DraftKings NBA DFS Core Plays & Cheat Sheet – December 6, 2019

Welcome to the FC Insights Core Plays and Cheat Sheet Article for DraftKings.

In this post, we will be breaking down our top options and plays for DraftKings for each night of the 2019-2020 NBA DFS season.

Core Plays

SG/SF-Jimmy Butler-$8,100

Butler is one of the hottest players in the NBA. In his past two games, Butler is averaging 29.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, eight assists, and 1.5 steals. Butler has 55.5 and 62.25 fantasy points in those two games. At some point, Butler is going to cool down especially on this deep Heat team but I don’t think that day is today for two reasons. The first is the Heat are not going to be as deep as normal tonight with Goran Dragic ruled out and Justise Winslow who just made his return from injury questionable. The second reason is the elite match-up against the Wizards. The Wizards rank dead last in team defensive net rating and dead last in fantasy points allowed per game to shooting guards.

PG/SF-Kris Dunn-$4,900

Dunn has started the past three games for the Bulls and played well. In those three starts, Dunn is averaging 8.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.7 steals, and 21.67 fantasy points in 28 minutes of action. Tonight I am expecting Dunn to have an even better performance as I really like the match-up for him tonight against the Warriors. The Warriors rank in the bottom five in fantasy points allowed per game and defensive efficiency to wing players this season.

C-Bam Adebayo-$7,500

Adebayo has failed to produce over 30 fantasy points in two straight games and in three of his past four games but that doesn’t bother me tonight as he is going to have a huge bounce-back game in this one. The reason I feel that Adebayo is going to have a huge bounce-back game tonight is due to his elite match-up against the Wizards. The Wizards as I mentioned earlier are the worst defensive team in the NBA but what I didn’t mention earlier is they also are the worst rebounding team in the NBA.

SG/SF-Jaylen Brown-$6,800

I hate the match-up for Brown against the Nuggets as they play at the slowest pace in the NBA and have the leagues’ best defensive net rating but I am having a hard time not rostering him tonight with the way he is playing. Brown has at least 32 fantasy points in 11 of his past 13 games and has at least 40 fantasy points in four of his past six games. One of those games where he was able to produce over 40 fantasy points during this stretch happened to also come against the Nuggets which makes the bad match-up a little more tolerable.

Cheat Sheet

Please note that we can only list a player at one position on the cheat sheets and unless otherwise noted I like the player at both of their eligible positions.

$ TierPGSGSFPFC
High
Damian Lillard
(8.5k / 47.76)
Jimmy Butler
(8.1k / 52.34)
Giannis Antetokounmpo
(11.3k / 67.97)
Anthony Davis
(9.6k / 56.32)
Karl-Anthony Towns
(10.4k / 57.39)
Spencer Dinwiddie
(8.2k / 41.17)
Andre Drummond
(9.4k / 50.17)
Medium
Zach LaVine
(7.8k / 39.38)
Buddy Hield
(7.6k / 35.46)
Eric Paschall
(6.2k / 28.45)
Domantas Sabonis
(7.8k / 41.21)
Bam Adebayo
(7.5k / 43.31)
DeMar DeRozan
(7.4k / 38.08)
Blake Griffin
(6.7k / 32.57)
Jarrett Allen
(7.2k / 33.96)
Jaylen Brown
(6.8k / 35.97)
Wendell Carter Jr.
(6.6k / 34.59)
Steven Adams
(6.3k / 31.57)
Evan Fournier
(6.6k / 33.39)
Low
Draymond Green
(5.9k / 26.19)
Garrett Temple
(5.8k / 27.53)
Davis Bertans
(5.7k / 32.92)
Rui Hachimura
(5.7k / 34.98)
Jakob Poeltl
(5.8k / 23.80)
Markelle Fultz
(5.6k / 28.33)
Robert Covington
(5.6k / 30.41)
Moritz Wagner
(5k / 34.44)
Kris Dunn
(4.9k / 26.91)
Kendrick Nunn
(4.8k / 33.81)
Ishmael Smith
(3.6k / 28.99)

About Zach Qualtieri

Zach is an accomplished fantasy player who has had success in multiple sports across multiple platforms. Zach specializes in cash games where he can often be found playing $25 H2Hs but has also had a lot of success in GPPs as an 11-time winner of a large field GPP. When not talking about fantasy sports, Zach enjoys hanging out with his son. If you have any questions about fantasy or sports in general Zach can be found on Twitter @zachsgotmoxy.

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