X
Lost password?

Don't have an account?
Gain Access Now

X

Receive free daily analysis

NFL
NBA
NHL
NASCAR
CFB
MLB
MMA
PGA
ESPORTS
BETTING

Already have an account? Log In

X

Forgot Password


POPULAR FANTASY TOOLS

Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts

FanDuel NBA DFS Lineup Picks (2/2/21): Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice

This is a rather large six game slate for a NBA Tuesday. The Blazers, Pistons, and Grizzlies are on the tail end of back-to-back sets, so watch for sitting stars. However, we should still have Andre Drummond back for the Pistons. That's okay. We still have plenty of other injuries to keep track of and plenty of teams running value players big minutes. For the record, I'm fading the entire Pistons game. They got COVIDed last night five minutes before tipoff.

It's also nice to not have to deal with the internal debate on whether or not to play Aaron Gordon. Gordon is going to be laid up for a while. That also opens up some big value for Orlando. Who can take advantage of the newfound minutes? We'll cover that as well. This is a much easier slate to build on than the two or three gamers we've been fed on Tuesdays since my start here at Rotoballer. Let's get to it!

In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy basketball lineup picks for FanDuel on 2/2/21. I’ll be providing multiple player suggestions for players at guard, forward, and center on FanDuel, aiming to highlight one option apiece at the high, middle, and lower end of the salary scale. You can also check out DraftKings lineup picks and injury news before lineups lock. Good luck, RotoBallers.

Featured Promo: Get any DFS Premium Bundle for for 10% off using code BALLER! Win more with expert advice from proven winners and exclusive DFS tools. Get instant access to RotoBaller's Lineup Optimizers, Research Stations, daily picks and VIP chat rooms across 10 sports! Go Premium, Win More!

 

FanDuel DFS Guards

Bradley Beal, SG – vs. Portland ($10,800)

It's tough to pay this much for Beal, but the Trailblazers are without C.J. McCollum and on the second game of a back-to-back set. Russell Westbrook is still a good option here too, but if I can only use one, it's going to be Beal. Dame will have his hands full with Westbrook. That leaves Gary Trent, Rodney Hood, and Anfernee Simons to try and guard Beal. Good luck with that!

Paul George, SG – at Brooklyn ($8,400)

It's not often that I land on Paul George when the Clippers are at or close to full strength as they are tonight. However, it's not every day that George gets the gift of James Harden "defense." The Nets are the worst defensive team in the league since the Harden deal. That's not an accident. Of course, the Nets have only been at full strength twice in the eight games since, but this is still a disturbing trend. It's also a trend worth exploiting. The Clippers don't have a good center to go after the middle with, so I'm going to attack the next weakest link, which is James Harden.

Jeremy Lamb, SG – vs. Memphis ($5,300)

Lamb has been the primary benefactor of the Victor Oladipo trade, well besides Caris Levert's life maybe being saved. But as far as NBA games  are concerned, it's Lamb. Dougie McBuckets wasn't setting the world afire as part of the starting lineup. Lamb hasn't either, but he has at least 30 FanDuel points in three of the last four games. Dougie wasn't doing that. Memphis could be a little tired after running the Spurs into the court last night. Lamb doesn't have a huge ceiling, but there isn't anyone else at this price that does if we are leaving out the Utah/Detroit game.

Also consider: Damian Lillard ($10,200), Ja Morant ($7,800), Reggie Jackson ($5,500)

 

Want more NBA DFS tools and content? If you like what you see here, don't forget to sign up for your RotoBaller NBA Premium Pass! Use code MARTENY and receive 10% off your purchase! You'll love the articles from myself and others, our daily DFS Cheat Sheets, Research Station, Optimizer and Premium Slack Chatrooms to help you out in real-time. Check out this recent big win from a premium member - join in on the winning!

