Ayton, DeRozan Lead Optimal DFS Lineup

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As the 2021-22 NBA regular season rolls on, we've already begun to see actionable trends in the world of NBA daily fantasy. Injuries have yielded more opportunities for perhaps lesser-known players and many are excelling in their new roles. This is a promising development for savvy DFS managers out there, as the sharp competitors know there's elite-upside value on the board among these kinds of players. Luckily, there's no need to spend hours on research, as we're here to assist you in assembling your DFS lineup for every night of NBA action all season long.

At NBC Sports EDGE, we're striving to give you the tools to secure a profit in your DFS competitions. As tonight's tip-off looms closer, we're unveiling our 2021 NBA Optimizer as part of our DFS Tools package. Aimed at giving you the knowledge you need to stay a step ahead of the rest of the daily fantasy community all season long — from the optimizer to DFS projections, salary tracker and past results to exclusive expert columns — this year's edition of NBA DFS Tools is the finest we've ever produced.

Today we get a taste of the lineup Optimizer tool, which synthesizes an optimal lineup for a given night's slate of NBA action. It takes the pricing and matchups into account, making it effortlessly easy to construct a lineup with high-scoring upside. Tonight's slate features 11 games and our Optimizer sees bargains and price points worth jumping on early. See who's likely to provide solid value for DFS lineups tonight:

NBA DFS Lineup Optimizer | Wednesday, Nov. 17

Yahoo pricing | $200 budget

PG Ricky Rubio, CLE | $24 | 44.0 proj pts

SG Tim Hardaway Jr., DAL | $18 | 31.1 proj pts

G Jalen Brunson, DAL | $20 | 41.4 proj pts

SF Isaac Okoro, CLE | $11 | 31.8 proj. pts

PF DeMar DeRozan, CHI | $37 | 47.1 proj. pts

F Kristaps Porzingis, DAL | $31 | 43.3 proj. pts

C Deandre Ayton, PHO | $29 | 40.3 proj. pts

UTIL Cole Anthony, ORL | $29 | 41.6 proj. pts

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