5 Stats to Know: NBA DFS January 19


When it comes to NBA we have tons of advanced stats, tools and information to dive into. This article will present you with five actionable stats in order to help you with the night’s NBA DFS slate of games. 

Let’s get into some actionable stats for this slate of games that will help you find top plays and/or games in order to build your best lineups.


1. 34.9

Kyrie Irving’s usage rate shoot sup to just shy of 35% with no Kevin Durant on the floor. Seth Curry (up to 24.5%) and Nic Claxtom (19%) also get nice boosts with no KD. 

2. 23rd

Per our Advanced DvP tool, the Warriors rank 23rd against rebounders and 20th against rim protectors. This bodes well for someone like Robert Williams, who also projects as a strong value on this slate. 

3. 6

Pascal Siakam has six traits in our aDvP tool, and against all but one of those traits the Timberwolves rank in the bottom six in the league. 

4. 24th

The Raptors are known for having a good defense, but this year their defense ranks 18th in the league, and they rank 24th against primary ball handlers, making this an exciting matchup for Anthony Edwards


5. 35

Joel Embiid has scored at least 35 points in seven of his last 10 games, while averaging 35 PPG in that timeframe. 

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