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NBA Betting, Fantasy Advice: DraftKings Basketball DFS Picks, Predictions, Odds for November 17

Jeff Pratt breaks down Thursday’s NBA slate with game analysis, odds, lines and prop bets.

San Antonio Spurs v Portland Trail Blazers Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images

The NBA Cheat Sheet provides an in-depth look at Thursday’s three-game NBA slate, featuring DraftKings DFS and Sportsbook picks.


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Key Injuries to Monitor

Portland Trail Blazers

  • Jusuf Nurkic (quad) — Questionable

Sacramento Kings

  • Keegan Murray (lower back) — Questionable

Los Angeles Clippers

  • Paul George (hand) — Questionable

Best Bet on DraftKings Sportsbook

Trail Blazers (-2) vs. Nets

I just don’t buy Brooklyn’s recent success, especially after that blowout against Sacramento. Kevin Durant said it himself, the only reason people expect the Nets to win is because he’s on the floor. The rest of their lineup is... subpar, to say the least.

Meanwhile, Portland sits atop the Western Conference at 10-4. The Blazers have won four of their last five games and Damian Lillard has quietly returned to an MVP level. As long as Lillard and company contain Durant, they should have no trouble picking up another win tonight.


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Favorite DFS Play

Kings SG/SF Kevin Huerter ($6,000) vs. Spurs

Huerter was arguably the most underrated pickup of the offseason, and he’s really proving his value now. After the Kings traded Tyrese Haliburton last year along with a few other players, their roster clearly lacked shooting. Huerter has answered that call, converting on 52.6% of his long-range attempts this year.

The sharpshooter is also averaging a career-high 16.8 points per game, and it has translated to fantasy production. Huerter has racked up 29-plus DFS points in each of his last three games. Tonight, Sacramento faces the Spurs, who rank 27th in fantasy points allowed to wings. Huerter should have no trouble staying hot.


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