 

FanDuel DFS Forwards

Jaylen Brown, SF – at Golden State ($8,700)

This is a nice matchup for the entire Celtics team, but it could be more so for Brown. With Marcus Smart out and Kemba Walker still getting back up to speed, a lot of extra duties are going to fall on Brown who will likely man the two most of the game. Brown may score up with the elite names on this slate and he comes at about a 20% discount. We need that if you're going to run a stars and scrubs lineup. You can run Brown as a star at a lower price.

Xavier Tillman, PF – at Indiana ($5,400)

Brandon Clarke has been on a similar tear of late, but why pay the extra $1,000? Tillman has been the more consistent of the two. However, I have no issues running both at the Pacers tonight. While Myles Turner is elite when it comes to blocks, he doesn't do much else defensively. Domantas Sabonis is more an offensive player than a defensive one. The Memphis front is still dealing with injuries and Tillman has carved out a very nice role for himself.

Khem Birch, PF – vs. Tamparonto ($4,500)

The ownership on Birch is going to be about as high as LaMelo Ball's crazy number last night. The difference is that Birch will absolutely be worth the price. Birch has played well anyway filling in mostly for Jonathan Isaac. Now with Aaron Gordon down for an extended period of time, Birch is going to see 30 minutes a game or more. Birch was one of the best-kept secrets on FanDuel anyway. He's not a secret anymore, but this is the last time his price will be this low for at least a month. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Also consider: Jayson Tatum ($9,500), Pascal Siakam ($8,300), Brandon Clarke ($6,400)

 

FanDuel DFS Centers 

Nikola Vucevic – vs. Tamparonto ($8,800)

Look, I'm a big fan of Rudy Gobert if that game plays, but at this point, we have to assume it wont. Vucevic is a hell of a consolation prize with Gordon out. For as good as Birch has looked, he's still not the kind of player that can carry this team offensively. Vucevic can. With Gordon out of the way, look for Vucevic's numbers to go up across the board, especially in scoring. That isn't as important on FanDuel, but I'm not going to complain for this price.

Enes Kanter – at Washington ($7,000)

I really don't like the price on Kanter, but the Wizards have been eaten alive inside since Thomas Bryant went down. The Blazers are struggling without C.J. and Jusuf Nurkic, but Washington has been even worse on the interior. The good part for us DFS players is that the Washington guards will keep this game close. They will also miss a ton of shots. Kanter is a lock for double-digit rebounds and he shouldn't have a problem scoring either. Come on, who's going to guard him? Mo Wagner? This could be a huge game for Kanter.

Gorgui Dieng – at Indiana ($5,300)

I've been a Dieng fan since he was with Minnesota. Now he's finally getting a chance to prove what he can do. Jonas Valanciunas is out with COVID. Dieng has responded with 67.2 FanDuel points in two starts in place of Jonas. Dieng has always been a per-minute warrior much like Jarrett Allen. We all saw what Allen did with those minutes last night. Dieng isn't going to crush value like Allen did, but 7x value is on the table. Dieng is exactly what you want in GPP formats.

Also consider: Myles Turner ($7,400), Ivica Zubac ($4,800), Aron Baynes ($4,600)



Download Our Free News & Alerts Mobile App

Like what you see? Download our updated fantasy basketball mobile app for iPhone and Android with 24x7 player news, injury alerts, lineup notifications & DFS articles. All free!

