James Harden Delivers $8.5 Profit on FanDuel... Aaron Holiday Posts Just 2 FD Points

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

James Harden (HOU 60 pts, 3 reb, 8 ast, 1 blk, 3 stl) was priced at $11500 and based on the active 11/30 pool, he was worth $8486 more than his salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Harden an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. His usage was up from an average of 39.5% to 51.1 in this game (vs ATL). Harden shot well from the field (16-24, 8-14 3PT, 20-23 FT). He does not play again until 12/3. He is projected to have 53.6 FPs in this game.

Ben McLemore (HOU 24 pts, 13 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) was priced at $3700 and based on the active 11/30 pool, he was worth $6169 more than his salary. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. McLemore shot well from the field (9-14, 6-11 3PT). He had 19 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 6. He does not play again until 12/3. He is projected to have 13.7 FPs in this game.

Robin Lopez (MIL 13 pts, 6 reb, 4 ast, 3 blk) had 32 FPs and delivered +$4292 over his $3500 salary. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Lopez shot 55.6% from the field (5-9, 3-5 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (20 FPs) was 13 FPs higher than normal. He does not play again until 12/2. Check out for updates, but our current projection is for him to have a below average game.

Ben Simmons (PHI 15 pts, 6 reb, 13 ast, 1 blk, 4 stl) had 52.5 FPs and delivered +$4097 over his $8700 salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Simmons an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. His usage (23) and minutes (38) were higher than his average usage of 19.1 and avg minutes of 34. He had 39 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 25.7. He does not play again until 12/2. He is projected to have 36.8 FPs in this game.

Austin Rivers (HOU 14 pts, 6 reb, 4 ast, 1 stl) was priced at $3600 and based on the active 11/30 pool, he was worth $3463 more than his salary. His usage (16.9) and minutes (32) were higher than his average usage of 14.3 and avg minutes of 24. Rivers averages 8.7 FGAs but in this game he shot 5-12, 2-6 3PT. He had 16 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 8. His next game (HOU@SA) is on 12/3. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

FANDUEL LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Aaron Holiday (IND 4 pts, 0 reb, 0 ast) needed 18.9 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 Holiday. His game usage (18.9) and minutes (12) were under his average usage of 22.4% in 22 minutes. His next game is 12/2 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

Bismack Biyombo (CHA 0 pts, 2 reb, 2 ast) owners took a $-3828 loss and got 15.7 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $4800 price. 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.

Myles Turner (IND 3 pts, 3 reb, 1 ast, 2 stl) needed 28.3 FPs too live up to his $6900 salary, but he went on to only have 13.5 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His averages usage of 17.1% was higher than his game usage of 13.9% in this game (vs PHI). Turner shot just 12.5% from the field (1-8, 0-3 3PT). He had only 11 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 17.2.

Nicolas Batum (CHA 2 pts, 2 reb, 2 ast) needed 17.6 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 4. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Batum. Fewer minutes, 13, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs MIL) was the issue. He averages 22 minutes.

Jabari Parker (ATL 11 pts, 3 reb, 2 ast, 1 stl) needed 30.3 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 18. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels. Parker took fewer shots from the field than usual (5-8, 1-4 3PT). He had only 8 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 14.3. His next game is 12/2 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

Ben McLemore (HOU 24 pts, 13 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) had 47.8 FPs and delivered +$6815 over his $3500 salary. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. McLemore shot well from the field (9-14, 6-11 3PT). His 19 FPs (reb, ast, blk, stl, minus turnovers) was well above his average of 5.7 fantasy points.

James Harden (HOU 60 pts, 3 reb, 8 ast, 1 blk, 3 stl) had 85.2 FPs and delivered +$6383 over his $12000 salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Harden an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. His usage was up from an average of 39.5% to 51.1 in this game (vs ATL). Harden had a good shooting night (16-24, 8-14 3PT, 20-23 FT).

Robin Lopez (MIL 13 pts, 6 reb, 4 ast, 3 blk) needed 13.9 FPs too live up to his $3000 salary, and he went on to have 33 fantasy points. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Lopez shot well from the field (5-9, 3-5 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (18 FPs) was 11 FPs higher than normal.

Austin Rivers (HOU 14 pts, 6 reb, 4 ast, 1 stl) needed 14.8 FPs too live up to his $3200 salary, and he went on to have 30.5 fantasy points. SportsLine accurately rated Rivers as a Strong Play yesterday. He benefited from both more usage (16.9) and more minutes (32) than normal (avg usage 14.3, avg minutes 24). Rivers took more shots from the field than usual (5-12, 2-6 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (16 FPs) was 207 % higher than normal.

T.J. Warren (IND 29 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) had 38 FPs and delivered +$3386 over his $4800 salary. His usage was up from an average of 22.1% to 33 in this game (vs PHI). Warren shot 57.9% from the field (11-19, 4-4 3PT). He does not play again until 12/2. He is projected to have 26.6 FPs in this game.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Bismack Biyombo (CHA 0 pts, 2 reb, 2 ast) needed 20.9 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 5. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Biyombo. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played.

Aaron Holiday (IND 4 pts, 0 reb, 0 ast) needed 18.1 FPs too live up to his $3900 salary, but he went on to only have 3 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Holiday. His game usage (18.9) and minutes (12) were under his average usage of 22.4% in 22 minutes.

Myles Turner (IND 3 pts, 3 reb, 1 ast, 2 stl) needed 26.4 FPs too live up to his $5700 salary, but he went on to only have 12.2 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His usage was down from an average of 17.1% to 13.9 in this game (vs PHI). Turner shot just 12.5% from the field (1-8, 0-3 3PT). He was 41 under his normal non-scoring fantasy production (9 FPs).

At $4100 Nicolas Batum (CHA 2 pts, 2 reb, 2 ast) needed to have 19 FPs to breakeven, but only had 6 FPs. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. Fewer minutes, 13, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs MIL) was the issue. He averages 22 minutes.

Mike Scott (PHI 4 pts, 1 reb, 1 ast) needed 18.5 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 5.8. 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.

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