DraftKings NBA picks March 2: Cash today with CJ

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DraftKings NBA Small Forwards:

Best Bets:

Khris Middleton ($7,400): It’s a very weak night at the top of SF. There just isn’t much for SF-eligible players and a lot of bad matchups up here. It’s still not certain that Middleton will play, but considering he was questionable for most of the day yesterday before ultimately sitting, the Bucks were likely just saving him to help Giannis trash the Heat. Middleton put up 37.5 DraftKings points in the first meeting so this is a solid spot for him, especially when you consider how weak the position is.

Robert Covington ($6,200): This team is a great fit for Covington. He keeps putting up big stat lines with the Rockets. He is one of the better rebounders on this team as one of the tallest members. Covington put up 32.25 DraftKings points against the Knicks last week, so he’s a solid play again tonight.

Honorable Mention:

Terrence Ross ($5,400): Ross has at least 5x value in five straight and 10 of the last 11 games. It’s really nice to have him as a constant value play. DraftKings isn’t changing his price, so I’m going to keep running him. Ross is as streaky as they come. His run wont last forever, but he’s still a strong play for the price until he goes cold again.

De’Andre Hunter ($5,000): Hunter has at least 30 DraftKings points in five of the last six games. You don’t hear much about Hunter with Young and Collins around, but he has turned into a strong contributor of late. The Hawks eased the rookie into action this year. Now he’s a staple and is putting up the necessary numbers to make sure he remains one.

Dark Horses:

Kevin Porter ($4,900): With Garland out, Porter should see as many minutes as he can handle. Porter puts up some well-rounded stat lines so his floor is pretty good for a value play. His upside is very high as we saw against the Heat last week. The Cavs are going to have to attack Utah on the perimeter, so Porter could be in for a nice game here.

Duncan Robinson ($4,300): Robinson is one of the more frustrating things you can do to yourself as a DFS player, but Herro is still out and the price is very low. This is not a great matchup, but the ceiling on Robinson is really high. I’ll likely throw one dart with him just in case.