NBA FanDuel 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 $10,400 42.86 4.12
Russell Westbrook LAC $7,700 36.91 4.79
Jamal Murray DEN $8,400 36.57 4.35
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,500 36.55 4.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook LAC $7,700 36.91 4.79
Chris Paul PHO $7,900 34.57 4.38
Mike Conley MIN $6,900 30.22 4.38
Jamal Murray DEN $8,400 36.57 4.35

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $9,500 37.08 3.90
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $4,900 19.50 3.98
Eric Gordon LAC $4,100 16.88 4.12
Christian Braun DEN $3,800 15.19 4.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Gordon LAC $4,100 16.88 4.12
Christian Braun DEN $3,800 15.19 4.00
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $4,900 19.50 3.98
Devin Booker PHO $9,500 37.08 3.90

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Torrey Craig PHO $3,900 19.54 5.01
Troy Brown LAL $3,700 12.33 3.33
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,500 5.58 1.59
Ish Wainright PHO $3,600 5.39 1.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Torrey Craig PHO $3,900 19.54 5.01
Troy Brown LAL $3,700 12.33 3.33
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,500 5.58 1.59
Ish Wainright PHO $3,600 5.39 1.50

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,300 32.14 5.10
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,200 17.79 4.23
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,000 14.20 3.55
Kenneth Lofton MEM $3,900 6.63 1.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,300 32.14 5.10
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,200 17.79 4.23
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,000 14.20 3.55
Kenneth Lofton MEM $3,900 6.63 1.70

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,100 53.52 4.42
Rudy Gobert MIN $7,500 33.98 4.53
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,100 33.44 4.13
Brook Lopez MIL $7,600 33.03 4.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rudy Gobert MIN $7,500 33.98 4.53
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,100 53.52 4.42
Deandre Ayton PHO $7,200 31.69 4.40
Brook Lopez MIL $7,600 33.03 4.35

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.