PDFBEJimmy Butler (who was widely owned), I lost for a second straight day, returning only $23. To make matters worse, C.J. Watson who burned me Saturday night bounced back and had more FPs than teammate Lance Stephenson. Victor Oladipo was the most disappointing player in my lineup and I finished out of the money in some contests by less than five FPs. I know many hate the "it's a marathon, not a sprint" phrase but it's true in DFS. You're going to lose at some point and it's going to happen on consecutive days. Let's try and get back on the right track tonight.
PG - Brandon Knight, $6500 - Knight burned me in the last game he played but you need to have a short memory when doing DFS. He's capable of 30-plus FPs tonight and is home with a good matchup.
SG - Jimmy Butler, $5400 - If it isn't broke, don't fix it. He had 38 FPs yesterday and should easily cover his price again tonight.
SF - Kent Bazemore, $3900 - Bazemore will probably be the most owned player in tonight's game. He's ridiculously cheap, playing in the game with the highest over/under total (221) and should be big minutes.
PF - Alexis Ajinca, $4100 - I couldn't trust Trevor Booker here going against Zach Randolph who could easily get him in foul trouble. Ajinca has 28-plus FPs in three of his last four games and hopefully doesn't get into foul trouble against DeMarcus Cousins.
C - Kevin Love, $11,300 - My favorite pick of the night as Denver gets killed in the middle. This game has the second highest over/under total and I'm expecting 50-plus FPs out of him tonight.
F - Tyreke Evans, $6000 - Don't look now but Evans is starting and getting all of the minutes he can handle. He could have some extra motivation heading back to Sacramento as well.
G - Jordan Farmar, $4300 - Farmar is coming off a monster game in which he hit 8 of 10 three-pointers. He appears to be taking over the majority minutes at point guard as Kendall Marshall hasn't scored in three games. I expect him to be heavily owned and considered Wesley Johnson here as well.
Util - Damian Lillard, $8300 - Strongly considered going with Aldridge here but Lillard is completely healthy and should have his way with the Lakers porous defense.
Tonight, I entered all big 50/50 contests priced $10 or less, totaling $158. Overall, I lost $170 yesterday putting me further in the hole for a total of $330.