution he is not listed on today’s injury report and I see nothing concerning a minutes limit. Embiid seems to enjoy going against the Celtics. In the two times, they faced this season he’s put up 63 and 58.3 DraftKings points. The Celtics have no one to really match up with Embiid and he should be able to feast again tonight against the Celtic’s smaller defenders.

DraftKings NBA DFS Target – Talen Horton-Tucker, LAL @ TOR O/U 209.5

The second-year man is providing a nice boost off the bench for the LeBron-less and AD-less Lakers. He’s seen an uptick in minutes in LeBron’s absence and is making the most of his opportunities. Over the Lakers’ last 5 games THT is averaging 23 minutes a game, scoring in double figures (10.6 points), while getting those other peripherals as well – 2.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.6 steals. On a night filled with studs feel free to take the salary savings THT provides.

FanDuel NBA DFS Target – Pascal Siakam, PF, TOR @ LAL O/U 209.5

Pascal Siakam was part of my write-up yesterday and he’s in again today. He’s in a similar situation in that it appears as if Kyle Lowry and Fred Van Vleet are out again, he’ll be the main beneficiary. The Raptors are on the second night of a back-to-back so it may be something to be cautious of. Last night Siakam played 36 minutes, put up 16 shots, and had those a combined 3 steals and blocks. Take advantage of the usage he soaks up if Lowry and Van Vleet are out.

FanDuel NBA DFS Target – Danilo Gallinari, SF, ATL vs NO O/U 228

Atlanta’s wings seem to be struggling with injuries at this point in the season. De’Andre Hunter had a procedure done to his knee on Monday, Cam Reddish is still dealing with his Achilles issue, and John Collins looks like he’ll miss extended time due to the ankle injury he sustained. So while he isn’t the sexiest of names we’ve seen him break slates with his shooting ability. He’s seen 29 and 36 minutes over the Hawk’s last two games while shooting 45% in his last two. I love the salary saving only $5,200 on FanDuel.

NBA DFS Lineup Winning Pick – Trae Young, PG, ATL vs NO O/U 228

I’m going back to the Hawks with Trae Young as my favorite tournament play of the night. On top of all the other injuries, Clint Capela showed up on the injury report with a sore hand. If Capela is out on top of all those other injuries I’m expecting Young to have carte blanche on the court. He’s already the main facilitator of the offense and this should allow him to be a bit more aggressive on the offensive end of the floor and shoot until he can’t shoot anymore.

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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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