NBA FanDuel Picks for Apr 5, 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
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,500 41.88 4.93
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,200 41.31 4.49
Trae Young ATL $9,500 41.12 4.33
Jrue Holiday MIL $7,700 38.92 5.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyus Jones MEM $5,800 30.36 5.23
Jrue Holiday MIL $7,700 38.92 5.05
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,500 41.88 4.93
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $8,000 36.63 4.58

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaden Ivey DET $7,100 32.33 4.55
Malik Monk SAC $5,900 24.42 4.14
Johnny Davis WAS $4,200 23.03 5.48
Gary Trent TOR $5,900 22.02 3.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Johnny Davis WAS $4,200 23.03 5.48
Jaden Ivey DET $7,100 32.33 4.55
Malik Monk SAC $5,900 24.42 4.14
Eric Gordon LAC $5,000 19.70 3.94

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $9,900 44.57 4.50
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,800 38.71 4.40
Trey Murphy NO $6,400 26.28 4.11
Saddiq Bey ATL $6,000 24.00 4.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $9,900 44.57 4.50
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,800 38.71 4.40
Corey Kispert WAS $5,200 22.43 4.31
Sam Hauser BOS $4,300 18.35 4.27

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,300 42.68 4.59
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $5,100 21.11 4.14
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,000 20.69 5.17
Obi Toppin NY $5,900 19.19 3.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,000 20.69 5.17
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,300 42.68 4.59
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $5,100 21.11 4.14
Blake Griffin BOS $3,900 13.50 3.46

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nic Claxton BKN $8,000 36.68 4.59
Brook Lopez MIL $8,100 36.48 4.50
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,400 36.40 4.33
Jalen Duren DET $6,500 33.90 5.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jalen Duren DET $6,500 33.90 5.22
Jakob Poeltl TOR $7,100 32.97 4.64
Nic Claxton BKN $8,000 36.68 4.59
Daniel Gafford WAS $6,000 27.54 4.59

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.