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2018-19 NBA Daily Fantasy Tips for Wednesday, 22nd May
NBA Tuesday (Wednesday AEST) brings us game four of the Eastern Conference Finals between Milwaukee and Toronto. This is a pivotal game in the series with the Bucks leading 2-1. The major DFS tournaments on offer include:
$5K+ NBA Raptors v Bucks at Draftstars
$750 NBA Raptors v Bucks $2 Mini at Draftstars
$500K NBA Showdown Beast in the East at DraftKings ($100K to 1st)
$120K NBA Showdown Four Point Play (20 Entry Max) at DraftKings
$2K NBA Raptors v Bucks Special at Moneyball
Also note that DraftKings are holding an NBA Millionaire Maker contest for game 1 of the NBA finals on Friday the 31st of May 2019 (AEST). There are qualifiers for this contest being held each slate.
In case you are new to NBA DFS these articles break down the matchups and highlight the key plays to help you build winning lineups. For more insight into how to utilise our game breakdown data check out our NBA DFS Training Camp Series:
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Just the single game slate, however Toronto are in the pace up matchup and as a result have an implied total closer to their average. This may give the Raptors the slightest of edge when it comes to rostering but overall it really is even and considering rotations and matchups will be a better strategy.
At this stage there is no lineup or injury news to consider for this slate.
George Hill (DS $8,020, DK $8,100, MB $5,500) has remembered how to play basketball in this years playoffs. Playing a shade under 30 minutes per game through 3 games in this series he has averaged 27.25 fantasy points and his scores have grown with each game. He has become more trustworthy than Eric Bledsoe, stealing his playing time down the stretch. This makes Hill a safe value play on this single game slate.
Malcolm Brogdon (DS $7,950, DK $11,700, MB $6,500) is also seeing steady minutes despite coming off the bench since returning from injury. Playing 28.5 minutes per game through three games he has averaged a steady 28.5 fantasy points (1 fantasy point per minute). He also looks to be the most self assured player for the Bucks not named Giannis. This is a lock and load play for me on this slate.
Kawhi Leonard (DS $14,590, DK $16,800, MB $11,500) is far too cheap, especially on Draftstars. Realistically both Leonard and Giannis are essentially locks on this slate. If choosing just one, however, I lean slightly towards Leonard who will get the greater workload. Also in Leonard’s favor is the fact that they moved Leonard onto Giannis in game 3 and he had a significant impact, holding Giannis to just 12 real points on 5/16 shooting.
Dragon suggested team at Moneyball
The Daily Fantasy Rankings "Dragon" has scoured the Australian sports betting markets and found some great value picks for this game. Check out his picks for the day below and click on the links to follow his betting plays!
|Kawhi Leonard Over 32.5 points||$2.00||Bet now at BetEasy!|
|Milwaukee Bucks -2.5||$1.92||Bet now at Neds!|
|Giannis Over 13.5 Rebounds||$1.79||Bet now at Sportsbet!|
|Leonard Most Points Handicap +0||$4.20||Bet now at Pointsbet!|
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