NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 2, 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
Auston Matthews TOR $9,400 22.51 2.39
Jack Hughes NJ $8,600 17.96 2.09
Elias Pettersson VAN $8,800 17.58 2.00
Tim Stuetzle OTT $7,400 16.11 2.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $2,800 7.95 2.84
Erik Haula NJ $3,700 9.84 2.66
Morgan Frost PHI $4,200 11.01 2.62
Ryan Poehling PIT $2,500 6.38 2.55

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $9,700 23.15 2.39
Jake Guentzel PIT $7,500 17.43 2.32
Brady Tkachuk OTT $8,000 16.90 2.11
Viktor Arvidsson LA $6,400 16.60 2.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Drury CAR $2,500 7.72 3.09
Carl Grundstrom LA $2,600 7.13 2.74
Sammy Blais STL $2,800 7.63 2.72
Danton Heinen PIT $2,500 6.79 2.72

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dougie Hamilton NJ $6,900 14.30 2.07
Kris Letang PIT $6,200 14.30 2.31
Josh Morrissey WPG $6,600 13.55 2.05
Adam Fox NYR $6,200 13.14 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Peeke CLS $3,200 9.29 2.90
Tyler Myers VAN $3,300 9.34 2.83
Brian Dumoulin PIT $3,100 8.66 2.79
Jacob Bernard-Docker OTT $2,500 6.83 2.73

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,500 20.53 2.42
Joonas Korpisalo LA $8,200 18.35 2.24
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,100 16.81 2.08
Casey DeSmith PIT $7,600 13.49 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,500 20.53 2.42
Joonas Korpisalo LA $8,200 18.35 2.24
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,100 16.81 2.08
Casey DeSmith PIT $7,600 13.49 1.77

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.