Spectre’s NBA DFS Breakdown: Friday, October 20th, 2017

It’s finally Friday!  Only Saturday stands between us and football Sunday.  In the meantime, let’s crush this 10-game NBA slate.  Names that are GREEN are players I think will be chalky/cash game plays tonight, while GOLD names are players I believe to be elite tournament options.


Implied team totals as of 2PM EST:
GS: 114.5
POR: 114.5
BKN: 113
ORL: 111.5
IND: 111
PHO: 110.8
PHI: 109
WAS: 108.5
BOS: 108
LAL: 107.8
NO: 106
CLE: 105.3
DAL: 104
CHA: 103.5
MIL: 103.3
DET: 102.5
MIN: 101.8
SAC: 98.5
ATL: 98.5
UTA: 97.3


Confirmed Inactives & Situations to Monitor:
POR: Noah Vonleh
IND: Glenn Robinson III, Myles Turner
CHA: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Nicolas Batum, Michael Carter-Williams, Cody Zeller
BOS: Marcus Smart (Doubtful), Gordon Hayward, Marcus Morris
PHI: Richaun Holmes
CLE: Isaiah Thomas
MIL: Jabari Parker
DET: Reggie Bullock, Stanley Johnson (Questionable)
WAS: Markieff Morris, Jason Smith (Questionable)
ORL: Aaron Gordon (Questionable)
BKN: Jeremy Lin
UTA: Dante Exum
SAC: Bojan Bogdanovic
DAL: Seth Curry, Josh McRoberts
GS: Omri Casspi
NO: Rajon Rondo, Frank Jackson, Omer Asik, Solomon Hill, Alexis Ajinca
LAL: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Josh Hart (Questionable)
PHO: Alan Williams, Brandon Knight



D’Angelo Russell
Dennis Smith Jr.
John Wall (Could draw Bradley)
Damian Lillard
Dennis Schroder
Kyrie Irving
Elfrid Payton
Ricky Rubio
Terry Rozier
Langston Galloway
Darren Collison



Avery Bradley
Jordan Clarkson
Jaylen Brown
Victor Oladipo
Jeremy Lamb
Malik Monk
C.J. McCollum
Marco Belinelli
Bradley Beal (Could draw Bradley)
Devin Booker
Terrence Ross



LeBron James
Kevin Durant
T.J. Warren
Robert Covington
Kelly Oubre Jr. (esp. if Jason Smith sits)
Tobias Harris (if Jason Smith plays for WAS)
Jonathan Simmons



Ben Simmons
Jae Crowder
Thaddeus Young
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Trevor Booker
Domantas Sabonis
Larry Nance Jr.



Joel Embiid
Jusuf Nurkic
Dwight Howard
Al Jefferson

Marcin Gortat
Al Horford

Brook Lopez
Nikola Vucevic


This post will be updated as news/lineups emerge, and as I continue to research the slate.  Come back frequently to check for updates! 

Good luck.

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