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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 NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C Patrice Bergeron
C Auston Matthews
W Alexander Radulov
W Marcus Johansson
W Austin Watson
W David Pastrnak
D Ian Cole
D Jake Muzzin
G Ben Bishop
Salary $54,900
Expected Points 129.27

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $9,000 19.09 2.12
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,200 17.84 2.18
Tyler Seguin SJ $8,200 17.72 2.16
Auston Matthews OTT $7,800 17.12 2.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews OTT $7,800 17.12 2.19
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,200 17.84 2.18
Tyler Seguin SJ $8,200 17.72 2.16
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $9,000 19.09 2.12

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $8,500 18.33 2.16
David Pastrnak BOS $7,800 18.08 2.32
Alexander Radulov SJ $7,100 17.42 2.45
Gabriel Landeskog FLA $7,300 15.66 2.15
Mitchell Marner OTT $8,400 15.44 1.84
Viktor Arvidsson CGY $7,400 13.98 1.89
Johnny Gaudreau CEN $7,800 13.93 1.79
Matthew Tkachuk CEN $6,500 13.63 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexander Radulov SJ $7,100 17.42 2.45
David Pastrnak BOS $7,800 18.08 2.32
Zach Hyman OTT $4,500 10.29 2.29
Austin Watson CGY $3,400 7.73 2.27
Marcus Johansson BOS $4,200 9.20 2.19
Michael Frolik CEN $3,900 8.52 2.18
Colin Wilson FLA $3,500 7.61 2.17
Brad Marchand BOS $8,500 18.33 2.16

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Giordano CEN $7,000 15.15 2.16
Tyson Barrie FLA $6,400 14.61 2.28
Roman Josi CGY $6,300 12.27 1.95
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,600 11.73 1.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Cole FLA $3,600 8.54 2.37
Jake Muzzin OTT $4,500 10.30 2.29
Tyson Barrie FLA $6,400 14.61 2.28
Travis Hamonic CEN $4,500 9.79 2.18

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Bishop SJ $8,300 23.04 2.78
Pekka Rinne CGY $9,000 21.76 2.42
Philipp Grubauer FLA $8,000 20.49 2.56
Frederik Andersen OTT $8,100 17.19 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Bishop SJ $8,300 23.04 2.78
Philipp Grubauer FLA $8,000 20.49 2.56
Pekka Rinne CGY $9,000 21.76 2.42
Frederik Andersen OTT $8,100 17.19 2.12

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.