NBA Draftkings Picks for Mar 18, 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
Stephen Curry GSW $10,300 45.21 4.39
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,700 43.17 4.96
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,800 42.01 4.77
Jalen Brunson NYK $8,100 41.13 5.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Markelle Fultz ORL $6,600 37.96 5.75
Mike Conley MIN $5,600 30.69 5.48
Terance Mann LAC $3,300 17.99 5.45
Nickeil Alexander-Walker MIN $3,600 19.47 5.41

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $9,300 47.72 5.13
Paul George LAC $8,900 46.89 5.27
Bradley Beal WAS $8,600 42.54 4.95
Zach LaVine CHI $8,700 41.85 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sam Hauser BOS $3,100 17.78 5.74
De’Anthony Melton PHI $4,200 23.83 5.67
Malik Monk SAC $4,700 26.46 5.63
Terance Mann LAC $3,300 17.99 5.45

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,700 53.55 5.00
Jaylen Brown BOS $9,300 47.72 5.13
Paul George LAC $8,900 46.89 5.27
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,500 43.77 5.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Grant Williams BOS $3,800 24.90 6.55
Jalen McDaniels PHI $3,000 17.62 5.87
Taurean Prince MIN $3,900 22.51 5.77
Sam Hauser BOS $3,100 17.78 5.74

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,700 53.55 5.00
Julius Randle NYK $9,500 43.73 4.60
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,300 42.49 5.12
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,500 40.43 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Grant Williams BOS $3,800 24.90 6.55
Jalen McDaniels PHI $3,000 17.62 5.87
Taurean Prince MIN $3,900 22.51 5.77
Tobias Harris PHI $5,100 28.22 5.53

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,000 59.74 4.98
Joel Embiid PHI $11,400 59.01 5.18
Domantas Sabonis SAC $10,200 53.60 5.26
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,500 40.43 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivica Zubac LAC $5,300 29.02 5.47
Domantas Sabonis SAC $10,200 53.60 5.26
Daniel Gafford WAS $4,800 25.10 5.23
Mike Muscala BOS $3,000 15.55 5.18

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.