NBA DFS: Top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for March 14 include Mikal Bridges


It was a very active NBA trade deadline, and a host of players who changed jerseys have been reborn with their new teams. James Wiseman is playing like a No. 2 overall pick with the Pistons, Jakob Poeltl is relishing being back in Toronto, and D’Angelo Russell has not disappointed in his second stint in LA. All of these players would make for intriguing NBA DFS picks on Tuesday, and as a bonus, none would drastically affect your NBA DFS salary cap.

That free cap space would then allow you to splurge on superstars such as Nikola Jokic, Anthony Davis and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Finding cost-effective options to pair with pricey players is a tried-and-true winning NBA DFS strategy. Before making any NBA DFS picks for Tuesday, be sure to check out the NBA DFS advice, player rankings, stacks and top daily Fantasy basketball picks from SportsLine’s Mike McClure.

McClure is a DFS professional with over $2 million in career winnings. He’s 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.

On Monday, McClure highlighted Kings center Domantas Sabonis as one of his top NBA DFS picks. The result: Sabonis logged his 10th triple-double of the season with 23 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists, returning 71.25 points on DraftKings and 64.9 points on FanDuel. Anybody that included him in their lineups was well on the way to a profitable day.

Now, McClure has turned his attention to NBA action on Tuesday and locked in his top daily Fantasy basketball picks. You can only see them by heading to SportsLine.

Top NBA DFS picks for Tuesday, March 14

One of McClure’s top NBA DFS picks for Tuesday is Nets forward Mikal Bridges ($7,800 on DraftKings and $8,400 on FanDuel). Bridges is savoring in being a go-to guy with Brooklyn after serving as a role player throughout his career with the Suns. After averaging 17.2 points with Phoenix this season, Bridges is putting up 25.7 PPG with the Nets.

If you take away the game last Thursday in which Bridges played just 12 minutes, he’s averaged 32 PPG over his last five contests. For the season, Bridges is also averaging 4.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists and continuing his stellar defensive play that earned him an All-Defensive nod last season. On Tuesday, Bridges faces the Thunder, who he has yet to play this season, but he combined for 39 points, seven boards and four assists over his last two games against OKC last year.

Another part of McClure’s optimal NBA DFS strategy includes rostering Cavaliers PF/C Evan Mobley ($8,100 on DraftKings, $8,200 on FanDuel). Cleveland takes on Charlotte on Tuesday, and Mobley hasn’t disappointed against one of the league’s worst defenses. Across two games against the Hornets this season, Mobley has averaged 19.5 points, 13.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists.

With Jarrett Allen (eye) out on Tuesday, Mobley will slide to the center position. That should be music to the ears of his daily Fantasy basketball owners as Charlotte is the league’s worst defense against opposing centers. The team has allowed the most Fantasy points to the position on both DraftKings and FanDuel, so Mobley is a must-start for Tuesday’s NBA DFS lineups.

How to set your NBA DFS lineups for Tuesday, March 14

McClure is also targeting a player who could go off for massive numbers on Tuesday because of a dream matchup. This pick could be the difference between winning your tournaments and cash games or going home with nothing. You can only see who it is here.

Who is DFS pro Mike McClure putting in his optimal NBA DFS lineups for Tuesday? Visit SportsLine now to see optimal NBA DFS picks, rankings, advice, and stacks, all from a professional DFS player who has over $2 million in career winnings, and find out.

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