NHL Draftkings Picks for May 4, 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 $9,500 22.86 2.41
John Tavares TOR $6,700 15.95 2.38
Roope Hintz DAL $6,900 14.88 2.16
Aleksander Barkov FLA $6,200 13.62 2.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $9,500 22.86 2.41
John Tavares TOR $6,700 15.95 2.38
Sam Bennett FLA $5,400 12.85 2.38
Ryan O’Reilly TOR $5,200 11.98 2.30

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $7,800 18.39 2.36
Jason Robertson DAL $7,600 16.80 2.21
Joe Pavelski DAL $5,600 15.71 2.80
Mitchell Marner TOR $7,000 15.04 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Pavelski DAL $5,600 15.71 2.80
Sam Reinhart FLA $5,300 13.12 2.47
Morgan Geekie SEA $2,800 6.77 2.42
Daniel Sprong SEA $3,300 7.89 2.39

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $5,800 16.83 2.90
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,700 13.14 2.31
Morgan Rielly TOR $5,300 12.77 2.41
Gustav Forsling FLA $4,600 9.94 2.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $5,800 16.83 2.90
T.J. Brodie TOR $3,400 8.63 2.54
Morgan Rielly TOR $5,300 12.77 2.41
Jani Hakanpaa DAL $3,000 6.96 2.32

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,200 15.52 1.89
Ilya Samsonov TOR $8,000 14.00 1.75
Philipp Grubauer SEA $7,400 13.32 1.80
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $7,500 9.95 1.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,200 15.52 1.89
Philipp Grubauer SEA $7,400 13.32 1.80
Ilya Samsonov TOR $8,000 14.00 1.75
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $7,500 9.95 1.33

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.