Description: NBA DFS And Fantasy Team Picks, Studs, Values, Projections, Match Centre on August 19: Friday’s slate offers two riveting games with the ties preciously level at 1-1
Where game 1 of these four fixtures went according to plan, the second round games where anything but. Dallas Mavericks finally unveiled their full mettle to restore parity against the Clippers with Utah jazz previously having drawn level with Miami Heat after downing them 124-105.
Where both these fixtures are tantalisingly poised to make for two edge of the seat thrillers today, the other encounters are largely foregone conclusions. Both the Raptors and Boston should end up winning a third successive game today and with sit on the verge of qualifying from the playoffs.
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Luka Doncic, 10,800
There’s just no halting Luka Doncic at the moment. He’s spearheading Dallas Mavericks’ cause at the moment with his ever reliable and dependable quality coming to the fore once again for the side in game 2.
Only this time, his 28 points, 7 assists and 8 rebounds ended up transpiring into a game winning performance for the club. Sitting on the brink of yet another triple-double on the day, the point guard is torching his way into the annuls of the finest players this season to see him retain his place in our side.
Shake Milton, 4,500
Registering almost 30 minutes in both of the bygone encounters, Shake Milton offers sublime value for today’s encounter. Unlike a majority of his counterparts, he’s not been deterred by Boston Celtics with his ability to shoot from the deep seeing him come up with a good amount of points.
Norman Powell, 4,300
Norman Powell emerged as a pleasant game winner for the Raptors the last time around. In a quandary with the Nets defining well, the Raptors needed someone to take the onus of shooting with a high efficiency rate for them.
Fortuitously, Powell was a viable on hand to take the onus of coming up with an incisive performance for the club. He dropped 24 points and 6 rebounds, a showing which makes him a must have pick for us today.
Seth Curry, 3,900
Curry’s shooting from the midrange region and ability to open the zone for himself was pivotal to Dallas’ consummate success the last time around. The player entrapped the Clippers in a turmoil, forcing them to try and guard him given the ease with which he shot the triples.
Georges Niang, 3,200
A steady 20 minutes in both the playoff games and a reasonable number of baskets to his name make Georges Niang pristine value at just 3,200 credits. Our cheapest pick of the day, Niang is someone who can easily shoot the alleyoops today to see us ring him into our framework.
Jayson Tatum, 9,200
He wasn’t utilised for the entirety of the encounter by Boston Celtics the last time around but Tatum still ended up coming up with 33 points, 5 assists and 5 rebounds in that encounter. Boston are ripping Philadelphia apart in the playoffs with Tatum merging as the fulcrum of the side’s attacking play with his bevy of free throws, second chance points and offhanded shots.
Royce O’Neale, 4,100
Royce did it all for Utah Jazz against Denver the last time around. Making imprints in all the dockets, he piled on 9 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists, a well rounded display of articulate basketball which sees us snag up his services.
Joel Embiid, 9,800
His 34-10 double-double in game 2 was Embiid’s second double-double on the spin in the playoffs. He played a quiessential role in running havoc through Philadelphia’s ranks as he latched onto both the board and dimes to convert the points in the paint.
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