NHL FanDuel 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 $10,700 33.41 3.12
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 29.66 2.85
Auston Matthews TOR $10,000 23.89 2.39
Tim Stuetzle OTT $8,600 23.38 2.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,700 33.41 3.12
Barrett Hayton ARI $5,400 16.54 3.06
Travis Boyd ARI $4,000 11.47 2.87
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 29.66 2.85

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $10,000 28.41 2.84
Mitchell Marner TOR $8,100 22.94 2.83
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,500 22.57 2.38
Clayton Keller ARI $7,600 21.61 2.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Chiasson DET $3,000 13.97 4.66
Nick Schmaltz ARI $6,300 19.04 3.02
Josh Anderson MON $4,500 13.09 2.91
William Eklund SJ $3,400 9.80 2.88

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $7,800 20.38 2.61
Roman Josi NSH $8,500 18.57 2.18
Brandon Montour FLA $7,300 17.73 2.43
Josh Morrissey WPG $7,500 17.49 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuso Valimaki ARI $4,300 13.32 3.10
Mike Matheson MON $5,700 16.02 2.81
Jacob Trouba NYR $5,800 15.43 2.66
Evan Bouchard EDM $4,300 11.36 2.64

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivan Prosvetov ARI $6,500 34.35 5.28
Linus Ullmark BOS $9,000 27.55 3.06
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,300 23.97 2.89
Joonas Korpisalo LA $7,900 22.81 2.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivan Prosvetov ARI $6,500 34.35 5.28
Linus Ullmark BOS $9,000 27.55 3.06
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,300 23.97 2.89
Joonas Korpisalo LA $7,900 22.81 2.89

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.