Paul George Delivers Over $12.1 in DFS Profit... Andre Drummond Posts Just 22 FD Points

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Paul George (LAC 36 pts, 9 reb, 5 ast, 1 blk, 2 stl) had 58.5 FPs and delivered +$6058 over his $8700 salary. SportsLine accurately rated George as a Strong Play yesterday. His usage (37.8) and minutes (36) were higher than his average usage of 31.9 and avg minutes of 30. George took more shots from the field than usual (10-26, 7-16 3PT, 9-11 FT). His non-scoring fantasy production (24 FPs) was 137 % higher than normal. He does not play again until 12/11. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

Marc Gasol (TOR 9 pts, 9 reb, 5 ast, 4 blk, 2 stl) owners made a +$4821 profit and got +19.1 more fantasy points than expected at a $5900 price. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. He had 35 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 19. He does not play again until 12/11. Check out for updates, but our current projection is for him to have a below average game.

Mikal Bridges (PHO 9 pts, 8 reb, 4 ast, 2 blk, 3 stl) had 36 FPs and delivered +$4695 over his $4400 salary. More minutes, 32, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs MIN) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 21 minutes. His non-scoring fantasy production (29 FPs) was 256 % higher than normal. His next game (MEM@PHO) is on 12/11. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

Willie Cauley-Stein (GS 17 pts, 8 reb, 2 ast, 2 blk, 1 stl) needed 19.4 FPs too live up to his $4900 salary, and he went on to have 36 fantasy points. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Cauley-Stein an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. His usage was up from an average of 16% to 21.2 in this game (vs MEM). Cauley-Stein shot well from the field (6-9, 5-6 FT). He had 21 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 16.9. His next game (NY@GS) is on 12/11. He is projected to have 22.7 FPs in this game.

Trevor Ariza (SAC 8 pts, 5 reb, 7 ast, 1 blk, 2 stl) was priced at $4100 and based on the active 12/9 pool, he delivered 16.3 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. He had 26 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 11.8. He does not play again until 12/11. Check out for updates, but our current projection is for him to have a below average game.

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At $10800 Andre Drummond (DET 13 pts, 10 reb, 0 ast) needed to have 42.8 FPs to breakeven, but only had 22 FPs. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He only played 25 minutes in this game (vs NO). He averages 34. Drummond did not have a very good shooting night (4-11, 5-6 FT. He had only 11 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 30.3.

Blake Griffin (DET 5 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) needed 28.5 FPs too live up to his $7200 salary, but he went on to only have 9.5 fantasy points. His usage was down from an average of 29.9% to 18.1 in this game (vs NO). Griffin shot just 11.1% from the field (1-9, 0-3 3PT). He had only 5 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 14.6.

Robert Covington (MIN 4 pts, 2 reb, 0 ast) needed 23 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 5. His averages usage of 17.6% was higher than his game usage of 11.2% in this game (vs PHO).

Eric Paschall (GS 5 pts, 2 reb, 0 ast, 1 blk) owners took a $-4392 loss and got 17.4 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $6400 price. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Paschall. Fewer minutes, 21, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs MEM) was the issue. He averages 31 minutes. Paschall shot just 20% from the field (2-10, 0-2 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (3 FPs) was well below his average (9.5 FPs).

Kevin Love (CLE 7 pts, 10 reb, 1 ast) needed 30.9 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 17.5. 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. Love had a bad shooting night (3-12, 1-7 3PT). He had only 12 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 15.5.

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DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Paul George (LAC 36 pts, 9 reb, 5 ast, 1 blk, 2 stl) had 62.8 FPs and delivered +$5886 over his $7800 salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave George an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. His usage (37.8) and minutes (36) were higher than his average usage of 31.9 and avg minutes of 30. George averages 18.4 FGAs but in this game he shot 10-26, 7-16 3PT, 9-11 FT. His non-scoring fantasy production (23 FPs) was 135 % higher than normal.

Domantas Sabonis (IND 18 pts, 22 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) was priced at $7800 and based on the active 12/9 pool, he delivered 20.7 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Sabonis has more field goal attempts (7-18, 0-2 3PT, 4-6 FT) than his normal 11.4 FGAs. His non-scoring fantasy production (37 FPs) was 193 % higher than normal. His next game (BOS@IND) is on 12/11. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

Marc Gasol (TOR 9 pts, 9 reb, 5 ast, 4 blk, 2 stl) needed 22 FPs too live up to his $4800 salary, and he went on to have 39.8 fantasy points. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Gasol an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. He had 30 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 18.2.

Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN 33 pts, 15 reb, 2 ast, 2 blk) owners made a +$3815 profit and got +17.5 more fantasy points than expected at a $9300 price. SportsLine accurately rated Towns as a Strong Play yesterday. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Towns shot well from the field (12-18, 2-4 3PT, 7-9 FT). He does not play again until 12/11. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Patrick Beverley (LAC 11 pts, 12 reb, 5 ast, 3 stl) was priced at $5000 and based on the active 12/9 pool, he was worth $3728 more than his salary. His extra time on court (39 minutes), and not increased per minute usage (vs IND) was the key driver of his extra Fantasy production. He averages 30 minutes. He had 27 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 15.4. His next game (LAC@TOR) is on 12/11. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Blake Griffin (DET 5 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) needed 33 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 11.5. His averages usage of 29.9% was higher than his game usage of 18.1% in this game (vs NO). Griffin shot just 11.1% from the field (1-9, 0-3 3PT). He was 61 under his normal non-scoring fantasy production (6 FPs).

Andre Drummond (DET 13 pts, 10 reb, 0 ast) owners took a $-4316 loss and got 19.8 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $10100 price. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He only played 25 minutes in this game (vs NO). He averages 34. Drummond had a bad shooting night (4-11, 5-6 FT). He was 59 under his normal non-scoring fantasy production (12 FPs).

Eric Paschall (GS 5 pts, 2 reb, 0 ast, 1 blk) needed 28 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 8.5. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. Fewer minutes, 21, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs MEM) was the issue. He averages 31 minutes. Paschall shot poorly from the field (2-10, 0-2 3PT. His non-scoring fantasy production (4 FPs) was well below his average (9.9 FPs).

Robert Covington (MIN 4 pts, 2 reb, 0 ast) owners took a $-4185 loss and got 19.2 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $5500 price. His averages usage of 17.6% was higher than his game usage of 11.2% in this game (vs PHO).

Kris Dunn (CHI 3 pts, 3 reb, 1 ast) needed 23.4 FPs too live up to his $5100 salary, but he went on to only have 8.2 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. Fewer minutes, 15, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs TOR) was the issue. He averages 22 minutes. Dunn shot just 12.5% from the field (1-8, 1-6 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (5 FPs) was well below his average (14.4 FPs). His next game is 12/11 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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