NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,300 27.43 2.66
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,100 25.79 2.55
Auston Matthews TOR $9,200 21.27 2.31
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,100 18.74 2.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $2,900 8.96 3.09
Travis Boyd ARI $2,800 8.62 3.08
Barrett Hayton ARI $4,400 13.45 3.06
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,300 14.59 2.75

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $8,500 23.81 2.80
Mikko Rantanen COL $7,800 18.62 2.39
David Pastrnak BOS $9,300 18.36 1.97
Carter Verhaeghe FLA $6,500 18.34 2.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Chiasson DET $2,900 10.07 3.47
Warren Foegele EDM $2,600 8.94 3.44
Owen Tippett PHI $5,200 15.17 2.92
Dawson Mercer NJ $4,600 13.31 2.89

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roman Josi NSH $9,200 17.04 1.85
Cale Makar COL $7,600 16.21 2.13
Josh Morrissey WPG $6,800 15.94 2.34
Aaron Ekblad FLA $6,100 14.56 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Hamonic OTT $3,500 9.89 2.83
Samuel Girard COL $4,000 10.81 2.70
Marc Staal FLA $2,700 7.17 2.65
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,300 13.85 2.61

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivan Prosvetov ARI $7,900 27.15 3.44
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,100 20.84 2.57
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,200 18.81 2.29
Joonas Korpisalo LA $8,300 18.55 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivan Prosvetov ARI $7,900 27.15 3.44
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,100 20.84 2.57
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,200 18.81 2.29
Joonas Korpisalo LA $8,300 18.55 2.23

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.