NBA FanDuel Picks for May 5, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $9,000 41.81 4.65
Marcus Smart BOS $6,200 24.73 3.99
Saben Lee PHO $3,500 10.59 3.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $9,000 41.81 4.65
Marcus Smart BOS $6,200 24.73 3.99
Saben Lee PHO $3,500 10.59 3.03

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $10,000 50.27 5.03
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $4,800 20.49 4.27
Landry Shamet PHO $3,600 12.97 3.60
Damion Lee PHO $3,900 10.75 2.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $10,000 50.27 5.03
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $4,800 20.49 4.27
Landry Shamet PHO $3,600 12.97 3.60
Damion Lee PHO $3,900 10.75 2.76

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Torrey Craig PHO $4,000 14.12 3.53
Sam Hauser BOS $3,600 6.64 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Torrey Craig PHO $4,000 14.12 3.53
Sam Hauser BOS $3,600 6.64 1.84

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,800 28.44 4.90
P.J. Tucker PHI $4,000 12.16 3.04
Grant Williams BOS $3,900 7.58 1.94
Georges Niang PHI $3,700 5.49 1.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,800 28.44 4.90
P.J. Tucker PHI $4,000 12.16 3.04
Grant Williams BOS $3,900 7.58 1.94
Georges Niang PHI $3,700 5.49 1.48

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,500 57.50 5.00
Joel Embiid PHI $10,800 46.10 4.27
Deandre Ayton PHO $6,700 29.20 4.36
Robert Williams BOS $5,200 20.85 4.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,500 57.50 5.00
Deandre Ayton PHO $6,700 29.20 4.36
Joel Embiid PHI $10,800 46.10 4.27
Paul Reed PHI $4,700 19.31 4.11

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.