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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 17, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ja Morant MEM $9,500 41.78 4.40
Fred VanVleet TOR $9,300 40.60 4.37
Trae Young ATL $9,600 38.92 4.05
Chris Paul PHO $8,000 35.74 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gabe Vincent MIA $5,000 25.54 5.11
Derrick White SA $7,100 35.52 5.00
Mike Conley UTA $6,200 28.85 4.65
Spencer Dinwiddie WAS $6,700 30.70 4.58

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,500 42.05 4.43
Devin Booker PHO $8,100 38.12 4.71
Desmond Bane MEM $6,800 29.45 4.33
Josh Giddey OKC $6,500 29.30 4.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Duane Washington IND $3,600 19.66 5.46
Ayo Dosunmu CHI $4,200 22.24 5.29
Devin Vassell SA $4,900 23.70 4.84
Grayson Allen MIL $4,600 21.96 4.77

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $8,300 40.09 4.83
Miles Bridges CHA $7,800 37.44 4.80
Nassir Little POR $5,200 24.65 4.74
De’Andre Hunter ATL $4,400 21.00 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paris Bass PHO $1 1.18 1180.00
Brandon Ingram NO $8,300 40.09 4.83
Miles Bridges CHA $7,800 37.44 4.80
De’Andre Hunter ATL $4,400 21.00 4.77

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,900 42.46 4.29
Brandon Clarke MEM $5,500 25.96 4.72
Herbert Jones NO $6,000 25.27 4.21
Chuma Okeke ORL $5,000 25.25 5.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Grant Williams BOS $3,600 20.60 5.72
Chuma Okeke ORL $5,000 25.25 5.05
Day’Ron Sharpe BKN $4,500 21.46 4.77
Brandon Clarke MEM $5,500 25.96 4.72

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,900 54.86 5.03
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,200 44.23 4.81
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,600 42.83 4.98
Jonas Valanciunas NO $7,400 35.81 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Olivier Sarr OKC $1 1.60 1600.00
Onyeka Okongwu ATL $4,300 23.58 5.48
Robin Lopez ORL $4,800 25.03 5.21
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,400 27.78 5.15

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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