NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 27.77 2.67
Jack Hughes NJ $10,100 27.27 2.70
Sebastian Aho CAR $7,300 20.74 2.84
Brayden Point TB $8,700 20.18 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sebastian Aho CAR $7,300 20.74 2.84
Dawson Mercer NJ $6,600 17.91 2.71
Jack Hughes NJ $10,100 27.27 2.70
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 27.77 2.67

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,800 20.62 2.10
Timo Meier NJ $8,400 17.63 2.10
Nikita Kucherov TB $9,400 17.26 1.84
Nick Schmaltz ARI $6,100 16.92 2.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Schmaltz ARI $6,100 16.92 2.77
Jared McCann SEA $5,800 15.94 2.75
Josh Anderson MON $4,600 12.57 2.73
Ivan Barbashev VGK $4,700 11.91 2.53

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dougie Hamilton NJ $7,400 22.01 2.97
Brent Burns CAR $6,900 18.62 2.70
Cale Makar COL $7,200 17.51 2.43
Shea Theodore VGK $7,000 17.05 2.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Samuel Girard COL $4,800 14.31 2.98
Dougie Hamilton NJ $7,400 22.01 2.97
Brent Burns CAR $6,900 18.62 2.70
Ryan Graves NJ $4,900 12.85 2.62

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexandar Georgiev COL $7,900 24.27 3.07
Vitek Vanecek NJ $9,000 21.45 2.38
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,000 19.03 2.38
Andrei Vasilevskiy TB $7,500 16.87 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexandar Georgiev COL $7,900 24.27 3.07
Connor Ingram ARI $6,800 16.61 2.44
Vitek Vanecek NJ $9,000 21.45 2.38
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,000 19.03 2.38

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.