NBA DFS News and Injury Alerts

More DFS Lineup Picks and Analysis




POPULAR FANTASY TOOLS

Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts

REAL-TIME FANTASY NEWS

Brett Baty22 mins ago

Could Start To Lose More Playing Time
Mark Hubbard32 mins ago

Trending Up Ahead Of Charles Schwab Challenge
Alejandro Tosti33 mins ago

Headed For Trouble At Colonial
Chan Kim35 mins ago

A Potential Value At Charles Schwab Challenge
PGA36 mins ago

S.H. Kim A Sneaky Option At Colonial
Justin Suh38 mins ago

A Player To Avoid At Charles Schwab Challenge
PGA39 mins ago

Matthi Schmid Looks To Regain Form At Colonial
Yoshinobu Yamamoto1 hour ago

Tallies Fifth Win In Quality Start
Marcell Ozuna1 hour ago

Launches Two Homers Monday
Jarrett Allen2 hours ago

Has "Numerous Admirers" Among Rival Teams
Clint Capela3 hours ago

Linked With Move Away From Atlanta
Gordon Hayward3 hours ago

Disappointed With Stint In Oklahoma City
Josh Giddey3 hours ago

Desperate To Remain In Oklahoma City
Bruce Brown3 hours ago

Raptors Expected To Move Bruce Brown
Julius Randle3 hours ago

Teams "Monitoring" Julius Randle's Situation In New York
Rafael Devers12 hours ago

Brings Homer Streak To Six Games Monday
Taj Bradley12 hours ago

Fans 10 In Polarizing Loss Monday
Danny Jansen12 hours ago

Homers, Plates Five Monday
Ryan Helsley12 hours ago

Earns League-Best 14th Save Monday
Gunnar Henderson12 hours ago

Homers In Fourth Straight Game Monday
Colt Emerson13 hours ago

Could Miss Up To Four Weeks With Foot Fracture
Dustin May14 hours ago

Starts Throwing Off A Mound
Joey Ortiz14 hours ago

Getting X-Rays On His Foot
Joe Ross14 hours ago

Likely To Land On Injured List
Chas McCormick14 hours ago

Could Return Tuesday
Kristaps Porzingis15 hours ago

Remains Out For Game 1
Garrett Whitlock15 hours ago

May Need Elbow Surgery
Xavier Tillman15 hours ago

Sr. Questionable For Game 1
Bobby Miller15 hours ago

To Pitch In Another Sim Game Tuesday
Evan Phillips15 hours ago

Needs Multiple Rehab Outings
Bryce Young15 hours ago

Impressing During Offseason Workouts
Ryan Pepiot15 hours ago

Ready To Return Wednesday
Rhys Hoskins15 hours ago

Starts Running Program Monday
Daniel Jones15 hours ago

Takes Part In 7-On-7 Drills
Reese Olson15 hours ago

Exits After Taking Comebacker To Hip
Matthew Stafford16 hours ago

Present At Organized Team Activities
Tee Higgins16 hours ago

Not Anticipated To Attend OTAs
Pete Crow-Armstrong16 hours ago

Cubs Send Pete Crow-Armstrong To Triple-A
CeeDee Lamb16 hours ago

Still Not Expected To Attend OTAs
Dansby Swanson16 hours ago

Activated From Injured List
DeVante Parker16 hours ago

Calls It Quits
Filip Chytil18 hours ago

Appears Ready To Rock For Eastern Conference Finals
Jani Hakanpaa18 hours ago

Still Not Practicing
Roope Hintz18 hours ago

Skates Monday, Still Day-To-Day
Sam Lafferty18 hours ago

And Ilya Mikheyev Drawing Into Game 7 Lineup
Thatcher Demko18 hours ago

Unavailable For Game 7, Arturs Silovs Will Start
Brock Boeser18 hours ago

Out Indefinitely With Blood Clots
Antonio Gibson20 hours ago

Flashing Speed, Receiving Skills At OTAs
Justin Jefferson20 hours ago

Not Present At OTAs On Monday
JuJu Smith-Schuster22 hours ago

100 Percent Healthy
Joey Logano22 hours ago

Dominates All-Star Race
Ryan Fox22 hours ago

Continues Up-And-Down 2024
Denny Hamlin22 hours ago

Falls Short Of Victory At The All-Star Race
Ryan Blaney22 hours ago

Rallies For Fifth-Place Finish At North Wilkesboro
Jacoby Brissett22 hours ago

Takes First QB Reps Monday
Patton Kizzire22 hours ago

Showing Improvement The Past Month
Kyle Busch22 hours ago

Ricky Stenhouse Jr Punches Kyle Busch After Lap 2 Crash at All-Star Race
Kyle Busch22 hours ago

