The most important aspect of making successful NBA fantasy basketball picks is process. From top to bottom, members of the Awesemo team all have their own way of going about achieving NBA DFS success, while utilizing the tools and projections from the site. Josh Engleman has created a new show to take you through the process of starting every daily fantasy basketball slate. Whether you wake up at the crack of dawn, or get into things later in the afternoon, this show will be invaluable in helping set the stage for what to expect from the day’s slate. Josh will take you through his early thoughts about each game while reviewing the expected minutes and usage allocation for each team on the slate, accounting for any changing scenarios that will impact lineup construction for DraftKings and FanDuel contests.
Stream starts at 6:30 a.m. EST.
Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Strategy | March 29
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Daily Fantasy Tools
Our NBA DFS projections are managed by Alex Baker and updated throughout the day as more information becomes available, up until the last game tips. Projections are an integral part of a winning process for NBA DFS and using Awesemo’s projections provide you a system that’s proven to win money in tournaments over several seasons of action.
These NBA rankings for fantasy points and value are derived directly from my own fantasy NBA projections. Roster players with solid value rankings and spend most, if not all of your salary to build competitive lineups for your leagues.
NBA Boom/Bust Tool
In all DFS sports, being able to compare the strength of a player each day versus their popularity is key to success. In NBA, correlations between players are less valuable, so the strength of each play can be considered individually. For each player, I calculate the standard deviation based on a variety of factors, then I use that to calculate the ceiling (75th-percentile performance), the floor (25th-percentile performance) and the probability that they will bust (not meeting value) or boom (value plus 10 points). Combining these metrics, you will be able to gain an edge on everyone by identifying under-owned or over-owned players.
NBA Ownership Projections
Initial ownership percentages are posted daily by 1:00 p.m. EST and are updated every two hours throughout the day, with a final update occurring 30 minutes before lock. Note that last-minute injury reports will impact not only the injured players’ or their replacements’ ownership, but can also affect overall roster construction and therefore, every other player on the slate.
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