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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 18, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $10,600 38.65 3.65
Patrick Beverley MIN $6,400 28.15 4.40
Kemba Walker NY $4,900 24.58 5.02
Cory Joseph DET $4,400 20.70 4.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kemba Walker NY $4,900 24.58 5.02
Killian Hayes DET $4,100 19.86 4.84
Cory Joseph DET $4,400 20.70 4.70
Patrick Beverley MIN $6,400 28.15 4.40

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,000 27.21 4.53
Gary Payton GS $4,700 21.44 4.56
Damion Lee GS $4,200 14.54 3.46
Josh Jackson DET $3,800 14.02 3.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Payton GS $4,700 21.44 4.56
Klay Thompson GS $6,000 27.21 4.53
Josh Jackson DET $3,800 14.02 3.69
Damion Lee GS $4,200 14.54 3.46

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Wiggins GS $5,800 26.55 4.58
Saddiq Bey DET $6,100 26.44 4.33
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,100 23.56 4.62
Leandro Bolmaro MIN $3,500 0.84 0.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,100 23.56 4.62
Andrew Wiggins GS $5,800 26.55 4.58
Saddiq Bey DET $6,100 26.44 4.33
Leandro Bolmaro MIN $3,500 0.84 0.24

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $6,200 24.15 3.89
Trey Lyles DET $5,700 23.42 4.11
Isaiah Stewart DET $5,500 21.92 3.99
Jaden McDaniels MIN $4,800 17.86 3.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trey Lyles DET $5,700 23.42 4.11
Isaiah Stewart DET $5,500 21.92 3.99
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $6,200 24.15 3.89
Jaden McDaniels MIN $4,800 17.86 3.72

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,600 45.82 4.77
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,400 27.47 5.09
Naz Reid MIN $4,200 13.71 3.26
Taj Gibson NY $3,600 9.53 2.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,400 27.47 5.09
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,600 45.82 4.77
Naz Reid MIN $4,200 13.71 3.26
Taj Gibson NY $3,600 9.53 2.65

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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