Wrecked Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. at All-Star Race, Then Said He "Sucks"
Kendrick Bourne22 hours ago

Won't Practice This Spring
Rashee Rice22 hours ago

To Participate In OTAs
Tua Tagovailoa22 hours ago

In The Building For OTAs
Christiaan Bezuidenhout23 hours ago

Likely To Bounce Back This Week
Keegan Bradley23 hours ago

Attempts To Continue Momentum From Valhalla
Edson Barboza23 hours ago

Lerone Murphy Dominates To Defeat Edson Barboza
Carlston Harris24 hours ago

Gets Knocked Out At UFC Vegas 92
Khaos Williams24 hours ago

Scores Knockout Win At UFC Vegas 92
Luana Pinheiro24 hours ago

Loses Second Fight In A Row
Angela Hill1 day ago

Scores First Submission Win
NASCAR1 day ago

Bubba Wallace Exceeds Value In DFS At North Wilkesboro
Chase Elliott1 day ago

Finishes Eighth In All-Star Race
Aaron Gordon1 day ago

Quiet In Game 7 Loss
Jamal Murray1 day ago

Leads All Scorers In Game 7 With 35 Points
Nikola Jokic1 day ago

Ends Season With Another Huge Stat Line
Rudy Gobert1 day ago

Falls Just Short Of Double-Double In Crucial Win
Jaden McDaniels1 day ago

Continues To Roll In Game 7
Anthony Edwards1 day ago

Suffers Rough Shooting Night In Game 7
Karl-Anthony Towns1 day ago

Leads Timberwolves To Conference Finals
Vinicius Salvador1 day ago

Winless In The UFC
Adrian Yanez1 day ago

Returns To Win Column In A Big Way
Ramiz Brahimaj1 day ago

Doesn't Do Much In UFC Vegas 92 Loss
Themba Gorimbo1 day ago

Wins Lackluster Decision At UFC Vegas 92
Edson Barboza1 day ago

Falls Short At UFC Vegas 92
Christopher Bell1 day ago

Fades Back To 17th At North Wilkesboro
Chris Buescher1 day ago

Winds Up Third At All-Star Race
David Johnson2 days ago

Officially Retires
Josh Hart2 days ago

Can't Lift New York To A Win In Game 7
Donte DiVincenzo2 days ago

Surges On Sunday Afternoon
OG Anunoby2 days ago

Limited In Game 7
Pascal Siakam2 days ago

Plays Well In Game 7
Myles Turner2 days ago

Steps Up Defensively On Sunday
Tyrese Haliburton2 days ago

Leads Indiana To The ECF
Tyler Reddick2 days ago

What To Do With Tyler Reddick At North Wilkesboro?
Tank Dell2 days ago

Resumes Running
Joey Logano2 days ago

Will Start On The Pole In The 2024 NASCAR All-Star Race
Christopher Bell2 days ago

Should DFS Players Roster Christopher Bell At North Wilkesboro?
William Byron2 days ago

Aims For The Top 10 At North Wilkesboro
Denny Hamlin2 days ago

Is One Of The Top Favorites To Win The All-Star Race
Kyle Larson2 days ago

Will Start From The Rear At North Wilkesboro
Martin Truex Jr2 days ago

. Is One To Watch At North Wilkesboro
Chase Elliott2 days ago

Why Chase Elliott Is A Core Play In DFS This Weekend At North Wilkesboro
Kyle Busch2 days ago

Will Kyle Busch’s Recent Struggles On Short Tracks Continue This Weekend At North Wilkesboro?
Ricky Stenhouse Jr2 days ago

