Daily Fantasy NBA 3/10/14: Matchup Plays and Value Picks
Fantasy Basketball Daily Leagues: Sleeper Picks and Advice for Tonight's Matchups
March 10, 2014
We’re coming off a busy set of weekend games in the NBA, and we’ve got another dose set for tonight. That means it’s time to check in on those fantasy lineups, so with that in mind let’s take our daily look at some of the up-and-coming players out there and see if any of these sleeper and matchup prospects is a good fit for your lineup during this evening’s fantasy action.
Pero Antic, C, Atlanta Hawks: We’ll start things out today with Antic, who has been creeping onto the waiver wire recently. He’s been turning a lot of heads with his three double-digit scoring performances in a row since returning from injury, including 16 points, six rebounds, one assist and two steals in his last outing.
Antic is a high-value play right now, since he’s getting a lot of minutes--and producing with those minutes. He’s got a great matchup against the Jazz tonight, so don’t hesitate to bring him on.
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Matt Barnes, SF, Los Angeles Clippers: Barnes has been solid from three-point range lately, and he’s seen his fantasy value get a nice lift because of it. In his last appearance, he drained three from long range on the way to 17 points, four rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block. That makes 14 made threes in his last four games.
Barnes shouldn’t go unowned anywhere, so he’s a definite add if you see him. He’s got the capability of at least flirting with a double-double on any given night, including tonight against Phoenix.
Amar’e Stoudemire, PF, New York Knicks: As with the Knicks’ recent successes (three straight wins) comes a waiver wire surge for Stoudemire. He put up 17 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and three blocks in his most recent appearance, giving him five straight double-digit scoring performances.
The minutes restrictions scare us off a bit, but Stoudemire has been producing regardless. Best of all, he’s got some great matchups looming as the season coasts to an end, including tonight against the Sixers.
Khris Middleton, SF/PF, Milwaukee Bucks: Middleton has been a familiar fixture on the waiver wire radar for some time now. If you haven’t jumped on the bandwagon by now, it’s high time you did. He had 15 points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal against Washington, giving him three straight double-digit outings in points.
Middleton is capable of notching mid-20s marks in points, and will get you a handful of rebounds every time he hit’s the floor. He’s got a very nice matchup coming tonight against Orlando as well, so grab him now.
Jeff Adrien, SF/PF, Milwaukee Bucks: Let’s stick with that Orlando-Milwaukee matchup as we finish things out today and take a look at Adrien. He hung a double-double on New Orleans last week, and has been getting some fantasy attention since then. His eight points and eight rebounds in his last outing could have been better, though.
The drawback here is that Adrien will play around 20 minutes unless he’s running hot. Sometimes that will be enough for a great fantasy day; sometimes not. He’s worth kicking the tires on in deeper formats, though.
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