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NBA DFS value plays under $5K for Wednesday, January 27

We go over some top bargain options under $5K on DraftKings for Wednesday’s main slate.

Philadelphia 76ers guard Shake Milton (18) drives for a shot against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

After a quiet three-game NBA schedule on Tuesday, we have 12 games for Wednesday, with the first beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET between the Indiana Pacers vs. Charlotte. That being said, it is a great time to give you some value plays for your DFS contest. Unlike NFL DFS, where one pick can make or break your lineup or it’s tough to find quality low-tier value.

In NBA DFS, you can find quality value plays under $5K that can give you a quick 10 points off the bench, grab some rebounds, or stuff the stat sheet. It does not matter if you are playing a 50/50 or Double Up contest, we are going to provide you with three players that you need to put in your lineup.

Shake Milton, Philadelphia 76ers, $4400

If Seth Curry cannot play against the Lakers or is limited in anyway that could open up more playing time for Shake Milton. Milton has thrived as the Sixers’ sixth man this season under new head coach Doc Rivers. The young guard is averaging 15.1 points per game and 24.3 fantasy points per game. In the Sixers’ last three games, Milton is averaging 13.8 fantasy points, which includes back-to-back 15 FP outings versus Detroit. This season, the Lakers rank 14th against PG/SGs (OPRK). The Sixers need Milton to ignite a bench that's only scoring 33 points per game.

Miles Bridges, Charlotte Hornets, $4200

Unlike Shake Milton, Miles Bridges falls into a low-risk, high-reward DFS play for Wednesday night. The high-flying forward has played well recently for the Charlotte Hornets. In their last five games, Bridges has scored at least 10 points or more four times. At the same time, he’s scored 20-plus more fantasy points in four out of their last five games.

The only game Bridges did not reach that number was against the Bulls, where he had two points and seven rounds (8.8 rebounds). On Wednesday, he’ll be going up against a Pacers team that may not have Domantas Sabonis due to injury. Therefore, Indiana will lean on Myles Turner for their frontcourt production, along with Doug McDermott and JaKarr Sampson who both play on the perimeter. If that’s the case, I like Bridges to exceed the 20-point fantasy mark for the third-straight game.

Gary Harris, Denver Nuggets, $4100

I hope you been playing Gary Harris in your DFS contests because he’s been solidly productive. In the Nuggets’ last four games, Harris is averaging 12.5 points and 21.3 fantasy points per game. Both stats are better than his season averages, which are currently 10.9 ppg and 19.1 fppg. On Wednesday night, Denver is on the road to take on the Miami Heat, who are still missing Jimmy Butler and could be without multiple players due to injuries. This season, the Heat ranks 30th against SG/SFs (OPRK) and allowing opponents to shoot 45.4 percent from the field.