The 2018-19 NBA season opens on Tuesday, Oct. 16 with a matchup between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics at 8 p.m. ET, followed by a 10:30 p.m. ET tip between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the defending champion Golden State Warriors. Before locking in your NBA DFS lineups for any kind of tournament on FanDuel or DraftKings for this two-game slate, be sure to check out what Mike McClure has to say.
McClure is a DFS professional with nearly $2 million in career winnings. He's also a predictive data engineer at SportsLine who uses a powerful prediction model that simulates every minute of every game 10,000 times, taking factors like matchups, statistical trends and injuries into account. This allows him to find the best NBA DFS values and create optimal lineups that he shares only over at SportsLine. They're a must-see for any NBA DFS player.
For the Opening Night slate, McClure loves Thunder guard Dennis Schroder at $6,100 on FanDuel and $6,300 on DraftKings. Another pick he likes: Warriors guard Steph Curry at $9,600 on FanDuel, who should put up huge numbers against the Thunder in what Vegas projects to be a high-scoring matchup.
McClure is also targeting a player capable of putting up massive numbers who has a dream matchup on Tuesday. The stars are aligning for him to score 50, even 60 points, and he comes at a great price. This pick could be the difference between winning your tournaments and cash games or going home with nothing.
So what are the optimal NBA DFS tournament lineups for Opening Night? Join SportsLine now to see DFS millionaire Mike McClure's complete optimal tournament lineups for FanDuel and DraftKings, and cash big on Opening Night!