NHL FanDuel 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
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,500 28.39 2.99
Connor McDavid EDM $10,000 27.94 2.79
Jack Hughes NJ $8,400 17.95 2.14
Jack Eichel VGK $6,900 17.93 2.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,500 28.39 2.99
Connor McDavid EDM $10,000 27.94 2.79
William Karlsson VGK $4,700 12.29 2.61
Erik Haula NJ $5,100 13.30 2.61

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $7,500 17.97 2.40
Evander Kane EDM $6,000 15.13 2.52
Mark Stone VGK $5,900 14.43 2.45
Zach Hyman EDM $7,200 14.24 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stefan Noesen CAR $3,700 10.01 2.70
Reilly Smith VGK $4,700 12.26 2.61
Seth Jarvis CAR $4,600 11.90 2.59
Jonathan Marchessault VGK $4,900 12.53 2.56

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns CAR $6,800 16.50 2.43
Evan Bouchard EDM $5,500 16.49 3.00
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $6,500 15.81 2.43
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,700 14.38 2.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $5,500 16.49 3.00
Mattias Ekholm EDM $4,200 11.36 2.71
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,700 14.38 2.52
Brady Skjei CAR $3,800 9.48 2.49

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,000 21.62 2.70
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,200 17.43 2.13
Akira Schmid NJ $7,800 17.23 2.21
Laurent Brossoit VGK $7,500 16.31 2.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,000 21.62 2.70
Akira Schmid NJ $7,800 17.23 2.21
Laurent Brossoit VGK $7,500 16.31 2.17
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,200 17.43 2.13

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.