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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 12, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trae Young ATL $9,900 48.53 4.90
Russell Westbrook LAL $8,400 40.94 4.87
Lonzo Ball CHI $7,100 37.86 5.33
LaMelo Ball CHA $8,000 36.99 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lonzo Ball CHI $7,100 37.86 5.33
Trae Young ATL $9,900 48.53 4.90
Spencer Dinwiddie WAS $7,100 34.69 4.89
Russell Westbrook LAL $8,400 40.94 4.87

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $7,200 35.38 4.91
Malik Monk LAL $5,500 30.94 5.63
Max Strus MIA $5,900 26.75 4.53
Devin Vassell SA $5,000 23.32 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malik Monk LAL $5,500 30.94 5.63
Zach LaVine CHI $7,200 35.38 4.91
Joshua Primo SA $3,800 18.64 4.91
Devin Vassell SA $5,000 23.32 4.66

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $7,900 37.96 4.81
Matisse Thybulle PHI $4,400 20.56 4.67
Keita Bates-Diop SA $3,900 19.67 5.04
Corey Kispert WAS $3,500 18.99 5.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Braxton Key PHI $1 3.40 3402.00
Corey Kispert WAS $3,500 18.99 5.43
Keita Bates-Diop SA $3,900 19.67 5.04
Kessler Edwards BKN $3,500 17.15 4.90

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chuma Okeke ORL $5,500 29.29 5.33
Maxi Kleber DAL $5,600 21.78 3.89
Day’Ron Sharpe BKN $4,500 19.74 4.39
Jalen McDaniels CHA $4,300 16.52 3.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chuma Okeke ORL $5,500 29.29 5.33
Day’Ron Sharpe BKN $4,500 19.74 4.39
Lamar Stevens CLE $3,700 15.85 4.28
Moritz Wagner ORL $3,500 13.80 3.94

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,900 55.92 5.13
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,100 40.52 4.45
Jakob Poeltl SA $6,100 36.94 6.06
Omer Yurtseven MIA $6,800 35.81 5.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakob Poeltl SA $6,100 36.94 6.06
Onyeka Okongwu ATL $3,900 23.63 6.06
Chimezie Metu SAC $4,400 24.70 5.61
Omer Yurtseven MIA $6,800 35.81 5.27

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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