NHL Draftkings Picks for May 3, 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 $10,000 22.54 2.25
Jack Hughes NJ $7,600 15.15 1.99
Jack Eichel VGK $7,100 14.73 2.07
Nico Hischier NJ $5,400 11.44 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Karlsson VGK $3,600 9.53 2.65
Nicolas Roy VGK $2,600 6.84 2.63
Chandler Stephenson VGK $4,300 10.38 2.41
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $3,400 8.20 2.41

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,400 22.44 2.67
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $6,000 13.48 2.25
Evander Kane EDM $5,500 13.30 2.42
Mark Stone VGK $5,600 11.79 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Erik Haula NJ $3,600 10.62 2.95
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,400 22.44 2.67
Jesper Fast CAR $2,800 7.41 2.65
Ivan Barbashev VGK $3,300 8.34 2.53

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns CAR $6,200 14.79 2.39
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $6,000 13.10 2.18
Darnell Nurse EDM $4,900 12.59 2.57
Evan Bouchard EDM $5,300 12.23 2.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Darnell Nurse EDM $4,900 12.59 2.57
Brent Burns CAR $6,200 14.79 2.39
Brett Pesce CAR $3,400 8.06 2.37
Evan Bouchard EDM $5,300 12.23 2.31

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $7,900 15.74 1.99
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,000 13.58 1.70
Akira Schmid NJ $7,400 13.03 1.76
Laurent Brossoit VGK $7,500 12.21 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $7,900 15.74 1.99
Akira Schmid NJ $7,400 13.03 1.76
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,000 13.58 1.70
Laurent Brossoit VGK $7,500 12.21 1.63

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.