NBA Draftkings Picks for May 6, 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
Stephen Curry GSW $9,800 48.49 4.95
Jalen Brunson NYK $8,300 38.03 4.58
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,100 32.49 5.33
Austin Reaves LAL $5,800 27.13 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,100 32.49 5.33
Stephen Curry GSW $9,800 48.49 4.95
Austin Reaves LAL $5,800 27.13 4.68
Jordan Poole GSW $5,100 23.51 4.61

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
RJ Barrett NYK $6,700 34.43 5.14
Klay Thompson GSW $7,000 33.44 4.78
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,100 32.49 5.33
Austin Reaves LAL $5,800 27.13 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,100 32.49 5.33
RJ Barrett NYK $6,700 34.43 5.14
Klay Thompson GSW $7,000 33.44 4.78
Austin Reaves LAL $5,800 27.13 4.68

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,400 50.13 5.33
LeBron James LAL $9,900 44.44 4.49
RJ Barrett NYK $6,700 34.43 5.14
Andrew Wiggins GSW $6,800 30.87 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,400 50.13 5.33
RJ Barrett NYK $6,700 34.43 5.14
Donte DiVincenzo GSW $3,400 17.32 5.10
Andrew Wiggins GSW $6,800 30.87 4.54

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,400 50.13 5.33
Julius Randle NYK $7,800 39.28 5.04
Andrew Wiggins GSW $6,800 30.87 4.54
Draymond Green GSW $6,500 29.95 4.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,400 50.13 5.33
Julius Randle NYK $7,800 39.28 5.04
Draymond Green GSW $6,500 29.95 4.61
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,200 19.29 4.59

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,100 52.38 5.19
Julius Randle NYK $7,800 39.28 5.04
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,000 34.64 4.33
Draymond Green GSW $6,500 29.95 4.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
JaMychal Green GSW $3,600 18.92 5.26
Anthony Davis LAL $10,100 52.38 5.19
Julius Randle NYK $7,800 39.28 5.04
Draymond Green GSW $6,500 29.95 4.61

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.