DFS NBA Write-Up & Optimal Lineups: April 4
James Grande pores over all of the statistics, splits and matchups to uncover the very best DFS NBA players for today's contests
Milwaukee Bucks @ Philadelphia 76ers
I have minimal interest in the Bucks stars, specifically Giannis Antetokounmpo . He's not really playing north of 30 minutes these days and I know he can fill it up quickly, but he's very expensive and I'm not sure he'll hit value. He's OK considering it's a slate with only six teams and not many options. If Khris Middleton sits, Eric Bledsoe is an elite play. If Middleton returns to action, he's solid as he's averaged 38.1 FP/game against PHI this year.
Brook Lopez should have an easier time without Joel Embiid patrolling the middle as well. He's averaged 17.5 actual points against PHI across two meetings this year to boot. Pat Connaughton has been playing 30-plus minutes on a nightly basis and looks very good in doing so, scoring 30-plus FP in three-of-four games. Sterling Brown is going to be very popular here, especially if Middleton sits. I'm not quite sure how big his role will be if he...