NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 8, 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
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,800 26.57 2.71
Connor McDavid EDM $10,200 22.71 2.23
Auston Matthews TOR $9,200 22.15 2.41
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,600 20.60 2.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $2,600 8.72 3.35
Nick Bjugstad EDM $2,800 8.23 2.94
Steven Lorentz SJ $2,500 7.25 2.90
Erik Haula NJ $3,300 9.19 2.79

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $9,700 22.82 2.35
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $8,700 21.19 2.44
Mikko Rantanen COL $8,300 20.89 2.52
Jason Robertson DAL $8,300 20.27 2.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gustav Nyquist MIN $2,500 7.60 3.04
Zach Aston-Reese TOR $2,500 7.59 3.04
Sammy Blais STL $2,600 7.69 2.96
Joel Armia MON $3,000 8.85 2.95

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $6,500 16.57 2.55
Mike Matheson MON $6,000 14.95 2.49
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,700 14.72 2.20
Josh Morrissey WPG $6,700 14.69 2.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brian Dumoulin PIT $3,100 9.36 3.02
MacKenzie Weegar CGY $4,400 12.77 2.90
Tyler Myers VAN $3,400 9.14 2.69
Tyler Kleven OTT $2,500 6.70 2.68

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,200 21.53 2.63
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,100 21.46 2.65
Ivan Prosvetov ARI $11,200 20.29 1.81
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,000 18.32 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,100 21.46 2.65
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,200 21.53 2.63
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,000 18.32 2.29
Alexandar Georgiev COL $7,400 15.88 2.15

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.