NHL Draftkings Picks for May 2, 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
Auston Matthews TOR $9,300 23.20 2.49
John Tavares TOR $6,600 16.90 2.56
Roope Hintz DAL $6,900 15.48 2.24
Aleksander Barkov FLA $6,400 12.77 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares TOR $6,600 16.90 2.56
Auston Matthews TOR $9,300 23.20 2.49
Ryan O’Reilly TOR $5,100 12.11 2.37
Anton Lundell FLA $3,400 7.82 2.30

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $8,000 17.55 2.19
Jason Robertson DAL $7,700 17.23 2.24
Mitchell Marner TOR $6,700 15.74 2.35
William Nylander TOR $6,300 14.99 2.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Aston-Reese TOR $2,500 6.86 2.74
Noel Acciari TOR $2,700 7.07 2.62
Sam Reinhart FLA $5,200 12.75 2.45
Jaden Schwartz SEA $4,400 10.71 2.43

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $5,600 15.71 2.81
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,700 13.52 2.37
Morgan Rielly TOR $5,000 12.40 2.48
Gustav Forsling FLA $4,600 10.87 2.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $5,600 15.71 2.81
T.J. Brodie TOR $3,200 8.75 2.73
Morgan Rielly TOR $5,000 12.40 2.48
Ryan Suter DAL $3,100 7.40 2.39

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,200 15.75 1.92
Ilya Samsonov TOR $7,900 15.51 1.96
Philipp Grubauer SEA $7,200 13.24 1.84
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $7,500 9.43 1.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ilya Samsonov TOR $7,900 15.51 1.96
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,200 15.75 1.92
Philipp Grubauer SEA $7,200 13.24 1.84
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $7,500 9.43 1.26

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.