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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 Kyrie Irving
PG Darren Collison
SG Jaylen Brown
SG Khris Middleton
SF Giannis Antetokounmpo
SF Bojan Bogdanovic
PF Marcus Morris
PF Thaddeus Young
C Thon Maker
Salary $59,900
Expected Points 290.47

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyrie Irving BOS $9,000 44.29 4.92
Chris Paul HOU $8,300 37.47 4.51
Eric Bledsoe MIL $7,600 35.51 4.67
Ricky Rubio UTA $6,500 30.80 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Darren Collison IND $5,000 25.91 5.18
Kyrie Irving BOS $9,000 44.29 4.92
Ricky Rubio UTA $6,500 30.80 4.74
Eric Bledsoe MIL $7,600 35.51 4.67

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,600 59.67 4.74
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,800 39.30 4.47
Khris Middleton MIL $7,100 34.08 4.80
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,600 24.54 5.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,600 24.54 5.34
Eric Gordon HOU $4,500 23.59 5.24
Luke Kennard DET $4,100 20.44 4.98
Wesley Matthews IND $3,800 18.89 4.97

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,900 57.68 4.47
Bojan Bogdanovic IND $6,200 28.76 4.64
Gordon Hayward BOS $6,400 27.59 4.31
Joe Ingles UTA $6,800 26.31 3.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bojan Bogdanovic IND $6,200 28.76 4.64
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,900 57.68 4.47
Jae Crowder UTA $4,600 19.86 4.32
Gordon Hayward BOS $6,400 27.59 4.31

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,900 32.98 4.78
Thaddeus Young IND $6,400 29.53 4.61
Domantas Sabonis IND $6,400 29.30 4.58
Derrick Favors UTA $7,000 26.89 3.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Morris BOS $5,100 26.43 5.18
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,900 32.98 4.78
Thaddeus Young IND $6,400 29.53 4.61
Domantas Sabonis IND $6,400 29.30 4.58

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond DET $10,200 47.27 4.63
Rudy Gobert UTA $9,400 41.62 4.43
Clint Capela HOU $8,700 39.26 4.51
Al Horford BOS $7,300 36.44 4.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thon Maker DET $3,600 19.25 5.35
Myles Turner IND $6,500 34.34 5.28
Al Horford BOS $7,300 36.44 4.99
Brook Lopez MIL $6,100 29.21 4.79

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 – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno 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.