NHL FanDuel 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 $10,400 30.96 2.98
Connor McDavid EDM $10,500 28.98 2.76
Leon Draisaitl EDM $10,100 26.28 2.60
Auston Matthews TOR $10,000 24.87 2.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan O’Reilly TOR $4,100 12.57 3.07
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 30.96 2.98
Barrett Hayton ARI $5,100 14.92 2.93
Aleksander Barkov FLA $7,600 22.07 2.90

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $10,200 25.59 2.51
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $9,900 25.34 2.56
Jason Robertson DAL $9,700 25.15 2.59
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,800 25.00 2.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gustav Nyquist MIN $3,000 9.35 3.12
Alex Killorn TB $5,000 15.42 3.08
Jared McCann SEA $6,800 20.48 3.01
Sam Reinhart FLA $6,500 18.81 2.89

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $7,400 21.20 2.87
Miro Heiskanen DAL $7,000 19.19 2.74
John Carlson WSH $7,200 17.28 2.40
Mike Matheson MON $6,500 16.76 2.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MacKenzie Weegar CGY $4,600 14.49 3.15
Evan Bouchard EDM $4,300 13.14 3.06
Vince Dunn SEA $5,500 16.64 3.03
Brandon Montour FLA $7,400 21.20 2.87

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,800 28.39 3.23
Ivan Prosvetov ARI $7,100 26.48 3.73
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,300 25.77 3.11
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,400 24.51 3.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivan Prosvetov ARI $7,100 26.48 3.73
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,400 24.51 3.31
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,800 28.39 3.23
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,300 25.77 3.11

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.