2019年7月12日

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 like this in professional leagues. Most commonly used in fantasy sports, the thinking goes that you can overcome a distinct lack of depth and quality players by top-loading a roster. Spend a lot on a few guys, then expect for mere competence around them. The New Orleans Pelicans are now one of the greatest examples of this strategy taking root in fact, since they’re enclosing Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins and Jrue Holiday with almost nothing. Rajon Rondo remains a shell of his old self–a helpful shell, but a casing nonetheless–and also Solomon Hill’s torn hamstring could keep him out for up to eight months. Who is notable? Have a peek at every other person under contract and see if it’s possible to determine the fifth-best healthy player, assuming the above four are the best quartet: Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik, Ian Clark, Jordan Crawford, Cheick Diallo, Frank Jackson, E’Twaun Moore and Quincy Pondexter. It is likely either Clark or even Moore. And that’s a problem, especially when both bigs are still trying to suss out chemistry. Read more: ufc200-fight.com