. Likely Not A Factor In All-Star Race
Michael McDowell2 days ago

Could Slide Back At North Wilkesboro
AJ Allmendinger2 days ago

May Struggle In All-Star Race
Michael Thomas3 days ago

Reportedly Contacted By Pittsburgh
Brian Robinson Jr.3 days ago

Still Considered "Top Back" By Some
Cam Akers3 days ago

Possibly Working Toward A Return
Tank Dell3 days ago

Running Routes
Gustav Forsling3 days ago

Sends Florida To Eastern Conference Finals
Jamie Benn3 days ago

Scores Big Goal In Series-Clinching Victory
Matt Duchene3 days ago

Ends Second-Round Series With Overtime Winner
Jake Oettinger3 days ago

Leads Stars To Western Conference Final
Sergei Bobrovsky3 days ago

Stellar In Game 6 Win
Anton Lundell3 days ago

Comes Up Huge In Series-Clinching Win
T.J. Hockenson4 days ago

Won't Put A Timeline On His Recovery
TOR4 days ago

Maple Leafs Bring In Craig Berube As New Head Coach
Nick Cousins4 days ago

Re-Enters Panthers Lineup Friday
Yakov Trenin4 days ago

Considered Day-To-Day
Tyler Seguin4 days ago

Good To Go Friday
Roope Hintz4 days ago

Remains Out For Game 6
Brad Marchand4 days ago

A Game-Time Call Friday
San Francisco 49ers4 days ago

Dre Greenlaw Ditches Walking Boot
Lerone Murphy4 days ago

Looks To Remain Undefeated
Carlston Harris4 days ago

Set For Co-Main Event
Khaos Williams4 days ago

Faces Carlston Harris In The Co-Main Event Of UFC Vegas 92
Angela Hill4 days ago

A Favorite At UFC Vegas 92
Luana Pinheiro4 days ago

Looks To Get Back In Win Column
J.T. Miller4 days ago

Scores Dramatic Game-Winner
Leon Draisaitl4 days ago

Extends Postseason-Opening Point Streak With An Assist
Ilya Mikheyev4 days ago

Dealing With Undisclosed Injury
Scottie Scheffler4 days ago

Detained By Louisville Police Following Traffic Incident
Vinicius Salvador5 days ago

Moves Up To Bantamweight At UFC Vegas 92
Adrian Yanez5 days ago

Looks To Snap Losing Skid At UFC Vegas 92
Themba Gorimbo5 days ago

A Favorite At UFC Vegas 92
Ramiz Brahimaj5 days ago

Ends Layoff At UFC Vegas 92
Edson Barboza5 days ago

Headlines UFC Vegas 92
RANKINGS
C
1B
2B
3B
SS
OF
SP
RP

RANKINGS

QB
RB
WR
TE
K
DEF

MORE RECENT ARTICLES

 
Justin Fields - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Backup Quarterbacks To Stash in Superflex Leagues - 2024 Fantasy Football Analysis

Backup quarterback: The best job in all of sports. The fans love their unseen potential as they relax on the sideline and collect checks, free from menacing pass rushers and downhill middle linebackers. When the starter struggles, fans clamor for QB2. It's also a position not often given a second thought in fantasy football, at... Read More


Bucky Irving - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Fantasy Football Rookie Spotlight: Bucky Irving

There were questions about where Oregon running back Bucky Irving would go in the 2024 NFL Draft. He was a smaller back -- sitting 5-foot-10, 190 pounds -- but he was a player who put up big numbers in his final two seasons with the Ducks. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers eventually took a chance on Irving in the fourth... Read More


Fantasy Football Rookie Tight Ends You Must Have in 2024

With the draft and schedule release behind us, it’s time to try and pick out some potential sleepers and stashes we may be looking to add to our fantasy rosters this year. One position that historically underwhelms from a fantasy perspective during rookie campaigns is tight end. But, we saw Detroit rookie Sam LaPorta make... Read More


Kyren Williams - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Early Fantasy Football ADP Analysis For FFPC Leagues: Running Backs

It is never too early to check on fantasy football Average Draft Position reports. High-stakes competitors have already started drafting in seasonal formats on the Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) platform. In this feature, I focus specifically on early ADP trends at running back. I have highlighted 10 notable RBs to consider from completed early... Read More


