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NBA DFS Top 5 Projected Plays for Tuesday 01/17/23

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Welcome to our breakdown of the top projected players on tonight’s NBA DraftKings slate. We’ve analyzed the data and have identified the key players to target in your lineup. In this article, we’ll provide an in-depth analysis of each player, including their projections, value, and matchup.

NBA DFS Top Projected Plays for Tuesday 01/17/23

Nikola Jokic is an absolute stud on the court and a top projected player on the slate. He’s currently priced at $12,000, which is a fair price considering his projected score of 61.10. He’s playing the center position against the Portland Trail Blazers, who have a DVP ranking of 28 for centers, which makes Jokic an even more attractive option.

With 35 minutes of projected playing time, Jokic has a value of 5.09x and a floor of 49.83, and a ceiling of 72.38. He’s also averaging 1.75 Fantasy Points per Minute (FP/Min). He’s a no-brainer pick for your lineup tonight if you can afford him.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, or “The Greek Freak” as he’s commonly referred to, is another top projected player on the slate. He’s currently priced at $11,800 and has a projected score of 57.33. He’s listed as a power forward/center and is playing against the Toronto Raptors, who have a DVP ranking of 8 for power forwards/centers.

He’s projected to play 34 minutes, which gives him a value of 4.86x. His floor is projected to be 46.86 and his ceiling is 67.80. He’s also averaging 1.67 FP/Min. Giannis is a force to be reckoned with on the court, and he’s a top option to consider in your lineup tonight.

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Joel Embiid is another top projected player on the slate. He’s currently priced at $11,300, which is a great value considering his projected score of 56.91. He’s playing the center position against the Los Angeles Clippers, who have a DVP ranking of 7 for centers. 

With 35 minutes of projected playing time, Embiid has a value of 5.04x and a floor of 45.62 and a ceiling of 68.20. He’s also averaging 1.64 Fantasy Points per Minute (FP/Min). He’s a solid pick for your lineup tonight.

Kyrie Irving is another top projected player on the slate. We wrote him up in the Top Value plays of the slate as well so be sure to check that out. He’s currently priced at $9,900 and has a projected score of 54.11. He’s listed as a point guard and is playing against the San Antonio Spurs, who have a DVP ranking of 30 for point guards. He’s projected to play 38 minutes, which gives him a value of 5.47x. 

His floor is projected to be 42.26 and his ceiling is 65.97. He’s also averaging 1.42 FP/Min.  He’s a solid pick for your lineup tonight.

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James Harden is another top projected player on the slate. He’s currently priced at $10,000 and has a projected score of 48.45. He’s listed as a point guard and is playing against the Los Angeles Clippers, who have a DVP ranking of 12 for point guards. 

He’s projected to play 37 minutes, which gives him a value of 4.85x. His floor is projected to be 38.09 and his ceiling is 58.81. He’s also averaging 1.32 FP/Min. Harden has been playing at an All-Star level this season and he’s a great pick for your lineup tonight.

Tonight’s slate is loaded with top-tier talent. By using the information provided in this article, I hope you’ll be able to make informed decisions on which players to target in your lineup. Remember to stay up to date with any last-minute news and injury reports, as they can greatly impact a player’s performance. Good luck with your lineup!

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