Rui Hachimura Dominates FanDuel on 12/1... Jordan Poole Crushes DFS Owners

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Rui Hachimura (WAS 30 pts, 9 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl) was priced at $4900 and based on the active 12/1 pool, he delivered 25.4 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. He benefited from both more usage (24) and more minutes (38) than normal (avg usage 20.2, avg minutes 27). Hachimura shot well from the field (13-23, 2-5 3PT). His 18 FPs (reb, ast, blk, stl, minus turnovers) was well above his average of 11 fantasy points. He does not play again until 12/3. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

Norman Powell (TOR 15 pts, 5 reb, 3 ast, 4 stl) needed 23.7 FPs too live up to his $5500 salary, and he went on to have 36.5 fantasy points. More minutes, 33, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs UTA) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 28 minutes. Powell has more field goal attempts (6-12, 2-5 3PT) than his normal 7.7 FGAs. His non-scoring fantasy production (22 FPs) was 296 % higher than normal. He does not play again until 12/3. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Terrence Ross (ORL 19 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) was priced at $4400 and based on the active 12/1 pool, he was worth $2695 more than his salary. More minutes, 29, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs GS) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 24 minutes. Ross had a good shooting night (8-15, 3-8 3PT). His non-scoring fantasy production (12 FPs) was 3 FPs higher than normal. He does not play again until 12/3. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

Jeff Green (UTA 19 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 2 stl) was priced at $3700 and based on the active 12/1 pool, he delivered 11.1 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. His average usage is 21% and it was up to 39 in this game (vs TOR). Green shot 54.5% from the field (6-11, 1-5 3PT, 6-6 FT). He is expected to play again today (UTA@PHI) and his salary is $3.7K. You can check out the SportsLine FanDuel Cheat Sheet if you want to get his latest FanDuel projection and the Computer's Optimal Lineup.

Montrezl Harrell (LAC 23 pts, 15 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) had 43.5 FPs and delivered +$2509 over his $7600 salary. His usage was up from an average of 24.2% to 29.2 in this game (vs WAS). Harrell shot 60% from the field (9-15, 0-2 3PT, 5-9 FT). His 24 FPs (reb, ast, blk, stl, minus turnovers) was well above his average of 15 fantasy points. He does not play again until 12/3. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

FANDUEL LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Jordan Poole (GS 1 pts, 0 reb, 0 ast, 1 blk) needed 19.8 FPs too live up to his $4600 salary, but he went on to only have 4 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He only played 16 minutes in this game (vs ORL). He averages 26. Poole did not have a very good shooting night (0-8, 0-4 3PT. He had only 3 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 7.3. He has a chance today to bounce back and is once again priced at $4.6K.

Rudy Gobert (UTA 12 pts, 11 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk) needed 36.2 FPs too live up to his $8400 salary, but he went on to only have 24.5 fantasy points. Fewer minutes, 28, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs TOR) was the issue. He averages 34 minutes. Gobert took fewer shots from the field than usual (4-7, 4-8 FT). He had only 15 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 24.7. He has a chance today to bounce back and is once again priced at $8.4K.

At $4800 D.J. Augustin (ORL 0 pts, 5 reb, 4 ast) needed to have 20.7 FPs to breakeven, but only had 9 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Augustin. His usage was down from an average of 17.9% to 12.9 in this game (vs GS).

Donovan Mitchell (UTA 16 pts, 1 reb, 4 ast, 1 stl) needed 36.2 FPs too live up to his $8400 salary, but he went on to only have 26 fantasy points. 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. Mitchell shot just 37.5% from the field (6-16, 2-6 3PT). He had only 10 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 13.7. Based on his $8.5K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.

Mo Bamba (ORL 4 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 1 blk) needed 20.2 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 Bamba. His usage rate and minutes played were in line with his normal levels. His next game is 12/3 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Fred VanVleet (TOR 21 pts, 5 reb, 11 ast, 1 stl) had 49.8 FPs and delivered +$3218 over his $7400 salary. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. VanVleet shot well from the field (6-10, 5-7 3PT). He had 25 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 13.7. He does not play again until 12/3. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

Pascal Siakam (TOR 35 pts, 5 reb, 5 ast, 2 stl) had 53.2 FPs and delivered +$2642 over his $8700 salary. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Siakam had a good shooting night (14-22, 5-9 3PT). His next game (MIA@TOR) is on 12/3. He is currently projected to have a better than average game once again.

Willie Cauley-Stein (GS 11 pts, 12 reb, 3 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) was priced at $5200 and based on the active 12/1 pool, he delivered 11.1 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. His usage was up from an average of 15.7% to 21.4 in this game (vs ORL). Cauley-Stein averages 8.3 FGAs but in this game he shot 5-10 FG. He had 23 FPs from rebounds + assists + blocks + steals - turnovers and he averages 15.6. He is expected to play again today (GS@ATL) and his salary is $5.2K. The DraftKings Cheat Sheet will tell you if he is a good value again today and he is in the Optimal Lineup.

Jeff Green (UTA 19 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 2 stl) owners made a +$2301 profit and got +10.8 more fantasy points than expected at a $3400 price. His usage was up from an average of 21% to 39 in this game (vs TOR). Green shot well from the field (6-11, 1-5 3PT, 6-6 FT). His next game is today (UTA@PHI) and his salary is $3.7K.

Terrence Ross (ORL 19 pts, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk, 1 stl) was priced at $4300 and based on the active 12/1 pool, he delivered 10.8 more FPs than his salary 'expected'. More minutes, 29, as opposed to more usage in this game (vs GS) was a key driver of his extra production. He averages 24 minutes. Ross had a good shooting night (8-15, 3-8 3PT). His 10 FPs (reb, ast, blk, stl, minus turnovers) was well above his average of 8 fantasy points.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Jordan Poole (GS 1 pts, 0 reb, 0 ast, 1 blk) needed 18.8 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 3. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Poole. Fewer minutes, 16, as opposed to lower usage rate in this game (vs ORL) was the issue. He averages 26 minutes. Poole shot just 0% from the field (0-8, 0-4 3PT). He had only 2 FPs from non-scoring stats and he averages 7.3. Based on his $4.3K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.

Chris Boucher (TOR 0 pts, 1 reb, 0 ast, 1 stl) needed 18.8 FPs too live up to his $4000 salary, but he went on to only have 3.2 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Boucher. His game usage (8.5) and minutes (5) were under his average usage of 17.4% in 13 minutes.

Mo Bamba (ORL 4 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast, 1 blk) needed 23.5 FPs too live up to his $5000 salary, but he went on to only have 9.8 fantasy points. 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.

Donovan Mitchell (UTA 16 pts, 1 reb, 4 ast, 1 stl) needed 38.5 FPs too live up to his $8200 salary, but he went on to only have 26.2 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Mitchell. There was nothing out of the ordinary in terms of his usage or minutes played. Mitchell did not have a very good shooting night (6-16, 2-6 3PT. His non-scoring fantasy production (9 FPs) was well below his average (13.5 FPs). They have decreased his salary, perhaps in reaction to this bad game, to $7.8K salary for today.

D.J. Augustin (ORL 0 pts, 5 reb, 4 ast) owners took a $-2216 loss and got 10.4 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $4600 price. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. His usage was down from an average of 17.9% to 12.9 in this game (vs GS).