WNBA DFS: Brittney Griner and top picks for July 19 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

Before you set your DFS lineups for WNBA action on Thursday, July 19, you need to hear what professional DFS player Mike McClure has to say. McClure has nearly $2 million in career DFS winnings and has cashed huge on numerous tournament and cash game rosters in NBA, MLB, NFL, golf, NASCAR and other sports.

A predictive data engineer specializing in player projections and advanced statistical analysis, McClure is the go-to authority when it comes to optimal DFS lineups, and now he's sharing his WNBA picks only over at SportsLine.

On Wednesday, McClure rostered Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles on both sites. The result: She exploded for 30 points and 16 rebounds. Anybody who had her in their lineup was well on the way to a profitable day.

For Thursday's three-game slate, we can tell you McClure likes Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray at $4,900 on FanDuel and $6,800 on DraftKings.

Gray is coming off one of her best performances of the season against the New York Liberty, scoring 13 points, dishing out six assists and recording four rebounds. That kind of balanced line can lead to big points on FanDuel and DraftKings at a very affordable price.

Another pick McClure loves for Thursday: Mercury center Brittney Griner, who is $8,700 on FanDuel and $12,100 on DraftKings.

Griner is also coming off a big game, scoring a season-high 36 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in her last outing against Indiana. She gets a juicy matchup against the Las Vegas Aces on Thursday, a team that has the third-worst scoring defense in the league. Lock her in your WNBA DFS lineups and watch the points roll in.

McClure is also targeting a player capable of putting up big numbers who has a dream matchup on Thursday. The stars are aligning for her to go off for 30, even 40 points on both sites, and she comes at a price that won't break the bank. This pick could be the difference between winning your tournaments and cash games or going home with nothing.

So who is DFS pro Mike McClure putting in his optimal WNBA DFS lineup on Thursday? Visit SportsLine now to see the full WNBA tournament lineups for Thursday, all from a professional DFS player who has earned nearly $2 million in career winnings.

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