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Fantasy Basketball Forecaster: May 3rd - 9th

Top waiver adds, strength of schedule and more!

Denver Nuggets v LA Clippers Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images

Welcome to my weekly Fantasy Basketball Forecaster! In here you’ll find:

  • Top 3 waiver wire adds (among all players under 50% rostered ESPN)
  • Leaders in each stat category over the last week
  • Each team’s schedule ranking, based on opponent’s points allowed, where the #1 ranked team plays the easiest DFS schedule for the week

Top 3 Waiver Wire Adds

  1. Oshae Brissett (44% rostered) — Brissett has been starting in place of Myles Turner for the Pacers for the last seven games. During that span, he’s averaging 15.4 points, 9.9 boards, and 2.3 blocks per game.
  2. Khem Birch (41% rostered) — In the Toronto Raptor’s starting lineup for the injured Chris Boucher, Birch is averaging 11.2 PPG/8.0 RPG/2.1 APG/2.2 StPG over the last 10 games.
  3. Facundo Campazzo (15% rostered) — Another guy getting minutes because of injury, Campazzo has been starting in the place of Jamal Murray. Across his last eight starts, Campazzo is averaging 9.4 PPG/3.0 RPG/5.8 APG/1.7 StPG.

Stats Leaders (Last 7 Days)

Player % Rostered PPG RPG APG SPG BPG
Player % Rostered PPG RPG APG SPG BPG
Jayson Tatum 99% 42.7 - - - -
Kevin Durant 100% 33.7 - - - -
Trae Young 99% 32.5 - - - -
Steph Curry 100% 31.3 - - - -
Luka Doncic 100% 31.0 - 10.5 - -
Domantas Sabonis 99% - 19.0 14.0 - -
Nikola Vucevic 99% - 14.7 - - -
Russell Westbrook 100% - 13.3 12.0 - -
Clint Capela 99% - 12.3 - - -
Nikola Jokic 100% - 11.8 - - -
DeMar DeRozan 99% - - 10.7 - -
D'Angelo Russell 95% - - 9.5 - -
Lonzo Ball 95% - - - 3.0 -
Ricky Rubio 56% - - - 2.8 -
LaMelo Ball 95% - - - 2.5 -
Kelly Olynyk 82% - - - 2.5 -
Kent Bazemore 8% - - - 2.5 -
Oshae Brissett 44% - - - - 4.0
Isaiah Stewart 36% - - - - 3.3
Rudy Gobert 99% - - - - 3.0
Luke Kornet 0% - - - - 3.0
Anthony Davis 99% - - - - 2.5

DFS Strength of Schedule

Start your Oklahoma City Thunder and Sacramento Kings players this week as they have VERY easy schedules. Meanwhile, going to be tough sledding for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Denver Nuggets.