NBA FanDuel 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 GS $9,900 44.59 4.50
Jalen Brunson NY $8,900 37.03 4.16
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,900 31.00 4.49
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,300 19.34 3.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,900 44.59 4.50
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,900 31.00 4.49
Jalen Brunson NY $8,900 37.03 4.16
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,300 19.34 3.65

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,700 30.87 4.61
Gary Payton GS $3,900 13.80 3.54
Moses Moody GS $3,800 8.41 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,700 30.87 4.61
Gary Payton GS $3,900 13.80 3.54
Moses Moody GS $3,800 8.41 2.21

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $3,600 8.72 2.42
Troy Brown LAL $3,600 8.23 2.29
Anthony Lamb GS $3,500 5.85 1.67
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,600 4.91 1.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $3,600 8.72 2.42
Troy Brown LAL $3,600 8.23 2.29
Anthony Lamb GS $3,500 5.85 1.67
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,600 4.91 1.36

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $8,600 36.49 4.24
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,500 19.43 4.32
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,400 15.54 3.53
Obi Toppin NY $4,100 13.67 3.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,500 19.43 4.32
Julius Randle NY $8,600 36.49 4.24
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,400 15.54 3.53
Obi Toppin NY $4,100 13.67 3.33

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,000 34.77 4.35
Kevon Looney GS $7,500 26.75 3.57
Mitchell Robinson NY $6,100 24.49 4.02
Cody Zeller MIA $3,600 5.67 1.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,000 34.77 4.35
Mitchell Robinson NY $6,100 24.49 4.02
Kevon Looney GS $7,500 26.75 3.57
Cody Zeller MIA $3,600 5.67 1.57

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.