NHL FanDuel Picks for Apr 20, 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
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,600 29.45 3.07
Auston Matthews TOR $9,100 26.39 2.90
Jack Hughes NJ $8,800 22.16 2.52
John Tavares TOR $7,600 18.91 2.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan O’Reilly TOR $4,500 14.53 3.23
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,600 29.45 3.07
Erik Haula NJ $3,900 11.94 3.06
Auston Matthews TOR $9,100 26.39 2.90

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,000 23.88 2.65
Nikita Kucherov TB $8,500 18.80 2.21
Mitchell Marner TOR $7,300 18.76 2.57
Jared McCann SEA $5,900 17.89 3.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Killorn TB $4,400 14.14 3.21
Jared McCann SEA $5,900 17.89 3.03
Calle Jarnkrok TOR $3,900 11.46 2.94
Reilly Smith VGK $4,700 13.72 2.92

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $7,300 19.43 2.66
Mikhail Sergachev TB $5,400 16.01 2.96
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $6,300 15.55 2.47
Devon Toews COL $5,100 15.30 3.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devon Toews COL $5,100 15.30 3.00
Mikhail Sergachev TB $5,400 16.01 2.96
Cale Makar COL $7,300 19.43 2.66
Vince Dunn SEA $4,800 12.53 2.61

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,400 20.58 2.78
Laurent Brossoit VGK $8,100 20.23 2.50
Vitek Vanecek NJ $7,000 20.21 2.89
Alexandar Georgiev COL $8,500 19.87 2.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vitek Vanecek NJ $7,000 20.21 2.89
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,400 20.58 2.78
Laurent Brossoit VGK $8,100 20.23 2.50
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,200 17.32 2.41

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.