NHL FanDuel Picks for Apr 17, 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
Connor McDavid EDM $9,800 28.55 2.91
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,000 26.18 2.91
Aleksander Barkov FLA $7,200 19.90 2.76
Roope Hintz DAL $6,900 17.09 2.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $3,900 12.59 3.23
Tyler Seguin DAL $4,400 13.55 3.08
Wyatt Johnston DAL $4,000 11.92 2.98
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,000 26.18 2.91

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $9,600 28.91 3.01
Jason Robertson DAL $8,700 23.38 2.69
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $9,200 22.99 2.50
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $8,000 22.04 2.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adrian Kempe LA $5,600 18.78 3.35
Marcus Johansson MIN $4,100 13.21 3.22
Sam Reinhart FLA $5,600 17.76 3.17
Viktor Arvidsson LA $5,300 16.80 3.17

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $6,600 19.30 2.92
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,100 17.34 2.84
Brent Burns CAR $6,000 14.88 2.48
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,800 14.18 2.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $4,100 13.23 3.23
Brandon Montour FLA $6,600 19.30 2.92
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,100 17.34 2.84
Mattias Ekholm EDM $4,100 11.55 2.82

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,500 27.43 3.23
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,100 24.23 2.99
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,900 22.05 2.79
Antti Raanta CAR $8,000 20.92 2.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,500 27.43 3.23
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,100 24.23 2.99
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,900 22.05 2.79
Antti Raanta CAR $8,000 20.92 2.62

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.