Jahlil Okafor Dominates Daily Fantasy on 1/13... Hassan Whiteside Posts Just 25 FD Points

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Jahlil Okafor (NO 25 pts, 14 reb, 5 ast, 3 blk) needed 16.2 FPs too live up to his $3500 salary, and he went on to have 54.5 fantasy points. He benefited from both more usage (27.3) and more minutes (34) than normal (avg usage 20.8, avg minutes 17). Okafor shot well from the field (11-21 FG). His 32 FPs (reb, ast, blk, stl, minus turnovers) was well above his average of 8.4 fantasy points. He does not play again until 1/16. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

Nemanja Bjelica (SAC 34 pts, 7 reb, 2 ast, 2 stl) was priced at $4900 and based on the active 1/13 pool, he was worth $5690 more than his salary. He benefited from both more usage (23.6) and more minutes (33) than normal (avg usage 18.9, avg minutes 27). Bjelica shot well from the field (13-16, 8-10 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (16 FPs) was 3 FPs higher than normal. He does not play again until 1/15. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (OKC 20 pts, 20 reb, 10 ast, 1 blk) owners made a +$5408 profit and got +25 more fantasy points than expected at a $6700 price. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Gilgeous-Alexander shot 66.7% from the field (8-12, 2-3 3PT). His 40 FPs (reb, ast, blk, stl, minus turnovers) was well above his average of 13.7 fantasy points. He does not play again until 1/15. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

De'Aaron Fox (SAC 31 pts, 8 reb, 10 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) was priced at $7600 and based on the active 1/13 pool, he was worth $4521 more than his salary. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Fox shot 66.7% from the field (12-18, 2-3 3PT, 5-5 FT). His 27 FPs (reb, ast, blk, stl, minus turnovers) was well above his average of 16.9 fantasy points. His next game (DAL@SAC) is on 1/15. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Christian Wood (DET 18 pts, 9 reb, 1 ast, 3 blk, 2 stl) owners made a +$4500 profit and got +20.8 more fantasy points than expected at a $4700 price. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Wood took more shots from the field than usual (5-11, 2-3 3PT, 6-6 FT). His non-scoring fantasy production (26 FPs) was 253 % higher than normal. His next game (DET@BOS) is on 1/15. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

FANDUEL LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Hassan Whiteside (POR 7 pts, 11 reb, 0 ast, 3 blk) needed 46.2 FPs too live up to his $10000 salary, but he went on to only have 25 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Whiteside. Fewer minutes, 24, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs CHA) was the issue. He averages 30 minutes.

Miles Bridges (CHA 2 pts, 2 reb, 1 ast) needed 23.1 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 4.5. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He only played 18 minutes in this game (vs POR). He averages 30. Bridges only had 7 FGAs (0-7, 0-2 3PT), under his per game average of 9.3 per game. He was 74 under his normal non-scoring fantasy production (3 FPs). His next game is 1/15 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

Trevor Ariza (SAC 2 pts, 3 reb, 2 ast) needed 21.7 FPs too live up to his $4700 salary, but he went on to only have 7 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels.

At $4000 Cory Joseph (SAC 0 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast) needed to have 18.5 FPs to breakeven, but only had 5.5 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Joseph. Both his usage (2.1) and minutes (22) were below normal (avg usage 14.5, avg minutes 26).

Andre Drummond (DET 11 pts, 10 reb, 2 ast, 2 blk, 3 stl) needed 48.5 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 36. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. Fewer minutes, 22, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs NO) was the issue. He averages 34 minutes. Drummond had a bad shooting night (5-14 FG). He had only 27 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 30. His next game is 1/15 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

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DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Jahlil Okafor (NO 25 pts, 14 reb, 5 ast, 3 blk) was priced at $3000 and based on the active 1/13 pool, he was worth $8489 more than his salary. His usage (27.3) and minutes (34) were higher than his average usage of 20.8 and avg minutes of 17. Okafor shot 52.4% from the field (11-21 FG). He had 30 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 8.4.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (OKC 20 pts, 20 reb, 10 ast, 1 blk) needed 31.2 FPs too live up to his $6300 salary, and he went on to have 66.5 fantasy points. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Gilgeous-Alexander had a good shooting night (8-12, 2-3 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (41 FPs) was 28 FPs higher than normal.

Nemanja Bjelica (SAC 34 pts, 7 reb, 2 ast, 2 stl) was priced at $5500 and based on the active 1/13 pool, he was worth $5222 more than his salary. He benefited from both more usage (23.6) and more minutes (33) than normal (avg usage 18.9, avg minutes 27). Bjelica shot well from the field (13-16, 8-10 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (15 FPs) was 3 FPs higher than normal.

P.J. Washington (CHA 20 pts, 11 reb, 3 ast, 2 blk, 2 stl) owners made a +$4839 profit and got +24 more fantasy points than expected at a $5000 price. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Washington has more field goal attempts (6-15, 3-6 3PT, 5-5 FT) than his normal 9.9 FGAs. His non-scoring fantasy production (26 FPs) was 198 % higher than normal. His next game (CHA@DEN) is on 1/15. Check out for updates, but our current projection is for him to have a below average game.

De'Aaron Fox (SAC 31 pts, 8 reb, 10 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) needed 36.7 FPs too live up to his $7400 salary, and he went on to have 60.5 fantasy points. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Fox shot 66.7% from the field (12-18, 2-3 3PT, 5-5 FT). He had 27 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 16.6.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Miles Bridges (CHA 2 pts, 2 reb, 1 ast) needed 27.8 FPs too live up to his $5600 salary, but he went on to only have 5.5 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He only played 18 minutes in this game (vs POR). He averages 30. Bridges only had 7 FGAs (0-7, 0-2 3PT), under his per game average of 9.3 per game. His 4 fantasy points were well short of his per game average of 11.1.

Malik Monk (CHA 0 pts, 1 reb, 0 ast) needed 17.4 FPs too live up to his $3500 salary, but he went on to only have 0.8 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. Both his usage (11.4) and minutes (8) were below normal (avg usage 20.5, avg minutes 19).

Thon Maker (DET 2 pts, 0 reb, 0 ast) needed 17.9 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 2. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Maker. Fewer minutes, 5, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs NO) was the issue. He averages 11 minutes.

At $6900 Andrew Wiggins (MIN 10 pts, 1 reb, 3 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) needed to have 34.2 FPs to breakeven, but only had 19.2 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Wiggins. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels. Wiggins did not have a very good shooting night (4-12, 0-3 3PT. His non-scoring fantasy production (9 FPs) was well below his average (12.4 FPs).

At $8200 Hassan Whiteside (POR 7 pts, 11 reb, 0 ast, 3 blk) needed to have 40.7 FPs to breakeven, but only had 25.8 FPs. He only played 24 minutes in this game (vs CHA). He averages 30.

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