Skip to main content

DFS - Fantasy Basketball - NBA FanDuel Lineup - Main Slate - 12/23/18 - UPDATED

DFS - Fantasy Basketball - NBA FanDuel Initial Lineup - 12/23/18

Update (5:27 PM) - Decided to go with more of a balanced lineup. Will need to keep an eye on Fox to ensure he plays but he looks more probable than a GTD. Image is updated. Good Luck!

Hi Everyone!

Let's take a quick look at today's NBA FanDuel 9-game "Main" Slate that starts at 6:00pm tonight!

I'm going to make this write-up pretty quick as I'll be able to put in more time later today after all the NFL action has started!

There are a lot of solid matchups out there today, but my initial plans is to stack the NO/SAC matchup and try to find value at the other positions. The NO/SAC game has a current O/U of 236.5 and I think this game just has the potential for offensive fireworks. We're paying up for De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield for the Kings and Anthony Davis & Julius Randle for the Pelicans! It's a bunch of salary to spend, but these 4-players alone I think could put up a combined 200+ FanDuel points tonight. 

We'll have to keep an eye on the status of Derrick Rose but if he isn't able to go, Tyrus Jones is almost a must play.

Cleveland will most likely be without both Rodney Hood and David Nwaba, which opens up a bunch of value for the other Cavaliers players. I think Alec Burks is one of the best values on the slate and I don't mind taking a chance on Jaron Blossomgame as a "punt" as he is coming off seeing 30 minutes agianst the Raptors on Friday. 

I'm a bit worried about the possible blowout in the PHX/BKN matchup at the Suns will be tired after their triple-OT game last night agianst the Wizards, however, I like the upside that Rondae Hollis-Jefferson brings in this matchup.

Check back later for updates!

Good Luck!

Brett has been writing for Sports Chat Place since 2014 and currently focuses on College Basketball, College Football, and Fantasy Sports!

We have to deal with Brett being a New England sports fan as he is from New Hampshire so you can imagine how willing he is to talk about Boston sports.

Brett loves diving into the numbers/analytics of his match-ups to provide you with not only great information but most importantly, winners!

Top 10 Sport Sites