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NBA DFS: Klay Thompson and top picks for Jan. 5 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

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The 2018-19 NBA season rolls on with a loaded seven-game NBA DFS main slate that tips off at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday evening. The Warriors, Rockets, Pelicans and 76ers are all in action, so there are plenty of big names to choose from such as Anthony Davis, James Harden, Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid. Before entering a Saturday, Dec. 5th NBA DFS contest such as the $200K Pull Up Jumper on DraftKings or the $150K NBA Pistol Shot on FanDuel, be sure to check out what Mike McClure has to say. He’s a professional NBA DFS player who has won almost $2 million in his career and his top picks, optimal lineups and advice can help you cash in this evening.


McClure is also a predictive data engineer at SportsLine who uses a powerful prediction model that simulates every minute of every game 10,000 times, taking factors like matchups, statistical trends and injuries into account. This allows him to find the best NBA DFS values and create optimal lineups that he shares only over at SportsLine. They’re a must-see for any NBA DFS player.


McClure is off to a blistering start, cashing his first five lineups on DraftKings to open the season, as well as producing multiple other optimal lineups that have led to huge returns for followers, including as much as 40x on FanDuel and 15x on DraftKings. He was also all over James Harden’s big day on Thursday as he exploded for 44 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds, returning over 7x value on DraftKings.


For Saturday slate, McClure is banking on Klay Thompson at $7,600 on FanDuel and $6,600 on DraftKings. He’s stacking him with Draymond Green ($7,000 on FanDuel, $6,800 on DraftKings) as the Warriors take on a porous Sacramento defense that gives up close to 117 points per game.


Stacking Thompson and Green, who both come in closer to $7,000 while Curry and Durant are going for around $9,000, is a great way to get cheaper exposure to the Warriors this evening, all the while leaving plenty of salary cap room for other big names from across the league. Thompson has scored over 25 points in two of his last three outings, while Green is regularly producing double-doubles. Lock in this top NBA DFS stack and look for big production in what should be a high-scoring matchup on Saturday evening.


McClure is also targeting a player capable of putting up big numbers who has a dream matchup on Saturday. The stars are aligning for him to return 50, even 60 points on both sites, and he comes at a lower price than you would expect. This pick could be the difference between winning your tournaments and cash games or going home with nothing.


So who is DFS pro Mike McClure putting in his optimal NBA DFS lineup Saturday? Visit SportsLine now to see the full NBA optimal tournament lineups from a professional DFS player who has almost $2 million in career winnings, and find out.




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Uploaded on January 5, 2019