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12/2 DFS Diamonds: DFS Pro J.P. on NBA



I’ll be focusing on my core and GPP plays for 12/2 DFS NBA for each position along with my favorite value plays.   

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My Core and Value Plays by Position:

  • Core Plays – PG – 12/2 DFS
    • Trae Young, PG, ATL
    • Ky Bowman, PG, GS
    • Dennis Smith Jr., PG, NY
      • I’m listing three PG’s and I think Tomas Satoransky can also be considered here.  With Smith Jr., he’s almost a lock on both sites if Ntilikina is OUT. If he’s in, I’ll go Bowman and Trae Young most likely. GS and ATL are two of the worst defenses in the league and both have killer matchups. I believe Bowman will start with Green out so be on the lookout in case he doesn’t start.
  • Core Plays – SG- 12/2 DFS
    • Core Play – Zach Lavine, SG, CHI
      • Lavine is playing at another level these past four games.  He has the potential to put up a dud like he did most of the season, but I tend to ride the hot streak against a beat-up Kings team, who allow a lot of points.
    • Value Play – DeAndre Bembry, SG, ATL
      • I like this play more if Reddish is OUT. If in, you might be able to still use Bembry, especially on FD, as he’s too cheap
  • Core Plays – SF- 12/2 DFS
    • Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, MIL
      • Giannis faces a terrible defense and high paced Knicks team. He’s my top pay up of the night. I’d love some Trae Young with him and it could happen with the value on the slate
    • Value Play – Justin Holiday, SF, IND
      • Holiday has low key been a solid DFS contributor and if JaKarr Sampson is still OUT, he could get some more minutes once again. We need some salary savers if we want Lavine, ABC, and Trae.
  • Core Plays – PF- 12/2 DFS
    • Al Horford, PF, PHI
    • Eric Paschall, PF, GS
    • Dario Saric, PF, PHX
      • Now we get to the tough position.  I’m listing three because this position is actually quite ugly tonight. I list Horford, but it’s super risky with so many mouths to feed.  The thing about the Utah Jazz is they defend well, but kind of struggle against the SF and PF position. Tobias Harris could be sneaky, but with PF being a crapshoot, I’d lean Paschall and Saric since they are way cheaper and have better matchups. I don’t hate Horford play though so I think it could work out.
  • Core Plays – C- 12/2 DFS
    • Lock Value Play – Robin Lopez, C, MIL
      • Brook Lopez is doubtful and he’s still a minimum salary on FD. Don’t hesitate to lock him in on both sites. If I had done it, I’d have a live final ticket for NBA L

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Javier Prellezo is a Full Time DFS player for the past 2 years. His highlights include: 2019 WFBC Finalist and winnings of over $200,000 in MLB DFS during the 2019 season. 1st place finishes in MLB DFS – $20,000+ in winnings on FanDuel on 6 different occasions during the 2019 season (6/4, 6/12, 6/15, 7/27, 9/1, and 9/2). In 2019 NFL DFS, 4 qualified WFFC tickets through the first 6 weeks of the season including 2 top 3 finishes netting $40,000+ in profit. In October of 2019 he qualified for the NHL Live Final from DraftKings, won $20,000 on FanDuel by having three of the Top 15 spots in the Sunday Night Football tournament, tied with fellow Win Daily DFS Expert David Jones for the top spot in the NFL Showdown tournament and took down multiple NBA tournaments in one night with a $12,000 top prize on each. He added another $15,000 by taking five of the top six spots in the FanDuel NHL Breakaway tournament in a single night.

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