Tuesday’s fantasy basketball and NBA betting cheat sheet

Tuesday's fantasy basketball and NBA betting cheat sheet

The ESPN Fantasy Betting Cheat Sheet is your introductory vacation spot for the most effective info and information that can assist you make sensible betting and fantasy selections. NBA recreation odds are supplied by Caesars Sportsbook, and the fantasy ideas are based mostly on ESPN’s 10-team leagues.

Large Drummond: Andre Drummond ($5,800 on Draft Kings) is not shy in regards to the occasional large night time and tonight may very well be considered one of them with LaMarcus Aldridge (hip) ignored. This Nets lacks front-court depth and all the pieces Drummond has carried out is produced when given the possibility since getting it: 13 PPG and 13.3 RPG when enjoying for greater than 20 minutes. Maintain him towards a rebound crew from the underside 10 in Charlotte tonight.

likelihood knocks: Tuesday’s contest between the Hornets and the Nets had the best complete on the checklist by 10 factors, which suggests it may be rewarding to search out so many livestreams and DFS candidates on Charlotte’s roster. With Gordon Hayward nonetheless sidelined, it is value noting that Kelly Uber Jr. (accessible at 35%) has fired a minimum of eight three-pointers in six straight video games – and took a number of pictures from deep inside every. In the meantime, PJ Washington (35% accessible) has posted a number of steals + blocks in six of his final eight matches. He ought to see a whole lot of working towards a smaller rotation in Brooklyn.

Different CP: Each Devin Booker and Chris Paul are unavailable for The Suns recreation in Orlando this night. Of their place, Cameron Payne has thrived as the principle creator of the Phoenix in latest video games, scoring 32 dimes in his final three video games. Anticipated to have a utilization charge of about 30% towards a younger Orlando backcountry, Payne (accessible in 85% of leagues) is a perfect place for dwell streaming, useful DFS and props.

sneaky worth: The Pelicans are enjoying at an amazingly excessive stage proper now, and whereas most of their manufacturing comes from their superstars, do not sleep on Herbert Jones tonight in a fast-paced venue towards the Grizzlies. The rookie has a number of steals in all 5 of his video games after the All-Star break and there is hope for the worth elsewhere (averaging over eight pictures per recreation over that interval with 6.6 rebounds + assists per night time). Nothing flashy, however hopeful in regards to the leagues and/or the sponsored betting market.

I really feel love: Cleveland is not going to have Garrett Allen or Karis Leverett within the lineup towards the Pacers as a result of their respective accidents. Rookie of the 12 months favorite, Evan Mobley is pretty evidently well-placed for manufacturing on the patchwork entrance courtroom of Indiana, but it surely’s additionally an amazing window for Kevin Love (70% accessible) to shine. A powerful double candidate who has made a minimum of three three-pointers in three of his final 4 video games, it is simple to fall in love with the fictional Love profile this night.

Line: grizzly (-5.5)
cash line: Grizzlies (-235), Pelicans (+190)
Whole: 231.5 factors
Anticipated complete BPI: 223 factors
BPI % win: Grizzlies (60.6%)

NB: Ja Morant and co. are thrilling, however Vegas is calculating it: 5 of the previous six Memphis video games have gone beneath the full.

Key gamers excluded: Dillon Brooks

Greatest Wager: Stephen Adams Over 17.5 complete factors + assists + rebounds. Adams averaged 10 PPG, 11.7 RPG, and 4.7 APG during the last 10 video games. In his previous 5 matches towards the Pelicans, he has averaged 14.2 PPG, 11 RPG and three.0 APG. Adams ought to proceed to play an energetic function because the Grizzlies search their house floor benefit within the playoffs. – Eric Moody

Greatest guess: below 231.5. The Pelicans’ protection has been largely stellar because the All-Star break gave them the chance to unite their new crew. Earlier than their loss in additional time to the Nuggets on Sunday (the place Nikola Jokic had his historic 46/12/11 triple-double), the Pelicans had misplaced their earlier 4 All-Stars — the Jazz, Kings, Lakers and Suns — to a median of 95.5 PPG. When you think about the above notice in regards to the latest historical past of the Grizzlies, and the BPI projected a complete of solely 223 factors, it seems like this recreation is on the verge of falling aside. – Andre loud night breathing


Smash the remainder of the board


Line: Networking (-3.5)
cash line: Nets (-155), Hornets (-135)
Whole: 241.5 factors
Anticipated complete BPI: 227.5 factors
BPI % win: Hornets (59%)

Key gamers excluded: LaMarcus Aldridge, Gordon Hayward, Galen McDaniels

NB: Sunday’s showdown with the Celtics was a enjoyable watch, and it yielded the sixth recreation in Brooklyn’s previous eight video games.

