Sports from the Basement

NBA DraftKings Picks for Thursday, January 10, 2019

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA Draftkings Optimizer.

PG Dennis Schroder
SG DeMar DeRozan
SF Stanley Johnson
PF LaMarcus Aldridge
C Nikola Jokic
G Josh Richardson
F Danilo Gallinari
Util Jon Leuer
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 292.36

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $11,300 57.29 5.07
Kyrie Irving BOS $9,000 40.75 4.53
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,600 37.06 4.88
Jamal Murray DEN $7,300 35.48 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dennis Schroder OKC $4,800 26.96 5.62
Monte Morris DEN $3,800 21.08 5.55
Reggie Jackson DET $5,000 26.89 5.38
Patty Mills SAS $3,500 17.89 5.11

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $8,300 42.35 5.10
Buddy Hield SAC $6,700 32.39 4.83
Josh Richardson MIA $5,800 29.75 5.13
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC $6,200 28.00 4.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marco Belinelli SAS $3,200 17.21 5.38
Luke Kennard DET $3,300 17.16 5.20
Torrey Craig DEN $4,000 20.58 5.15
Josh Richardson MIA $5,800 29.75 5.13

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George OKC $9,800 45.92 4.69
Tobias Harris LAC $7,400 35.92 4.85
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,100 35.22 4.96
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,000 29.14 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stanley Johnson DET $3,100 17.72 5.72
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,100 35.22 4.96
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,000 29.14 4.86
Tobias Harris LAC $7,400 35.92 4.85

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $7,200 37.60 5.22
Paul Millsap DEN $6,300 31.99 5.08
Montrezl Harrell LAC $6,500 31.64 4.87
Al Horford BOS $6,100 26.70 4.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jon Leuer DET $3,100 16.47 5.31
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $7,200 37.60 5.22
Kelly Olynyk MIA $3,900 20.16 5.17
Jerami Grant OKC $4,800 24.64 5.13

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,500 51.38 4.89
Andre Drummond DET $9,100 44.15 4.85
Steven Adams OKC $7,000 33.85 4.84
Hassan Whiteside MIA $6,800 33.62 4.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside MIA $6,800 33.62 4.94
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,500 51.38 4.89
Andre Drummond DET $9,100 44.15 4.85
Steven Adams OKC $7,000 33.85 4.84

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries Рthose are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.

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