3 games in today’s Euroleague Fantasy Tournament slate with the prize pool at 6k.
Plenty to look into so let’s dive right into it!
Fenerbahce vs Valencia (-1.5) 157.5
Fener has been atrocious since De Colo went down with an injury but I expect them to have a good game against Valencia, at least a game that they can keep close.
With that said, I am going again with Lorenzo Brown, hoping he will finally have the big game that everybody is expecting. He has very high usage, he gets minutes close to the 30s, he just needs to cut down on his mistakes and make a decent amount of shots. His price is down, so it will be easier to roster him also.
Jan Vesely is always in play and in a good matchup and I will take shots at Ulanovas, Pierre, and Eddie, hoping that someone will be hot tonight.
Duverioglu is a very high usage player and is around 0.98 fppm in his career, so if you want a cheap Center he might do the trick.
From Valencia, Dubljevic, Kalinic, and Prepelic are my main targets, preferably in that order.
Derrick Williams is gonna play as many minutes as he can after the injuries of all the PF that Valencia has, and he is playing against his former team, so you can roster him hoping he will go off.
San Emeterio and Pradilla will also get minutes and are good value plays.
Priority Plays: Brown, Vesely, Dubljevic, Kalinic
Secondary Plays: Prepelic, Ulanovas, Eddie, Pierre, San Emeterio, Pradilla, Duverioglu
Panathinaikos vs Bayern Munich (-1) 158.5
Ioannis Papapetrou and Nemanja Nedovic are the key pieces from Panathinaikos and they come with a very reasonable price tag.
Marcus Foster is injured, so Mack and Sant-Roos should see more minutes and usage but their price is kind of high for my taste.
On the contrary, Papagiannis and Mitoglou are two players with very high upside and have a good matchup.
Aaron White is another player I would consider, since he has been getting minutes lately and is producing 14.4 fantasy points per game.
Bayern Munich is having a great season so far and Baldwin, Reynolds, and Lucic are the main reasons for that.
I will try to use all 3 of them in my lineups, although their prices are high.
Zipser stands out to me as we go further down in salary as he is getting consistent minutes and around 20% usage!
Malcolm Thomas should see more minutes, with JaJuan Johnson out and if you want to go dumpster diving Robin Amaize got 10 minutes in the previous game against CSKA and had 6 fp. At 4.8, you cannot ask more than that…
Priority Plays: Nedovic, Baldwin, Reynolds, Papapetrou
Secondary Plays: Lucic, Papagiannis, Mitoglou, Zipser, Thomas, White
ASVEL vs Barcelona (-11.5) 151.5
Norris Cole should be back for this game, so he is in play, although he is facing a brutal matchup. He is the best player of ASVEL though, so if he plays, he will see a lot of minutes and a lot of usage.
Moustapha Fall has been tearing the Euroleague apart in his debut season with 13 points,7 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 block in 28 minutes and 27.6 fantasy points per game.
Unfortunately he is facing a brutal matchup and with his price being 13.5m I just cannot roster him.
I will have some shares of Yabusele and Lighty, hoping that someone will try to help Cole and keep this game close.
Barca is, again, huge favorites and because they’ve been running teams out of the gym lately, some of the key players are priced very high.
Mirotic and Calathes are priced high and they will smash that price tag if they play more than 25 minutes. But will they?
Barcelona is 11 points favorite and if this shows on the court, they just do not need to play more than 20 minutes.
Higgins is showing an uptick in minutes and usage lately so he will be my proffered option over Abrines, but both look like excellent plays.
I would avoid Davies, since guarding Fall is not an easy task and I am afraid of foul trouble, so I would look at Smits again, although his price is now 9m.
Oriola is a good alternative but he rarely goes above 10 fantasy points, so proceed with caution.