FANDUEL NBA PROJECTIONS

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SF
PGLuka Doncic$12.7kDALLAC6
59.4
4.68
223112.8
PGShai Gilgeous-Alexander$10.9kOKCNO8
47.8
4.38
214.5111.5
SF/SFJ. Tatum$9.7kBOSMIA24
46.8
4.82
209.5111.8
PGT. Haliburton$9.8kINDMIL25
46.0
4.70
231.5116.5
PGD. Lillard$9.6kMILIND9
45.3
4.72
231.5115
PG/PGJ. Harden$8.1kLACDAL15
43.1
5.33
223110.3
PG/SGK. Irving$9.5kDALLAC6
42.9
4.52
223112.8
SG/SFPaul George$8.4kLACDAL22
42.6
5.07
223110.3
SF/PFK. Leonard Q$8.6kLACDAL27
42.4
4.93
223110.3
CBam Adebayo$8.4kMIABOS8
39.6
4.71
209.597.8
SFP. Siakam$7.7kINDMIL13
38.5
5.00
231.5116.5
PG/PFB. Ingram$8.0kNOOKC14
37.7
4.71
214.5103
SG/SGJ. Brown$8.3kBOSMIA6
37.0
4.46
209.5111.8
CChet Holmgren$8.0kOKCNO17
36.1
4.51
214.5111.5
PG/PGT. Herro$8.2kMIABOS12
36.0
4.39
209.597.8
SF/SFK. Middleton$7.7kMILIND14
35.4
4.60
231.5115
PG/SGCJ McCollum$7.9kNOOKC14
35.4
4.48
214.5103
PF/CK. Porzingis$8.9kBOSMIA12
35.4
3.98
209.5111.8
PF/CB. Portis$7.2kMILIND24
34.6
4.80
231.5115
PG/SGJ. Williams$7.8kOKCNO8
32.1
4.11
214.5111.5
CM. Turner$7.0kINDMIL21
32.0
4.58
231.5116.5
PGJrue Holiday$6.8kBOSMIA13
30.1
4.43
209.5111.8
SG/SGTrey Murphy$6.3kNOOKC11
30.1
4.78
214.5103
CB. Lopez$5.7kMILIND3
29.9
5.25
231.5115
PG/SGD. White$7.2kBOSMIA13
29.8
4.14
209.5111.8
PG/PGJosh Giddey$7.0kOKCNO8
29.2
4.17
214.5111.5
CI. Zubac$6.3kLACDAL7
28.9
4.58
223110.3
PF/CP.J. Washington$6.4kDALLAC10
27.9
4.37
223112.8
CD. Gafford$6.1kDALLAC11
26.4
4.33
223112.8
CJ. Valanciunas$5.8kNOOKC5
25.9
4.46
214.5103
SF/SGJ. Jaquez$5.9kMIABOS4
25.6
4.34
209.597.8
SG/SGN. Powell$5.5kLACDAL22
25.2
4.58
223110.3
PGR. Westbrook$5.7kLACDAL15
24.4
4.28
223110.3
SF/PFH. Jones$5.7kNOOKC9
24.0
4.20
214.5103
PGT.J. McConnell$5.5kINDMIL25
23.8
4.33
231.5116.5
SG/PFA. Nesmith$5.1kINDMIL7
22.8
4.47
231.5116.5
PG/PGA. Nembhard$4.9kINDMIL25
22.0
4.49
231.5116.5
C/CL. Nance$5.9kNOOKC5
21.3
3.61
214.5103
SF/SGLuguentz Dort$5.3kOKCNO12
21.0
3.97
214.5111.5
PF/PFC. Martin$4.7kMIABOS5
20.9
4.46
209.597.8
PGP. Pritchard$4.5kBOSMIA13
19.9
4.42
209.5111.8
PGD. Wright$4.5kMIABOS12
19.4
4.32
209.597.8
PG/SFTerance Mann$5.0kLACDAL15
19.2
3.83
223110.3
PGJose Alvarado$4.6kNOOKC14
18.7
4.07
214.5103
PFAl Horford$5.4kBOSMIA12
18.5
3.43
209.5111.8
PGP. Beverley$5.2kMILIND9
17.7
3.40
231.5115
SF/PFH. Highsmith$4.8kMIABOS4
17.7
3.69
209.597.8
PFN. Jovic$4.4kMIABOS5
17.5
3.98
209.597.8
CJ. Smith$4.8kINDMIL21
17.0
3.55
231.5116.5
SF/SFNaji Marshall$4.0kNOOKC9
16.3
4.08
214.5103
SF/SFJae Crowder$4.2kMILIND14
16.0
3.82
231.5115
SG/SGM. Beasley$4.7kMILIND27
16.0
3.41
231.5115
PG/PGDante Exum$4.2kDALLAC6
15.5
3.68
223112.8
PFObi Toppin$4.6kINDMIL1
15.3
3.32
231.5116.5
CM. Plumlee$4.4kLACDAL7
15.2
3.45
223110.3
SG/SFTim Hardaway Q$4.6kDALLAC21
15.2
3.31
223112.8
SGPat Connaughton$4.2kMILIND27
15.1
3.59
231.5115
C/CKevin Love$4.3kMIABOS8
15.0
3.48
209.597.8
CD. Lively$4.5kDALLAC11
14.9
3.31
223112.8
SFAmir Coffey$4.5kLACDAL27
14.8
3.28
223110.3
SGSam Hauser$4.3kBOSMIA6
14.8
3.44
209.5111.8
PG/SGC. Wallace$4.1kOKCNO8
14.4
3.50
214.5111.5
SF/SGG. Hayward$4.4kOKCNO12
14.2
3.23
214.5111.5
SG/SFD. Robinson Q$4.3kMIABOS3
14.0
3.27
209.597.8
SF/SGJosh Green$4.1kDALLAC8
13.6
3.31
223112.8
PGBen Sheppard$3.9kINDMIL25
12.7
3.26
231.5116.5
SFD. Jones$4.0kDALLAC8
12.3
3.08
223112.8
C/CJ. Williams$4.3kOKCNO17
12.2
2.83
214.5111.5
PF/CMaxi Kleber$4.2kDALLAC10
12.0
2.86
223112.8
PFK. Williams$3.8kOKCNO4
12.0
3.15
214.5111.5
SGIsaiah Joe$4.2kOKCNO4
11.1
2.64
214.5111.5
PGB. Hyland$4.2kLACDAL15
10.8
2.57
223110.3
SFA. Wiggins$4.2kOKCNO12
10.2
2.43
214.5111.5
PGD. Daniels$3.7kNOOKC14
8.2
2.22
214.5103
PGAJ Green$3.6kMILIND9
7.8
2.18
231.5115
SFDoug McDermott$3.6kINDMIL13
6.3
1.74
231.5116.5
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Reliable NBA DFS Projections

