NBA FanDuel Picks for May 8, 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 $9,800 42.18 4.30
Jalen Brunson NY $8,700 37.75 4.34
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,600 30.99 4.70
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,500 23.48 4.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,600 30.99 4.70
Jalen Brunson NY $8,700 37.75 4.34
Stephen Curry GS $9,800 42.18 4.30
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,500 23.48 4.27

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,900 28.90 4.19
Gary Payton GS $4,000 14.45 3.61
Moses Moody GS $3,900 8.71 2.23
Max Christie LAL $3,500 3.36 0.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,900 28.90 4.19
Gary Payton GS $4,000 14.45 3.61
Moses Moody GS $3,900 8.71 2.23
Max Christie LAL $3,500 3.36 0.96

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $3,600 8.96 2.49
Troy Brown LAL $3,600 7.94 2.21
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,700 6.10 1.65
Anthony Lamb GS $3,500 5.23 1.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $3,600 8.96 2.49
Troy Brown LAL $3,600 7.94 2.21
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,700 6.10 1.65
Anthony Lamb GS $3,500 5.23 1.50

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $8,400 34.64 4.12
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,400 16.48 3.74
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,300 14.97 3.48
Obi Toppin NY $4,000 13.85 3.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $8,400 34.64 4.12
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,400 16.48 3.74
Rui Hachimura LAL $4,300 14.97 3.48
Obi Toppin NY $4,000 13.85 3.46

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $7,700 33.92 4.41
Kevon Looney GS $6,900 26.33 3.82
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,700 22.17 3.89
Cody Zeller MIA $3,700 6.88 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $7,700 33.92 4.41
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,700 22.17 3.89
Kevon Looney GS $6,900 26.33 3.82
Cody Zeller MIA $3,700 6.88 1.86

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.