FanDuel daily picks: Fantasy basketball lineup – April 7, 2018

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 24: Chris Paul
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High Salary C

Nikola Jokic, DEN at LAC ($11,000): Jokic didn’t shoot the ball particularly well on Thursday against the Timberwolves, but still managed 50.3 fantasy points thanks to his passing and rebounding. It’s a good sign for his value moving forward that he’s able to make up value even when he’s struggling to score. He needs 47.8 fantasy points to reach value on Saturday. He’s as hot as anyone not named LaMarcus Aldridge right now and you should expect him over 50 fantasy points once again. *****

Jusuf Nurkic, POR at SA ($7,500): Nurkic has missed value in his last three games. He needs 32.6 fantasy points to hit value on Saturday. He had 36.1 fantasy points against the Spurs on Jan. 7. He’s going to get his usual 26-30 minutes, which means he’ll have plenty of time to make an impact. Expect him around value on Saturday. ***

Kyle O’Quinn, NY vs MIL ($6,700): Everything is lining up in O’Quinn’s favor once again on Saturday. He’s coming off a 44.8 fantasy point effort against the Heat on Friday. Enes Kanter appears to be out again, Michael Beasley is unlikely to play after injuring himself immediately after the tip-off on Friday, and Tim Hardaway Jr. is questionable. O’Quinn will get all the points in the paint along with all the rebounds for the Knicks on Saturday. ****