If you haven't enjoyed these games so far, then I don't know what to tell you. There have been upsets upon upsets and even the Spartans went down in the first round which is just crazy. Just know that anyone who tells you they know who will win the NCAA Championship in a given year is someone you may want to stay far away from. People who honestly think they can predict the outcomes of games during March Madness are on serious drugs. Now that that's over with, the slate on Saturday is only 8 games as expected, but not too much jumps off the screen at me. There are a bunch of these games that are tough to target anyone from, but you'll have no choice. There are a lot of potential great games to watch, but this doesn't mean they are DFS worthy to target. Below are my favorite price point plays for Saturday's slate.
Brandon Ingram - Forward, Duke. (FD Price $8,700, DK Price $9,500)
You can expect Ingram to be one of the highest players owned on Fanduel tomorrow, and deservedly so. He is a match-up nightmare for Buffalo and this game figures to be very high scoring. Kennard is also a decent option here as well, but Ingram is tough to fade. On Buffalo's side you can expect Makai Mason to be targeted by many, and I'll certainly have shares their as well. Duke should be able to score at will against Buffalo, so fantasy points will be there to go around. My favorite play from this game for the price is Ingram, hands down.
Kris Dunn - Guard, Providence. (FD Price $8,600, DK Price $9,800)
Dunn at 8600 in a game expected to be played at a frantic pace? Dunn struggled to garner minutes in his last game due to foul trouble, but when on the court he looked like the Kris Dunn of old. I expect him to embrace the quick tempo and keep this game within double digits. Dunn's peripherals are some of the best in the country andthe pace plays to his strengths. I'm not on big as Bentil because he's higher priced and UNC has some big bodies inside. This price is just too low for Dunn on a slate where not a lot of options jump off the screen.
Jameel McKay - Forward, Iowa State. (FD Price $7,300, DK Price $7,600)
McKay has experienced another price drop, and now might be a good time to jump on board. Arkansas Little Rock may be under-sized, but they are typically tough against big men. Hammonds, however, had his way down low and was able to pile up blocks against the under-sized front court. McKay is back to getting big run, and they could use his size down low in this one. If they double McKay, Iowa State's shooters will kill Little Rock, McKay's price has moved into a nice spot here, and he provides a decent floor for this price, and we all know his ceiling. Iowa State should be able to score and Nader/Morris/Thomas are still a bit under-priced, but I'll be primarily targeting McKay's price is tough to pass up.
Joel Berry - Guard, North Carolina. (FD Price $6,500, DK Price $6,900)
Joel Berry is priced very well in this game. UNC will score many points in this game and Berry is typically safe for 30+ minutes in close games. As crazy as it sounds. Berry has taken most of the PG duties away from Marcus Paige, and has been playing some of his most consistent ball of the season. Berry is a near lock for 3x here, and has over 5x potential. Berry should be able to take advantage of young guards defensively when Dunn doesn't have the ball, and should be able to score his per usual 12+. This is a good game to target players in, and Berry is one of the safest plays for the price on UNC.
Marcus Johnson Jr. - Guard, Arkansas, Little Rock. (FD Price $5,400, DK Price $5,400)
Johnson Jr. was minimum price on the last slate, and now has received a price bump. This price is still too low though for his match-up. Little Rock will be seeing a huge tempo increase and this impacts all of their players. For the price, he provides a very high floor and is not afraid to shoot the ball. He offers decent peripherals for this price, and should find himself with quite a few opportunities to score in this game. You'll need to find cheap options to cash tomorrow and Johnson Jr. is certainly in play again despite the price increase.