Love these six game slates for NBA DFS when it comes to lineup construction. The player pools are sized just right and you can really focus on a core to build your lineups around. Part of that core build is identifying the top value plays to put in those lineups to help you get the top tier plays. Let's break down the top values for Yahoo, DraftKings and FanDuel for tonight.
Please note, that while these players may be under specific sites, they are all great values for tonight's contests and can be used across platforms.
Lonnie Walker, SG - Just $2 above min-price, Walker has been fantastic this season off the bench for the Spurs, having scored at least 17 points in three of the four games this year. In the Spurs overtime loss to the Lakers, Walker went for 21 points with six assists and two rebounds. He has seen at least 25 minutes in three of the four games this season which bodes well for his consistency moving forward.
Jalen Brunson, PG - The man just dropped a double-double and got bumped up to JUST $11. Brunson is instant offense off the bench for the Mavericks and with Kristaps Porzingis out of the lineup tonight we could very well see him get extended run as the Mavs play small and look for the offensive punch that Brunson can provide.
Desmond Bane, SF - Yahoo is asleep at the wheel here with Brunson being priced at just $13. All the man has done is average 31.6 fantasy points per game through the first four games of the year having played 30 minutes a night for the Grizzlies.
Devin Vassell, SG/SF - Vassell is off to a great start for the Spurs this season, averaging 12.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.8 steals per game. With news that Doug McDermott is going to miss extended time we could see Vassell play 30+ minutes here once again. Great value.
Damion Lee, PG - While Steph Curry and Jordan Poole get all the love we have seen Lee come off the bench and average almost 20 FP over 27 minutes off the bench. Last time out he went for 26.75 DK points over 26 minutes against the Thunder. If you need a spend down option on this smaller slate then Lee could be the guy.
Hassan Whiteside, C - This one is trending towards being a blowout so we could get some extra garbage time run here from Whiteside who has always been an elite fantasy point per minute producer. In three games this season Whiteside is averaging 21.1 fantasy points per game over just 16.2 minutes. The Rockets are 9.5 point underdogs tonight.
Montrezl Harrell, C/PF - I know the price doesn't exactly scream "value" but take a real look at his price compared to other starting centers tonight and you will see that he is actually the cheapest starter on the board. Daniel Gafford went down with an injury last night against the Celtics and Harrell exploded for 25 points, 11 rebounds, one assist and two blocks in 38 minutes. Harrell has ALWAYS been a fantasy point per minute monster and could be in for a big workload against the Hawks tonight.
Maxi Kleber, PF - Likely going to enter the starting lineup tonight with Kristaps Porzingis out due to injury. Kleber isn't an exciting player but he is a guy that does a little bit of everything. Last season in 17 games in which he played at least 30 minutes he averaged 8.5 points. 6.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 0.8 blocks and 0.5 steals over 33.8 minutes.
Keita Bates-Diop, SF - We saw him play 29 minutes against the Lakers and finish with six points, seven rebounds and two steals. With Doug McDermott out of the lineup we may see more of KBD here tonight and he is min-price.