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Welcome everyone to your Run Pure Sports – NBA DFS Daily Breakdown. Today we will be previewing Wednesday’s 12-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.

BULLS (107) -2, 212 @ CAVALIERS (105)

The Chicago Bulls (24-33) continue their push for the playoffs play-in spot when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-37). The Bulls are coming off a huge road win in Boston 102-96 behind Nikola Vucevic’s 29 points and 9 rebounds. They are now tied with Washington for the final spot. The Cavaliers are coming off a 109-105 loss in Detroit and have now lost three in a row and five of their last six games. Collin Sexton led the way with 28 points and 7 rebounds. Darius Garland added 23 points and 6 assists.

Injury News

Cleveland – Damyean Dotson, OUT, Dylan Windler, OUT

Chicago – Zach LaVine, OUT, Troy Brown, Doubtful

DFS Targets

Collin Sexton, Nikola Vucevic

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PACERS (118.5) -10.5, 226.5 vs THUNDER (108)

The Indiana Pacers (26-31) are trying to hang onto a playoff spot when they welcome in the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-38). The Pacers are the current # 9 seed in the East but are coming off three straight losses the last coming at home to the Spurs 109-94. Malcomb Brogdon and Caris Levert each had 18 points in the loss. They played without Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner and Jeremy Lamb. The Thunder have yet to win a game this month (0-11) and are coming off a 119-107 loss in Washington. Darius Bazley led the way with 26 points and 7 rebounds. Kenrich Williams added 15 points and 7 rebounds.

Injury News

Indiana – Myles Turner, OUT, Domantas Sabonis, OUT, Jeremy Lamb, Questionable, Goga Bitadze, Questionable, Doug McDermott, Questionable

Oklahoma City – Isaiah Roby, OUT, Mike Muscala, OUT, Josh Hall, OUT, Gabriel Deck, OUT, Luguentz Dort. Questionable

DFS Targets

Malcomb Brogdon, Luguentz Dort (if in), Darius Bazley

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SUNS (111.5) 1, 222 @ 76’ERS (110.5)

The Philadelphia 76’ers (39-18) are hoping to get healthy for the stretch run as they welcome in the Phoenix Suns (41-16) to Wells Fargo Arena. The 76’ers, playing without Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris, lost at home to Golden State 107-96 on Monday. They are both listed as questionable for tonight. Joel Embiid did his part in the loss with 28 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Suns are coming off an impressive 128-127 win in Milwaukee and have now won 12 of their last 14 games. The backcourt of Devin Book and Chris Paul combined for 46 points, 14 rebounds and 20 assists. Deandre Ayton added 20 points and 13 rebounds.

Injury News

Philadelphia – Tobias Harris, Questionable, Ben Simmons, Questionable

Phoenix – Dario Saric, Probable, Abdel Nader, Questionable

DFS Targets

Joel Embiid, Chris Paul, Deandre Ayton

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WARRIORS (121) -2.5, 239.5 @ WIZARDS (118.5)

The NBA’s top two scorers go head-to-head when Bradley Beal (31.1 ppg) and the Washington Wizards (24-33) play host to Steph Curry (31.4 ppg) and the Golden State Warriors (29-29). The Wizards beat Oklahoma City on Monday 119-107 and have now won five games in a row and seven of their last eight. Beal led the way with 30 points. Russell Westbrook added 13 points (5-18 shooting) 11 rebounds and 17 assists. The Warriors are coming off a 107-96 win in Philadelphia. Curry continued on his scoring tear with a game-high 49 points including 10-17 from 3-point range. He has averaged 42.8 ppg on the current road trip and has made 10 or more threes in four of his past five games, Andrew Wiggins had 16 points and 10 assists. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.

