NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 21, 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 $10,400 21.60 2.08
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,300 20.89 2.52
Roope Hintz DAL $6,800 15.88 2.34
Matt Boldy MIN $5,400 15.07 2.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Boldy MIN $5,400 15.07 2.79
Wyatt Johnston DAL $3,900 10.41 2.67
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,300 20.89 2.52
Frederick Gaudreau MIN $3,700 8.99 2.43

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $9,700 24.60 2.54
Jason Robertson DAL $8,100 19.07 2.35
Adrian Kempe LA $6,400 17.55 2.74
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $7,900 17.07 2.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hudson Fasching NYI $2,800 7.77 2.78
Adrian Kempe LA $6,400 17.55 2.74
Viktor Arvidsson LA $5,600 15.11 2.70
Marcus Johansson MIN $3,900 10.31 2.64

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $5,500 15.24 2.77
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,400 13.27 2.46
Brent Burns CAR $5,600 13.06 2.33
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,300 12.67 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $5,500 15.24 2.77
Derek Forbort BOS $2,600 6.85 2.64
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,400 13.27 2.46
Radko Gudas FLA $2,900 7.09 2.44

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,700 20.56 2.67
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,400 19.24 2.29
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,900 18.51 2.34
Filip Gustavsson MIN $7,500 17.59 2.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,700 20.56 2.67
Filip Gustavsson MIN $7,500 17.59 2.35
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,900 18.51 2.34
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,400 19.24 2.29

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.