NBA Draftkings Picks for Apr 12, 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
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $10,500 49.18 4.68
CJ McCollum NOP $7,900 38.42 4.86
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,400 38.37 4.57
Josh Giddey OKC $8,800 34.78 3.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum NOP $7,900 38.42 4.86
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $10,500 49.18 4.68
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,400 38.37 4.57
Coby White CHI $5,300 22.94 4.33

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $7,300 37.92 5.19
Josh Giddey OKC $8,800 34.78 3.95
Trey Murphy III NOP $6,400 31.98 5.00
OG Anunoby TOR $6,900 30.54 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $7,300 37.92 5.19
Trey Murphy III NOP $6,400 31.98 5.00
Gary Trent Jr. TOR $4,200 19.55 4.65
OG Anunoby TOR $6,900 30.54 4.43

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NOP $10,000 46.64 4.66
DeMar DeRozan CHI $7,700 38.30 4.97
Zach LaVine CHI $7,300 37.92 5.19
Scottie Barnes TOR $7,000 33.87 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $7,300 37.92 5.19
Trey Murphy III NOP $6,400 31.98 5.00
DeMar DeRozan CHI $7,700 38.30 4.97
Scottie Barnes TOR $7,000 33.87 4.84

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,400 45.69 4.86
DeMar DeRozan CHI $7,700 38.30 4.97
Scottie Barnes TOR $7,000 33.87 4.84
Jalen Williams OKC $6,700 32.56 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $7,700 38.30 4.97
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,400 45.69 4.86
Jalen Williams OKC $6,700 32.56 4.86
Scottie Barnes TOR $7,000 33.87 4.84

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,400 45.69 4.86
Jonas Valanciunas NOP $6,800 36.87 5.42
Nikola Vucevic CHI $7,400 35.87 4.85
Jakob Poeltl TOR $5,700 27.48 4.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonas Valanciunas NOP $6,800 36.87 5.42
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,400 45.69 4.86
Nikola Vucevic CHI $7,400 35.87 4.85
Jakob Poeltl TOR $5,700 27.48 4.82

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.