The weekend is fast approaching, but before we can kick back and watch a lot of great basketball we have one last day of work. What better way to pass the time than to sweat some CBB DFS, as we get a 6 game slate to work with for our afternoon. Let’s take a look at who we should be considering, and, as always, hit me up on Twitter (@Razzle11Grinds) with any questions you may have!
Yogi Ferrell – Indiana vs Michigan – $8,200 – The highest scoring team on this slate appears to be either Ben Simmons and LSU or Yogi Ferrell and the Indiana Hoosiers. Yogi looks awkward at times on the court but before you know it, he has dropped 30 game points and has gone for 45 fantasy points. Ferrell went for 38 fantasy points the first time these two teams played this season.
Quenton DeCosey – Temple vs USF – $7,700 – Temple is arguably in the best spot on the slate, as they take on a very bad USF team. I am a little shocked that Temple isn’t expected to break the 70 point mark in this one, so that has me a little concerned; however, the match-up is just too nice to ignore the low projected total. Temple scored 70 and 77 points against USF this season, and DeCosey put up 80.75 fantasy points in those two games.
Antonio Blakeney – LSU vs Tennessee – $6,100 – Blakeney has really stepped in for Keith Hornsby and is showing why he was such a prized recruit in his own right. Blakeney has gone for 24+ fantasy points in five straight games and has shown a 45 fantasy point upside over his last nine games. LSU is currently projected to be the highest scoring team of the slate, and Blakeney represents the best dollar for dollar way to get a big piece of their offense.
Other Options – Malcolm Hill ($8,500), Jalen Jones ($7,300), Danuel House ($7,200)
Jahmal McMurray – USF vs Temple – $5,700 – McMurray is an extremely talented freshman for USF and while Temple should win this one pretty easily, McMurray offers us a very nice upside at his price point. McMurray is coming off of a 31.75 fantasy point performance, and the last time he faced Temple he went for 33.75.
“Baulkman has gone for 61.5 fantasy points over the last two games for the Volunteers”
Devon Baulkman – Tennessee vs LSU – $5,100 – Baulkman has definitely taken over for Shembari Phillips over the last couple of games and even though Phillips continues to play high minutes, the offense has begun flowing through Baulkman. He has gone for 61.5 fantasy points over the last two games for the Volunteers. This game is expected to be the highest scoring of the slate and Baulkman should be one of the more popular options on Friday afternoon.
Chris Chiozza – Florida vs Texas A&M – $4,800 – Chiozza really burned me on Thursday, as I really expected a better performance out of him. He gets a tougher match-up in this one; however, he is the cheapest of the Florida guards, while also having had the best performance against Texas A&M the last time they played. He went for 28.5 fantasy points in that game against the tough defense of Texas A&M.
Other Options – Rodney Purvis ($5,300), KeVaughn Allen ($5,100), Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman ($5,000), Nehemias Morillo ($4,500), Detrick Mostella ($4,400), P.J. Thompson ($4,000)
Armani Moore – Tennessee vs LSU – $8,700 – Moore has a couple of 38+ fantasy point performances recently and he gets to take on a team that he lit up for 54 fantasy points the last time they met, which was just three weeks ago. We know that LSU plays very casual defense and Tennessee is expected to keep this one very close. They are projected to lose by just 3 points and the game is projected to see 160+ points.
“His upside is through the roof, as he should dominate the paint against an undersized Illinois team”
A.J. Hammons – Purdue vs Illinois – $8,200 – Hammons has an excellent match-up; however he is so hard to trust. He tends to disappear at times and this game could turn into a blowout. His upside is through the roof, as he should dominate the paint against an undersized Illinois team. Purdue is expected to come close to the 80 point mark, so we know they will be doing some scoring and Hammons should be able to get us a double-double as well as a handful of blocks.
Jaylen Bond – Temple vs USF – $6,500 – Bond has put up 73 fantasy points over the last two games for the Owls and now gets to face a USF team that he put up 45 against the last time they played this season. I have to assume that it took Bond a few games to get back into things after getting hurt and now he seems to be playing as well as he has all season long. He is going to be extremely popular today, but for excellent reason.
Other Options – Ben Simmons ($11,800), Dorian Finney-Smith ($7,700), Gary Clark ($7,500), Caleb Swanigan ($6,400), Thomas Bryant ($6,300)
Angel Nunez – USF vs Temple – $5,100 – Nunez went for 19 and 11 on Thursday as USF upset ECU to get started in the AAC tournament. Nunez has gone for 22+ in four of his last five games for USF, and while the match-up is far from ideal, I think you could do a lot worse than Nunez in your lineups today. Nunez did go for 25.5 fantasy points the first time these two teams met this season.
Admiral Schofield – Tennesee vs LSU – $5,000 – Schofield has gone for 20+ fantasy points in four of his last five games, with two of those being 30+ point performances for the Volunteers. We know this game is going to be high scoring and you could argue that Schofield is playing the best of anybody on Tennessee, even better than Moore. The issue is the fact that Schofield has a pretty low floor and carries a lot of risk with some serious duds in his game log this season.
Other Options – Obi Enechionyia ($5,900), Chris Perry ($5,100), Devin Robinson ($5,000), Max Bielfeldt ($4,700), Ruben Guerrero ($4,400), Derek Reese ($4,100), Bo Zeigler ($3,500)