Lou Williams Dominates FanDuel on 2/13... Paul George Crushes DFS Owners

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Lou Williams (LAC 35 pts, 6 reb, 8 ast, 2 blk, 1 stl) owners made a +$6803 profit and got +32.6 more fantasy points than expected at a $5500 price. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. He benefited from both more usage (36.2) and more minutes (44) than normal (avg usage 28.8, avg minutes 30). Williams has more field goal attempts (14-33, 3-9 3PT, 4-6 FT) than his normal 15.8 FGAs. His non-scoring fantasy production (25 FPs) was 206 % higher than normal. He does not play again until 2/22. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Montrezl Harrell (LAC 24 pts, 13 reb, 3 ast, 3 blk, 2 stl) had 54.5 FPs and delivered +$5781 over his $5600 salary. More minutes, 44, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs BOS) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 28 minutes. Harrell had a good shooting night (7-12, 10-14 FT). His non-scoring fantasy production (33 FPs) was 19 FPs higher than normal. His next game (SAC@LAC) is on 2/22. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Marcus Smart (BOS 31 pts, 4 reb, 3 ast, 4 stl) was priced at $4900 and based on the active 2/13 pool, he was worth $5217 more than his salary. His usage (24.9) and minutes (46) were higher than his average usage of 18.4 and avg minutes of 32. Smart averages 9.9 FGAs but in this game he shot 10-20, 5-14 3PT, 6-8 FT. His next game (BOS@MIN) is on 2/21. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Gordon Hayward (BOS 21 pts, 13 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) had 46 FPs and delivered +$2797 over his $6800 salary. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. More minutes, 48, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs LAC) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 33 minutes. Hayward averages 12.1 FGAs but in this game he shot 6-21, 3-8 3PT, 6-6 FT. His non-scoring fantasy production (28 FPs) was 185 % higher than normal. He does not play again until 2/21. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

JJ Redick (NO 24 pts, 2 reb, 3 ast, 2 stl) needed 21.6 FPs too live up to his $4500 salary, and he went on to have 34.5 fantasy points. He benefited from both more usage (30.7) and more minutes (31) than normal (avg usage 19.9, avg minutes 27). Redick took more shots from the field than usual (8-19, 4-11 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (11 FPs) was 160 % higher than normal. His next game (NO@POR) is on 2/21. He is projected to have 21.1 FPs in this game.

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Paul George (LAC 4 pts, 1 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk) needed 39.8 FPs too live up to his $8300 salary, but he went on to only have 8.5 fantasy points. Both his usage (22) and minutes (15) were below normal (avg usage 31.1, avg minutes 29). George averages 17.7 FGAs but in this game he had only 7 FGAs (2-7, 0-2 3PT). He had only 5 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 17.4.

Nerlens Noel (OKC 2 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast) needed 20.1 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 5. Fewer minutes, 11, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs NO) was the issue. He averages 19 minutes.

At $4800 Ivica Zubac (LAC 7 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk) needed to have 23 FPs to breakeven, but only had 14.5 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Zubac. He only played 14 minutes in this game (vs BOS). He averages 18.

Josh Hart (NO 7 pts, 8 reb, 3 ast) owners took a $-1148 loss and got 5.5 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $5000 price. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His average usage of 15.4% was higher than his game usage of 10.5% in this game (vs OKC).

Derrick Favors (NO 8 pts, 9 reb, 2 ast) needed 24.4 FPs too live up to his $5100 salary, but he went on to only have 19 fantasy points. He only played 20 minutes in this game (vs OKC). He averages 24.

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DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Montrezl Harrell (LAC 24 pts, 13 reb, 3 ast, 3 blk, 2 stl) had 55.2 FPs and delivered +$5800 over his $4500 salary. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. More minutes, 44, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs BOS) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 28 minutes. Harrell shot well from the field (7-12, 10-14 FT). He had 30 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 13.1.

Lou Williams (LAC 35 pts, 6 reb, 8 ast, 2 blk, 1 stl) was priced at $6100 and based on the active 2/13 pool, he delivered 27.8 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. He benefited from both more usage (36.2) and more minutes (44) than normal (avg usage 28.8, avg minutes 30). Williams averages 15.8 FGAs but in this game he shot 14-33, 3-9 3PT, 4-6 FT. He had 24 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 12.7.

Marcus Smart (BOS 31 pts, 4 reb, 3 ast, 4 stl) was priced at $5700 and based on the active 2/13 pool, he was worth $3525 more than his salary. His usage (24.9) and minutes (46) were higher than his average usage of 18.4 and avg minutes of 32. Smart took more shots from the field than usual (10-20, 5-14 3PT, 6-8 FT).

Gordon Hayward (BOS 21 pts, 13 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) needed 35.9 FPs too live up to his $6700 salary, and he went on to have 50.2 fantasy points. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. More minutes, 48, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs LAC) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 33 minutes. Hayward took more shots from the field than usual (6-21, 3-8 3PT, 6-6 FT). His non-scoring fantasy production (26 FPs) was 172 % higher than normal.

JJ Redick (NO 24 pts, 2 reb, 3 ast, 2 stl) owners made a +$2313 profit and got +12.4 more fantasy points than expected at a $4400 price. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. His usage (30.7) and minutes (31) were higher than his average usage of 19.9 and avg minutes of 27. Redick has more field goal attempts (8-19, 4-11 3PT) than his normal 11.6 FGAs. He had 10 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 7.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Paul George (LAC 4 pts, 1 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk) needed 42.4 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 8.2. Both his usage (22) and minutes (15) were below normal (avg usage 31.1, avg minutes 29). George averages 17.7 FGAs but in this game he had only 7 FGAs (2-7, 0-2 3PT). He had only 4 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 16.9.

Josh Hart (NO 7 pts, 8 reb, 3 ast) needed 30 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 21.5. His average usage of 15.4% was higher than his game usage of 10.5% in this game (vs OKC).

Ivica Zubac (LAC 7 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk) owners took a $-1399 loss and got 7.5 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $4200 price. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Zubac. Fewer minutes, 14, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs BOS) was the issue. He averages 18 minutes.

At $4000 Nicolo Melli (NO 6 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 3 blk) needed to have 21.4 FPs to breakeven, but only had 15.8 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Melli. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels.

Brad Wanamaker (BOS 9 pts, 1 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl) owners took a $-858 loss and got 4.6 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $4000 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.

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