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nba dfs lineupsNBA DFS Lineups Advice: May 8

The Daily Plug is our daily NBA DFS lineups advice write-up that highlights the top overall plays for the slate. The Plug then provides actionable information for the main slate by making specific recommendations on how much of your bankroll to allocate and exactly which types of contests to play -- all depending on the type of player you are. Consider the Plug an in-depth roadmap for the main slate. Let’s get to it! - @gstroms99 and @tboyle24_DFS 

Note that the Plug is only written for slates with 6+ games and is posted at least 2 hours before lock on game days. Want analysis for every player in tonight's games for your NBA DFS lineups? Check out the Occupy Model.

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Betting Odds & Line Movements:

Highest Scoring Games: 

WSH (-3.5), o/u 247.5
SAS @ POR (-6), o/u 231.5
BKN (-4) @ DEN, o/u 229.5

Notable Injuries: 

DET: Rodney McGruder, Josh Jackson, Hamidou Diallo (OUT), Wayne Ellington, Cory Joseph, Jerami Grant (Questionable)
IND: JaKarr Sampson (OUT), Edmund Sumner, Jeremy Lamb, Malcolm Brogdon (Questionable)
MEM: Grayson Allen (OUT)
TOR: O.G. Anunoby, Fred VanVleet, Kyle Lowry (OUT), Yuta Watanabe, Aron Baynes (Questionable)
PHI: Furkan Korkmaz (OUT), Seth Curry, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid (Questionable)
OKC: Aleksej Pokusevski (OUT), Luguentz Dort (Questionable)
GSW: Kelly Oubre, Eric Paschall (OUT)
HOU: Christian Wood (OUT), D.J. Wilson, Avery Bradley, Kevin Porter Jr. (OUT), Jae’Sean Tate, Kelly Olynyk (Questionable)
UTA: Donovan Mitchell (OUT), Mike Conley (Doubtful)
DEN: Jamal Murray, Monte Morris, Will Barton, P.J. Dozier (OUT)
POR: Carmelo Anthony (OUT)

*Any questions about injury related news or other NBA DFS lineups advice can be directed towards @gstroms99 and @tboyle24_DFS on Twitter or in our Discord.


NEW: There will be a new, condensed format for the NBA Daily Plug for the second half of the 2021 season. Each top play will be identified using the various badges below to provide context. 

:cake: Favorable Matchup
:moneybag: Underpriced
:game_die: High-Risk
:chart_with_upwards_trend: Boost from Teammate(s) Absence

Top Point Guards

Stephen Curry ($10800 DK, $10200 FD):cake::chart_with_upwards_trend:
Kyrie Irving ($10000 DK, $10100 FD)
Russell Westbrook (DK Preferred) ($11100 DK, $12000 FD):cake:
Malachi Flynn ($4700 DK, $5300 FD):moneybag::chart_with_upwards_trend:
Dejounte Murray ($7900 DK, $7800 FD)
Facundo Campazzo ($5600 DK, $6100 FD):chart_with_upwards_trend:
Austin Rivers (DK ONLY) ($4100 DK, $5200 FD):game_die::chart_with_upwards_trend:

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