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DraftKings Plays and Strategy for Wednesday, February 15

Injuries to Monitor

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CHI - Goran Dragic (knee): Probable Alex Caruso (foot): Questionable DeMar DeRozan (thigh), Derrick Jones (groin): OUT

IND - Daniel Theis (thumb), Myles Turner (back): Questionable SAS - Doug McDermott (Achilles): Questionable Khem Birch (knee), Romeo Langford (thigh), Tre Jones (foot), Devin Vassell (knee), Isaiah Roby (ankle): OUT CHA - Cody Martin (knee), Kelly Oubre (hand): OUT NYK - Mitchell Robinson (thumb): OUT ATL - De'Andre Hunter (ankle): Probable John Collins (hip): Questionable DET - Marvin Bagley (hand): OUT BOS - Jayson Tatum (illness), Marcus Smart (ankle), Al Horford (knee): Questionable Jaylen Brown (face): OUT MIA - Duncan Robinson (finger): Questionable Tyler Herro (knee), Victor Oladipo (ankle), Kyle Lowry (knee): OUT PHI - P.J. Tucker (calf): Probable Joel Embiid (foot): Questionable HOU - Kevin Porter (foot): OUT OKC - Aleksej Pokusevski (leg): OUT MEM - Steven Adams (knee): OUT DAL - Christian Wood (illness), Tim Hardaway (hamstring), Reggie Bullock (illness): Questionable Maxi Kleber (hamstring), Davis Bertans (calf): OUT DEN - Aaron Gordon (ribs), Jamal Murray (knee): Questionable NOP - CJ McCollum (ankle): Questionable Dyson Daniels (ankle), Zion Williamson (hamstring): OUT LAL - Anthony Davis (foot): Probable LeBron James (ankle): Questionable Elite Players Guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Thunder ($10,500) vs. Rockets Gilgeous-Alexander exceeded 50 DK points in six of 10 outings, including a high of 66 in the previous meeting with the Rockets. He is averaging 32.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.1 blocks over the 10 games and should keep up the strong play, as the Rockets give up the league's most three-pointers and sixth-most points per game. Brandon Ingram, Pelicans ($8,200) at Lakers Ingram tallied at least 42 DK points in four of the last five games, while averaging 30.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists per outings. He has a good chance to shine against the Lakers, who give up the league's fourth-most points per game. Ingram must continue to carry a bigger load on offense in the absence of Zion Williamson, and he may have to perform as a one-man show if CJ McCollum is also sidelined. Forwards/Centers Keldon Johnson, Spurs ($6,600) at Hornets Johnson has gone over 30 DK points in seven of the last 10 outings, including a high of 46.8, while averaging 23.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. He has a great opportunity to prosper against the Hornets, who give up the league's third-most points and allow opponents to shoot an average of 48.2 percent per game. Julius Randle, Knicks ($9,900) at Hawks Julius Randle is on a roll, averaging 25.5 points, 10.1 rebounds and 5.0 assists through 10 games, including four with at least 50 DK points. He finished with 52.3 DK points in his previous meeting with the Hawks and should thrive once again, as they give up the league's fourth-most points per game to power forwards. Alperen Sengun, Rockets ($7,800) at Thunder Sengun has been relatively quiet, with an average of 13.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.0 steals over five outings, but he still managed to deliver a high of 49.8 DK points. He should be able to stand out against the Thunder, who give up a league-high in rebounds and also allow opposing centers to shoot an average of 60.2 percent from the field. Expected Chalk Nikola Jokic, Nuggets ($11,800) vs. Mavericks Jokic continues to excel, averaging 24.8 points, 13.2 rebounds, 11.3 assists and 1.1 blocks across his last 10 appearances, including three with more than 70 DK points. He is likely to stand out against the Mavericks, who allow opposing centers to shoot an average of 60.9 percent from the field, and who also remain shorthanded in the frontcourt. Value Picks Jarred Vanderbilt, Lakers ($4,100) vs. Pelicans Vanderbilt is averaging 9.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals in two games with the Lakers. He faces an advantageous matchup against the Pelicans, who remain shorthanded in the frontcourt. Brandon Clarke, Grizzlies ($4,500) vs. Jazz Clarke is averaging 11.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists over 10 games, including three with more than 30 DK points. He will continue to see more action in the absence of Steven Adams, and he should pad his stats against the Jazz, who give up the league's fourth-most offensive rebounds per game. Bennedict Mathurin, Pacers ($4,800) vs. Bulls Mathurin continues to shine, averaging 16.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists through 10 games, including two with more than 40 DK points. He should do well agains the Bulls, who are shorthanded at the wings. Alec Burks, Pistons ($3,800) at Celtics Burks totaled 30.8 DK points in 28 minutes off the bench in the last game, and he has a good chance to stay hot with a favorable matchup against the shorthanded Celtics. Malaki Branham, Spurs ($4,600) at Hornets

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