NBA FanDuel Picks for Mar 18, 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
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,600 42.28 4.40
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,800 41.73 4.74
Stephen Curry GS $10,200 41.63 4.08
Jalen Brunson NY $8,700 39.17 4.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Markelle Fultz ORL $7,100 38.08 5.36
Mike Conley MIN $5,800 29.97 5.17
Tyus Jones MEM $6,500 32.94 5.07
T.J. McConnell IND $5,900 29.67 5.03

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,100 42.36 4.66
Klay Thompson GS $7,300 28.80 3.95
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,400 25.65 4.75
Malik Monk SAC $5,400 25.13 4.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Gordon LAC $4,400 22.05 5.01
Gary Trent TOR $5,200 25.07 4.82
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,400 25.65 4.75
Bradley Beal WAS $9,100 42.36 4.66

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,500 42.25 4.97
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,400 19.13 3.54
Sam Hauser BOS $4,400 17.71 4.03
Kessler Edwards SAC $3,800 16.56 4.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,500 42.25 4.97
Kessler Edwards SAC $3,800 16.56 4.36
Sam Hauser BOS $4,400 17.71 4.03
Jonathan Kuminga GS $5,400 19.13 3.54

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $9,700 41.26 4.25
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,600 38.75 4.51
Tobias Harris PHI $5,800 28.92 4.99
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,600 28.54 4.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $5,800 28.92 4.99
Grant Williams BOS $4,900 23.46 4.79
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,600 38.75 4.51
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,600 28.54 4.32

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $12,000 59.11 4.93
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,100 56.54 4.67
Jakob Poeltl TOR $7,500 38.80 5.17
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,700 38.75 3.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakob Poeltl TOR $7,500 38.80 5.17
Joel Embiid PHI $12,000 59.11 4.93
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,100 56.54 4.67
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,100 37.47 4.63

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.