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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 21, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trae Young ATL $10,000 44.77 4.48
Ja Morant MEM $9,100 44.57 4.90
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,200 42.26 5.15
LaMelo Ball CHA $8,100 41.35 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cory Joseph DET $4,400 24.81 5.64
Monte Morris DEN $4,400 24.75 5.63
Gabe Vincent MIA $5,000 27.24 5.45
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,200 42.26 5.15

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,000 40.51 4.50
CJ McCollum POR $7,900 34.50 4.37
Ayo Dosunmu CHI $6,000 31.69 5.28
Josh Giddey OKC $6,100 31.62 5.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Payton GS $3,600 20.68 5.74
Duncan Robinson MIA $3,900 22.30 5.72
Aaron Wiggins OKC $4,100 22.25 5.43
Ayo Dosunmu CHI $6,000 31.69 5.28

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $8,200 35.78 4.36
Andrew Wiggins GS $6,300 31.29 4.97
Saddiq Bey DET $5,600 27.50 4.91
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,800 25.56 4.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Wiggins GS $6,300 31.29 4.97
Saddiq Bey DET $5,600 27.50 4.91
Kessler Edwards BKN $4,400 19.61 4.46
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,800 25.56 4.41

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,900 47.88 4.84
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,200 28.94 4.67
Brandon Clarke MEM $5,500 28.31 5.15
Trey Lyles DET $5,400 24.56 4.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Clarke MEM $5,500 28.31 5.15
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,900 47.88 4.84
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl OKC $3,900 18.57 4.76
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,200 28.94 4.67

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,900 56.09 4.71
Joel Embiid PHI $10,800 55.88 5.17
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,200 43.80 4.76
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,900 43.13 4.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakob Poeltl SA $7,000 37.11 5.30
Ivica Zubac LAC $4,200 22.19 5.28
Joel Embiid PHI $10,800 55.88 5.17
Mo Bamba ORL $5,500 28.37 5.16

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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