NBA FanDuel Picks for Mar 17, 2023

Daily Player Picks

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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 $10,500 50.35 4.79
Stephen Curry GS $10,000 47.41 4.74
Trae Young ATL $9,900 47.27 4.77
Darius Garland CLE $8,300 37.53 4.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $10,500 50.35 4.79
Trae Young ATL $9,900 47.27 4.77
Stephen Curry GS $10,000 47.41 4.74
Darius Garland CLE $8,300 37.53 4.52

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell CLE $9,300 44.20 4.75
Bradley Beal WAS $9,000 38.28 4.25
Klay Thompson GS $7,500 35.82 4.78
Devin Vassell SA $5,900 24.82 4.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $7,500 35.82 4.78
Donovan Mitchell CLE $9,300 44.20 4.75
Bradley Beal WAS $9,000 38.28 4.25
Devin Vassell SA $5,900 24.82 4.21

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $8,200 37.15 4.53
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,300 36.86 4.44
Trey Murphy NO $6,500 28.14 4.33
Saddiq Bey ATL $5,200 21.34 4.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $8,200 37.15 4.53
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,300 36.86 4.44
Trey Murphy NO $6,500 28.14 4.33
Matisse Thybulle POR $4,400 18.71 4.25

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jabari Smith HOU $7,000 31.05 4.44
Trendon Watford POR $5,300 30.02 5.66
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $6,200 22.44 3.62
Tobias Harris PHI $6,000 21.20 3.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trendon Watford POR $5,300 30.02 5.66
Jabari Smith HOU $7,000 31.05 4.44
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $6,200 22.44 3.62
Tobias Harris PHI $6,000 21.20 3.53

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $12,000 56.96 4.75
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,800 41.47 4.71
Alperen Sengun HOU $7,500 35.55 4.74
Rudy Gobert MIN $7,700 34.12 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Richards CHA $5,700 27.96 4.91
Joel Embiid PHI $12,000 56.96 4.75
Alperen Sengun HOU $7,500 35.55 4.74
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,800 41.47 4.71

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.