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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 28, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ja Morant MEM $10,400 51.47 4.95
Trae Young ATL $9,100 42.17 4.63
Chris Paul PHO $8,800 41.28 4.69
Russell Westbrook LAL $7,800 41.11 5.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cory Joseph DET $4,700 25.80 5.49
Jaylen Nowell MIN $4,100 22.29 5.44
Russell Westbrook LAL $7,800 41.11 5.27
Mike Conley UTA $5,800 29.59 5.10

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $9,400 46.75 4.97
Zach LaVine CHI $7,500 38.07 5.08
CJ McCollum POR $7,700 38.06 4.94
Josh Giddey OKC $5,700 31.81 5.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Giddey OKC $5,700 31.81 5.58
Zach LaVine CHI $7,500 38.07 5.08
Devin Booker PHO $9,400 46.75 4.97
Duncan Robinson MIA $5,300 26.26 4.95

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $7,700 35.30 4.58
Saddiq Bey DET $5,600 28.85 5.15
Cameron Johnson PHO $5,000 27.60 5.52
Chris Duarte IND $6,700 25.44 3.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Garrison Mathews HOU $3,600 20.15 5.60
Cameron Johnson PHO $5,000 27.60 5.52
Stanley Johnson LAL $3,600 19.85 5.51
Kenrich Williams OKC $3,700 19.51 5.27

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $7,000 27.63 3.95
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,300 26.67 4.23
Herbert Jones NO $5,900 26.63 4.51
Trey Lyles DET $5,700 25.15 4.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaxson Hayes NO $3,900 22.72 5.83
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl OKC $4,200 22.00 5.24
Jaden McDaniels MIN $3,900 18.85 4.83
Brandon Clarke MEM $5,300 24.79 4.68

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,300 60.45 5.35
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,300 45.77 4.92
Jusuf Nurkic POR $8,300 42.48 5.12
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,700 41.25 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mason Plumlee CHA $4,000 22.86 5.72
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,300 60.45 5.35
Jusuf Nurkic POR $8,300 42.48 5.12
Mo Bamba ORL $4,800 24.41 5.09

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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