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Vegas Over/Under: 39.5

The Record Projection: 37-45 of fromal The Bet: Under with marginal confidence
Rarely does the stars-and-scrubs plan get deployed quite similar to this in professional leagues.
Most commonly utilized in fantasy sports, the thinking goes you could overcome a distinct lack of quality and depth secondary players from top-loading a roster. Spend a great deal on a few men, then hope for mere proficiency around them.
Even the New Orleans Pelicans are now among the greatest examples of the strategy taking root in fact, because they’re enclosing Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins and Jrue Holiday with practically nothing. Rajon Rondo stays a shell of his old self–a useful shell, but a shell nonetheless–and Solomon Hill’s torn hamstring can keep him out for up to eight weeks.
Who is notable? Have a look at every other man under contract and see whether you can identify the fifth-best healthful player, assuming the aforementioned four are the best quartet: Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik, Ian Clark, Jordan Crawford, Cheick Diallo, Frank Jackson, E’Twaun Moore and Quincy Pondexter.
It’s likely either Clark or even Moore. And that is a issue, especially when both bigs are still trying to suss out chemistry.

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