Paul George Delivers Over $15.8 in DFS Profit... DeAndre Jordan Crushes DFS Owners

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Paul George (OKC 47 pts, 15 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk) needed 35.4 FPs too live up to his $8300 salary, and he went on to have 69 fantasy points. SportsLine accurately rated George as a Strong Play yesterday. His average usage is 29.2% and it was up to 37 in this game (vs BKN). George shot well from the field (15-27, 11-14 FT). He had 25 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 19.1. His next game (OKC@CHI) is on 12/7. He is projected to have 40.2 FPs in this game.

Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN 35 pts, 12 reb, 3 ast, 6 blk, 2 stl) owners made a +$7646 profit and got +32.6 more fantasy points than expected at a $9600 price. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Towns had a good shooting night (13-20, 5-7 FT). His non-scoring fantasy production (41 FPs) was 18 FPs higher than normal. He does not play again until 12/8. He is projected to have 40.3 FPs in this game.

Kent Bazemore (ATL 22 pts, 2 reb, 6 ast, 1 blk, 4 stl) had 46 FPs and delivered +$5488 over his $5300 salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Bazemore an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. He benefited from both more usage (24.4) and more minutes (35) than normal (avg usage 20.8, avg minutes 26). Bazemore averages 10.2 FGAs but in this game he shot 8-18. He had 24 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 13.3. His next game (DEN@ATL) is on 12/8. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

Tomas Satoransky (WAS 14 pts, 4 reb, 7 ast, 1 blk, 2 stl) was priced at $3800 and based on the active 12/5 pool, he was worth $4996 more than his salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Satoransky an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. More minutes, 38, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs ATL) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 17 minutes. Satoransky has more field goal attempts (5-7) than his normal 3.9 FGAs. His non-scoring fantasy production (24 FPs) was 284 % higher than normal. His next game (WAS@CLE) is on 12/8. Check out for updates, but our current projection is for him to have a below average game.

Stephen Curry (GS 42 pts, 9 reb, 7 ast, 1 stl) needed 41.4 FPs too live up to his $9700 salary, and he went on to have 62.5 fantasy points. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Curry an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. His usage was up from an average of 32.1% to 37.3 in this game (vs CLE). Curry had a good shooting night (11-20, 11-12 FT). He had 22 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 17.6. He does not play again until 12/7. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

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DeAndre Jordan (DAL 2 pts, 8 reb, 0 ast) needed 32 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 6. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His game usage (10.1) and minutes (24) were under his average usage of 14.4% in 31 minutes.

At $10200 Marc Gasol (MEM 4 pts, 8 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk) needed to have 43.5 FPs to breakeven, but only had 19 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Gasol. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels. Gasol had a bad shooting night (1-13). His non-scoring fantasy production (17 FPs) was well below his average (21.6 FPs). His next game is 12/7 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

At $12700 Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL 15 pts, 8 reb, 5 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) needed to have 54.1 FPs to breakeven, but only had 31.5 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Antetokounmpo. Fewer minutes, 26, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs DET) was the issue. He averages 34 minutes. Antetokounmpo only had 12 FGAs (6-12), under his per game average of 17.4 per game. He had only 18 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 27. His next game is 12/7 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

At $9300 Andre Drummond (DET 10 pts, 8 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) needed to have 39.7 FPs to breakeven, but only had 19.5 FPs. His usage was down from an average of 25.1% to 19.1 in this game (vs MIL). Drummond averages 12.9 FGAs but in this game he had only 10 FGAs (4-10 FG). His 11 fantasy points were well short of his per game average of 27.6.

Brandon Ingram (LAL 5 pts, 0 reb, 0 ast, 1 blk) needed 27.7 FPs too live up to his $6500 salary, but he went on to only have 8 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. Fewer minutes, 5, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs SA) was the issue. He averages 31 minutes.

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Paul George (OKC 47 pts, 15 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk) needed 40.7 FPs too live up to his $8300 salary, and he went on to have 77.2 fantasy points. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. His usage was up from an average of 29.2% to 37 in this game (vs BKN). George had a good shooting night (15-27, 11-14 FT). He had 26 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 18.3.

Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN 35 pts, 12 reb, 3 ast, 6 blk, 2 stl) owners made a +$5383 profit and got +26.4 more fantasy points than expected at a $9500 price. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Towns had a good shooting night (13-20, 5-7 FT). He had 34 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 22.4.

Jimmy Butler (PHI 38 pts, 10 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) owners made a +$5036 profit and got +24.7 more fantasy points than expected at a $6900 price. His usage was up from an average of 23.1% to 33.7 in this game (vs TOR). Butler shot well from the field (15-27). His next game (PHI@DET) is on 12/7. He is projected to have 40.2 FPs in this game.

Kent Bazemore (ATL 22 pts, 2 reb, 6 ast, 1 blk, 4 stl) needed 21.6 FPs too live up to his $4400 salary, and he went on to have 43.5 fantasy points. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Bazemore an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. He benefited from both more usage (24.4) and more minutes (35) than normal (avg usage 20.8, avg minutes 26). Bazemore has more field goal attempts (8-18) than his normal 10.2 FGAs. He had 20 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 12.1.

Stephen Curry (GS 42 pts, 9 reb, 7 ast, 1 stl) owners made a +$4404 profit and got +21.6 more fantasy points than expected at a $9700 price. His average usage is 32.1% and it was up to 37.3 in this game (vs CLE). Curry had a good shooting night (11-20, 11-12 FT). He had 23 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 17.5.

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At $6900 DeAndre Jordan (DAL 2 pts, 8 reb, 0 ast) needed to have 33.8 FPs to breakeven, but only had 10 FPs. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. Both his usage (10.1) and minutes (24) were below normal (avg usage 14.4, avg minutes 31).

Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL 15 pts, 8 reb, 5 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) needed 56.9 FPs too live up to his $11600 salary, but he went on to only have 34 fantasy points. Fewer minutes, 26, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs DET) was the issue. He averages 34 minutes. Antetokounmpo only had 12 FGAs (6-12), under his per game average of 17.4 per game. He had only 19 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 26.2.

At $8800 Andre Drummond (DET 10 pts, 8 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl) needed to have 43.2 FPs to breakeven, but only had 22 FPs. His averages usage of 25.1% was higher than his game usage of 19.1% in this game (vs MIL). Drummond only had 10 FGAs (4-10 FG), under his per game average of 12.9 per game. He had only 12 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 26.5.

Marc Gasol (MEM 4 pts, 8 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk) needed 42.2 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 21. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Gasol had a bad shooting night (1-13). He had only 17 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 20.6.

Montrezl Harrell (LAC 8 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 1 stl) needed 33.8 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 13.2. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Harrell. His averages usage of 22.3% was higher than his game usage of 15.5% in this game (vs MEM). His next game is 12/8 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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