Welcome everyone to your Run Pure Sports – NBA DFS Daily Breakdown. Today we will be previewing Tuesday’s six game slate in the NBA. The idea of this article will be to give you a quick glance at the games each day and provide the overnight point spreads, game and team totals along with overnight injury news and potential DFS targets.
CLIPPERS (116) -2, 230 @ PACERS (114)
The Los Angels Clippers (37-18) will look to stay red hot when they travel to Indiana to take on the Pacers (25-27). The Clippers beat the Pistons on Sunday 131-124 for their fifth straight win and eighth in their last 10. Marcus Morris Sr. led the way with 33 points and 6 rebounds. Paul George added 32 points and 9 assists. Ivica Zubac had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. Leading scorer Kawhi Leonard sat out the game and will also sit out tonight’s game. The Pacers won in Memphis on Sunday 132-125 behind 34 points from Caris LeVert. Leading scorer Malcolm Brogdon just missed a triple-double with 29 points, 9 rebounds and 11 assists. Domantas Sabonis added 18 points, 15 rebounds and 9 assists. They have won three games in a row and six of their last 10.
LA Clippers – Kawhi Leonard, OUT, Serge Ibaka, OUT
Indiana – Myles Turner, OUT
Paul George, Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris Sr., Domantas Sabonis, Caris LeVert
RAPTORS (113) -3, 223 vs HAWKS (110)
The soaring Atlanta Hawks (29-25) will take on the Toronto Raptors (21-33) from Tampa, Florida. The Hawks have won six of their previous seven games including a 105-101 victory in Charlotte on Sunday. They were led by Bogdan Bogdanovic with 32 points. Clint Capela added 20 points and 15 rebounds. The Hawks played without Trae Young and Danilo Gallinari. The Raptors are coming off a 102-96 loss in New York and have lost three of their last four games. Gary Trent led the way with 23 points. Chris Boucher added 17 points and 14 rebounds.
Atlanta – Cam Reddish, OUT, Kris Dunn, OUT, De’Andre Hunter, OUT, John Collins, OUT, Tony Snell, OUT, Danilo Gallinari, Doubtful, Trae Young, Questionable
Toronto – Fred VanVleet, OUT, Jalen Harris, OUT, O.G. Anunoby, Probable, Paul Watson, Questionable
Clint Capela, Trae Young, Gary Trent Jr., Kyle Lowry
HORNETS (105) PK, 210 vs LAKERS (105)
The Charlotte Hornets (27-25) will welcome in the Los Angeles Lakers (33-21) to the Spectrum Center. The Hornets are coming off a 105-101 home loss to the Hawks. Miles Bridges led the way with 23 points and 7 rebounds. Terry Rozier added 18 points and 6 rebounds. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Lakers come in off a disappointing 111-96 loss in New York against the Knicks. Dennis Schroder led the way with 21 points and 6 assists. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Charlotte – Gordon Hayward, OUT, Malik Monk, OUT, PJ Washington, Probable
LA Lakers – Lebron James, OUT, Anthony Davis, OUT. Alfonzo McKinnie, Questionable
Dennis Schroder, Andre Drummond, Terry Rozier, Devonte’ Graham
JAZZ (120.5) -17, 224 vs THUNDER (103.5)
The Utah Jazz (40-14) saw their 24-game home winning streak snapped last night in a loss to the Washington Wizards 125-121. Tonight they welcome in the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-33) in hopes of starting a new home streak. Donovan Mitchell had a team-high 42 points and 6 assists in the loss. Bojan Bogdanovic had 33 points and Rudy Gobert added 12 points and 12 rebounds. They played without Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson. The Thunder come in winless so far in the month of April (0-6) and are coming off a 117-93 home loss to Philadelphia. Darius Bazley returned from injury in the loss to lead the way with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Tony Bradley came off the bench to add 16 points and 14 rebounds in 25 minutes.
Utah – Mike Conley, Probable, Jordan Clarkson, Questionable
Oklahoma City – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, OUT, Mike Muscala, OUT, Aleksej Pokusevski, OUT. Josh Hall, OUT, Isaiah Roby, OUT
Donovan Mitchell, Mike Conley, Joe Ingles, Darius Bazley, Tony Bradley
SUNS (109.5) -3.5, 215.5 vs HEAT (106)
The Phoenix Suns (38-15) tied an NBA record with 18 3-pointers in the first half on their way to a 126-120 win over Houston last night in Phoenix. They finished with a franchise-record 25 3-pointers. Tonight they welcome in the Miami Heat (28-25) to Phoenix Arena. They are 9-1 in their last 10 games The Heat are coming off an impressive road win in Portland 107-98. Bam Adebayo led the way with 22 points, Jimmy BUtler added 20. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Phoenix – Abdel Nader, OUT
Miami – Victor Oladipo, OUT
Devin Booker, Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro
TRAIL BLAZERS (114.5) -1, 228 vs CELTICS (113.5)
The surging Boston Celtics (28-26) hope to stay hot when they travel to Portland to take on the Trail Blazers (31-22). The Celtics have won five of their last six games and are coming off arguably their best win of the year on the road in Denver 105-87. Jayson Tatum led the way with 28 points and 10 rebounds. Jaylen Brown added 20 points and 8 rebounds. The Trail Blazers are coming off a 107-98 loss at home to the Miami Heat. CJ McCollum and Norman Powell each had 17 points in the loss. Leading scorer Damian Lillard was held to just 12 points on 3-10 shooting. He came in averaging 28.7 points per game.
Portland – Zach Collins, OUT
Boston – Evan Fournier, OUT
Damian Lillard, Enes Kanter, Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker