NBA Draftkings Picks for Apr 16, 2023

Daily Player Picks

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ja Morant MEM $10,100 45.20 4.48
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,500 38.40 4.52
Russell Westbrook LAC $8,200 38.12 4.65
Jamal Murray DEN $7,600 38.03 5.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Herro MIA $6,700 33.96 5.07
Jamal Murray DEN $7,600 38.03 5.00
Chris Paul PHX $7,100 35.37 4.98
Bruce Brown DEN $5,800 28.01 4.83

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,700 42.08 4.84
Devin Booker PHX $9,100 38.12 4.19
Desmond Bane MEM $8,600 38.02 4.42
Tyler Herro MIA $6,700 33.96 5.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Herro MIA $6,700 33.96 5.07
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,700 42.08 4.84
Nickeil Alexander-Walker MIN $4,000 18.98 4.75
Austin Reaves LAL $6,300 29.47 4.68

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,700 53.51 5.00
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,800 44.33 5.04
Kawhi Leonard LAC $10,200 42.29 4.15
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,700 42.08 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,800 44.33 5.04
LeBron James LAL $10,700 53.51 5.00
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,700 42.08 4.84
Bruce Brown DEN $5,800 28.01 4.83

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,200 54.24 4.84
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,800 44.33 5.04
Kawhi Leonard LAC $10,200 42.29 4.15
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,300 41.88 5.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,300 41.88 5.05
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,800 44.33 5.04
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,200 54.24 4.84
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,900 31.74 4.60

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,500 56.86 4.94
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,200 54.24 4.84
Anthony Davis LAL $10,900 50.36 4.62
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,300 41.88 5.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivica Zubac LAC $5,400 28.43 5.26
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,300 41.88 5.05
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,500 56.86 4.94
Brook Lopez MIL $6,600 32.30 4.89

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.