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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 16, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
D’Angelo Russell MIN $8,400 43.30 5.15
Devin Booker PHX $10,000 41.63 4.16
Donovan Mitchell UTA $9,100 41.32 4.54
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,100 40.50 5.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Clarkson UTA $5,500 29.82 5.42
Saben Lee DET $3,000 15.61 5.20
Patrick Beverley MIN $5,500 28.50 5.18
D’Angelo Russell MIN $8,400 43.30 5.15

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
D’Angelo Russell MIN $8,400 43.30 5.15
Devin Booker PHX $10,000 41.63 4.16
Donovan Mitchell UTA $9,100 41.32 4.54
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,600 40.47 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terence Davis SAC $3,700 26.94 7.28
Jordan Clarkson UTA $5,500 29.82 5.42
Buddy Hield SAC $5,700 30.81 5.40
Landry Shamet PHX $2,400 12.45 5.19

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,600 40.47 4.71
Harrison Barnes SAC $6,100 30.91 5.07
Buddy Hield SAC $5,700 30.81 5.40
Saddiq Bey DET $8,200 30.64 3.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terence Davis SAC $3,700 26.94 7.28
Jonathan Kuminga GSW $3,900 24.61 6.31
Buddy Hield SAC $5,700 30.81 5.40
Jeff Green DEN $3,800 19.93 5.25

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jae’Sean Tate HOU $6,300 33.95 5.39
Harrison Barnes SAC $6,100 30.91 5.07
Saddiq Bey DET $8,200 30.64 3.74
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $6,000 25.80 4.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jae’Sean Tate HOU $6,300 33.95 5.39
Jeff Green DEN $3,800 19.93 5.25
Chimezie Metu SAC $4,500 23.49 5.22
Harrison Barnes SAC $6,100 30.91 5.07

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,000 61.45 5.12
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,300 46.58 4.52
Christian Wood HOU $8,000 40.03 5.00
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,500 40.02 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Len SAC $3,900 20.06 5.14
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,000 61.45 5.12
Christian Wood HOU $8,000 40.03 5.00
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,500 40.02 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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