Fanduel & DraftKings NBA Lineup Picks – January 11th 2017

Introducing your Fanduel & DraftKings NBA DFS Lineup Picks for GPP & Cash Games for January 11th, 2017.

Juke’s Quick Take

I was right about the TOR vs BOS being a great potential playoff matchup, but I should have stacked the raptors and put Jonas & Demar in my lineup. Anyway, we have a nice 6 game slate with lots of value and all stars available.

My favorite game targets are:

  • BOS vs Was
  • MEM vs OKC
  • CLE vs POR
  • HOU vs MIN

With lots of value opening up, I think you can squeeze in 2 or 3 superstars and build around them using some nice value picks. I will cover them in my Top 5 Picks of the night.

Key Inactives Tonight

Eric Gordon is OUT – Bumps up James Harden, Trevor Ariza and Ryan Anderson

Zach Lavine is Doubtful – Bumps up Andrew Wiggins and Shabazz Muhammed

Check Basketball Monster for updates before 7pm EST lock.

My Top 5 Picks of the Night

PG – Mike Conley

With Marcus Smart being so chalky (and for good reason), I want to target Mike Conley in a potential playoff matchup that should provide lots of value on the Memphis side. Memphis completely destroyed OKC at home earlier in the season in a matchup that Conley missed. I doubt OKC gets blown out at home so this game should be close.

Memphis went into Golden State and beat them so I think a Memphis stack is a great move in Tournaments. My favorite play is Conley. He is coming off b2b 40+ FDP games on the road and has a chance to get steals and assists. He should be low owned with everyone playing Westbrook, IT2 and John Wall.

SG – James Harden

This guy is unbelievable. B2b 40 points, 10+ rebounds and 10+ assist games. You are playing him every night if you can fit him in. Not much else to say here. The b2b doesn’t scare me because Eric Gordon is still out so James will have a heavy workload again.

SF – Robert Covington

The Knicks are a complete mess and will probably have to rebuild their team next season. Right now, I want to pick on the Knicks and my favorite play is Robert Covington. He went off against the Knicks last season and put up 47 FDP points.

We nailed the Buddy Hield pick last time the Knicks played and I will continue targeting 3 pt shooters against the Knicks. He has 5 straight 30+ FDP games and is a safe play in cash games and tournaments.

PF – Al Fariq Aminu

Aminu is one of the most undervalued players across the industry. His rebounding numbers are up and he grabbed 15 rebounds last night against the Lakers. I have no problems targetting players against the Cavs since they are really struggling on their current road trip (nearly lost to Phoenix in a close game). This game should be high scoring as well so I want some cheap exposure with Aminu.

C – Bismack Biyombo

I think Karl Anthony Towns is a wonderful play, but he is very expensive and may be high owned due to his last performance. I am going against the grain here and plugging in Bismack Biyombo. He put up 24 FDP against the Lakers and 24 FDP last matchup vs the Clippers.

Serge Ibaka is questionable, and if Serge sits, then I expect Biyombo to play heavy minutes since they have nobody else to guard Deandre Jordan and keep him off the glass. Deandre isn’t an offensive threat so we don’t have to worry about foul trouble. He is super cheap and lets you fit James Harden and Lebron James into your lineup.

Fanduel Lineup

PG: Marcus Smart

PG: Mike Conley

SG: James Harden

SG: JJ Redick

SF: Lebron James

SF: Robert Covington

PF: Al Faruq Aminu

PF: Zach Randolph

C: Bismack Biyombo

Draftkings Lineup

PG: James Harden

SG: Troy Daniels

SF: Robert Covington

PF: Al Faruq Aminu

C: Zach Randolph

G: Shabazz Muhammed

F: Lebron James

Util: Shabazz Muhammed



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Juke is an avid daily fantasy sports player who competes in NFL, NBA, EPL & UCL. He's been playing DFS for 5 years and shares his successes & failures on RotoJuke. You can track his DFS gameplay by checking out his profile: jukebox9988. Follow Juke on Twitter.

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