NHL Draftkings 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,200 24.12 2.37
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,600 21.75 2.53
Mika Zibanejad NYR $7,500 14.20 1.89
Brayden Point TB $7,200 13.83 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladislav Namestnikov WPG $2,800 8.06 2.88
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,600 21.75 2.53
Adam Lowry WPG $2,700 6.83 2.53
Nick Bjugstad EDM $3,200 7.58 2.37

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $6,800 16.51 2.43
Tyler Toffoli CGY $6,400 14.88 2.32
Evander Kane EDM $6,300 13.89 2.21
Nikita Kucherov TB $8,000 12.81 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kailer Yamamoto EDM $3,200 8.59 2.68
Alex Killorn TB $3,800 9.83 2.59
Walker Duehr CGY $2,700 6.90 2.55
Morgan Barron WPG $2,500 6.30 2.52

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Morrissey WPG $6,400 15.14 2.36
Jacob Trouba NYR $5,500 12.97 2.36
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,100 12.79 2.51
Adam Fox NYR $6,000 12.75 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MacKenzie Weegar CGY $4,200 10.88 2.59
Cam Fowler ANH $3,800 9.60 2.53
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,100 12.79 2.51
Dylan DeMelo WPG $3,400 8.51 2.50

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,000 17.20 2.15
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,800 13.62 1.75
Andrei Vasilevskiy TB $7,400 13.60 1.84
Jack Campbell EDM $8,200 10.24 1.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,000 17.20 2.15
Andrei Vasilevskiy TB $7,400 13.60 1.84
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,800 13.62 1.75
Jack Campbell EDM $8,200 10.24 1.25

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.