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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 16, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,000 39.97 5.00
Chris Paul PHO $8,100 37.43 4.62
Mike Conley UTA $6,500 29.58 4.55
Patrick Beverley MIN $6,500 29.03 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Davion Mitchell SAC $3,800 20.19 5.31
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,000 39.97 5.00
Monte Morris DEN $4,400 21.82 4.96
Killian Hayes DET $3,700 17.89 4.83

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $8,300 39.15 4.72
Klay Thompson GS $5,800 27.02 4.66
Damion Lee GS $4,100 18.17 4.43
Josh Christopher HOU $3,700 16.15 4.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $8,300 39.15 4.72
Klay Thompson GS $5,800 27.02 4.66
Damion Lee GS $4,100 18.17 4.43
Josh Christopher HOU $3,700 16.15 4.37

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Wiggins GS $5,800 30.17 5.20
Saddiq Bey DET $6,200 29.26 4.72
Jonathan Kuminga GS $4,400 24.92 5.66
Garrison Mathews HOU $3,800 14.83 3.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $4,400 24.92 5.66
Andrew Wiggins GS $5,800 30.17 5.20
Saddiq Bey DET $6,200 29.26 4.72
Garrison Mathews HOU $3,800 14.83 3.90

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $6,300 26.38 4.19
Trey Lyles DET $6,000 24.32 4.05
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,200 23.03 4.43
Isaiah Stewart DET $5,700 20.49 3.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,200 23.03 4.43
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $6,300 26.38 4.19
Trey Lyles DET $6,000 24.32 4.05
Nemanja Bjelica GS $4,300 15.67 3.64

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,900 58.28 5.35
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,800 44.57 4.55
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,600 40.08 4.66
Deandre Ayton PHO $7,000 32.62 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,900 58.28 5.35
Chimezie Metu SAC $4,600 23.76 5.16
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,600 40.08 4.66
Deandre Ayton PHO $7,000 32.62 4.66

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 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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