CBB 2.6 Slate
Phil Booth – Villanova ($8300): Going right back to Booth after the dud he put up last game. Even with foul trouble and shooting 5-15 from the floor, Booth managed to put up over 20 FP. He has a nice matchup here at home against a banged up Creighton team that loves to push the tempo. Booth should get back on track in this one, he’s scored over 30 FP in nine of his last 10 games. He has FP+ fp upside.
Terence Davis – Ole Miss ($8500): SEC teams have to love seeing this brutal Texas A&M team on their schedule. They just gave up 93 points at home to Tennessee and rank dead last in the SEC in defensive efficiency. Ole Miss comes into this game playing pretty poorly as of late and desperate for a win. This is the perfect spot for them to turn it around, and it needs to come from Davis. He has a massive 27% usage rate and has really cranked up his rebounding production this year. He also has some steal and assist upside, I see him having a big game here.
Louis King – Oregon ($6400): California is a disaster on the defensive end, especially on the glass, and here’s the kind of game we’ve seen King smash in before. He’s been a little down lately finding himself in some foul trouble, but King is their highest used player and can really light it up in spurts. I like his price in the low 6k range with Paul White likely out and we’ve seen hit the 40 FP plateau on a few occasions. I think he can do it again in this one.
Kenny Wooten – Oregon ($4400): If Paul White doesn’t suit up in this one, you have to be on Wooten. He’ll slide right into that starting center role and play 30+ minutes. As mentioned before, California is awful inside and Wooten could dominate the boards in this one. He has some massive block upside and we’ve seen him put up 30+ FP against weaker competition. I think we can see him get in the 25 FP range if he gets the minutes.
Kaleb Joseph – Creighton ($3400) : This is easily the best play of the night and I’m sure a lot of people will be on him. The Syracuse transfer hasn’t played all that much this year, but with Zegarowski out with a broken hand, Joseph will be forced into action. The good news here fantasy wise is that Joseph has a pretty high usage rate (15% which is the same as Mitch Ballock). He played 29 minutes in the last game and managed 21 FP. At this low price point, he should smash value here.
Tanner Borchardt – Nebraska ($3600) : Not the best matchup here for Nebraska bigs against Maryland but you have to take a chance on Borchardt here at this low price after seeing what he’s capable of doing on the glass. He’s definitely not the greatest player on the team but he hustles his butt off. We saw him reach 40 FP last game against the Illini and grabbing 18 boards. His minutes will be there without Copeland in the lineup and is worth the play at this price.
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