Opening day of the NBA playoffs! We got a 4 game slate starting with IND/CLE, where Cleveland is favored by 8.5 pts. Next MIL/TOR, where Toronto is favored by 7 pts. MEM/SA is after that, where San Antonio is favored by 10 pts. This is the highest spread for any of the games today. Lastly UTA/LAC have a spread of 5.5 pts where the Clippers are favored. Let’s look for some playoff value!
Tony Parker $4,100 – Parker is in a great spot tonight because it’s the playoffs and he’ll get more minutes. In 2 games at home against the Grizz this year Parker hit 22.7 and 25.9 fps. He brings great value because he allows for some salary relief for your line up. He needs 20.5 fps to hit value and I don’t see why he can’t do that tonight.
Lance Stephenson $3,800 – I can’t wait to see Stephenson play this series. It looks like he’s found his groove again with IND. Also we all know how much he loves LeBron (see picture at top of article). Stephenson does a lot of things on the court, so at an easy $3,800 I believe he can hit value.
Thad Young $5,200 – Young has played much better as of late, he seemed to get lost for a bit in the middle of the season. In 9/10 games he’s scored 21 or more fps with the most being 39.3. Young has a nice matchup against Klove. In 2 games against the Cavs this year he’s scored 26.9 and 29.8 fps. Young is in a nice spot to hit value because he’ll force Love to play defense. Young is a slasher, who scores the ball well, I think he’ll be able to take whoever is matched up against him.