NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roope Hintz DAL $7,200 15.85 2.20
Pavel Buchnevich STL $6,300 12.69 2.01
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,800 12.30 2.12
Elias Lindholm CGY $5,600 11.42 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Steven Lorentz SJ $2,700 6.68 2.48
Tyler Seguin DAL $4,700 10.93 2.32
Jake Evans MON $2,600 5.98 2.30
Radek Faksa DAL $2,800 6.41 2.29

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Robertson DAL $8,900 20.19 2.27
Joe Pavelski DAL $6,500 15.07 2.32
Tyler Toffoli CGY $7,000 14.66 2.09
Jamie Benn DAL $6,400 13.29 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexey Toropchenko STL $2,500 7.61 3.05
Sammy Blais STL $2,600 7.06 2.72
Hudson Fasching NYI $2,700 6.97 2.58
Joel Armia MON $3,100 7.75 2.50

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,900 15.28 2.21
Mike Matheson MON $6,300 14.92 2.37
Erik Karlsson SJ $7,700 13.53 1.76
Justin Faulk STL $5,400 12.30 2.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Harley DAL $2,600 7.72 2.97
Michael Stone CGY $3,700 9.12 2.47
Mike Matheson MON $6,300 14.92 2.37
Adam Pelech NYI $4,300 10.16 2.36

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,500 17.95 2.11
Scott Wedgewood DAL $8,000 17.93 2.24
Joel Hofer STL $7,400 13.95 1.89
Sam Montembeault MON $6,900 12.32 1.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Scott Wedgewood DAL $8,000 17.93 2.24
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,500 17.95 2.11
Joel Hofer STL $7,400 13.95 1.89
Sam Montembeault MON $6,900 12.32 1.78

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.