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NBA FanDuel Picks for Sunday, January 13, 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 FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA FanDuel Optimizer.

PG Damian Lillard
PG Kyle Lowry
SG Malik Beasley
SG Delon Wright
SF Mario Hezonja
SF Brandon Ingram
PF Maxi Kleber
PF John Collins
C Joel Embiid
Salary $59,600
Expected Points 301.3

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $10,200 44.71 4.38
Ben Simmons PHI $9,500 41.79 4.40
Damian Lillard POR $9,100 41.36 4.54
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,700 36.29 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jalen Brunson DAL $3,700 19.07 5.15
Emmanuel Mudiay NYK $6,000 29.22 4.87
Collin Sexton CLE $4,600 22.01 4.79
D.J. Augustin ORL $4,500 21.51 4.78

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,800 57.38 4.48
Bradley Beal WAS $9,600 44.48 4.63
Luka Doncic DAL $8,400 40.14 4.78
Jimmy Butler PHI $8,200 37.17 4.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malik Beasley DEN $3,900 22.88 5.87
Delon Wright TOR $4,000 23.42 5.86
Monte Morris DEN $4,000 22.71 5.68
Torrey Craig DEN $4,200 21.60 5.14

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,800 52.44 4.44
Kevin Durant GS $10,000 46.15 4.62
Kawhi Leonard TOR $9,800 44.46 4.54
Brandon Ingram LAL $6,900 32.00 4.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mario Hezonja NYK $4,400 24.97 5.67
Gerald Green HOU $4,300 22.43 5.22
Norman Powell TOR $3,900 20.14 5.16
Jeff Green WAS $5,400 26.74 4.95

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Collins ATL $8,500 41.32 4.86
Kyle Kuzma LAL $7,300 33.98 4.65
Aaron Gordon ORL $7,100 33.54 4.72
Draymond Green GS $7,400 32.99 4.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Maxi Kleber DAL $4,000 23.20 5.80
John Collins ATL $8,500 41.32 4.86
Pascal Siakam TOR $6,900 32.98 4.78
Aaron Gordon ORL $7,100 33.54 4.72

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,100 55.86 5.03
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,000 49.41 4.49
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,400 44.23 4.71
Clint Capela HOU $9,200 42.06 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeAndre Jordan DAL $7,200 36.56 5.08
Joel Embiid PHI $11,100 55.86 5.03
Tristan Thompson CLE $6,100 30.29 4.97
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,400 44.23 4.71

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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