Fantasy Streamer: Andre Drummond Out there in 56.1% of leagues, and as talked about above vital on the double watch tonight. When he will get minutes, he smashes planks. And with LaMarcus Aldridge out however Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, the networks must be aggressive sufficient for Drummond to get his minutes…and thus his boards. – loud night breathing

Greatest guess: LaMelo Ball Over 32.5 Rating + Help + Rebounds. Like all younger participant, Ball has seen his ups and downs this season. With that mentioned, the ball has averaged 20.5 factors, 6.5 assists and 6.1 rebounds over his final 10 video games. Even with Durant within the lineup, the Nets are nonetheless a poor defensive facet, rating sixteenth in factors allowed per 100 possession and making a gift of loads of offensive rebounds. — Moody

Greatest guess: Nets -3.5. The Hornets have gained two video games in a row, however total 4-11 within the final 15 video games by a median margin of -2.5 PPG. 5 of these losses have been double digits. The Nets have struggled currently too, however the elephant in that room is that Durant was out for many of these video games and Irving was solely enjoying on the highway. On Sunday, it took a tough effort from Jason Tatum and a crew from the recent Celtics to drag off the web with Durant and Irving. The Hornets do not play at this stage, so with key gamers accessible, the nets ought to have the benefit. – loud night breathing



Line: Cavaliers (-4)
cash line: Cavaliers (-190), Pacers (+160)
Whole: 223 factors
Anticipated complete BPI: 226.5 factors
BPI % win: Cavaliers (53.9%)

Key gamers excluded: Garrett Allen, Rajon Rondo, and Caris Levert

Uncertain: Lance Stephenson, Chris Duarte

NB: Having did not cowl six consecutive video games, the Cavs enter play tonight having coated back-to-back video games.

Greatest Wager: Evan Mobley Over 27.5 Factors + Rebound. Evan Mobley has a minimum of 15 factors and 15 rebounds in three of his video games this season, probably the most amongst juniors. With Jarrett Allen out with a finger harm, he’ll be a statistical beast. The Pacers (114.4) are ranked twenty sixth in factors allowed per 100 possessions. — Moody

Fantasy streamer: Kevin Love Out there in 69.4% of leagues, and as famous above, has a excessive likelihood of manufacturing with Jarrett Allen. In his final 4 video games performed a minimum of 26 minutes, together with his final two, Love averaged 18.3 PPG and seven.8 RPG. – loud night breathing



Line: Suns (-15.5)
cash line: Solar (-320), Magic (+250)
Whole: 221.5 factors
Anticipated complete BPI: 213 factors
BPI % win: Suns (58.7%)

Key gamers excluded: Cameron Johnson, Devin Booker and Chris Paul

Uncertain: Galen Suggs

NB: We have seen 4 of Orlando’s previous 5 video games fall in need of the full.

Greatest Wager: Deandre Ayton Over 28.5 Rating + Assists + Rebounds. Eaton could be an integral a part of the Suns’ run to the playoffs with out the most effective playmakers. On Sunday night time, Eaton scored 30 factors, grabbed eight rebounds and made assists. Tuesday night time’s stats line is likely to be comparable — Moody

Fantasy Streamer: Cameron Payne. Devin Booker and Cameron Johnson are each out, so Payne can have an enormous match. In his final two video games, he averaged 20 factors, 12.5 assists, and a couple of.5 rebounds. Payne continues to be accessible in 85.4% of ESPN consortia. It is also good DFS worth at $6,600 on FanDuel and $5,300 on DraftKings. You may also guess on Rating + Passes + Bounces. — Moody



Line: Bucks (-14.5)
cash line: Bucks (-1250), Thunder (+750)
Whole: 230 factors
Anticipated complete BPI: 227 factors
BPI % win: Bucks (76.9%)

Key gamers excluded: Grayson Allen, Josh Gedi, Derek Favors

Uncertain: Isaiah Ruby

NB: Milwaukee’s outright outcomes have been a bit of disappointing, but it surely’s been cash on ticket money…10-2 over the previous 12 months.



Line: Warriors (-7)
cash line: Warriors (-275), clippers (+220)
Whole: 220.5 factors
Anticipated complete BPI: 220 factors
BPI % win: Warriors (65.4%)

Key gamers excluded: Draymond Inexperienced

NB: The Clippers have been blown up by the Knicks on nationwide tv over the weekend, however do not let that distract you: Previous to this dismal effort, that they had coated seven out of eight.

Greatest guess: Ivica Zubak Over 21.5 complete factors + assists + rebounds

Zubac struggled towards the Knicks on Sunday, however during the last 9 video games he has averaged 13.2 PPG, 10.3 RPG, 2.3 APG and a median utilization charge of 20.6%. Zoback averaged 13.3 factors, 6.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists within the three video games he is performed towards the Warriors this season.


edge analytics

The ESPN Basketball Energy Index (BPI) is a measure of crew energy developed by the ESPN Analytics crew.

Highest predicted BPI totals

1. Milwaukee Bucks (117.8 factors)
2- Charlotte Hornets (114.9 factors)
3- Cleveland Cavaliers (113.8 factors)

Anticipated Minimal BPI Totals

1. Orlando Magic (105.1 factors)
2- LA Clippers (107.7 factors)
3- Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder (109.2 factors)

Highest chance of successful BPI (Direct)

1. Milwaukee Bucks (76.9%)
2- Golden State Warriors (65.4%)
3 – Memphis Grizzlies (60.6%)