NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $11,400 22.91 2.01
Jack Eichel VGK $9,200 14.66 1.59
Chandler Stephenson VGK $6,600 10.97 1.66
William Karlsson VGK $5,000 9.51 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicolas Roy VGK $2,000 7.29 3.65
Ryan McLeod EDM $2,200 5.44 2.47
Connor McDavid EDM $11,400 22.91 2.01
William Karlsson VGK $5,000 9.51 1.90

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $10,200 24.11 2.36
Mark Stone VGK $8,000 18.58 2.32
Zach Hyman EDM $8,600 12.90 1.50
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $8,200 12.73 1.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Howden VGK $2,000 6.18 3.09
Mattias Janmark EDM $2,400 6.90 2.88
William Carrier VGK $2,800 7.47 2.67
Klim Kostin EDM $2,000 5.30 2.65

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $8,400 14.22 1.69
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,600 13.92 1.83
Darnell Nurse EDM $7,000 13.37 1.91
Shea Theodore VGK $7,200 10.69 1.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Whitecloud VGK $3,000 6.82 2.27
Brett Kulak EDM $3,400 6.67 1.96
Darnell Nurse EDM $7,000 13.37 1.91
Nicolas Hague VGK $2,600 4.87 1.87

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $9,800 13.46 1.37
Laurent Brossoit VGK $9,600 11.53 1.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $9,800 13.46 1.37
Laurent Brossoit VGK $9,600 11.53 1.20

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.