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FanDuel NBA DFS Lineup Picks (4/17/19): Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice


We have a three-games slate tonight, which is the number of games we should on a nightly basis throughout the playoffs. Limited options at each position, but let's jump in.

In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy basketball lineup picks for FanDuel on 4/17/19. These DFS lineup picks can vary from higher-priced players and elite options to lower-priced players and value picks on FanDuel. You can also check out today's DraftKings lineup picks. Remember to check your lineups before tipoff for injury updates.

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FanDuel DFS Guards

Cory Joseph - PG, IND @ BOS (FD - $4,300)

Joseph has actually been playing better than Darren Collison and Joseph is still cheaper. He comes in with 21 fantasy points or more in four of his last five games but had only 17 in Game 1 from 23 minutes on the floor. Is this a tough matchup? Yes. The Celtics allowed only 42 FanDuel points per game to point guards this season which was the second fewest in the league. Tough matchup, but Joseph is splitting minutes with Collison and still comes in cheaper.

Sterling Brown - SG, MIL vs DET (FD - $4,500)

Brown played 24 minutes in Game 1 of this series and was able to post a very impressive 37 FanDuel points. He comes in at only $4.5K tonight and if his minutes are going to be in the mid-twenties, we want to look to him as a very secure option. The point per minute production will certainly vary from game to game, but we have to take all the savings we can get on a three-game slate.

 

FanDuel DFS Forwards

Giannis Antetokounmpo - SF, MIL vs DET (FD - $12,900)

It's going to be the Greek Freak show every time he is on the slate and that is shown by the fact he posted an insane 52 fantasy points in 23 minutes. Just under two fantasy points per minute is simply amazing production you simply cannot pass up when he is basically one of the two players on the slate who can do that. It's him and Harden on the same slate as the two players who could legitimately reach two fantasy points per minute. Don't fade him, lock him in.

Marcus Morris - PF, BOS vs IND (FD - $5,100)

Morris is one of the players for the Celtics who will continue to see plenty of minutes going forward since they lost Marcus Smart due to an injury. Yes, they don't play the same position, but the 29 minutes in Game 1 should a good indication of where he will be moving forward. He posted 28 fantasy points in those 29 minutes, which probably won't be consistent but he is only 5.1K and we can take a hit there.

 

FanDuel DFS Centers

Clint Capela - C, HOU vs UTA (FD - $8,700)

Capela is in a tough matchup no doubt against Gobert and the Jazz, which could make him a lower owned option tonight. Not going to say he will be sneaky, it's only three games tonight, but Caplea vs Gobert vs Drummond vs Horford should lead to most DFS players looking to all of them ahead of Capela. He was able to post over one fantasy point per minute in Game 1, making him a usable option on this slate.

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