Big 10-game NBA slate Wednesday night that features a lot of close spreads with only two matchups coming in with a favorite over seven points (Hawks over Lakers and Hornets over Sixers). Meanwhile, the Vegas totals range from the high-end Rockets/Knicks (216) and Blazers/Suns (215) to the low-end Mavericks/Jazz (186) and everything in between.

The experts are all over the board tonight with fewer Highly Touted and Recommended plays but a ton of Suggested options to consider for your lineups.

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The numbers in the parenthesis are the number of experts that picked that player to give you more context as to the gaps between players and the tiers. Here are the Industry Consensus picks for tonight…

Highly Touted

  • Anthony Davis (11x) – High price tag and playing in the second game of a back-to-back but has been crushing it averaging 37 points and 13 boards per game
  • James Harden (9x) – High price tag and playing in the second game of a back-to-back but has been crushing it averaging over 32 points, 7 boards and 11 assists per game
  • Tim Frazier (8x) – His price is slowly creeping upwards but still a decent value coming off game with 20 points and 9 assists last night
  • Jimmy Butler (8x) – Consistent player with a high floor every night, scored 24 points in opener against the Celtics
  • Kyle Lowry (7x) – Had season-high 29 points last night and will have marquee matchup against John Wall tonight
  • Carmelo Anthony (7x) – Knicks leading scorer in an up-tempo game with one of the highest Vegas totals against the Rockets
  • Marc Gasol (7x) – Well rested after sitting out first game of back-to-back last night and gets a favorable matchup against Pelicans
  • Andre Drummond (7x) – Averaging over 18 rebounds in his last 3 games and should pile up the boards tonight in favorable matchup against the Nets who are shooting just 41.5% this season
  • Dwight Howard (7x) – Production has been up and down so far this season with the Hawks


  • Dario Saric (6x) – Playing almost 30 minutes per game coming off a 21-point effort at a cheap price
  • Russell Westbrook (6x) – High price tag must be limiting how often he is recommended tonight but averaging a triple-double and didn’t play last night like Davis and Harden did
  • Isaiah Thomas (6x) – Has scored 24 or 25 points in each of the Celtics three games this season
  • Sergio Rodriguez (6x) – Cheap option at PG who has been seeing 30+ minutes a game and is coming off a double-double last night
  • Steven Adams (6x) – Price hasn’t caught up to his production yet averaging 13 points and 9 boards per game
  • Paul Millsap (6x) – Solid all-around production every night, great cash game player
  • DeMar DeRozan (5x) – On fire to start the season averaging 35 points on 26 shots per game
  • Taj Gibson (5x) – Has posted a double-double in two out of three games at a reasonable price
  • Blake Griffin (5x) – Three straight double-doubles to start the season 


  • Damian Lillard (4x)
  • Kristaps Porzingis (4x)
  • Jonas Valanciunas (4x)
  • Eric Bledsoe (4x)
  • Mike Conley (4x)
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (4x)
  • Brandon Knight (4x)
  • Marvin Williams (4x)
  • Tyler Zeller (4x)
  • Cody Zeller (4x)
  • Chris Paul (3x)
  • Kemba Walker (3x)
  • Gerald Henderson (3x)
  • Tobias Harris (3x)
  • Robert Covington (3x)
  • Richaun Holmes (3x)
  • Jon Leuer (3x)
  • Mason Plumlee (3x)
  • Marcus Morris (3x)
  • Avery Bradley (3x)
  • Joakim Noah (3x)

Hope you find the right combination to cash!

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