Injury News

Golden State – Eric Paschall, OUT, Juan Toscano-Anderson, OUT, Damion Lee, Questionable

Washington – Rui Hachimura, Questionable

DFS Targets

Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Bradley Beal, Russell Westbrook

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RAPTORS (115.5) -3, 228 vs NETS (112.5)

The Brooklyn Nets (39-19) look to make it a perfect 3-0 road trip when they take on the Toronto Raptors (24-34) from Tampa, Florida. The Nets, playing without James Harden and Kevin Durant, won in New Orleans last night 134-129 behind 32 points and 8 assists from Kyrie Irving. Joe Harris added 24 points. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games and currently the # 2 seed in the East. The Raptors are coming off a 112-106 win over Oklahoma City and have now won three games in a row. Chris Boucher led the way with 31 points and 12 rebounds. Gary Trent Jr. added 23 points. They played without Fred VanVleet, Kyle Lowry, O.G. Anunoby and Pascal Siakam. They are all listed as in for tonight’s game.

Injury News

Brooklyn – James Harden, OUT,  Chris Chiozza, OUT, Blake Griffin, Doubtful, Kevin Durant, Questionable, Tyler Johnson, Questionable, Nicolas Claxton, Questionable, Reggie Perry, Questionable

Toronto – Jalen Harris, OUT, Rodney Hood, OUT, Paul Watson, OUT

DFS Targets

Kyrie Irving, Joe Harris, Fred VanVleet, Pascal Siakam

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JAZZ (119.5) -11, 228 @ ROCKETS (108.5)

The Utah Jazz (43-15) will look to maintain their grip on the # 1 seed in the West when they travel to Houston to take on the Rockets (15-43). The Jazz currently hold a one and a half game lead on Phoenix for the top spot in the West. They are coming off a 111-97 win in Los Angeles against the Lakers. Jordan Clarkson led 6 players in double-figures with 22 points off the bench. Joe Ingles had 21 points and Mike Conley added 14 points and 10 assists. They have three of their last four games. The Rockets lost in Miami on Monday 113-91 and have now lost 11 of their last 13 games. Christian Wood and Kevin Porter Jr. each had 18 points.

Injury News

Utah – Donovan Mitchell, OUT, Udoka Azubuike, OUT, Ersan Ilyasova, Questionable

Houston – David Nwaba, OUT, Danuel House, OUT, Eric Gordon, OUT, Sterling Brown, OUT, D.J. Augustin,OUT

DFS Targets

Mike Conley, Jordan Clarkson, Christian Wood, Kevin Porter Jr.

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KNICKS (109) -1.5, 216.5 vs HAWKS (107.5)

The New York Knicks (32-27) look to stay red hot when they host the Atlanta Hawks (32-26). The Knicks have won a season-high seven games in a row and have jumped up to the # 5 seed in the playoff race in the East. They are coming off a 109-97 home win last night against the Hornets. RJ Barrett led the way with 24 points. Julius Randle had 16 points (5-16 shooting), 10 rebounds and 7 assists. The Hawks also come into this game on quite a roll. They beat Orlando 112-96 to improve to 9-2 this month. Trae Young led the way with 25 points and 7 assists. Clint Capela had 14 points and 19 rebounds and John Collins added 11 points and 15 rebounds in his second game back from injury.

Injury News

NY Knicks – Alec Burks, Questionable

Atlanta – Cam Reddish, OUT, Kris Dunn, OUT, De’ Andre Hunter, OUT, Tony Snell, OUT, Danilo Gallinari, Questionable

DFS Targets

Julius Randle, Clint Capela

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MAVERICKS (117) 11.5, 222.5 vs PISTONS (105.5)

The Dallas Mavericks (30-26) look to get back on track when they host the Detroit Pistons (18-40). The Mavericks are coming of back-to-back home losses to New York (117-109) and Sacramento (121-107). They have lost four of their last five games. Luka Doncic led the way in the loss to the Kings with 27 points and 8 rebounds. Dorian Finney-Smith had 22 points and Jalen Brunson added 20 points off the bench. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Pistons are coming off a 109-105 home win over Cleveland. Saddiq Bey and Frank Jackson each had 20 points to lead the way. Isaiah Stewart added 18 points and 16 rebounds.