Daily Fantasy Fuel factors in a huge amount of variables to come up with our NBA projections. Minutes are key in NBA DFS, so we look at projected game scores, historical points per minute played, and who is likely to pick up minutes whenever injuries are announced. Not to mention a ton of other factors like rivalries and back-to-back night fatigue. We also believe in being fully transparent with our projections, so you can look back at previous weeks and see how accurate we were.

NBA Projection changes throughout the day

Injury news is critical to NBA projections, whether its for NBA DFS or for player props. Projections will change constantly throughout the day, with the biggest news and changes usually happening in the 60 minute leadup to the start of a slate. It's not uncommon for us to do 50+ updates in just the final 30 minutes before slate start alone. You have to stay on top of injury news to be succesful at NBA DFS and player props. Our projections always show the "last updated" timestamp at the top of the screen, so you can tell when we last refreshed our projections. Keep an eye on this timestamp to know how fresh the NBA player projections are. Sometimes during the day it might be there's no meaningful updates to report for hours, while as the day goes on they'll come fast and furious.

What factors go into NBA Player Projections?

While our exact algorithm and weighting is proprietary, there's a few key factors that go into our NBA Player projections. We start with a baseline that looks at player historical performance, usage, minutes, and fantasy points per minute. Layered on top of that, the matchup becomes key. Projected game score, pace, and defensive rankings are variables which nudge a players typical performance up or down. A game with a 238 total and a 1.5 spread is going to be high scoring and fast, while a game with a 216 total and 11.5 spread suggests a blowout and one-sided game. A slow paced game between two top-rated defences will typically result in lower relative projections compared to a fast-pace one.

Perhaps the most impactful to NBA DFS projections are going to be same-day injury announcements and starting lineup news. Having a key player like LeBron, Luka, or Jokic scratch out for the night with a suprise illness means that their usual 50+ FPTS are going to be up for graps among the rest of the team. It also means that someone who usually doesn't get the start is getting promoted to starter and is going to get that bump in minutes. Those $3000 price point guys who get called up for a big injury might end up having an 8x value night, put down 27 FTPS, and be the chalk play of the night. Our projections algorithm combined with statistical analysis techniques factors all of the above into our daily projections.

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