NBA FanDuel Picks for Mar 5, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

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


Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $11,000 52.02 4.73
Stephen Curry GS $9,200 44.54 4.84
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,700 37.07 4.26
Russell Westbrook LAC $8,000 35.90 4.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyus Jones MEM $6,000 32.00 5.33
Stephen Curry GS $9,200 44.54 4.84
Marcus Smart BOS $6,100 28.96 4.75
Damian Lillard POR $11,000 52.02 4.73

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $10,000 36.91 3.69
Bradley Beal WAS $8,300 35.05 4.22
Klay Thompson GS $8,000 34.62 4.33
Devin Vassell SA $6,500 27.61 4.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Blake Wesley SA $3,800 17.66 4.65
Klay Thompson GS $8,000 34.62 4.33
Devin Vassell SA $6,500 27.61 4.25
Josh Christopher HOU $3,900 16.59 4.25

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,500 39.15 4.61
Tari Eason HOU $6,200 26.19 4.22
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,800 24.23 4.18
Matisse Thybulle POR $4,900 24.15 4.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matisse Thybulle POR $4,900 24.15 4.93
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,500 39.15 4.61
Tari Eason HOU $6,200 26.19 4.22
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,800 24.23 4.18

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $9,700 44.42 4.58
Moritz Wagner ORL $4,400 25.12 5.71
Keita Bates-Diop SA $5,300 23.96 4.52
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $5,600 22.81 4.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Moritz Wagner ORL $4,400 25.12 5.71
Julius Randle NY $9,700 44.42 4.58
Keita Bates-Diop SA $5,300 23.96 4.52
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $5,600 22.81 4.07

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,700 39.69 4.56
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,900 36.42 4.09
Nic Claxton BKN $7,200 36.42 5.06
Myles Turner IND $8,600 35.74 4.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charles Bassey SA $4,700 27.11 5.77
Nic Claxton BKN $7,200 36.42 5.06
Brook Lopez MIL $7,000 34.79 4.97
Kelly Olynyk UTA $5,800 27.90 4.81

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.