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5 Stats to Know: NBA DFS March 23




When it comes to NBA DFS< 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 slate of games.

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


1. 31%

Kawhi Leonard’s usage goes up to just overer 31% this season when Paul George is off the floor. Additionally, is FPPM rate goes up to 1.29. 

2. 30th

In our Advanced DvP tool, the Hornets rank 30th against rebounder, while also ranking 22nd against scorers and 25th against skilled centers. These are the three traits that Jonas Valanciunas has.

3. 23rd

The Thunder rank 23rd against dimers, 22nd against crafty finishers and 15th against primary ball handlers. This should be a good matchup for Russell Westbrok, who can also take advantage of additional usage with Paul George out. 

4. 26.8

Over his last 10 games, Mikal Bridges is averaging 26.8 points. Bridges also has a 28.5% usage rate since being traded to the Nets. While this isn’t a great matchup, Bridges will certainly be unique after a couple of bad games and with him being in a tough spot against the Cavaliers. However, the Cavs do rank 21st in 3PT% allowed. 


5. 8th

The Hornets play at the eight-fastest pace in the NBA, while also ranking 20th in defense. This should lead to a pretty good matchup environment for the Pelicans. 

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