The Phoenix Suns host the Los Angeles Lakers tonight, and DraftKings and FanDuel have showdown and single sport NBA DFS contests for this Western Convention Matchup. The slate locks at 10:00 P.M. EDT, and beneath, we’ll spotlight the perfect gamers for each manufacturing and worth.
Greatest NBA DFS Picks
Anthony Davis, PF/C, Los Angeles Lakers (DraftKings $11.2k, FanDuel $16.0k)
Anthony Davis, regardless of his staff’s struggles this yr, has been in a position to put up nice stats, and he is additionally missed only one sport up thus far. When wholesome, Davis is arguably a top-10 participant within the league, and with star LeBron James nursing an adductor harm, anticipate Davis to be the Lakers’ offense once more. He is averaging monster numbers when James has been absent from the lineup, as in these video games, he is up at 31.6 factors and 14.0 rebounds in 5 contests. Defensively, Davis is tied for second within the league with 1.9 blocks per sport, and his 1.4 steals rank excessive as properly. These numbers are essential for fantasy functions, and in fantasy, there are solely a handful of gamers higher than Davis, so lock him into your lineups tonight for assured manufacturing.
Cameron Payne, PG/SG, Phoenix Suns (DraftKings $okay, FanDuel $13.5k)
Cameron Payne has thrived with place to begin guard and future hall-of-fame Chris Paul out of the lineup. Since Payne has moved into the beginning lineup, he is posting averages of 20.3 factors, 6.3 assists, and three.7 rebounds for Phoenix. He is coming off an important efficiency in opposition to the Knicks on Sunday, the place he completed with 21 factors, seven boards, and 9 dimes within the win. He is seeing over 33 minutes per sport as a starter, and with the Suns down Paul in addition to ahead Cameron Johnson, Payne ought to get pleasure from a excessive utilization price once more tonight and be an important supply of assists versus the 5-10 Lakers.
Devin Booker, SG, Phoenix Suns (DraftKings $9.8k, FanDuel $15.5k)
Payne is the primary beneficiary of Chris Paul’s absence, however Devin Booker is superb, with or with out Paul. Whereas Paul continues to be recovering from harm, Booker will get extra playmaking duties, and because the begin of final yr, the Kentucky product averages 7.1 assists in 17 video games the place Paul has been sidelined. Booker averages up at 27.6 factors per sport this yr total, and tonight he ought to once more see numerous touches.
Different DFS choices to contemplate: Torrey Craig, SG/SF, Phoenix Suns (DraftKings $9.8k, FanDuel $15.5k), Austin Reaves, SF/SG, Los Angeles Lakers (DraftKings $4.8k, FanDuel $9.5k)