Kendre Miller - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Fantasy Football Dynasty Price Check - Kendre Miller (2024)

The New Orleans Saints offense was supposed to take a step forward in 2023 with Derek Carr under center...until it didn't. Carr was essentially the same quarterback he's always been. It was the running game that held everybody back. The Saints averaged the second-fewest yards per carry (3.6) across the league, tallied just four carries... Read More


Fantasy Football Rookie Spotlight: Audric Estimé

We've heard the phrase running backs don't matter before. That's evident in the real-life NFL Draft, with only 12 running backs going in the first round since 2014. That list includes Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Josh Jacobs, Melvin Gordon, Todd Gurley, Saquon Barkley, Sony Michel, Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey, Ezekiel Elliott, Najee Harris, Bijan Robinson, and Jahmyr... Read More


Jaylen Waddle - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL DFS Picks

Fantasy Football Dynasty Buys and Sells - Post NFL Draft Edition

When it comes to dynasty fantasy football leagues, one of the most intriguing aspects is the fluctuations in player value in the aftermath of the NFL Draft. Players once thought of as placeholders quickly rise draft boards, while stars who seemed secure become losers in an instant. Dynasty rankings were turned upside down following the... Read More


Fantasy Football Risers and Fallers: ADP Analysis for 2024

Fantasy football never sleeps at RotoBaller! With early 2024 best ball drafts already taking place, we're digging into the ADP of fantasy football's most impactful players. NFL Network contributor and RotoBaller analyst LaQuan dives into the early ADP of some popular fantasy options. Find out which notable fantasy football contributors are rising up 2024 draft... Read More


UFL RANKINGS, FANTASY FOOTBALL,

UFL Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 8: QB, RB, WR, TE Rankings and Analysis (2024)

Week 7's UFL action did not disappoint, as the game of the week between St. Louis and Birmingham came down to the wire and delivered some impressive fantasy outings. The Renegades grabbed their first win of the season in an explosive 47-point offensive showing, the Panthers featured two new quarterbacks, and the Brahmas won a... Read More


UFL RANKINGS, FANTASY FOOTBALL,

Free UFL Betting Picks - Best Bets, Odds, Predictions for Week 8

Another 5-3 week is nothing to be upset about. Plus, that was a fun week to kick back and watch from a results standpoint. The Renegades grab their first win of the season in dominant fashion, the Stallions beat the Battlehawks in a game that lived up to the expectations and gave positive tidings for... Read More


Christian McCaffrey - Fantasy Football Rankings, DFS and Betting Picks, NFL Injury News

Early PPR Rankings for 2024 Fantasy Football Drafts: Justin Jefferson, Josh Jacobs, Stefon Diggs, Trey McBride, Malik Nabers, Jaxon Smith-Njigba

Hey, RotoBallers! The 2024 NFL Draft is over, and it's an exciting time for football as players are starting to report to offseason workouts. The heart of fantasy football draft season is around the corner. Week 1 will be here before we know it, and it's never too early to start preparing for your fantasy... Read More


Jaylen Wright - Fantasy Football Rankings, College FB, RB, NFL Draft Sleepers

Fantasy Football Dynasty League Rookie/Free-Agent Draft Review: FFPC Deeper Targets

In the offseason and preseason, as soon as the NFL Draft is over, I eagerly jump into slow fantasy football drafts. I am a big fan of the slow draft format. It extends the fun over many days and always gives me something to look forward to throughout the day. Waking up to find out... Read More


Chase Brown - Fantasy Football Rankings, Waiver Wire Pickups, Draft Sleepers

Second-Year Fantasy Football Players Who Will Break Out in 2024 - Sophomore Bounce-Back Candidates

For many years, fantasy football players tried their best to avoid rookies in drafts. Recently, it's become more common for rookies to make an impact. We've seen players like Ja’Marr Chase, Ezekiel Elliott, and Saquon Barkley finish in the top five at their positions. Even last year, we saw C.J. Stroud and Puka Nacua emerge... Read More