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NBA FanDuel Fantasy Basketball Picks & Lineup Tonight for 4/20/2021

NBA FanDuel fantasy basketball picks and lineup tonight for 4/20/21, including Karl-Anthony Towns.
NBA FanDuel fantasy basketball picks and lineup tonight for 4/20/21, including Karl-Anthony Towns. | Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

The NBA season rolls on tonight, bringing fans some exciting matchups. If you're looking for some advice for your NBA FanDuel lineup tonight, The Duel is here to help.

And be sure to checkout our nightly against the spread (ATS) picks as well.

Without further ado, here are three players to target and two to avoid in Tuesday, 4/20, NBA DFS action.

FanDuel Picks Tonight NBA

Karl-Anthony Towns Fantasy

Target Karl-Anthony Towns, C, Minnesota Timberwolves ($10,800): Minnesota Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns gets a mouth-watering matchup on Tuesday against the Sacramento Kings. Towns is a nightly stat sheet-stuffer, averaging 47.4 FanDuel fantasy points per game. He continues to dominate as a two-way scorer (24.7 PPG) while adding 10.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game. He now faces the Kings, who give up the most PPG to opponents (118.6) in the league and rank in the bottom half for RPG (52.5). Towns should feast in this shootout between teams who play at fast paces and have poor defenses.

Paul George Fantasy

Target Paul George, SG, Los Angeles Clippers ($9,000): Speaking of bad defense, the Portland Trail Blazers have the second-worst defensive net rating (116.6) in the league and give up the sixth-most PPG (114.7). That puts Paul George in prime position to keep up his recent play. He's scored 50-plus fantasy points in five of his last six contests. That streak started with these same Blazers, when George torched them for 36 points along with 5 assists and 3 rebounds. It's shaping up to be a great night for PG13 against Portland's lacking wing defenders.

Harrison Barnes Fantasy

Target Harrison Barnes, PF, Sacramento Kings ($6,000): Harrison Barnes has a golden opportunity to be a value pick tonight. Not only does Minnesota give up the second-most PPG (118.1) and RPG (55.8) in the league, but Kings big man Richaun Holmes is out for this contest, taking one rebound magnet out of the equation. Barnes has provided solid scoring (15.7 PPG) and rebounding (6.6 RPG) production all year, and he's a threat to record his third double-double of the month on Tuesday.

CJ McCollum Fantasy

Avoid CJ McCollum, SG, Portland Trail Blazers ($8,100): Damian Lillard being out should theoretically boost CJ McCollum's fantasy outlook. However, McCollum hasn't blown us away in the past two Lillard-less games, recording 44.4 and 42.2 fantasy points. Those are good nights, though nothing spectacular. You'd hope for more from the team's No. 1 option against the Charlotte Hornets and San Antonio Spurs. Now he faces a strong Los Angeles Clippers defense that will focus on stopping him and make the Blazers' other contributors beat them. The Clippers surrender just the fifth-fewest PPG (108.1) this season, so that could hurt McCollum's scoring and assist numbers tonight.

Lonzo Ball Fantasy

Avoid Lonzo Ball, PG, New Orleans Pelicans ($7,500): Lonzo Ball's pricetag tonight doesn't line up with his current form. He has three straight games with fewer than 24 fantasy points despite averaging 31.4 on the year. He's played in 28, 19 and 27 minutes over that span as well; the latter two have come while he works himself back into the lineup following a four-game absence. Ball isn't a major factor in the Pelicans' offense at the moment even when does get the minutes, so it's best to avoid him on Tuesday.

FanDuel NBA Lineup Tonight From The Duel Staff for 4/20

Based on tonight's targets and avoids, here's the NBA FanDuel lineup The Duel staff has put together for 4/20:

PG: Derrick Rose ($5,800)
PG: Cole Anthony ($5,600)
SG: Paul George ($9,000)
SG: Kevin Huerter ($5,400)
SF: Bogdan Bogdanovic ($7,100)
SF: Joe Harris ($4,600) 
PF: Harrison Barnes ($6,000) 
PF: Marcus Morris ($5,700) 
C: Karl-Anthony Towns ($10,800)

Remaining Salary: $0

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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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