Injury News

Dallas – Tyrell Terry, OUT, Tim Hardaway Jr., Questionable

Detroit – Killian Hayes, OUT, Rodney McGruder, OUT, Wayne Ellington, Probable, Dennis Smith Jr, Doubtful, 

DFS Targets

Luka Doncic, Jerami Grant, Isaiah Stewart

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SPURS (108.5) -1.5, 215.5 vs HEAT (107)

The San Antonio Spurs (28-28) are looking to carry over their road success when they return home to take on the Miami Heat (30-28). The Spurs are coming off impressive road wins in Phoenix (111-85) and Indiana (109-94). Derrick White led the way in the win over the Pacers with 25 points. DeMar DeRozan had 18 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Dejounte Murray added 11 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The Heat are coming off a 113-91 win against the Rockets. Kendrick Nunn had 30 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists leading the way. Duncan Robinson and Goran Dragic each added 19 points. Bam Adebayo, Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro all sat out the game and are listed as questionable for tonight. 

Injury News

San Antonio – Trey Lyles, OUT

Miami – Gabe Vincent, Probable, Bam Adebayo, Questionable, Jimmy Butler, Questionable, Tyler Herro, Questionable, Dewayne Dedmon, Questionable

DFS Targets

DeMar DeRozan, Jimmy Butler (if in), Kendrick Nunn

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CLIPPERS (115) -3, 227 vs GRIZZLIES (112)

The Los Angeles Clippers (41-19) return home to take on the Memphis Grizzlies (29-27) from the Staples Center. The Clippers won in Portland last night 113-112 without Kawhi Leonard. They were led by Paul George with 33 points and 11 rebounds. Marcus Morris added 16 points and 6 rebounds. The Grizzlies are 2-1 so far on their current seven-game road trip. They lost a tough one in double-overtime in Denver 139-137. Ja Morant had a huge night with 36 points, 8 rebounds and 12 assists. Grayson Allen had 24 points and Xavier Tillman got the start for the injured Jonas Valanciunas and had 18 points and 14 rebounds. De’ Anthony in his first game back from injury, came off the bench to add 25 points including 6-10 from 3-point range, 8 rebounds and 6 assists.

Injury News

LA Clippers – Kawhi Leonard, OUT, Serge Ibaka, OUT

Memphis – Jonas Valanciunas, OUT, Dillon Brooks, Questionable, Jaren Jackson Jr., Questionable

DFS Targets

Paul George, Marcus Morris Sr., Ja Morant, Grayson Allen

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NUGGETS (114) -2, 226 @ TRAIL BLAZERS (112)

The Portland Trail Blazers (32-25) look to rebound after a tough loss to the Clippers when they host the Denver Nuggets (37-20). Portland lost a heart breaker at home to the Clippers last night 113-112 and have now lost six of their last eight games. CJ McCollum led the way with 28 points and Normal Powell added 23. They played without Damian Lillard and Jusuf Nurkic. Both are expected to be back tonight. The Nuggets have won three games in a row and 11 of their last 13. They beat Memphis at home on Monday in two overtimes 139-137. MVP candidate Nikola Jokic went nuts scoring 47 points on 20-31 shooting and added 15 rebounds and 8 assists. Will Barton added 28 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists.

Injury News

Portland – Damian Lillard, Probable

Denver – Jamal Murray, OUT

DFS Targets

Nikola Jokic, Michael Porter Jr., Damian Lillard, Norman Powell

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KINGS (121.5) -4.5, 238.5 vs TIMBERWOLVES (117)

These two teams will play back-to-back nights in Sacramento. Last night the Timberwolves beat the Kings 134-120. Harrison Barnes and Mo Harkless each had 20 points leading 7 players in double figures for the Kings. They have now lost 10 of their last 11 games. The Timberwolves were led by Anthony Edwards with 28 points. Karl Anthony-Towns added 26 points and 18 rebounds. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.

Injury News

Sacramento – Richaun Holmes, OUT, Robert Woodard, OUT

Minnesota – Jaylen Nowell, Questionable

DFS Targets

Anthony Edwards, KAT, De’ Aaron Fox

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