Josh Richardson Delivers Over $8.1 in DFS Profit... Rodney McGruder Crushes DFS Owners

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Josh Richardson (MIA 37 pts, 1 reb, 5 ast, 1 stl) was priced at $6700 and based on the active 2/10 pool, he was worth $4037 more than his salary. His usage was up from an average of 22% to 25.5 in this game (vs GS). Richardson had a good shooting night (14-22). His next game is today (MIA@DEN) and his salary is $6.7K. You can check out the SportsLine FanDuel Cheat Sheet if you want to get his latest FanDuel projection and the Computer's Optimal Lineup.

Dion Waiters (MIA 24 pts, 3 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) had 36 FPs and delivered +$3898 over his $4400 salary. More minutes, 41, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs GS) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 22 minutes. Waiters has more field goal attempts (9-19) than his normal 11.2 FGAs. He had 13 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 8.7. His next game is today (MIA@DEN) and his salary is $4.4K.

Jonathan Isaac (ORL 17 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 5 blk, 2 stl) was priced at $5900 and based on the active 2/10 pool, he delivered 15.4 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. His usage was up from an average of 16.1% to 19.8 in this game (vs ATL). Isaac averages 7.5 FGAs but in this game he shot 6-12. His non-scoring fantasy production (25 FPs) was 180 % higher than normal. His next game (ORL@NO) is on 2/12. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

D.J. Augustin (ORL 14 pts, 3 reb, 10 ast, 1 stl) owners made a +$3068 profit and got +13.3 more fantasy points than expected at a $5000 price. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Augustin had a good shooting night (6-9). His non-scoring fantasy production (22 FPs) was 13 FPs higher than normal. His next game (ORL@NO) is on 2/12. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

Bam Adebayo (MIA 8 pts, 11 reb, 3 ast, 2 blk, 1 stl) needed 17.8 FPs too live up to his $4100 salary, and he went on to have 30.5 fantasy points. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. He had 25 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 13.2. He is expected to play again today (MIA@DEN) and his salary is $4.1K.

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DeWayne Dedmon (ATL 5 pts, 6 reb, 0 ast) needed 23.4 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 10. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Dedmon. His averages usage of 16.8% was higher than his game usage of 13.7% in this game (vs ORL). His next game is 2/12 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

James Johnson (MIA 2 pts, 2 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) needed 18.2 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 6.5. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Johnson. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels. He has a chance today to bounce back and is once again priced at $4.2K.

John Collins (ATL 15 pts, 4 reb, 2 ast, 1 blk) owners took a $-2468 loss and got 10.7 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $8000 price. He only played 25 minutes in this game (vs ORL). He averages 30. His next game is 2/12 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

Aaron Gordon (ORL 12 pts, 3 reb, 3 ast, 1 blk) owners took a $-2145 loss and got 9.3 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $7100 price. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Gordon only had 9 FGAs (4-9), under his per game average of 13 per game. He was 34 under his normal non-scoring fantasy production (10 FPs). His next game is 2/12 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

At $7500 DeMarcus Cousins (GS 7 pts, 3 reb, 1 ast, 3 blk, 2 stl) needed to have 32.5 FPs to breakeven, but only had 24.5 FPs. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His usage was down from an average of 27.9% to 16.5 in this game (vs MIA).

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Josh Richardson (MIA 37 pts, 1 reb, 5 ast, 1 stl) needed 30.2 FPs too live up to his $6100 salary, and he went on to have 50.8 fantasy points. His usage was up from an average of 22% to 25.5 in this game (vs GS). Richardson shot well from the field (14-22). His next game is today (MIA@DEN) and his salary is $6.3K. The DraftKings Cheat Sheet will tell you if he is a good value again today and he is in the Optimal Lineup.

Dion Waiters (MIA 24 pts, 3 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) owners made a +$3713 profit and got +18.4 more fantasy points than expected at a $4200 price. His extra time on court (41 minutes), and not increased per minute usage (vs GS) was the key driver of his extra Fantasy production. He averages 22 minutes. Waiters took more shots from the field than usual (9-19). His non-scoring fantasy production (12 FPs) was 136 % higher than normal. He is expected to play again today (MIA@DEN) and his salary is $4.1K.

D.J. Augustin (ORL 14 pts, 3 reb, 10 ast, 1 stl) was priced at $4500 and based on the active 2/10 pool, he delivered 14.5 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Augustin had a good shooting night (6-9). He had 21 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 9.3.

Bam Adebayo (MIA 8 pts, 11 reb, 3 ast, 2 blk, 1 stl) had 31.2 FPs and delivered +$2301 over his $4000 salary. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. He had 23 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 12.8. His next game is today (MIA@DEN) and his salary is $3.8K.

Jonathan Isaac (ORL 17 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 5 blk, 2 stl) had 36.2 FPs and delivered +$2301 over his $5000 salary. His usage was up from an average of 16.1% to 19.8 in this game (vs ATL). Isaac has more field goal attempts (6-12) than his normal 7.5 FGAs. His non-scoring fantasy production (18 FPs) was 145 % higher than normal.

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At $7800 John Collins (ATL 15 pts, 4 reb, 2 ast, 1 blk) needed to have 38.6 FPs to breakeven, but only had 24.5 FPs. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He only played 25 minutes in this game (vs ORL). He averages 30.

DeMarcus Cousins (GS 7 pts, 3 reb, 1 ast, 3 blk, 2 stl) needed 33.7 FPs too live up to his $6800 salary, but he went on to only have 21.2 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Cousins. His usage was down from an average of 27.9% to 16.5 in this game (vs MIA).

James Johnson (MIA 2 pts, 2 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) needed 18.8 FPs too live up to his $3800 salary, but he went on to only have 7 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Johnson. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels. Based on his $3.9K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.

At $3700 DeAndre' Bembry (ATL 2 pts, 1 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk) needed to have 18.3 FPs to breakeven, but only had 6.8 FPs. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His game usage (7.1) and minutes (20) were under his average usage of 16.9% in 24 minutes.

DeWayne Dedmon (ATL 5 pts, 6 reb, 0 ast) owners took a $-2280 loss and got 11.3 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $4800 price. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His averages usage of 16.8% was higher than his game usage of 13.7% in this game (vs ORL).