NHL FanDuel Picks for Oct 17, 2022

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $10,100 27.11 2.68
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,800 25.61 2.61
Sidney Crosby PIT $9,500 24.66 2.60
Elias Pettersson VAN $7,500 20.17 2.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roope Hintz DAL $6,400 19.35 3.02
Mark Scheifele WPG $6,800 19.70 2.90
Phillip Danault LA $4,700 13.30 2.83
Michael Rasmussen DET $4,200 11.42 2.72

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Guentzel PIT $8,300 26.18 3.15
Kirill Kaprizov MIN $9,300 23.94 2.57
David Pastrnak BOS $9,200 23.34 2.54
Kevin Fiala LA $6,900 20.95 3.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adrian Kempe LA $5,500 18.95 3.45
Artturi Lehkonen COL $4,800 16.37 3.41
Jaden Schwartz SEA $4,900 15.80 3.22
Conor Garland VAN $4,500 14.29 3.18

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $7,900 23.46 2.97
Adam Fox NYR $7,200 16.54 2.30
Kris Letang PIT $6,900 15.92 2.31
Jeff Petry PIT $4,900 15.42 3.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Schultz SEA $3,600 11.79 3.27
Jeff Petry PIT $4,900 15.42 3.15
Cale Makar COL $7,900 23.46 2.97
Shayne Gostisbehere ARI $4,800 13.79 2.87

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,800 28.64 3.67
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,600 22.33 2.60
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,300 20.62 2.48
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,500 18.76 2.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,800 28.64 3.67
Erik Kallgren TOR $6,500 17.75 2.73
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,600 22.33 2.60
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,500 18.76 2.50

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┬áno 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.