NBA DFS Plays Wednesday 11/3

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This article aims to highlight some of the best NBA DFS Plays at every position for your cash game lineups. Keep in mind that the following player write-ups were constructed earlier in the day, and sometimes injury/rest situations can alter the fantasy landscape. Monitoring our NBA News & Headlines Feed throughout the day will keep you in the loop while giving you the subsequent DFS consequences of each information piece.

We’ll take a look at Wednesday’s 11-game slate starting at 7:00 ET.

POINT GUARD

Cole Anthony – Orlando (vs. Boston) - DK: $7,600 / FD: $7,100 / Yahoo: $27

Anthony is a steady mid-range play with upside. His salary has caught up to his talents this month, but this is a game where I think he’ll continue to be worth it. Boston gives up the eighth-most overall fantasy points, ranking 26th in defensive efficiency. Both sides should be able to score with ease in this one, and I’m overall pretty bullish on this game tonight. Anthony has not played fewer than 30 MPG nor scored fewer than 10 PPG. He’s had two double-doubles, and been just a couple assists short a couple other times. He puts up stats in every category and the first triple-double could happen at any time.

Also Consider: Steph Curry, Cole Anthony, Devonte’ Graham, LaMelo Ball, Ja Morant, Damian Lillard (top tournament play), Darius Garland, Spencer Dinwiddie

SHOOTING GUARD

Svi Mykhailiuk – Toronto (at Washington) - DK: $3,700 / FD: $4,500 / Yahoo: $11

With Scottie Barnes sidelined, Mykhailiuk’s value has soared while his salary has remained in the dust. Which is just how we like it. You can build a really solid, high-upside lineup with the savings you get here with Mykhailiuk. In his first game without Barnes, he was able to fill the stat sheet with 15 points, five rebounds, five assists, and two steals in 34 minutes vs. New York. Washington is a fairly similar on-paper matchup for the Raptors, so we could easily see a similar stat line. At this price, anything over 20 fantasy points is gravy.

Also Consider: Fred VanVleet, Zach LaVine, Anthony Edwards, Caris LeVert, Collin Sexton, Jalen Suggs, Tyrese Haliburton/Buddy Hield

SMALL FORWARD

DeMar DeRozan – Chicago (at Philadelphia) - DK: $8,500 (PF) / FD: $8,200 / Yahoo: $34

DeRozan continues to impress in a crowded Bulls starting lineup. It’s a little weird rostering him as PF on DraftKings, but we can make it work. There’s not much that needs to be said about DeRozan – he’s one of the most reliable players in the league, playing very consistent minutes and returning right around 40 fantasy points per game. With his range overlapping the more expensive guys at any of the G/F positions, I’m paying less for a secure floor and 50-plus upside at the position tonight.

Also Consider: Paul George, Jaylen Brown, OG Anunoby, Kevin Durant, Chris Duarte, Andrew Wiggins, Kelly Oubre Jr.

POWER FORWARD

Kyle Kuzma – Washington (vs. Toronto) - DK: $7,100 / FD: $6,900 / Yahoo: $23

Kuzma is still playing heavy minutes for the Wizards, and generally returning great value with full stat sheets. He put up his standard fantasy point per minute the first time these teams met this year, and though his range is mid-20’s to mid-40’s, his salary seems fair. The Wizards are favored at home, where – small sample size alert! – Kuzma has been playing more minutes and scoring an average of 13 more fantasy points per game. He’s just a nice solid fit that allows me to have some flexibility with my stars in the G, F or Utility slots.

Also Consider: Julius Randle, Domantas Sabonis, Evan Mobley, Jayson Tatum, Draymond Green, Thaddeus Young

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CENTER

Al Horford – Boston (at Orlando) - DK: $6,900 / FD: $7,900 / Yahoo: $25

Surprisingly, Horford looks like he did two years ago with the Celtics. Out there averaging 40 fantasy points a night, Horford has been equally good at home or on the road, and whether he plays 26 minutes or 40 minutes. I’d love to get up to Valanciunas or Jokic tonight, but it’s tough. Horford gives me the floor I want for cash games and the matchup is such that he could easily get into the upper 40’s or 50 fantasy points tonight. The Magic turn the ball over at the third-highest rate and give up the fifth-most overall fantasy points.

Also Consider: Nikola Jokic, Karl-Anthony Towns, Jonas Valanciunas, Joel Embiid, Mo Bamba, Richaun Holmes, Clint Capela (especially if John Collins is out), Drew Eubanks

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Spurs – Watch out for the Spurs starting lineup tonight with the news that Jakob Poeltl will be out. Thaddeus Young could be in line for more work, and Doug McDermott could return some strong value tonight if he's back. Drew Eubanks, at minimum salary everywhere, could be the solution tonight in a good matchup with the Mavericks, who allow the third-most fantasy points to opposing centers.

Steph Curry (PG – GSW) should continue to shine tonight as the Warriors take on the Hornets in a fast-paced game with the highest over/under of the slate (226 points). He’s averaging over 50 fantasy points per game and Charlotte ranks just 27th in defensive efficiency. This should be a great spot for him…if you can afford the astronomical salary ($11,000 DK, $49 Yahoo, and $10,100 FD). He actually feels like a bargain on FanDuel, and if you can make it work, I love him tonight in any format.

Kemba Walker (G – NYK) had three great games in a row before coming back down to 25 fantasy points vs. Toronto on Monday. He should be able to bounce back to close to 40 tonight in the slate’s best PG matchup with the Pacers. Vegas predicts a close and somewhat high scoring game tonight, with the Pacers being a below-average defensive team so far. Malcolm Brogdon will probably be back tonight, but this is still a team that has the fourth-highest turnover rate while playing at a faster pace than the Knicks. People are reluctant to trust Kemba, being anchored in his slow start to the season, so you can still get him at very low rostership.