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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 8, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMelo Ball CHA $8,600 40.25 4.68
Chris Paul PHO $8,300 35.14 4.23
Kyle Lowry MIA $7,200 33.23 4.62
Mike Conley UTA $6,700 30.95 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaysean Paige DET $1 0.34 340.00
Tyus Jones MEM $4,900 24.89 5.08
Reggie Jackson LAC $5,700 28.07 4.93
LaMelo Ball CHA $8,600 40.25 4.68

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $8,700 38.23 4.39
Desmond Bane MEM $7,200 35.70 4.96
Max Strus MIA $5,900 26.14 4.43
Duane Washington IND $4,000 19.10 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trayvon Palmer DET $1 0.88 880.00
Desmond Bane MEM $7,200 35.70 4.96
Duane Washington IND $4,000 19.10 4.77
Max Strus MIA $5,900 26.14 4.43

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $8,000 37.59 4.70
Saddiq Bey DET $7,900 33.33 4.22
Cameron Johnson PHO $5,800 25.77 4.44
Chris Duarte IND $5,000 20.89 4.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $8,000 37.59 4.70
Cameron Johnson PHO $5,800 25.77 4.44
Saddiq Bey DET $7,900 33.33 4.22
Chris Duarte IND $5,000 20.89 4.18

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaiah Stewart DET $5,200 23.91 4.60
Brandon Clarke MEM $5,400 21.85 4.05
Trey Lyles DET $4,700 20.80 4.43
Amir Coffey LAC $5,000 17.42 3.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaiah Stewart DET $5,200 23.91 4.60
Trey Lyles DET $4,700 20.80 4.43
Brandon Clarke MEM $5,400 21.85 4.05
Freddie Gillespie ORL $3,800 14.49 3.81

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Deandre Ayton PHO $7,500 33.82 4.51
Omer Yurtseven MIA $6,800 33.57 4.94
Mo Bamba ORL $6,100 29.99 4.92
Ivica Zubac LAC $5,100 25.24 4.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitchell Robinson NY $4,900 24.53 5.01
Ivica Zubac LAC $5,100 25.24 4.95
Omer Yurtseven MIA $6,800 33.57 4.94
Mo Bamba ORL $6,100 29.99 4.92

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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