NHL Draftkings Picks for May 7, 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 $9,700 22.28 2.30
Jack Hughes NJ $7,800 15.96 2.05
Roope Hintz DAL $7,100 15.82 2.23
John Tavares TOR $6,900 15.03 2.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $3,400 8.53 2.51
Yanni Gourde SEA $3,900 9.15 2.34
Auston Matthews TOR $9,700 22.28 2.30
Sam Bennett FLA $5,500 12.53 2.28

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $7,900 17.33 2.19
Joe Pavelski DAL $5,800 15.75 2.72
Jason Robertson DAL $7,600 15.72 2.07
Mitchell Marner TOR $7,100 15.27 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Pavelski DAL $5,800 15.75 2.72
Jordan Martinook CAR $3,000 7.63 2.54
Nathan Bastian NJ $2,500 6.34 2.54
Jordan Eberle SEA $4,000 9.98 2.50

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $6,100 16.46 2.70
Brent Burns CAR $6,300 13.54 2.15
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,700 12.56 2.20
Morgan Rielly TOR $5,500 12.14 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour FLA $6,100 16.46 2.70
T.J. Brodie TOR $3,400 8.39 2.47
Ryan Suter DAL $3,200 7.66 2.40
Luke Hughes NJ $2,600 6.22 2.39

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,100 17.74 2.19
Ilya Samsonov TOR $7,900 16.68 2.11
Vitek Vanecek NJ $8,000 11.71 1.46
Frederik Andersen CAR $7,400 11.09 1.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,100 17.74 2.19
Ilya Samsonov TOR $7,900 16.68 2.11
Frederik Andersen CAR $7,400 11.09 1.50
Vitek Vanecek NJ $8,000 11.71 1.46

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.